Martin Wright
Area Director
55491 230th St.
Glenwood, IA 51534
Will Schafer
Area Director
204 N. 3rd St.
PO Box 210
Panama, IA 51562
Kim Bentsen
Area Director
600 N. Main St.
Modale, IA 51556

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

  • Fremont
  • Harrison
  • Mills
  • Pottawattamie
  • Shelby

The Southwest Area hosts regional competitions in:

  • Cycling (held annually in September at Avoca High School)
  • Bowling(held annually in October in Council Bluffs at Thunder Bowl)
  • 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)
  • 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
Apr 11, 9:30 AM Southwest Area Spring Games 03/15/2017 Iowa Western Community College, Reivers Sports Complex, 2700 College Rd., Council Bluffs, IA