2021 State Flag Football: An Athlete Leader

Jonathan Steiner was one of 300 Special Olympics Illinois athletes who traveled across the state to compete in the 2021 State Flag Football last weekend in Peoria. Jonathan and his team, the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association (NISRA) Knights, came in from Crystal Lake, Ill., which is about a three-hour road trip. Jonathan says it’s…

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Outdoor Sports Festival Update

At Special Olympics Illinois, we are always evaluating how to make the athlete experience better. In order to provide higher-quality events, we have assessed the events that make up the Outdoor Sports Festival and decided that they will now become two stand-alone events: the State Golf Tournament and the State Softball Tournament. Both tournaments will…

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