Region F Basketball – Junior and High School Teams
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, senior male (co-ed) 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 Tournament held in Normal in March.
Basketball Events Offered in Illinois
- Five-on-five team competition – Junior, high school and senior age groups
- Individual skills competition – Target pass, 10-meter dribble, spot shot
Junior/senior high school team basketball tournament
We will have use of the entire facility with 3 courts, restrooms & locker rooms.
Registration: 8:30 AM
Opening Ceremony: 9:00 AM
Game begin at 9:30 AM
Please check back closer to the event for more information.
Teams need to provide their own basketballs for warm-ups.
Awards will be presented as divisions finish.
Lunch is provided for all athletes, coaches and volunteers.
Concessions will be available for purchase.
Who We Are
About Special Olympics Illinois
Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit sports organization offering year-round training and competition in 18 sports to a community of more than 55,000 traditional athletes, Young Athletes, Unified partners, coaches, volunteers, and more. It strives to be a global leader in shaping a culture where people with and without intellectual disabilities are fully integrated into the community by providing year-round opportunities in competitive sports, health education, leadership and personal development.
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