East Central

Kelly Fosse
Area Director
Phone:630-308-3408
Area Director

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

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

The East Central Area hosts competitions in:

  • Conference “Team” Basketball (held annually in February in Cedar Rapids at Jefferson High School)
  • Basketball Skills (held annually in February in Cedar Rapids at Mt. Mercy University)
  • Swimming (held annually in March at Cedar Rapids Washington High School)
  • Spring Games (held annually in April in Cedar Rapids at Coe College)
  • Bowling (held annually in October in Cedar Rapids at Westdale Bowl)

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

Registration for Youth Games as a Teacher or through our Online Registration

 

Sponsors for the 2019 East Central Area Spring Games: 

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If specific competition dates are not listed below, they are yet to be determined for this year.

Events
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 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 14 (all day) Cedar Rapids Unified Golf Tournament Twin Pines Golf Course (3800 42nd Street NE, Cedar Rapids)
Sep 21 (all day) State Flag Football Tournament 08/30/2019 (1100 A'Hearn Dr. NE Cedar Rapids)
Oct 12 (all day) State Volleyball 09/20/2019 Iowa State Campus, Ames
Oct 15, 9:00 AM East Central Youth Bowling (Ages 8-21) 10/01/2019 Westdale Bowling Center (2020 Scotty Dr Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404)
Oct 26, 9:00 AM East Central Adult Bowling (Ages 22+) 10/11/2019 Westdale Bowling Center (2020 Scotty Dr Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404)
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