Brad Benge
Area Director
3219 Ave. J
Fort Madison, IA 52627
Julie Benge
Area Director
3219 Ave. J
Fort Madison, IA 52627

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

  • Appanoose
  • Davis
  • Des Moines
  • Henry
  • Jefferson
  • Keokuk
  • Lee
  • Louisa
  • Mahaska
  • Monroe
  • Van Buren
  • Wappelo

The Southeast Area hosts competitions in:

  • Bowling(held annually in September/October in Ottumwa at Champion Bowl)
  • Basketball Skills (held annually in February in Burlington at Edward Stone School)
  • Spring Games (held annually in April in Mt. Pleasant at Mapleleaf Athletic Complex) 

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.


Sponsors for the 2017 Southeast Area Spring Games: 

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Event Date Event Entries due by Event Location
Oct 19, 2:00 PM Southeast Area Bowling (Ages 22+) 10/07/2019 Champion Bowl (2601 Roemer Ave., Ottumwa)
Oct 21, 10:30 AM Southeast Area Bowling (Ages 8-21 & All Ramp Bowlers) 10/07/2019 Champion Bowl (2601 Roemer Ave., Ottumwa)
Feb 6, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Oskaloosa Young Athlete Play Day 01/17/2020 William Penn Activity Center (201 Trueblood Ave. Oskaloosa, Iowa)
Feb 8, 10:30 AM Southeast Area Basketball Skills 02/01/2020 Aldo Leopold Middle School (3075 Sunnyside Ave., Burlington)