Region B Gymnastics

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 athletes, coaches and volunteers are required to wear a mask while inside Palatine High School regardless of vaccination status. All athletes and Unified Partners are required to wear a mask indoors while they are competing.

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

Athletes and Unified Partners do not have to wear a mask while competing in outdoor competitions.

Vaccination is not required to attend in person events.

Special Olympics Illinois will not be providing masks.  Athletes and coaches must bring their own.

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

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 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

Rhythmic Gymnastics

  • Rope
    • Hoop
    • Ribbon
    • Ball
    • Clubs
    • All Around

Meet Information

7:30am Agency Registration Opens 
8:00am-9:00am Rhythmic Warm-Up  
8:00am – 9:00am Artistic Warm-Ups 
9:00am Rhythmic Competition Starts  
9:00am Artistic Competition Starts  
Presentation immediately after completion of events Awards 

Facility Information

All teams, families, volunteers and spectators are asked to park in the main lot near the EAST GYMNASIUM.  The East Gym Entrance (door # 8) will be the only access for the tournament.  Please follow all posted signs from the parking lot to the correct entrance. 

We ask that spectators please remain on the upper track to watch the events and awards unless using the restroom.

Weather Policy

Please see the attached SOILL Weather Policy.  In the event of hazardous travel conditions, this policy will go into effect.  Coaches will be notified by email should cancellation be necessary. 

Volunteer Information

Click Here to Register to Volunteer

Equipment

Rhythmic athlete will need to bring their own equipment for their routines.

Awards

Awards will be presented after each session.

Concessions

Concessions will be available either from Special Olympics Illinois or Palatine High School.

Supporting Documents

2022 Special Olympics Illinois Region B Gymnastics Artistic Results

2022 Special Olympics Illinois Region B Gymnastics Rhythmic Results

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

Feb 27 2022
Expired!

Time

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Cost

Free

Location

Palatine High School
1111 North Rohlwing Road, Palatine, IL 60074
Michelle Mark

Organizer

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