Two hundred and eighty athletes competed in the Special Olympics Illinois Heartland Area 6 Bowling Tournament today.
The top bowlers will move on to a national competition.
Organizers say this is one of their most competitive and well-attended events of the year.
“Singles bowler who are bowling some really high scores. Our bowlers are very talented. They bowl year round and it's a great sport for special Olympics,” said Jill Bertelsen of the Area Six Special Olympics.
Bertelsen says some fo the top scorers bowled over a 200.
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