International, National, and State Tournaments and Competitions File, 1949-2001 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 16/6/4
Volume: 10.0 cubic feet
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Description: International, National, and State Tournaments and Competitions File (1949-2001) includes correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, scorebooks, statistics, programs, brochures, schedules, forms and applications, directories, newspaper clippings, press releases, newsletters, photographs, contracts, publications, and financial records concerning athletic tournaments and competitions for athletes with disabilities. These tournament records contain information regarding officials, records, results, tournament administration, coaching, publicity, registration, athlete/team biographies, the cancellation of the VII World Wheelchair Games (1984) in Champaign, fund raising, advertising, victory banquets, ticket sales, and expenses. Major competitions include the Cerebral Palsy Games (1977-83), the Indiana Invitational Games (1960-65), the Intercollegiate Wheelchair Games (1968-71), the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (1977-2001), the Central States Wheelchair Athletic Association Regional Wheelchair Games or the Little Egypt Games (1975-83), the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (1949-95), the National Women's Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (1976-2000), the Pan-American Games (1967-75), the Paralympics/International Stoke Mandeville Games (1962-96), the Prairie State Games (1985-93), the Wirtz Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (1984-95), and the Zonta International Invitational Women's Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (1985-93). Major correspondents include Timothy J. Nugent, Saul Welger, Stan Labanowich, Kenneth S. Clarke, Bradley N. Hedrick, Benjamin H. Lipton, Robert Szyman, Steve Truels, and Frank M. Brasile.