Southwest

Trudy Messerschmidt
Area Director
Phone:402-740-2448 (Please leave a message)
Julie Brummer
Area Director
Phone:712-520-3042

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

  • Fremont
  • Harrison
  • Mills
  • Pottawattamie
  • Shelby

The Southwest Area hosts competitions in:

  • Cycling
  • Bowling(held annually in October in Council Bluffs at Thunder Bowl)
  • Unified Training Day (held annually each November at Treynor Community Schools, basketball and cheerleading skills are taught and experienced in a Unified experience)
  • Basketball Skills (held annually in January in Council Bluffs at Iowa Western Community College)
  • Bocce (held annually in February in Council Bluffs at Iowa Western Community College)
  • Cheerleading (competition held annually at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs in conjunction with basketball skills in January)
  • Spring Games (held annually in April in Council Bluffs at Iowa Western Community College and the Glenwood YMCA)

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.
Southwest Regional Director: Katie Schrodt – kschrodt@soiowa.org

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

Events
Event Date Event Entries due by Event Location
Apr 5–26 Virtual Spring Training Competition Online
Apr 28–30 Virtual Spring Training Competition Series
The activity schedule will be announced on April 9.
Online