Spare Time Lanes is the site for over 200 athletes from four
counties, (Christian, Logan, Macon, and Moultrie County to
participate in the event. These participants have been training all
spring and summer.
Olympians will bowl three games in an attempt to win a gold medal in
their division. There will be Singles, Doubles, Team and Ramp
competition. The awards ceremonies will be a highlight of the day
for our Olympians. This year’s meet is dedicated to an athlete who
recently passed away. The Bill Seeforth memorial award will be given
to a bowling athlete who demonstrates courage, determination and
sportsmanship through out the year as well as the Pat Hurt-Cerny
award and the Russ Dash award for most pins bowled over average.
Athletes and volunteers will enjoy donuts and juice in the morning
provided by the Golden K’s and a lunch provided to all athletes and
volunteers compliments of the Knights of Columbus.
Central Illinois Special Olympics is sponsored by the Decatur
Knights of Columbus Council #577 Members of the Decatur Women’s
Bowling Association, Decatur Bowling Association who cooperate to
run this tournament along with the the AMBUCS, the Golden K’s and
many other dedicated volunteers, sponsor Central Illinois Special
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Opening ceremonies will begin at 8:30 a.m. with competition immediately
following. Everyone is welcome to come and cheer on our Special
For More Information please feel free to contact Joanie Keyes at the
Special Olympic office.428-9255.
[Text received; JOANIE KEYES, CENTRAL
ILLINOIS SPECIAL OLYMPICS]