Region D Flag Football Teams Competition – Chicago Public Schools Divisions

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:

https://www.soill.org/wp-content/uploads/2-High-Risk-Fact-Sheet-7.9.20.pdf

What Is Flag Football?

One of the newest and most exciting sports Special Olympics Illinois offers is Flag Football. In Illinois, Flag Football provides competition for teams of five in Junior and Senior (Coed) age groups.

Athletes in Illinois who participate in team competition, compete locally at a Regional Qualifying event. Teams who win a gold medal are eligible to advance to the State Flag Football Championships hosted in November.

Flag Football Events Offered in Illinois

  • 5-on-5 Team Competition – Junior and Senior Age Groups

Competition Information

Chicago Public School Flag Football Teams Competition

Facility Information

Outdoor fields to be used for team play.

Event Details

  • Volunteer Check In – 8:30am
  • Agency/Team Check In- 9:30-10:00am
  • Competition Begins- 10:00am
  • Awards – Immediately following competition
  • Competition Ends- around 2:00pm

Volunteer Information

Please check back closer to the event for more information.

Equipment

Please check back closer to the event for more information.

Awards

Please check back closer to the event for more information.

Concessions

Lunch will be provided to athletes and coaches (on a 3:1) ratio.

Supporting Documents

To see a complete list of all State Championship Competitions, click here.

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

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.

Date

Sep 28 2022

Time

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cost

Free

Location

La Villita Park,
2800 S. Sacramento Ave, Chicago, IL 60608

Organizer

Halle Engel
Phone
1-331-425-8181
Email
hengel@soill.org

Other Organizers

Caitlin Tipre
Phone
773-997-3828
Email
ctipre@soill.org
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