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State Floor Hockey

What Is state Floor Hockey?

State Floor Hockey is one of 13 state sports competitions. It is the final competition for those participating in Floor Hockey. State Floor Hockey is hosted at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago.

Floor Hockey is a stand alone competition and serves as a showcase for our floor hockey 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

Athletes may compete in team competition or Individual Skills. Individual skills will take place on Saturday starting at 9:00am. For team competition all teams need to arrive 15 minutes prior to game time to warm up and teams not ready to play within 10 minutes of the designated starting time will forfeit the game.

Competition Times (Tentative):

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 the  competition day.

  • Saturday, November 18th: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Facility Information

Parking

The 2023 Special Olympics Floor Hockey Competition will take place in the Physical Education Building.

Free parking will be available in Lot J only.  There are 251 spaces, which should be plenty of room for all.  Please make sure to only use 1 spot for cars and no more than 2 spots for buses.

To park in Lots L or H, it will cost $5.00 (per day), paid via mobile phone to Northeastern Illinois University. 

To pay for parking, follow these steps on your mobile device:

  • Download the free app or visit PassPort Parking to create your account.
  • Quickly register in the app with your phone number, email, or directly through your Facebook account.
  • Enter your zone number (located on the signage in your specific parking location).
  • Pay for your parking.

You will receive a notification before the end of your parking session to help avoid parking citations. If you need to stay longer, you can extend your parking session directly from your phone (up to the maximum allotted time).

Event Details

Please check back closer to the event for more information.

Volunteer Information

To register to volunteer for this event, please contact Brianna Beers at bbeers@soill.org or via phone at 847-845-6481 or register online at http://statefloorhockey.soill.volunteerhub.com/

Equipment

Please check back closer to the event for more information.

Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony will take place on Saturday morning.  Please check back closer to the tournament for more details.  All teams and spectators are encouraged to attend.

Souvenirs

All items are available by on-line pre-order only. The order deadline is Wednesday, November 8th at Noon. Please use this link to access merchandise options and place your pre-order  https://orders.minervapromotions.com/soill_state_floor_hockey/shop/home

Souvenir items are offered by Minerva Promotions and a percentage of sales are given to Special Olympics Illinois.

Healthy Habits

Special Olympics Illinois will be offering Healthy Hearing and Healthy Habits Stations at State Floor Hockey. Various interactive stations will be set-up.  Athletes will have the opportunity to learn about proper hydration, game day nutrition, competition readiness/strong minds & warm-up/recovery techniques.

Be sure to stop by and check it out!

Families

Families are encouraged to stop by the Family Registration area to pick up a free raffle ticket and event lapel pin as well as other event details and flyers.  Family Registration will be open from 8:30am-12:30pm on Saturday.

2023 State Floor Hockey Family Information

Text Alerts and Event status Updates

In case of inclement weather, schedule changes or cancellations check the website here for updates. You can also subscribe to our text alert system by texting “floorhockey” to 844-393-0980

Awards

Please check back closer to the event for more information.

Concessions

Please check back closer to the event for more information.

Supporting Documents

2023 State Floor Hockey Event Handbook

2023 State Floor Hockey Final Coach Proof

2023 State Floor Hockey Final Schedule & Divisions

Healthy Habits Flyer

eSports Flyer

State Floor Hockey Souvenir Flyer

Northern Illinois University Event Parking

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

2023 State Floor Hockey 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.

Sponsors

Date

Nov 18 2023
Expired!

Time

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost

Free

Location

Northeastern Illinois University - Physical Education Complex
3600 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
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