East Central

Erin Birkenholtz
Area Director

The East Central Area for Special Olympics Iowa provides regional competition for athletes in the Iowa counties of:

  • Benton
  • Cedar
  • Iowa
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Linn
  • Washington

The East Central Area hosts regional competitions in:

  • Bowling (held annually in October in Cedar Rapids at Westdale Bowl)
  • Aquatics (held annually in April at Cedar Rapids Washington High School)
  • Spring Games (held annually in April in Cedar Rapids at Coe College)

Registration forms for state competitions and area events can be found on our Participation Forms page.

Sponsors for the 2017 East Central Area Spring Games: 


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
Feb 2, 9:00 AM East Central Conference Basketball 12/03/2018 Jefferson High School - 1243 20th St. SW - Cedar Rapids
Feb 10, 1:00 PM East Central Area Basketball Skills 01/25/2019 Hennessy Recreation Center Mount Mercy University 1330 Elmhurst Dr. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Mar 30, 9:00 AM East Central Area Swimming 03/14/2019 Kennedy High School 4545 Wenig Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Apr 6, 9:00 AM East Central Area Spring Games 03/08/2018 Coe College (Clark Field & Track) 1220 First Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Apr 23, 10:00 AM Youth Games 04/16/2019 Hawkeye Recreation Fields (2960 Hawkeye Park Road Iowa City, IA 52242)