Region I Bowling

COVID Procedures

All participants should self-screen prior to arriving at this event and should remain home if feeling unwell or displaying coronavirus symptoms.

Vaccination is not required to attend in person events.

SOILL will have hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes/spray and other cleaning/sanitizing products on-site.

Please check with your Region staff on the status of spectators attending competitions.  The decision on allowing spectators is based on the facility being used for the competition, the rules they have and the amount of people above the number of registered athletes and coaches they can safely accommodate. It is very important you relay to all parents and guardians if spectators will be allowed at this competition.

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 Bowling?

Bowling is perhaps the most popular sport in Illinois. Bowling competition is conducted using a traditional format. However for those of lower ability or with physical disabilities, bowling has been modified by utilizing a ramp on the approach.

As in all Special Olympics sports, athletes are grouped into competition divisions according to ability level, age and gender when appropriate.

Athletes in Illinois who participate in bowling compete locally at Region Qualifying events.  Gold medal winners are then eligible to advance the State Bowling Championships held in Peoria in December.

Bowling Events Offered in Illinois

Traditional

  • Singles competition
  • Doubles Competition
  • Team Competition

Developmental

  • Ramp singles (ramp bowlers may also enter doubles and team competition as part of a traditional team)

Competition Information

August 27th 2022 – Western and Arrowhead Alleys – Ramp and Singles Divisions

August 28th 2022 – Western and Arrowhead Alleys – Doubles and Teams Divisions

Facility Information

Please check back closer to the event for more information.

Event Details

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Volunteer Information

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Equipment

Athletes/Coaches should bring their own ramps for their ramp athletes and bowling balls/shoes if they do not want to use the bowling alley balls/shoes.

Awards

Awards will be done after each division has completed all 3 of their games. Awards will be presented on the lanes.

Concessions

Please check back closer to the event for more information.

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

Aug 27 2022

Time

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cost

Free

Location

Western Bowl
917 Francis Dr. Champaign, IL 61821

Location 2

Arrowhead Lanes
1401 N McKinley Ave, Champaign, IL 61821
Jackie Mendoza

Organizer

Jackie Mendoza
Phone
217-355-1750
Email
jmendoza@soill.org
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