West Central

Debby Eldred
Area Director
4620 Locust
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Phone:515-229-7733

Welcome to the West Central Area!

If you are emailing in a competition entry form, please direct it to registerwestcentral@gmail.com.

If you have a question about volunteering in the West Central Area, please contact volunteer4westcentral@yahoo.com.

Are you interested in applying for a delegation/area program scholarship?  Please review this document before filling out the scholarship form.

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

  • Audobon
  • Boone
  • Carroll
  • Dallas
  • Guthrie
  • Marion
  • Polk
  • Warren

The West Central Area hosts competitions in:

  • Bowling(held annually in October in Des Moines at Bowlerama Lanes)
    • Register to be a volunteer for the West Central Area Bowling at Bowlerama on Thursday, October 18th &/or Friday, October 19th:      CLICK HERE
  • Basketball Skills (held annually in January at Valley Community Center in West Des Moines)
  • Spring Games (held annually in April at the Indianola Middle School AND Indianola 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.

Events
Event Date Event Entries due by Event Location
May 23–25 State Summer Games Iowa State University, Ames
Jul 13 (all day) West Central Conference Softball Tournament Carney Park, Des Moines
Aug 3 (all day) State Softball Skills & Team Softball Tournament 07/24/2019 Ankeny
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)