State Flag Football
What is State Flag Football?
State Flag Football is one of 11 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.
State Flag Football is a stand-alone competition and serves as a showcase for our Flag Football athletes to demonstrate the skills they have learned throughout the year. Everyone is encouraged to attend this premiere state tournament so make sure you don’t miss this great event!
Volunteers are needed in a variety of roles at our State Flag Football competition. Volunteer registration will open soon please check back.
Tentative Competition Times
All times listed below are tentative and subject to change once event specific schedules are determined. For a final schedule please check the Supporting Documents section close to competition day.
- Saturday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
- Sunday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
The Opening Ceremony will take place at the Avanti’s Dome on Saturday evening. More details will be shared closer to the event date.
Stop by the family registration located inside the Dome to receive your event packet and a raffle ticket for the FREE Raffle. Don’t forget to wear your credentials. If you don’t have family credentials, you can order them at the event – these are FREE to families. Hours are as follows:
Hours: Saturday 10:30am – 3:00pm
Souvenirs will only be sold on Saturday. Souvenir hours are 10:00am – 3:00pm. Items range from $3 to $55 and will include clothing and other traditional souvenir items. The vendor will sell State Flag Football Tournament specific t-shirts and sweatshirts. Cash and most major credit cards will be accepted for souvenir sales. CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED. Souvenir items are offered by Minerva Promotions and a percentage of sales are given to Special Olympics Illinois.
You can save time and pre-order items and pick them up on-site. If you want to personalize any items then you must pre-order them. On-site customization is not offered at the tournament. Please check back closer to the tournament for pre-ordering information.
Text Alerts & Event Status
In case of inclement weather, schedule changes or cancellations check the website here for updates. Please sign up for the text alert. This alert will send you any last minute changes in the Flag Football schedule. Check back 2 weeks before the event for Text Alert Subscription information.