We Miss Our Summer Games Volunteers

Volunteers are the cornerstone of the Special Olympics movement. Our volunteers are coaches, family members, fundraisers, officials, and sponsors. They can also be Unified Partners – playing alongside athletes, or better yet, fans in the stands! Annually, around 2,000 volunteers converge at the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games. Without them, a weekend filled with competition,…

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2020 Winter Games

What is Winter Games? Winter Games is one of 11 state sports competitions. It is the culminating competition for those participating in Alpine Skiing and Snowshoeing. Winter Games is hosted at Chestnut Mountain in Galena, IL. Over 450 athletes will compete in this 3-day event and show off their winning form! Competition Competition is offered…

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State Bowling Championships

What is State Bowling? State Bowling is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the culminating competition for those participating in bowling. State Bowling is hosted at Landmark Lanes in Peoria. Competition State Bowling is a stand alone competition and serves as a showcase for our bowling athletes to demonstrate the skills they have…

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State Floor Hockey Championships

What is State Floor Hockey? State Floor Hockey is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the final competition for those participating in Floor Hockey. State Floor Hockey is hosted at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. Competition Floor Hockey is a stand alone competition and serves as a showcase for our floor hockey athletes…

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State Flag Football

Avanti’s Dome: 3401 Griffin Ave, Pekin, IL 61554, USA November 2-November 3 Nate Henry 309-888-2574 nhenry@soill.org What is State Flag Football? State Flag Football is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the culminating competition for those participating in Flag Football. State Flag Football is hosted at the Avanti’s Dome in Pekin. Competition State…

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