Region C Tennis – CANCELLED
Due to the continued heavy rain and current court conditions at Metea Valley High School in Aurora, the Region C Tennis competition has been cancelled.
As always, the safety of our athletes, coaches, volunteers and staff is our number one priority and the weather conditions make hosting the competition unsafe.
- Match Play in singles and doubles
- Short Court Match Play in singles and doubles
- Individual Skills Competition (Forehand Volley, Backhand Volley, Forehand Ground Stroke, Backhand Ground Stroke, Serve Deuce Court, Serve Advantage Court, Alternating Ground Strokes)
- Unified Match Play in doubles
Athletes should report to their scheduled court at the noted times. Times are approximate- we will start earlier if the matches finish ahead of schedule.
Plan to arrive 1 hour before scheduled match time. We will plan for adequate rest time between back to back matches.
If athletes are not present they will forfeit the match. Award will be presented in the award area following the second match that is played.
Criteria for Advance To advance to the State Tournament (specific to 2021 ONLY):
- All match play participants must successfully compete (not disqualified in event(s)) in their Region Qualifier.
- All individuals’ skills participants must successfully compete in their Region Qualifier and score a minimum total of 45 points.
Registered coaches/chaperones please be prepared to help serve as group leaders or other volunteer roles as needed.
There will be no shared water containers. Please remind your Athletes to drink plenty of fluids. Shade at MVHS is limited. We will have NO access to inside areas.
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.
Fully vaccinated participants do not need to wear masks, but may choose to still do so.
Participants not fully vaccinated, but who are medically able should continue to wear a mask the majority of the time while at Special Olympics Illinois activities. Special Olympics Illinois will not be providing masks. Athletes and coaches must bring their own.
Please check with your Region staff on the status of parents and spectators attending competitions. With a few exceptions, only registered athletes, coaches and partners are allowed at these events. It is very important you relay to all parents and guardians the importance of only allowing registered persons into the event.
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