Region K Basketball Skills – Rend Lake College
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What Is Basketball skills?
One of the most popular sports in Illinois, basketball provides competition for both teams and individuals. 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.
Individual Skills participants compete locally in Region Qualifying events. Individuals who win a gold medal are eligible to advance to the State Basketball Championships held in Normal in March.
- Individual Skills Competition – Target Pass, 10 Meter Dribble, Spot Shot
Individual Skills Competition – Target Pass, 10 Meter Dribble, Spot Shot
Individuals Skills: All athletes will be given the opportunity to complete all 3 skills- Dribbling, Shooting, Passing.
The Waugh Gymnasium is on the South Side of Campus.
Volunteer Check in: 8:00 AM
Agency Check in : 9:00 AM
Opening Ceremony: 9:45 AM with competition to follow
Please click on the button below to register as a volunteer.
Please refer to Special Olympics Illinois policies and procedures to confirm your athlete is wearing the approved clothing and/or uniform. Spectators are allowed to bring additional seating. Athletes and coaches must bring their own water bottles.
Awards will be given as each division finishes all three skills areas.
Lunch will be provided.
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.