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Nov 4 - SW Area Unified Training Day
Nov 4 - Coaches Training - Denison
Nov 7 - SUPER Plunge
Nov 8 - Polar Plunge, Des Moines
Nov 12 - Muscatine Play Day
Nov 13 - Davenport Play Day
Nov 13 - Coaches Training - Cedar Falls
Nov 14 - Northeast Area Roller Skating
Nov 21 - Challenge Day, River Hills
Nov 22 - State Bowling Tournament
Special Olympics Iowa State Flag Football Tournament is Oct. 4 in Cedar Rapids
Sponsored by Orkin and hosted in conjunction with the Cedar Rapids Park and Recreation department
Buena Vista University Unified Sports Day is Sept. 18 in Storm Lake
Second annual event bring together 71 SOIA athletes and 89 BVU students
Record number of athletes compete at Sept. 10 Unified Golf Tournament for Special Olympics in Muscatine
Sponsors include Principal Financial Group and Muscatine Y
Sammons Financial Group continues Champion Statewide Partnership with $35,000 gift to Special Olympics Iowa
Gift includes sponsorship of State Softball Tournament
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Thank you to everyone who participated, donated, volunteered and sponsored the 5th Annual Over the Edge event! 

Together we've raised over $106,000 for the athletes of Special Olympics Iowa!

  

View photos from Tuesday, September 16th

View photos from Wednesday, September 17th

 

Event Sponsors:

                              

                

     

In Kind Sponsors:

Amco Parking ♦ Bruegger's Bagels at the Kaleidescope ♦ City of Des Moines ♦ Coca-Cola Atlantic Bottling ♦ Flowerama, 1-800-Flowers Freeman Decorating ♦ Greater Des Moines CVB ♦ Iowa State Patrol  MP Security ♦ Papa John's Iowa ♦ Walgreens

 

 

Iowa Law Enforcement Torch Run® Sponsors


 

 

 

Are You Fan Enough?

Are you a courageous enough fan?

Are you a thrill-seeker? Are you looking to add some excitement to your life? Here's a tall challenge for you!

Be one of a few to go Over the Edge for Special Olympics Iowa by rappeling off a 345 ft building, the Financial Center in downtown Des Moines!

Join us on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 and go Over the Edge for Special Olympics Iowa.

 

  

 


 

Rappelers must raise a minimum of $1,000. Rope times will not be assigned until the requirement is met. Participants will receive an exclusive Over the Edge long sleeve t-shirt.  To participate you must weigh a minimum of 100 lbs and a maximum of 300 lbs.  Must be 14 years of age* on the day of the event. Click here to view the Participant packet.  

*Participants under 18 years of age will need a parent or legal gaurdian present the day of the event to sign the waiver.


 It's as easy as ...

1) Register
Register Online and customize your fundraising page.

2) Raise Funds
Use your online fundraising page or collect cash and checks from your network of friends, family and co-workers.

3) Secure Your Rappel Spot
Once you reach the $1,000 minimum fundraising goal, you will be guaranteed a rappel spot and we
will contact you to secure a rappel time.

4) Earn Incentives!
Rappellers who raise above and beyond the $1,000 minimum are eligible for some great incentive prizes.
  View incentives!


5) Go Over the Edge!
This is a big building, one of the largest in Des Moines.  A rappel of 345 feet is huge by anyone’s standards. It is definitely an extreme event and probably a once in a lifetime experience.

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Want to get your company involved?  Earn the Participant Award!

 

The Participant Award is for businesses that recruit rappellers to go Over the Edge for Special Olympics Iowa.  A business with 10 rappellers will get their logo on the participant shirts and a business with 5 rappellers will get their listing on the participant shirts.  Each rappeller must register online and each rappeller must have a minimum of $1,000 raised by September 1* to guarantee your company logo/listing on the participant shirts.

*September 1 deadline is only for those businesses earning the Participant Award.  All other participants have until event day to raise their funds.  However, you cannot schedule your rappel time until your $1,000 minimum is met.

 

For other partnership opportunities, please view our Sponsorship Packet

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Gather your co-workers and Decide who’s getting tossed.

Click here for more information on how to start your campaign to Toss Your Boss!

Your fearless leader may not seem so fearless when it comes to dangling over the side of a 345 foot building. Start a petition and generate excitement in the office so that your boss can’t say no!

Register Online

 Communicate your team goal

Collectively, you and your team must raise a minimum of $1,000 to Toss Your Boss and we’ll make it easy by providing you with the tools you’ll need to fundraise conveniently.

Raise funds for a great cause and join us at the Financial Center on      
September 17 to Toss Your Boss!
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  Nervous about your trip Over the Edge?  Check out our What to Expect sheet for tips and tricks.


                                             

 

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Questions?

Lindsay leastin@soiowa.org

515-986-5520 x107

Jeanette jsteinfeldt@soiowa.org

515-986-5520 x108

 

 

 

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