Region K Carterville Bowling – Singles

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 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 advanced to Sectional Qualifying competition. 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

This bowling competition is for adult divisions.

Event Details

Agency Registration will be from 8:15 am to 9:00 am.
Opening Ceremonies will begin at 9:15 am.
Competition will start at 9:30 am.
Please have athlete on the assigned lanes with their balls and bowling shoes on before Opening Ceremonies.

Equipment

Athletes may bring their own bowling balls or shoes if they have them.

Volunteers

Awards

Awards will be presented in the bar area as divisions complete.

Concessions

Lunch will be provided for athletes, coaches, and volunteers. Concessions will be available as well.

Souvenirs

A souvenirs stand will be set up the day of the event.

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 24 2022

Time

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cost

Free

Location

SI Bowl
10240 Samuel Road Carterville, IL 62918

Organizer

Nick Schutte
Phone
618-318-1567
Email
nschutte@soill.org
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