Special Olympics Northwest Iowa Track and Field Spring Games will be held Saturday, April 12th at the Sioux Center Athletic Field. If there is inclement weather, they will go indoors to Dordt’s Gym and Rec Center.
Opening ceremonies are scheduled to begin at 9:30 am. The track and field events begin at 9:35 and the last relay is scheduled for 1:15 pm Saturday afternoon. There are 440 athletes registered to participate from the ages of 8 to 70. Athletes will represent Lyon and Osceola counties all the way down to Monona and Crawford counties as part of the NW District area.
Athletes may participate in 2 events and run with a relay team. There are over 125 volunteers who help to make the day a great success. First place winners will compete in Ames on May 17-19 at the Special Olympics State Summer Games.