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.
Courage for a Cause
Your chance to make a lifelong impact on the lives of athletes with intellectual disabilities.

Special Olympics Iowa News

  • Athlete Physical UpdatesRead More
  • Tailgate for Teammates Promises Fun and FundraisingRead More
  • Wilson Begins Role as SOIA Regional DirectorRead More
  • State Softball Skills Competition Brings New Athletes, VoluneersRead More

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 1 Southeast Area Coaches Meeting
  • Sep 1 Northeast Area Coaches Meeting
  • Sep 3 Southwest Area Coaches Meeting
  • Sep 3 North Central Area Coaches Meeting
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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