East Central

Kelly Fosse
Area Director
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.

Event Date Event Entries due by Event Location
May 23–25 State Summer Games Iowa State University, Ames
Jul 13 (all day) East Central Conference Softball Tournament 06/24/2019 Ellis Park (Cedar Rapids)
Aug 3 (all day) State Softball Skills & Team Softball Tournament 07/24/2019 Ankeny
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 15, 9:00 AM East Central Youth Bowling (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)