The IIAA is a Recreation League focused on providing positive social outlets for at-risk youth. Established in 1976 the IIAA is a non-profit organization reaching out to the youth in substitute care. The IIAA contracts with Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. The focus of the IIAA is skill development and having fun first, winning second. The real winners of the events are those who exhibit a high degree of sportsmanship.