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Jan 31 - West Central Area Basketball Skills
Feb 7 - Southwest Conference Team Basketball
Feb 7 - Northeast Area Basketball Skills
Feb 7 - Southeast Area Basketball Skills
Feb 12 - Central Area Basketball Skills
Feb 12 - North Central Area Basketball Skills
Feb 14 - West Central Conference Team Basketball
Feb 14 - Wartburg Unified Sports Day
Feb 17 - Southwest Area Bocce Tournament
Feb 19 - Young Athlete Play Day, Oskaloosa
Feb 21 - East Central ConferenceTeam Basketball
Feb 28 - South Central Bocce Invitational
Feb 28 - East Area Aquatics
Leonhard Named Co-Captain for Unified Relay Across America
Special Olympics and Michelle Kwan announced today on ABC’s Good Morning America that registration has opened for the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America.
Longtime Special Olympics Iowa Advocate and Volunteer to Become President/CEO
Gary Harms will become President and CEO of the organization.
Robinson Named Special Olympics Team USA Aquatics Coach
Special Olympics Iowa coach Mark Robinson (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) has been selected as an aquatics assistant coach for Special Olympics Team USA.
Two Special Olympics Iowa Athletes Named to Team USA
Special Olympics Iowa bowlers Patrick Gulbranson (Stuart, Iowa) and Lisa Spencer (Ankeny, Iowa) have been named to Special Olympics Team USA.
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Leonhard Named Co-Captain for Unified Relay Across America

Special Olympics and Michelle Kwan announced Jan. 27 on ABC’s Good Morning America that registration has opened for the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America. Special Olympics Iowa athlete Corey Leonhard (Muscatine) has been named the Central Route Co-Captain, helping to kick off the relay in Washington, D.C. and following its progress to the Opening Ceremony in Los Angeles. READ MORE
 
 

 

Register today for the Mid-Winter Tournament! Gynmastics has been reinstated. 
Download forms here.

 
If you would like to Volunteer for the Mid-Winter Trounament Click Here.
 
Check out photos from Winter Games on our Facebook page!
 
 
Sign Up with Golden Rule from Feb. 1-14 and Help Benefit Special Olympics Iowa 
Golden Rule Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling is teaming up with Special Olympics Iowa for a special Valentine’s Day treat. From February 1-14, Golden Rule will donate ALL of the proceeds from new Gold Club Memberships to Special Olympics Iowa! Gold Memberships are $99 plus tax and include an AC check-up in the spring, a furnace check-up in the fall, a plumbing check-up, 10% off any repairs, and no trip charges. 

Call Golden Rule from February 1-14 at 515-243-7152 to become a Gold Club Member and support your local Special Olympics athletes!


Check out this great offer to catch some Drake basketball!!
(Please note that tickets are ordered directly from Drake)


 

 
Sign Up for the Miss Amazing Pageant
The Miss Amazing organization provides opportunities to girls and women with disabilities to gain confidence in a supportive and fun environment! The third annual Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant is March 27-28 at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs. Girls ages five and older can participate! Each girl will be paired with a volunteer buddy who will be a mentor and a friend to them throughout the day and help prepare them for the pageant. The participants will participate in evening gown, personal introduction, private interview and optional talent segments. At the end of the pageant, every girl will receive a trophy and a crown. The cost to enter is five cans of food, and tickets to the final show are $10, which will serve as a donation to upcoming Iowa Miss Amazing Pageants. To apply, go to missamazingpageant.com and fill out an application! The application deadline is March 6. Please contact Maddie Lorenzen with questions.
 
 

FIT wants to help you be the best you can be at the Mid-Winter Tournament. There are sport specific exercises and stretches available for each sport offered at the Mid-Winter Tournament on the FIT Homepage. These exercises and stretches are designed to help you get started with your training and make you that much better when competition time finally arrives! Check out the FIT Homepage to see new resources available to help you go for the gold this winter!


The 2014-15 Schedule of Events for competitions (as of 11/06/14) can be downloaded here.

Please note that the website gets updated as event times/dates change and as events are added.

  • For a simple list of dates, events, & general locations, visit the "Full Schedule" button in the Upcoming Events box in the upper right-hand corner

  • For more details about those events, click "More" in the Upcoming Events box in the upper right-hand corner

  • To visit your Area's webpage, hover over Compete, select "Local Area Pages" and click on your Area.


 
Divisioning Special Olympics Iowa Competitions
Special Olympics Iowa has begun, with competition at the State Bowling Tournament, and will be moving forward with modifications to the manner in which we division athletes and teams for our State Competitions. LEARN MORE

Click here for information regarding Regional Bocce in 2015.

 

 
 




 

 

 

Karen Cooper, 13, is from Sioux City and is the designer of this year's holiday card. She has been a Special Olympics Iowa athlete for two years, competing in bowling, bocce, track and field, and NAIA volleyball and basketball. In her free time, Karen likes to build puzzles, draw, and play computer games.

 
 
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