Andy Wolf
Area Director

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)
             Basketball Skills Scoresheet
  • Swimming (held annually in March in Spirit Lake at the Bedell Family YMCA)
  • Track & Field (held annually in March at Spirit Lake High School)

Where to find forms:

Where to send forms:

If you need an updated copy of any report, please email your Regional Director

  • Delegation Report (athletes/physical expiration date)
  • Class A Credentials (Class A certified volunteers and expiration date and Protective Behaviors and expiration date)
  • Sport Certification (Coaches/sport certifications and expiration, Head’s-Up Concussion expiration, and General Orientation completion)
  • Centralized Accounting

If you are new to the area, please reach out to the Director of Regional Field Services, Katie Wiese.

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
Jan 24, 9:00 AM North Basketball Skills 01/06/2023 Bedell Family YMCA (1900 41st St, Spirit Lake, IA 51360)
Mar 16 (all day) North Swim 02/24/2023 Bedell Family YMCA (1900 41st St, Spirit Lake, IA 51360)
Apr 13 (all day) North Track and Field 03/24/2023 Spirit Lake High School (2701 Hill Ave, Spirit Lake, IA 51360)