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

Special Olympics Iowa News

  • Special Olympics Iowa Named $15,000 Grand Prize Winner of 2015 Make My Non-Profit Run Better ContestRead More
  • Dine to Donate for SOIA at Granite City Oct. 22Read More
  • SOIA Receives $20,000 Grant from Variety- the Children’s CharityRead More
  • Rasmussen, Allen Join SOIA State Office TeamRead More

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 6 Southwest Area Bowling (Ages 22+)
  • Oct 9 East Central Area Bowling (Ages 8-21)
  • Oct 10 State Volleyball Tournament
  • Oct 10 Northeast Area Bowling
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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