Tuesday, January 10, 2012 9:52 AM
Register Today for the 20th Anniversary Winter Iowa Games
AMES, Iowa – The 20th Anniversary Winter Iowa Games powered by the Iowa Food & Family Project will begin five weekends of competition on Jan. 21. Dubuque will play host to the majority of events, Jan. 27-29. Online registration and registration forms are available at www.IOWAGAMES.org.
The 2012 Winter Iowa Games will hold competitions for 21 sports. Adult men’s basketball, broomball, dodgeball, figure skating and adult ice hockey will be held in Cedar Rapids on Feb. 11-12. The 2011 Games featured more than 4,000 athletes from across the state. As Iowa’s premier winter sports festival, the Games will be held in 11 Iowa communities over the five-week period.
Several registration deadlines are approaching in the upcoming weeks, so register by the early deadline and save on your entry fee.
Approaching Registration Deadlines - 2012 Winter Iowa Games
Jan. 15 (FINAL Deadline) – youth basketball
Jan. 16 (FINAL Deadline) – indoor soccer
Jan. 16 (EARLY Deadline) & Jan. 23 (FINAL Deadline) – alpine ski racing, cross country skiing, fitness walk, martial arts, table tennis, road race – 5K, slopestyle & freestyle jump (skiing/snowboarding), wrestling (Final Deadline Jan. 25)
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Jan. 16 (EARLY Deadline) & Jan. 23 (FINAL deadline) – adult basketball, broomball, dodgeball, figure skating, adult ice hockey
Jan 16. (EARLY Deadline) & Jan. 23 (FINAL deadline) – wheelchair basketball (Waukee YMCA), archery NASP (Johnston High School), horseshoes, fitness walk (Des Moines), 6-on-6 basketball (Roland-Story High School)
Jan 18. (EARLY Deadline) & Jan. 28 (FINAL deadline) – trapshooting (Ackley, DeWitt, Harlan, Montrose)
For more information about the 20th Anniversary Winter Iowa Games and online registration, visit www.IOWAGAMES.org.
The Iowa Sports Foundation is a nonprofit sports management organization that helps develop amateur sports in Iowa and promote positive lifestyles and physical fitness through athletic events and health education initiatives.