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Registration for this event will open mid-April, pending venue approval.

COVID-19 Guidelines

For the most recent COVID-19 guidelines for this event, click HERE.


Sunday, August 1, 2021


Check In: 12:00 PM
Start: 12:30 PM


Ames Community Center Gym
515 Clark
Ames, IA 50010



12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.

Competition Format

You’ll love Zumba Fitness® classes that feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats.

Nancy Shaw and other local Zumba® instructors will lead the non-competitive event.

This is open to all ages and participants can move at his or her own pace and recognition will be given to everybody. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Live Healthy Iowa participants may take part in the Zumba Fitness® for FREE! (You must either wear your 2021 T-shirt or bring a copy of your e-mail entry confirmation/weekly tip).  For more information on Live Healthy Iowa, visit

Entry Fee Perks

Athletes will receive a colored T-shirt for their entry fee. Pre-registered athletes may upgrade their cotton shirt for a dri-fit for an additional $12 through June 23. Live Healthy Iowa participants may purchase a cotton t-shirt for $5.00 on-site. 

T-shirt pick up will be located indoors at the Sukup South Endzone at Jack Trice Stadium. Access to Sukup Endzone is from University Boulevard. Hours are:

Friday, July 30: 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 31: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, August 1: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Athletes receive a FREE ticket to the Iowa Games Opening Ceremony


Nancy Shaw
(Wellness Coordinator/Licensed Zumba Instructor with Ames Park and Recreation)

Registration Deadline

$5.00 / Individual

No charge for 2021 Live Healthy Iowa participants if you wear your 2021 T-shirt or bring a copy of your weekly email, access card, etc.  If Live Healthy Iowa participants want to purchase a Summer Iowa Games t-shirt they can do so for $5.00.

Online: Monday, July 16

Registration is anticipated to open by mid-April pending final facility approval.

On-Site Registration

$5.00 Entry Fee; After the deadlines listed above, please bring the entry form(s) and fee(s) to the event.

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