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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Apr
22
Sat
District E Bocce – Area 16 @ LaSalle-Peru High School
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
May
6
Sat
Area 1 Spring Games @ Harlem High School
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Soccer Qualifier B – Area 1 @ Harlem High School
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
May
7
Sun
Powerlifting Qualifier D – Area 18 @ Palatine High School
May 7 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
May
13
Sat
Lee County Sheriff’s 5K @ TBD
May 13 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Jul
8
Sat
Tennis Qualifier – Area 2 @ Marmion Academy
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jul
10
Mon
Golf Qualifier H – Area 16 @ Nettle Creek Golf Club
Jul 10 @ 9:45 am – 3:00 pm
Jul
12
Wed
Golf Qualifier B – Area 7 @ Chicago Heights East Golf Course
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Golf Qualifier B - Area 7 @ Chicago Heights East Golf Course | Chicago Heights | Illinois | United States

 

Volunteer for Area 7

This event offers 9-hole and Unified play.

Jul
18
Tue
Area 1 Softball Skills @ Oregon Park West
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jul
23
Sun
District E Softball – Area 13 @ Elgin Sports Complex & Rahlf's Woods
Jul 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Aug
19
Sat
Area 1 Bowling @ Four Seasons Lanes
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – Aug 20 @ 3:30 pm
Sep
8
Fri
Area 1 Ramp Bowling @ Park Lanes
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sep
16
Sat
Volleyball Qualifier D – Area 16 @ LP High School
Sep 16 @ 9:45 am – 3:00 pm
Nov
4
Sat
Northern Sectional Bowling – Area 1 @ Cherry Bowl
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nov
18
Sat
Annual Kick Off the Holidays Celebration @ Dixon Elks Club
Nov 18 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm