Area 6 / Heartland

Area 6 was founded in 1977 and provides programming for people in the counties of DeWitt, Livingston, Mason, McLean, Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford.

We currently serve 1,001 athletes, have 49 active agencies and 464 Class A volunteers. Area 6 offers competition for athletes in 14 sports and hosted 6 competitions in 2012. There are many opportunities available for you to get involved with Special Olympics including serving as a volunteer or committee member, helping with fundraising or competing as an athlete. If you live in the Area and want to find out more about the local program, please contact Area Director Jill Speer.

area6Area 6 Contact Info

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Area Director: Jill Speer

605 E. Willow St.
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-888-2012
Fax: 309-888-2577

Sports Offered

Aquatics, Athletics, Basketball, Basketball Individual Skills, Bocce, Unified Bocce, Bowling, Figure Skating, Golf, Golf Individual Skills, Unified Golf, Gymnastics, Motor Activities Training Program (MATP), Powerlifting, Snowshoeing, Soccer, soccer Individual Skills, Softball, Softball Individual Skills, Speed Skating, Tennis, Unified Tennis, Volleyball, Unified Volleyball

Events

May
4
Sun
Normal Spring Games – Area 6 @ Normal West High School
May 4 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Normal Spring Games - Area 6 @ Normal West High School | Normal | Illinois | United States

Volunteer

This will be a fun day where volunteers will get to interact with athletes as they compete in track and field events. A wide variety of volunteers are needed to help time track events, measure throws and jumps, present awards, serve lunch, help with set up and clean up. For volunteer job descriptions click here.

We all work together as a team to make it a great competition experience!  We will have key volunteers on-site to give you training and support!

Sign up now to volunteer for this event.

May
7
Wed
Peoria Spring Games – Area 6 @ Peoria District Stadium
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
May
9
Fri
Dwight MATP – Area 6 @ Fox Developmental Center
May 9 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dwight MATP - Area 6 @ Fox Developmental Center | Dwight | Illinois | United States

This event is not open to the public.

Jun
19
Thu
State Farm Student-Athlete Recognition Banquet @ The Chateau
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jul
18
Fri
Forsyth Golf Qualifier C @ Hickory Point Golf Course
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jul
27
Sun
Springfield Softball & Skills District C @ Land of Lincoln Sports Complex
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Aug
23
Sat
Efffingham Bowling – Area 9 @ K-Bowl
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Peoria Bowling – Area 6 @ Landmark Lanes
Aug 23 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Sep
6
Sat
LaSalle Volleyball Qualifier D @ LP High School
Sep 6 @ 9:45 am – 3:00 pm
Oct
4
Sat
Morton MATP – Area 6 @ AC Home
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Oct
11
Sat
East Central Sectional Bowling @ Landmark Lanes
Oct 11 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Dec
13
Sat
Decatur Snowshoe District F @ Johns Hill Park
Dec 13 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm