Virtual Spring Training Competition

All athletes, Unified partners, coaches, and fans are invited to compete in the Virtual Spring Training Competition.  Events will include soccer skills, 1 mile race and plank.  This competition is open to everyone and is a safe way to compete against your friends and peers from across the state.

Once the scores and times have been submitted, we hope you will join us in coming together virtually to celebrate everyone’s competition success with the Virtual Spring Training Competition Series.

Important Dates

Competition: April 5 – 26
Scores Due By:  April 26
Virtual Series: April 28 – 30
Awards Mailed Out: the first week of April

Here’s How it Works

  1. Choose Your Events! For the Virtual Spring Training Competition, individuals can compete in soccer skills, 1 mile race and plank.
  2. PRACTICE! After reviewing the list of competition events, begin practicing those events that you want to compete in.  
  3. SUBMIT YOUR RESULTS! We encourage you to submit times and scores for all of the events you practiced.  All scores are due April 26.

Important Links

General Information
Competition Events Overview
Competition Results Submission Form

Virtual Spring Training Competition Series

Game Hour: Escape Room @ 4:00 p.m.
Join Director of Unified Programs, Bryan Coffey, for an escape room adventure!
Register Here
Virtual Dance @ 6 p.m
LET’S DANCE! Join us for a 1-hour dance party with DJ YETI!
Athlete Social Hour @ 4:00 p.m.
Join James Sullivan, Special Olympics Iowa athlete, for a fun-filled hour of socializing with fellow athletes!
Register Here
Talent Show @ 6:00 p.m.
Join us for a talent show that will showcase the many talents of the Special Olympics Iowa athletes and Unified partners.

*If you are a Special Olympics Iowa athlete or Unified pair that would like to participate in the talent show, please email Katie Schrodt at

Register Here
Competition Results Show @ 5:00 p.m.
Drumroll…..join us for the announcement of the Virtual Winter Games competition results (this could be you!) and who knows you might even get some new SOIA merch.