North

Andrew Fisher
Area Director
Phone:712-336-9622
Brent O'Hara
Area Director
Phone:712-336-9622

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

  • Cerro Gordo
  • Clay
  • Dickinson
  • Emmet
  • Hancock
  • Kossuth
  • Palo Alto
  • Winnebago
  • Worth

The North Area hosts competitions in:

  • Soccer Skills (held annually in October in Spirit Lake at the Bedell Family YMCA)
  • Bowling (held annually in October in Fort Dodge at Family Bowl)
  • Basketball Skills (held annually in January at Spirit Lake High School)
  • Swimming (held annually in March in Spirit Lake at the Bedell Family YMCA)
  • Spring Games (held annually in March at Spirit Lake High School)

Registration forms for state competitions and area events can be found on our Participation Forms page.  When sending in an area competition entry form, please email it to brent.ohara@okobojiymca.com or andrew.fisher@okobojiymca.com.

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
Jan 23, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM North Area Basketball Skills 01/13/2020 Bedell Family YMCA (1900 41st Street, Spirit Lake)
Mar 26, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM North Area Swimming 03/02/2020 Bedell Family YMCA (1900 41st Street, Spirit Lake)
Apr 15, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM North Area Spring Games 03/30/2020 Okoboji High School (901 H Ave, Milford)