Region A Bowling

COVID Procedures

Unless a venue has specific COVID protocols in place, Special Olympics Illinois is following Illinois Department of Public Health and CDC COVID protocols and guidelines.  Please refer to event specific information or website page (if applicable) to determine if the venue has any specific COVID protocols. 

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:

https://www.soill.org/wp-content/uploads/2-High-Risk-Fact-Sheet-7.9.20.pdf

What is Bowling?

Bowling is perhaps the most popular sport in Illinois. Bowling competition is conducted using a traditional format. However for those of lower ability or with physical disabilities, bowling has been modified by utilizing a ramp on the approach.

As in all Special Olympics sports, athletes are grouped into competition divisions according to ability level, age and gender when appropriate.

Athletes in Illinois who participate in bowling compete locally at Region Qualifying events.  Gold medal winners are then eligible to advance to the State Bowling Championships held in Peoria in December.

Bowling Events Offered in Illinois

Traditional

  • Singles competition
  • Doubles Competition
  • Team Competition

Developmental

  • Ramp singles (ramp bowlers may also enter doubles and team competition as part of a traditional team)

Competition Information

Region A bowling to qualify for Sectional Bowling.

Facility Information

Region A will use all lanes in the bowling center as well as the dining facility.

Event Information

8:30 AM – Registration
9:00 AM – Warm-up
9:15 AM – Opening Ceremony
9:30 AM – Competition begins

Volunteers

Check Back Later.

Equipment

Athletes will need to provide their own PPE and Water. Balls and Shoes available through Cherry Bowl.

Awards

This is a qualifying event and will be divisioned with awards given to athletes.

Concessions

Concessions are available. Food is TBA.

Results

Check back after the event!

Who We Are

Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world.  Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit organization offering year-round training and competition in 18 sports for more than 23,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and 13,000 Young Athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities.  Special Olympics transforms the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, allowing them to realize their full potential in sports and in life.  Special Olympics programs enhance physical fitness, motor skills, self-confidence, social skills and encourage family and community support.

Date

Aug 20 - 21 2022

Time

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cost

Free

Location

The Cherry Bowl
7171 Cherryvale N. BLVD, Rockford, IL 61112
Trent Geiger

Organizer

Trent Geiger
Phone
309-706-4563
Email
tgeiger@soill.org
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