Inclusion for All
Training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding.
Transforming Lives
Special Olympics provides a gateway to empowerment, confidence, acceptance and joy.
Be a Champion
Special Olympics Iowa empowers people to reveal their inner champion.
Plunge for a Purpose
Find a Polar Plunge near you. It's the coolest thing you'll do all year!

Special Olympics Iowa News

  • SOIA Seeks Volunteer TranslatorRead More
  • SOIA Involvement at the 2016 Iowa State FairRead More
  • Fall into Fitness InfoRead More
  • 2016 “Adaptive Sports on the Grand Concourse” State Fair EventRead More

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 26 Registration Deadline for Equestrian – State Championships
  • Aug 27 Cedar Rapids Unified Golf
  • Aug 27 USTA Tennis Competition
  • Aug 27 Southwest Area Iowa Open Cycling Tournament
Hy-Vee's partnership with Special Olympics Iowa not only provides athletic opportunities for our athletes, but job opportunities as well.
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Neil Berns
Vice President of Corporate Development
“We always say that we get more out of these events than maybe even the participants. We just really enjoy it.”
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The Knights of Columbus have been long-time supporters of Special Olympics Iowa. In 2014, they donated more than $100,000 in support of athletes with intellectual disabilities.
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The Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics is the largest grassroots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle in the world.
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