UPDATE: Tune in on Wednesday, May 31 and Thursday, June 1 to watch live streaming of the 2017 Affordable Assisted Living Coalition Wii Bowling and Spelling Bee State Tournament.
The tournaments will begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, and the top teams will advance to the finals at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday. Medals and trophies will be awarded during an awards ceremony afterward.
Top Gardant Teams Advance to State Tournament
The top Wii bowling and spelling bee teams from supportive living communities across Illinois are advancing to the state tournament hosted by the Affordable Assisted Living Coalition.
This year, 83 teams competed in the Wii Bowling Tournament. Three Gardant teams will compete in the Final Four.
Heritage Woods of Batavia – The Fab 5
Prairie Living at Chautauqua – The Prairie Pin Heads
Heritage Woods of Charleston – Heritage Woodsmen Plus
Of the 42 spelling bee teams that entered this year’s competition, 12 are advancing to state. Over half of the top teams are from Gardant communities.
Cambridge House of Maryville – Bee Witched
Cambridge House of O’Fallon – Spellbound
Heritage Woods of Rockford – Bee Happy
Heritage Woods of Batavia – Wordsters
Deer Path of Huntley – Deer Path Stingers
St. Anthony of Lansing – Spellabrate
Prairie Living of Chautauqua – Prairie Bees
John Evans Supportive Living – Honey Bees
Teams will compete during the statewide tournament, which will be held May 31 and June 1 at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield. Live streaming of the event will be available.