Welcome to the West Central Area!
If you are emailing in a competition entry form, please direct it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have a question about volunteering in the West Central Area, please contact email@example.com.
The West Central Area for Special Olympics Iowa provides regional competition for athletes in the Iowa counties of:
The West Central Area hosts regional competitions in:
- Bowling(held annually in October in Des Moines at Plaza Lanes)
- Basketball Skills (held annually in January at Woodward-Granger High School)
- 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.
|Event Date||Event||Entries due by||Event Location|
|Sep 5, 6:00 PM||West Central Area Fall Coaches Meeting||SOIA State Office, 551 SE Dovetail Rd., Grimes, IA 50111|
|Oct 15, 9:30 AM||West Central Area Bowling (Special Arrangement)||09/14/2018||Great Escape, 655 NE 56th St., Pleasant Hill, IA 50327|
|Oct 18, 9:30 AM||West Central Area Bowling (Ages 8-21)||09/14/2018||Bowlerama, 1313 E. Diehl Ave., Des Moines, IA 50315|
|Oct 19, 9:30 AM||West Central Area Bowling (Ages 22+)||09/14/2018||Bowlerama, 131 E. Diehl Ave., Des Moines, IA 50315|
|Jan 24, 9:30 AM||West Central Area Basketball Skills (Ages 8-21)||12/14/2018||Valley Community Center, 444 Fuller Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265|
|Jan 26, 9:30 AM||West Central Area Basketball Skills (Ages 22+)||12/14/2018||Woodward High School, 306 West 3rd Street, Woodward, IA 50276|
|Apr 16, 9:30 AM||West Central Area Spring Games||03/01/2019||Indianola Middle school, 403 South 15th Street, Indianola, IA 50125|
|Apr 16, 9:30 AM||West Central Area Swimming||03/01/2019||Indianola YMCA|