Signature Events

Aug 3 all-day Columbus Bridge - Chicago
What is the Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby? It’s a signature annual fundraiser benefiting Special Olympics Illinois! The Annual Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby is scheduled to take place on Thursday, August 3, 2017!  Thousands[...]
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 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 Sept. 3, thousands of spectators[...]
Sep 16 @ 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 O’Hare Plane Pull features the ultimate tug-of-war competition, as a team of up to 20 battle a UPS Airbus A300 or[...]
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Southern Illinois Airport
Register Now Support a Participant Support a Team General Donation What is the Plane Pull? Special Olympics Illinois and the Law Enforcement Torch Run have partnered with the Southern Illinois University School of Aviation to host the[...]
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Fairmont Chicago, Millenium Park
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