State Bowling

12/4 Bowling Livestream 3rd Shift:

*We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our live stream of the State Bowling Tournament. We will be back with the all the action as soon as we can. We appreciate your patience.*

12/4 Bowling 2nd Shift:

12/4 Bowling 1st Shift:

COVID Procedures

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

All athletes and coaches are required to wear a mask while inside the bowling facility regardless of vaccination status. All athletes and Unified Partners are required to wear a mask indoors while they are competing.

Unless fully vaccinated, participants who are medically able should continue to wear a mask at outdoor venus the majority of time while at Special Olympics Illinois activities.

Athletes and Unified Partners do not have to wear a mask while competing in outdoor competitions.

Vaccination is not required to attend in person events.

Special Olympics Illinois will not be providing masks.  Athletes and coaches must bring their own.

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

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

Spectators

Special Olympics Illinois is not recognizing spectators at State Bowling in 2021, but Landmark Lanes is open to the public and SOILL staff cannot monitor who comes into the facility.  However, SOILL staff will monitor specific areas that are designated for athletes and coaches only:  Athlete seating area on lanes, the banquet room (lunch room), awards/results room and tournament central).

Special Olympics Illinois will be providing LIVE streaming so you won’t miss any of the competitive action.  You watch by tuning into SOILL Facebook Page and State Bowling section on the SOILL website.

What is State Bowling?

State Bowling is 1 of 11 state sports competitions. It is the championship level competition for those participating in bowling.  State Bowling is a 1 day event usually held the first Saturday in Peoria.  The State Bowling Tournament includes approximately 400 athletes, 150 coaches and 150 volunteers.  Additional activities include an Opening Ceremony, family registration and souvenir sales.  Landmark Lanes has hosted the tournament since 1989.  Bowling became an official Special Olympics Illinois sport in 1975.

State Bowling is a stand alone competition and serves as a showcase for our bowling athletes to demonstrate the skills they have learned throughout the year. Everyone is encouraged to attend this premiere state tournament so make sure you don’t miss this great event!

Competition Information

All times listed below are tentative and subject to change once event specific schedules are determined.  For a final schedule please check the Supporting Documents section close to competition day.

  • Saturday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

Event Details

Tentative Schedule:

  • 7:30am – 8:30am – First Shift Registration
  • 8:15am – First Shift Bowlers Report to Lanes
  • 8:30am – 9:00am – Opening Ceremony
  • 9:00am – 11:30am – First Shift Bowling (Ramps and Doubles)
  • 10:00am – 11:30am – Second Shift Bowlers Lunch
  • 11:30am – 1:00pm – First Shift Bowlers Lunch
  • 11:45am – 12:00pm – Second Shift Bowlings Report to Lanes
  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm – Second Shift Bowling (Female Singles)
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm – Third Shift Bowlers Lunch
  • 2:15pm – 2:30pm – Third Shift Bowlers Report to Lanes
  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm – Third Shift Bowling (Male Singles)

Volunteer Information

Click on the button below to register to volunteer.

Equipment

Athletes and coaches are responsible for bringing their own PPE and ramps. You may bring your own shoes or specialize ball, but Landmark Lanes will provide shoes and bowling balls to any athletes who needs them.

Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony will take place on the lanes beginning at 8:30am. We ask that all first shift bowlers be on the lanes before the ceremony begins. All other athletes and coaches should be seated in the chairs or bleachers behind the lanes.

Souvenirs

Pre-Order sales for bowling specific souvenir sales is closed.  At the tournament, SOILL will be selling Law Enforcement Torch Run and Respect merchandise and some discount t-shirts with various logos.  Cost of these items ranges from $5 – $20.

Families

Our constituents health is a priority for Special Olympics Illinois. Due to the number of bowlers we have and the size of the facility, Special Olympics Illinois is not recognizing spectators at State Bowling in 2021. There will not be a Families table for State Bowling this year.

Text Alerts and Event status Updates

Please set up your text alert by texting “Bowling” to 844-393-0980.

Awards

Will be presented on the lanes as divisions finish on Saturday.

Concessions

Concession stands will be open all day.

Supporting Documents

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

Coach Proof Report with Divisions, Lanes and Shifts

2021 State Bowling Lane Assignments

2021 State Bowling Handbook Memo

2021 State Bowling Event Handbook

Peoria Area Hotel Listing

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.

Results

2021 State Bowling Results

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

Dec 04 2021
Expired!

Time

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Cost

Free

Location

Landmark Lanes
3225 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, IL 61604
Nate Henry

Organizer

Nate Henry
Phone
309-888-2574
Email
nhenry@soill.org
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