Softball

The Special Olympics Iowa State Softball Tournament is proudly sponsored by Sammons Financial Group.

softball-team-dugoutThe Special Olympics Iowa State Softball Tournament sponsored by Sammons Financial Group highlights the end of summer each August. Athletes play slow-pitch softball, which involves two teams of 10 athletes each. Softball can also be played as a Unified Sport, joining athletes with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team.

Individual skills competition is also offered to allow athletes to train and compete in basic softball skills. The development of these key skills is necessary prior to advancing to team competition. These skills include base running, batting, fielding and throwing.

Event Details

Softball Skills Competition- Manning
Schedule and Info
Date:
July 12, 2018
Registration Deadline:
June 15, 2018
Location:
IKM-Manning High School, Manning

Softball Skills Competition- Muscatine 
Date: July 21, 2018
Registration Deadline: June 15, 2018
Location: TBD

West Conference Softball Tournament
Date:
July 14, 2018
Registration Deadline: June 15, 2018
Location: Sioux City

West Central Conference Softball Tournament 
Date: July 21, 2018
Registration Deadline: June 15, 2018
Location: Des Moines

East Central Conference Softball Tournament 
Date: July 14, 2018
Registration Deadline: June 15, 2018
Location: Ellis Park, Cedar Rapids

State Softball Tournament
Date
: August 4, 2018
Area Registration Deadline: June 15, 2018
State Registration Deadline: July 25, 2018
Locations: Prairie Ridge Sports Complex, Ankeny

State Softball Tournament Schedule

8:00 a.m.                Delegation Registration
8:30 a.m.                Parade of Athletes Line-up
8:45 a.m.                Opening Ceremony
9:15 a.m.                First Softball Games & Softball Skills Competition
11:00 a.m.              Lunch begins with no break in play

Event Links

Participation Forms
Softball Rules