Alexis Thorne
Area Director
5324 Lafayette Rd.
Elk Run Heights, IA 50707
Alice Miller
Area Director
613 Franklin St.
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

*Please note: If you are emailing in an area competition entry form, please direct it to

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

  • Allamakee
  • Black Hawk
  • Bremer
  • Buchanan
  • Butler
  • Chickasaw
  • Clayton
  • Delaware
  • Fayette
  • Floyd
  • Grundy
  • Howard
  • Mitchell
  • Winneshiek

The Northeast Area hosts regional competitions in:

  • Soccer skills (held annually in September in Cedar Falls at the UNI Dome)
  • Bowling(held annually in October in Waterloo at Maple Lanes)
  • Roller Skating (held annually in November in Cedar Falls at River Hills School)
  • Basketball Skills (held annually in February in Cedar Falls at UNI-WRC North Gym)
  • Spring Games (held annually in March in Cedar Falls at the UNI Dome)

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.