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 – Held every January in Dubuque with competition in:
    • Alpine and Nordic Skiing
    • Figure Skating
    • Snowshoeing
    • Speed Skating
  • Mid-Winter Tournament – Held every March in Iowa City with competition in:
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading and Dance
    • Gymnastics
    • Powerlifting
  • Summer Games – Held every May in Ames with competition in:
    • powerlifting-medal1Athletics (Track and Field)
    • Bocce
    • Cycling
    • Developmental Events
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
  • Softball – Held every August in Ankeny
  • Equestrian – Held every September in Granger
  • Flag Football – Held every September in Cedar Rapids
  • Volleyball – Held every October in Ames
  • Bowling – Held every November in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Council Bluffs
  • Conference Basketball– Held every January and February in various locations

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