The Southwest Area for Special Olympics Iowa provides regional competition for athletes in the Iowa counties of:
The Southwest Area hosts regional competitions in:
- Bowling(held annually in October in Council Bluffs at Thunder Bowl)
- Unified Training Day (held annually each November at Treynor Community Schools, basketball and cheerleading skills are taught and experienced in a Unified experience)
- Basketball Skills (held annually in January in Council Bluffs at Iowa Western Community College)
- Bocce (held annually in February in Council Bluffs at Iowa Western Community College)
- Cheerleading (competition held annually at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs in conjunction with basketball skills in January)
- Spring Games (held annually in April in Council Bluffs at Iowa Western Community College and the Glenwood YMCA)
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|
|Jan 10, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM||Southwest Area Basketball Skills||12/19/2018||Iowa Western Community College- Kanesville Gym, 2700 College Rd. Athletic Bld., Council Bluffs, IA 51503|
|Feb 2, 9:00 AM||West Conference Team Basketball Tournament||Mondamin, IA at West Harrison High School, 410 Pine St. Zip-51557|
|Feb 14, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM||Southwest Area Bocce Competition||02/01/2019||Iowa Western Community College Kanesville Gym, 2700 College Rd. Athletic Bld., Council Bluffs, IA 51503|
|Apr 9, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM||Southwest Area Spring Games (Track & Field)||03/15/2019||Iowa Western Community College (track), 2700 College Rd. Track, Council Bluffs, IA 51503|