Region B JR/HS/Female Basketball

COVID Procedures

Unless a venue has specific COVID protocols in place, Special Olympics Illinois is following Illinois Department of Public Health and CDC COVID protocols and guidelines.  Please refer to event specific information or website page (if applicable) to determine if the venue has any specific COVID protocols. 

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:


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 SOILL can be found in the linked rules interpretation.

2023 Special Olympics Illinois Basketball Rule Interpretations

Final Female Divisions

Division I
Game Location: Jacobs High School
Division II
Game Location: Jacobs High School
Thornton Lady CatsInd. Wolves Gold Girls
Orland Park Lady OwlsRt 6 & 34 Ldy Gators
Lincolnway Lady HawksRockford All-Stars

Final Junior Division

Division I
Game Location: Jacobs High School
Division II
Game Location: Forest View High School
Division III
Game Location: Forest View High School
Division IV
Game Location: Jacobs High School
FVSRA Silver StarsNEDSRA HuskiesDistrict 54 GrizzlesCicero Unity Tigers
Lincolnway & NWC HawksU-46 Blue StarsPleasantdale TigersPark Mighty Patriots
District 308 WildcatsFVSRA Blue StarsBerwyn FalconsPAEC Tigers
NTDSE RaptorsCove Yellow

Final High School Divisions

Division I
Game Location: Forest View High School
Division II
Game Location: Jacobs High School
Division III
Game Location: Forest View High School
Division IV
Game Location: Forest View High School
District 214 OrangeDistrict 300 Eagles RoyalDistrict 214 BluePalatine Red
Cary Grove BlueCary Grove GrayDistrict 128 StormCove HS Blue
Palatine GreyBarrington BroncosDistrict 120 RedCrystal Lake Central Tigers
Grant Comm BulldogsCove HS Yellow

Facility Information

Jacobs High School: Utilizing Fieldhouse and Main Gym. Enter Athletic Door
Forest View High School : Utilizing Auxiliary Gym, Fieldhouse and Main Gym Enter through door 1

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 Region B High School/Junior/Female Basketball Final 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.


Jan 15 2023


8:00 am - 6:00 pm




Forest View High School
2121 S Goebbert Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Location 2

Jacobs High School
2601 Bunker Hill Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102
Jaimie Lieblich


Jaimie Lieblich
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