Region I

Region I provides programming for people in Champaign, Christian, Clark, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Jasper, Logan, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby and Vermilion counties.

There are many opportunities available for you to get involved with Special Olympics including serving as a volunteer or committee member, helping with fundraising or competing as an athlete. If you live in the Region and want to find out more about the local program, please contact one of the staff members listed below.

Download the Region I Profile Sheet for more information.

Region I Coach Resources

2019 Region I Calendar Of Events

2019 Region I Dates And Deadlines Monthly Calendar

2019 Region I Med App Deadlines

Calendar Of Events Region I 2020

Region I Newsletters:

Region I Newsletter Jan. Mar. 2019

Region I Newsletter Apr. Jun 2019

Region I Newsletter Jul Sept 2019

Region I Contact Info

Keyes, Joanie

Joanie Keyes – Director
Phone: 217-428-9255
Email: jkeyes@soill.org

Jackie Walk – Assistant Director – Sports
Phone: 217-355-1750
Email: jwalk@soill.org

Vanessa Duncan – Assistant Director – Development
Phone: 217-345-2424
Email: vduncan@soill.org

Office Locations

1950 N. Water St.
Decatur, IL, 62526

902 N. Country Fair Dr. #7
Champaign, IL 61821

520 Jackson St.
Charleston, IL 61920

Events

Volunteer Today
Jan
18
Sat
Region I Basketball – Individual Skills @ Leonhard Recreation Center
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan
19
Sun
Region G Basketball (Sr) @ Illinois Wesleyan Shirk Center
Jan 19 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Feb
22
Sat
Mardi Gras Downtown Decatur @ Restaurants/Bars Downtown
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Feb
29
Sat
2020 Effingham Polar Plunge @ Lake Sara
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mar
1
Sun
2020 EIU Glow Plunge @ EIU Pavilion
Mar 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
7
Sat
2020 Decatur Polar Plunge @ Lake Decatur
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mar
21
Sat
2020 Mahomet Polar Plunge & Donut Dash @ Lake of the Woods
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Region J Swimming @ Chuck Fruit Aquatic Center
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mar
28
Sat
Region G Powerlifting @ Four Seasons The Pit
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Apr
4
Sat
Lake Sara Dam Run @ Lake Sara
Apr 4 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lake Sara Dam Run @ Lake Sara | Effingham | Illinois | United States

For more information, please view Lake Sara Dam Run Flyer.

Region I Swimming @ The ARC U of I
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Apr
18
Sat
Region H Soccer @ Glenwood High School
Apr 18 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Apr
21
Tue
Region I Young Athlete Culminating Event @ Mark Twain Elementary school
Apr 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Apr
26
Sun
Region J Gymnastics @ World Class Gymnastics, Belleville Sports Complex
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
May
1
Fri
Region I Spring Games @ EIU, O'Brien Field
May 1 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
May
5
Tue
Region I Young Athlete Culminating Event @ Okaw Elementary
May 5 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
May
9
Sat
Region I Revenue Raffle Share
May 9 all-day
Region I Spring Games @ Warrensburg Latham High School
May 9 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jul
25
Sat
Region H Softball @ LLSC Complex
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jul
31
Fri
Region J Golf @ Oak Brook Golf Course
Jul 31 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Aug
7
Fri
Region I MATP @ Macon Resources
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Stone Creek Golf Outing @ Stone Creek Golf Club
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm