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Special Olympics expands locations for Mid-Winter Tournament

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) - Special Olympics Iowa announced today they are expanding locations for the upcoming Mid-Winter Tournament in Iowa City.

The games are set to take place March 13-14.

Powerlifting and team basketball (3-on-3 and 5-on-5) competitions remain at the University of Iowa Field House, while Iowa Gym-Nest will host artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, and Iowa City West High School will host cheerleading, dance and basketball skills.

Competition begins at 9 a.m. March 14.

“The additional venues will allow us more space for competitions, providing a better experience for all involved," said SOIA Vice President of Sports Operations and Programs Shane Kiesner. "A shuttle will be available between venues so athletes, families, volunteers and fans can experience all competitions at the tournament."

The tournament is open to the public and admission is free. For more information on Special Olympics Iowa, visit our website at www.soiowa.org or call 515-986-5520.
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