Hoffman Estates Truck Convoy

Convoy Details

The Illinois Truck Convoy is a celebration of the trucking industry joining together with law enforcement to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois. 

The fifth annual Hoffman Estates Truck Convoy will take place at the NOW Arena (formerly Sears Centre; 5333 Prairie Stone Pkwy. Hoffman Estates) on Saturday, September 25. All registered trucks can begin checking in at 8:00 a.m. Live, on-site bidding for the lead truck will take place at 9:45 a.m. Trucks will line up and hit the road at 10:00 a.m. sharp.  Local law enforcement will escort the trucks approximately thirty miles along Route 59 to Interstate 90 and Route 47.  As the trucks return to the arena, lunch will be served and awards will be distributed. 

If you have any questions, please contact Katie Risley at krisley@soill.org or 309-533-3725

Who can participate?

Trucks welcome in the Convoy include semi-trucks, truck/trailer combination, fire trucks, dump trucks, flat beds, buses, large tow trucks, landscaping, large box trucks, etc. All trucks must be 10-GVW or larger. Hazardous materials or trucks with alcohol/tobacco names or logos on them are not permitted.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Have multiple vehicles you’d like to enter into the Truck Convoy or interest in participating at more than one of the Truck Convoy locations? Consider becoming a sponsor!  To find out more about the different sponsorship opportunities please click here!

Click here to download our sponsorship 1 pager

COVID Procedures

All participants should self-screen prior to arriving at this event and should remain home if feeling unwell or displaying coronavirus symptoms.

All participants are required to wear a mask inside the Truck Convoy facility regardless of vaccine status.

Unless fully vaccinated, participants who are medically able should continue to wear a mask at outdoor venues the majority of time while at Special Olympics Illinois activities.

Vaccination is not required to attend in person events.

Special Olympics Illinois will not be providing masks.  Participants must bring their own.

SOILL will have hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes/spray and other cleaning/sanitizing products on-site for participants’ use.

Every effort will be made to sanitize equipment and supplies that are routinely touched by the public. Social distancing will be encouraged at sales tables. The flow of purchasers will move in one direction to avoid crossing paths.

Even with the vaccine, there is no way to completely eliminate the risk of infection. Individuals with a higher susceptibility risk for COVID-19 are encouraged to review the information on the CDC and IDPH website to make an informed decision about attending in person events.

Special Olympics Illinois is committed to providing the best athlete, volunteer, coach and supporter environment possible.  While we are excited to resume in-person events, the health and well-being of our constituents remains our top priority.  All of our in person events follow the COVID-19 recommended IDPH and CDC guidelines.

Please review the COVID High-Risk fact sheet for more information:



Sep 25 2021


8:00 am - 2:00 pm


NOW Arena
5333 Prairie Stone Pkwy. Hoffman Estates, IL
Katie Risley


Katie Risley
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