Region B Gymnastics – Rhythmic (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
- All Around
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.
This event will now be held at Big Hollow Middle School in Ingleside, IL.
Rhythmic Meet Information
Rhythmic gymnastics competition and awards will take place on Saturday, March 2nd.
Meet Schedule – Saturday, March 2nd
Rhythmic athlete will need to bring their own equipment for their routines.
Awards will be presented after competition is completed.
Concessions & Souvenirs
No concessions or souvenirs will be sold.
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.