Peg Koele
Area Director
1323 2nd Street
Hull, IA 51239
Phone:Home: 712-439-2931, Cell: 712-470-0252

If you are emailing in a competition entry form, please direct it to

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

  • Cherokee
  • Crawford
  • Ida
  • Lyon
  • Manona
  • O’Brien
  • Osceola
  • Plymouth
  • Sioux
  • Woodbury

The Northwest Area hosts competitions in:

  • Basketball Skills (held annually in January in Sioux Center at Dordt College)
  • Spring Games (held annually in April in Sioux Center at Dordt College)
  • Bowling (held annually in October in Sioux City at Plaza Bowl and LeMars at Sweet Sixteen)

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.


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)
Aug 27, 7:00 PM Northwest Area Fall Coaches Meeting Sioux Center Middle School (950 4th Ave. NE, Sioux Center)
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 11, 9:30 AM Northwest Area Bowling (Ages 8-21) 09/27/2019 Plaza Lanes (3091 Hamilton Blvd, Sioux City)
Oct 12 (all day) State Volleyball 09/20/2019 Iowa State Campus, Ames
Oct 12 (all day) Northwest Area Bowling (Ages 22+) 09/27/2019 Plaza Lanes (3091 Hamilton Blvd, Sioux City)
Oct 12, 9:00 AM Northwest Area Bowling 09/27/2019 Sweet 16 Lanes (515 7th Ave SW, LeMars)
Oct 13, 1:00 PM Northwest Area Bowling 09/27/2019 Lucky Lanes (2303 4th Ave. S, Denison)
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
Mar 26, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Northwest Area Swimming 03/02/2020 Bedell Family YMCA (1900 41st Street, Spirit Lake)
May 21–23 Summer Games 2020 Iowa State University