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Region B Gymnastics – Artistic (UPDATED VENUE)

What Is Gymnastics?

Gymnastics combines strength, flexibility and artistry. Competition is offered in men’s and women’s events in artistic gymnastics utilizing beams, bars, rings, vault and floor exercise equipment.

As in all Special Olympics sports, athletes are grouped into competition divisions according to ability level, age and gender when appropriate. In gymnastics, athletes also compete in specific levels.

Athletes in Illinois who participate in gymnastics compete locally at a Region Qualifying event. Gold medal winners are eligible to advance to state championships at the Summer Games held in Normal in June.

Gymnastics Events Offered in Illinois

Women’s Artistic Events

  • Floor Exercise
    • Balance Beam
    • Vault
    • Uneven Parallel Bars
    • All Around

Men’s Artistic Events

  • Floor Exercise
    • Parallel Bars
    • Vault
    • High Bar
    • Pommel Horse
    • Rings
    • All Around

Competition Information

All Special Olympics Illinois Gymnastics competitions abide by USA Gymnastics Rules. Any modifications to these rules done by Special Olympics Illinois can be found in the linked rules interpretation.

Special Olympics Illinois Gymnastics Rule Interpretations

Facility Information

The Gymnastics Entrance (door # 24) will be the only access for the tournament.  Please look for the Special Olympics Illinois welcome banner for correct door. 

There will spectator seating in the Gymnastics gym as well as the hallway with monitors showing the routines.

Artistic Meet Information

*THIS MEET HAS MOVED TO NILES WEST HIGH SCHOOL*

Artistic gymnastics competition and awards will take place on Sunday, March 3rd.

Team Check-In

Do to space limitations we ask that you check in your team 1/2 hour prior to your 1st assigned session. Teams only need to check in once during the event. Please follow signs in the hallways.

Meet Schedule – Sunday, March 3rd

Session One – Male (Levels 1-4)
Session One Warm Ups8:00am – 9:00am
Sessions One Competition Start9:00am – 10:00am
Session Two – Male (Levels B & C)
Session Two Warm Ups10:30am – 11:30am
Session Two Competition Start11:30am – 12:30pm
Session Three – Female (Levels B, C & 2)
Session Three Warm Ups1:00pm – 2:00pm
Session Three Competition2:00pm – 3:00pm
Session Four – Females (Levels 1, 3 and 4)
Session Four Warm Ups3:30pm – 4:30pm
Session Four Competition4:30pm – 5:30pm

Volunteer Information

Equipment

Any personal equipment the athlete needs.

Awards

Awards will be presented after each session in the wrestling gym.

Concessions & Souvenirs

No concessions or souvenirs will be sold at this meet.

Supporting Documents

2024 Special Olympics Illinois Artistic Gymnastics Groups – 2/21/24

2024 Special Olympics Illinois Artistic & Rhythmic Gymnastics Proof – 2/5/24

2024 Special Olympics Illinois Artistic Results – 3/7/24

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

Mar 03 2024
Expired!

Time

All Day

Cost

Free

Location

Niles West High School
5701 W Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077
Jaimie Lieblich

Organizer

Jaimie Lieblich
Phone
773-598-5605
Email
jlieblich@soill.org
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