East

Nancy Shannon
Area Director
27210 Cadda Road
Long Grove, IA 52756
Phone:563-285-8185
Fax:563-285-9604
Jane Bergendahl
Area Director
27210 Cadda Road
Long Grove, IA 52756
Phone:563-285-8185

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

  • Clinton
  • Dubuque
  • Jackson
  • Muscatine
  • Scott

The East Area hosts competitions in:

  • Bowling(held annually in September/October in Maquoketa and Davenport)
  • Basketball(held annually in January at North Scott High School)
  • Swimming(held annually in February at Clinton High School)
  • Spring Games (held annually in April at North Scott 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.

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 21 (all day) State Flag Football Tournament 08/30/2019 (1100 A'Hearn Dr. NE Cedar Rapids)
Oct 4, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM Dubuque Challenge Day Wellness Center at Loras College
Oct 12 (all day) State Volleyball 09/20/2019 Iowa State Campus, Ames
Nov 11, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Muscatine Youth Athlete Play Day 10/18/2019 Muscatine YMCA (1823 Logan Street, Muscatine)
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