Region C High School Basketball – Cancelled

Due to a winter weather advisories has been issues for counties of Region C until 12pm Sunday afternoon that includes the following travel warning – “Near-blizzard conditions in open areas will make travel extremely dangerous early this morning. Drifting snow will make some north-south roadways impassable. Avoid travel unless absolutely necessary.” The day 2 of the Region C High School basketball tournament has been cancelled. As always, the safety of our athletes, coaches, volunteers, spectators, and staff is our No. 1 priority and the current conditions makes hosting the competition unsafe. This event will not be rescheduled, and a lottery draw will take place for advancement to the 2024 State Basketball Tournament.

WWA Winter Weather Advisory Summary

2024 Special Olympics Illinois Weather Policy & Cancellation for Competition

What Is Basketball?

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 three of your mandatory games need to be logged in the seeding meeting worksheet no later than January 13th.  Please do not wait until the last minute!  I will also be asking all GOLD medal teams to enter your games from the regional post event.
  • Please respond to the lunch order form below no later than: Thursday, January 4th.
    • NOTE: If you do not plan to eat lunch please respond with 0’s!  If you have multiple teams please respond for them separately.  Lunch consists of a subway sandwich, chips and a water. If your athlete has dietary concerns, please have them bring their own lunch.
  • Finally, if you are willing to share your officials contact info, awesome! I would like to reach out for some additional officials ASAP.

2024 Lunch Order Form : https://forms.gle/E4xc8kVHwLEffunU8

Facility Information

Please check back closer to the event for more information.

Event Details

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Volunteer Information

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PPEs and Water Bottles


Gold Medals advance to State Basketball Tournament.


Please check back closer to the event for more information.

Supporting Documents

2024 High School Basketball Brackets

2024 Region C High School Basketball Game Schedule – Saturday

2024 Region C High School Basketball Game Schedule – Sunday


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 13 - 14 2024


8:00 am - 6:00 pm




Unity Jr. High School
2100 S Laramie Ave, Cicero, IL 60804
Amanda Nelson


Amanda Nelson
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