Signature Events

Aug 9 all-day Wabash Street - Chicago
Chicago Ducky Derby? It’s a signature annual fundraiser benefiting Special Olympics Illinois! The Annual Chicago Ducky Derby is scheduled to take place on Thursday, August 9, 2018!  Thousands of spectators will join us as more[...]
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm DuQuoin State Fairgrounds
What is the Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash? The Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash at the Du Quoin State Fair is a signature fundraising event for Special Olympics Illinois. On September 2, 2018 thousands of[...]
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Chicago O'Hare Airport
Register Now Support a Participant Support a Team General Donation What is the Plane Pull? The Plane Pull features the ultimate tug-of-war competition, as teams of up to 20 battle a UPS Airbus A300 or United Airlines[...]
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Southern Illinois Airport
Register Now Support a Participant Support a Team General Donation What is the Plane Pull? The Plane Pull features the ultimate tug-of-war competition, as teams of up to 10 battle a United Airlines 737, weighing more than[...]