Area 1 / Northwestern

Area 1 was founded in 1976 and provides programming for people in the counties of Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Winnebago, Boone, Carroll, Ogle, Whiteside, Lee and De Kalb.

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 the Area Director listed below.

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Deborah Kelly – Area Director
Phone: 815-739-2052

Trent Geiger – Area Manager
Phone: 309-706-4563

904 Myrtle Ave
Dixon, IL 61021
Fax: 815-566-4334

850 N. Church St.
Rockford, IL 61103

Events

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Jan
20
Sat
Region C Basketball (HS) @ Unity Jr. High School
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am – Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm
Region D Basketball (Sr) @ Quest Multi-Sport Complex
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Illinois Department of Corrections Dodgeball Tournament @ IDOC Concordia Court Gymnasium
Jan 20 @ 8:30 am
Illinois Department of Corrections Dodgeball Tournament @ IDOC Concordia Court Gymnasium | Springfield | Illinois | United States

For more information, please view IDOC Concordia Dodgeball Tournament Flyer.

Region I Basketball Skills @ Leonhard Recreation Center
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan
21
Sun
Region B Basketball Sr. @ Deerfield High School & Lake Zurich High School
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Region E Basketball (HS) @ Thornwood High School
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Region E Basketball Skills @ Evergreen Park High School
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Region G Basketball Skills @ ICC Cougarplex Main Gym
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Region G Basketball Skills @ ICC Cougarplex Main Gym

Volunteer Registration

Volunteer registration is now open. Please click here to sign up online.

Jan
23
Tue
Region D Basketball (Jr) @ University of Chicago: Henry Crown Fieldhouse
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Jan
24
Wed
Region D Basketball (HS) @ IIT Keating Center
Jan 24 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Region F Alpine Skiing @ Snowstar
Jan 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jan
26
Fri
Beaver Rice Memorial Boy’s Baseball Winter Classic @ SI Center
Jan 26 – Jan 28 all-day
Region D Basketball Skills North (Jr / HS) @ DePaul University Fitness Center
Jan 26 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Jan
27
Sat
Region A Basketball Skills @ Dixon High School
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Region D Basketball Female Teams and Sr. Skills @ Northeastern University
Jan 27 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Jan
28
Sun
Region C Basketball (Sr) @ W. Chicago Community HS
Jan 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Region E Basketball (Sr) @ Joliet Park District
Jan 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Region E Basketball (Sr) @ Richards High School
Jan 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Region E Basketball (Sr) @ Thornwood High School
Jan 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Region J Basketball @ Wesclin High School
Jan 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Region A Basketball @ Byron School District P.E. Center
Jan 28 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Region A Basketball @ Byron School District P.E. Center | Byron | Illinois | United States

All Region A team will participate in this tournament. Only High School teams from Regions F & G will participate in this tournament.

Resources

Region J Basketball Skills @ Wesclin High School
Jan 28 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Jan
31
Wed
Region D Basketball Skills Central (Jr / HS) @ Quest Multi-Sport Complex
Jan 31 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm