Region B 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)

 

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Athletes will compete in one bowling event either singles, doubles,or ramp. No team bowling will be offered. Gold medals will advance to state competition.

Athletes must bring their own ramp. Athletes may bring their own shoes and balls if they have them.

Final divisions will be created prior to the event. Awards will be given on the lane after last game.

 

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.

 

Fully vaccinated participants do not need to wear masks, but may choose to still do so.

Participants not fully vaccinated, but who are medically able should continue to wear a mask the majority of the time while at Special Olympics Illinois activities.  Special Olympics Illinois will not be providing masks.  Athletes and coaches must bring their own.

Please check with your Region staff on the status of parents and spectators attending competitions.  With a few exceptions, only registered athletes, coaches and partners are allowed at these events.  It is very important you relay to all parents and guardians the importance of only allowing registered persons into the event.

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.  

Date

Aug 14 2021
Expired!

Time

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cost

Free

Location

Stardust Lanes
37 E. Lorraine Ave, Addison, IL 60101
Michelle Mark

Organizer

Michelle Mark
Phone
630-267-0918
Email
mmark@soill.org
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