Basketball

Each January and February Special Olympics Iowa athletes take to the gym to show off their basketball skills in regional team basketball tournaments and area basketball skills competitions. Both the regional basketball tournaments and area basketball skills competitions are qualifiers for the Mid-Winter Tournament that happens each March.

Helpful Links

Basketball Rules
Basketball Skills Registration Form
Team Basketball Registration Form
Team Basketball Skills Assessment for Individuals

Important Dates

Regional Basketball Tournament Registrations Due: December 17
Area basketball skills competition registration deadline varies by area. 

Regional Basketball Tournament Dates
East  – January 15, 2022 (postponed)
East Central – February 5, 2022
West – February 5, 2022
West Central – January 29, 2022

Area Basketball Skills Competition Dates
Central – February 11, 2022
East – January 15, 2022 (postponed)
East Central – January 30, 2022
North – January 20, 2022
North Central – February 10, 2022
Northeast – Coming Soon!
Northwest – January 29, 2022
South Central – January 22, 2022
Southeast – February 5, 2022
Southwest – January 13, 2022
West Central – January 20, 2022