Statewide Competitions

medal-equestrianEach year, Special Olympics Iowa holds eight statewide championships, putting the heart of our athletes, the dedication of our coaches and the giving spirit of our volunteers on display.

  • Winter Games  is held every January in Dubuque with competition in:
    • Alpine Skiing
    • Cross Country Skiing
    • Figure Skating
    • Snowshoeing
    • Speed Skating
  • Mid-Winter Tournament is held every March in Iowa City/Coralville with competition in:
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading and Dance
    • Gymnastics
    • Powerlifting
  • Summer Games  is held every May in Ames with competition in:
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    • Bocce
    • Cycling
    • Developmental Events
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
  • Softball is held every August in Ankeny.
  • Equestrian is held every September in Granger.
  • Flag Football is held every September in Cedar Rapids.
  • Volleyball is held every October in Ames.
  • Bowling is held every November in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Council Bluffs.
  • Conference Basketball is held every January and February in various locations.
  • Esports is held during the winter and spring months online.