Region C Senior 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?

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

5-on-5 Team Competition – Senior age groups

All three of your mandatory games need to be logged in the Seeding Meeting Worksheet no later than January 21st. 

Post event, all GOLD medal teams will be asked to enter your games from the regional competition.

Facility Information

Utilizing Fieldhouse, Main Gym, Auxillary Gym. Parking is available in the school lot and enter Door 30.

Event Details

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Volunteer Information

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Teams are responsible for bringing water bottles, PPE.


Awards will be given out following their second game.

Gold Medals advance to State Basketball Tournament.


Lunch will be ordered for every team.

Supporting Documents

Region C 2023 Senior Basketball Final Schedule

To find out more information about the Knights of Columbus, who support Special Olympics Illinois throughout the year, click here.


2023 Region C Senior Basketball 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 22 2023


9:00 am - 3:00 pm




Oswego East High School
1525 Harvey Road


Emily Sullivan
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