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

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

904 Myrtle Ave
Dixon, IL 61021
Fax: 815-288-2939

615 N. Longwood St.
Rockford, IL 61107

Sports Offered

Alpine Skiing, Athletics, Aquatics, Basketball, Basketball Individual Skills, Bocce, Unified Bocce, Bowling, Cross Country Skiing, Golf, Golf Individual Skills, Unified Golf, Gymnastics, Motor Activity Training Program (MATP), Snowshoeing, Soccer, Softball, Softball Individual Skills, Tennis, Volleyball, Unified Volleyball

Events

Volunteer Today

 

Aug
1
Mon
Golf Qualifier D – Area 2 @ Bartlett Hills Golf Club
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Aug
9
Tue
Equestrian Certified Training School @ BraveHearts at The Bergmann Centre
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Equestrian Certified Training School @ BraveHearts at The Bergmann Centre | Poplar Grove | Illinois | United States

Come to this Special Olympics Illinois CTS to enhance your equestrian program!  The classroom portion will focus on:

  • Dates & Deadlines
  • State Tournament Arena Set Up, Patterns, Equipment & Judging Concerns
  • How to Prepare for Your Program
  • Interactive Mounted Session with Athletes and Horses

Please return registration information to Brianna Beers via email (if you cannot scan form, just send a generic email with the information):

Brianna Beers
Northern Regional Manager of Sports Training
Special Olympics Illinois
Email: bbeers@soill.org
Phone: 847-845-6481

Supporting Documents

2016 Equestrian CTS

Aug
20
Sat
Area 1 Bowling @ Four Seasons Lanes
Aug 20 @ 8:30 am – Aug 21 @ 3:30 pm
Sep
9
Fri
Area 1 Ramp Bowling @ Park Lanes
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
17
Sat
Volleyball Qualifier D – Area 16 @ LP High School
Sep 17 @ 9:45 am – 3:00 pm
Nov
5
Sat
Northern Sectional Bowling – Area 1 @ Cherry Bowl
Nov 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nov
19
Sat
Annual Kick Off the Holidays Celebration @ Dixon Elks Club
Nov 19 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm