North

Andrew Fisher
Area Director
Phone:712-336-9622
Brent O'Hara
Area Director
Phone:712-336-9622

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

  • Cerro Gordo
  • Clay
  • Dickinson
  • Emmet
  • Hancock
  • Kossuth
  • Palo Alto
  • Winnebago
  • Worth

The North Area hosts competitions in:

  • Soccer Skills (held annually in October in Spirit Lake at the Bedell Family YMCA)
  • Bowling (held annually in October in Fort Dodge at Family Bowl)
  • Basketball Skills (held annually in January at Spirit Lake High School)
  • Swimming (held annually in March in Spirit Lake at the Bedell Family YMCA)
  • Spring Games (held annually in March at Spirit Lake High School)

Where to find forms:

Where to send forms:

If you need an updated copy of any report, please email your Regional Director

  • Delegation Report (athletes/physical expiration date)
  • Class A Credentials (Class A certified volunteers and expiration date and Protective Behaviors and expiration date)
  • Sport Certification (Coaches/sport certifications and expiration, Head’s-Up Concussion expiration, and General Orientation completion)
  • Centralized Accounting

If you are new to the area, please reach out to the regional director.
North Regional Director: Dawn Criss – dcriss@soiowa.org

If specific competition dates are not listed below, they are yet to be determined for this year.