West Central

Debby Eldred
Area Director
4620 Locust
West Des Moines, IA 50265

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:      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.

Event Date Event Entries due by Event Location
Oct 5–6 Chow’s Gymnastics Fundraiser Ohana Sports Complex (1400 SE Gateway Drive #111, Grimes, Iowa)
Oct 17, 10:00 AM West Central Area Bowling (Ages 8-21) 09/13/2019 Bowlerama Lanes (1313 East Diehl Ave, Des Moines)
Oct 18, 9:30 AM West Central Area Bowling (Ages 22+) 09/13/2019 Bowlerama Lanes (1313 East Diehl Ave., Des Moines)
Jan 30, 9:30 AM West Central Area Basketball Skills 12/12/2019 Valley Community Center (4444 Fuller Road, West Des Moines)
Apr 14, 9:30 AM West Central Area Spring Games 03/01/2020 Indianola Middle School (403 South 15th Street, Indianola)
Apr 14, 9:30 AM West Central Area Swimming 03/01/2020 Indianola YMCA (306 East Scenic Valley Ave., Indianola)