*Please note: If you are emailing in an area competition entry form, please direct it to email@example.com.
The Central Area for Special Olympics Iowa provides competition for athletes in the Iowa counties of:
The Central Area hosts competitions in:
- Bowling (held annually in October at Perfect Games in Ames)
- Basketball Skills (held annually in February)
- Spring Games / Swimming (held annually in April at Marshalltown High School)
Registration forms for state competitions and area events can be found on our Participation Forms page.
If specific competition dates are not listed below, they are yet to be determined for this year.
|Event Date||Event||Entries due by||Event Location|
|Aug 1, 3:30 PM – 7:00 PM||Bocce Coach and Athlete Training Clinic||07/17/2019||Valley Southwoods School (625 S 35th Street, West Des Moines)|
|Aug 3 (all day)||State Softball Skills & Team Softball Tournament||07/24/2019||Ankeny|
|Aug 3, 12:00 PM||Flag Football Skills Coaches’ Training Clinic||07/24/2019||Prairie Ridge Softball Complex (1300 NW Ash Drive, Ankeny, Iowa)|
|Aug 19 (all day)||LETR Golf Tournament||Beaver Creek Golf Club (11200 NW Towner Dr. Grimes)|
|Aug 24 (all day)||USTA All Star Tennis Tournament||North Scott High School (200 S 1st Street Eldridge, Iowa)|
|Sep 14 (all day)||State Equestrian Competition||08/23/2019||Jester Park Equestrian Center (11171 NW 103rd Ct, Granger)|
|Sep 21 (all day)||State Flag Football Tournament||08/30/2019||(1100 A'Hearn Dr. NE Cedar Rapids)|
|Oct 5–6||Chow’s Gymnastics Fundraiser||Ohana Sports Complex (1400 SE Gateway Drive #111, Grimes, Iowa)|
|Oct 12 (all day)||State Volleyball||09/20/2019||Iowa State Campus, Ames|
|Nov 23 (all day)||State Bowling||11/01/2019||Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs and Des Moines|
|Mar 14 (all day)||Mid-Winter Tournament||Iowa City|
|May 21–23||Summer Games 2020||Iowa State University|