Region B Senior Basketball

COVID Procedures

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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. 

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What Is Basketball?

Basketball Facts

One of the most popular sports in Illinois, basketball provides competition for both teams and individuals. Five-on-five team competition is available in Junior, High School and Senior Male (Coed) and Senior Female age groups. Individuals can compete in the Basketball Individual Skills Competition to develop basic basketball skills. Events include the Target Pass, 10 Meter Dribble and Spot Shot events.

Athletes in Illinois who participate in team competition, compete locally at a Region Qualifying event. Individual Skills participants also compete locally in Region Qualifying events. Teams or individuals who win a gold medal are eligible to advance to the State Basketball Championships held in Normal in March.

Basketball Events Offered in Illinois

  • 5-on-5 Team Competition – Junior, High School and Senior age groups

Developmental Events

  • Individual Skills Competition – Target Pass, 10 Meter Dribble, Spot Shot

Competition Information

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

2023 Special Olympics Illinois Basketball Rule Interpretations

Final Senior Divisions
Division I
Game Location: Prospect High School
Divisions II
Game Location: Prospect High School
Division III
Game Location: Deerfield High School
MNASR WhiteOrchard VillageEvanston Storm
Pioneer Center HawksNSSRA WhiteSRACLC Red
NWSRA BluePioneer CenterLambs Farm High Rollers
Little City BlueWolves GoldSRACLC Silver
Division IV
Game Location: Deerfield High School
Division V
Game Location: Prospect High School
Division VI
Game Location: Prospect High School
MNASR GrayWarren RedNISRA Teal
NISRA SilverNISRA PurpleLittle City Green
NWSRA YellowNorthern LightsNWSRA Black
Division VII
Game Location: Deerfield High School
Division VIII
Game Location: Deerfield High School
Division IX
Game Location: Deerfield High School
Evanston LightningSRSNLC WaukeganEvanston Thunder
Lambs Farm Wrecking CrewNWSRA GoldWarren Gold
NWSRA WhiteNSSRA GreenWolves Blue

Facility Information

Deerfield High School: Utilizing Fieldhouse and Main Gym. Enter through the Athletic Door
Prospect High School: Utilizing Auxiliary Gym, Fieldhouse and Main Gym. Enter through the Athletic Door

Event Schedule

Volunteer Information

Please check back closer to the event for more information.


Water Bottles and Practice Basketballs


Awards will be presented on the courts after the a divisions respective gold/silver or bronze/4th place game.

Concessions & Souvenirs

Concessions and Souvenirs will be sold at both sites.

Supporting Documents

2023 Special Olympics Illinois Region B Senior Basketball Final Results 1-22-23

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.


Jan 22 2023


8:00 am - 6:00 pm




Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL 60015

Location 2

Prospect High School
801 W Kensington Rd. Mt Prospect, IL 60056
Michelle Mark


Michelle Mark
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