AMES, Iowa (November 15, 2017) - Iowa Games CEO/Executive Director and Hawkeye legend, Chuck Long, announced the Winter Iowa Games presented by Grinnell Mutual will be hosting five sports at the University of Iowa Field House in February 2018. 

"We are excited to be hosting events in Iowa City this year," commented Long. "This is a great opportunity to connect Iowans with a wonderful community through competition in the Winter Iowa Games."

The 2018 Winter Iowa Games will feature 25 sports throughout January and February, with the majority of sports hosted in Dubuque, January 26-28. Following the main weekend, Cedar Rapids will host events February 10-11, followed by Iowa City, February 17-18.

Over the course of 6 weeks, athletes from across the state will compete in events in 16 Iowa communities.

Dubuque sports: alpine ski racing, youth basketball, cross country skiing, fitness walk, youth ice hockey, indoor soccer, martial arts, pickleball, swimming, table tennis, 5K road race, youth volleyball and zumba

Cedar Rapids sports: adult ice hockey and figure skating

Iowa City sports: adult basketball, dodgeball, spikeball, adult volleyball and wheelchair basketball

Other sports in the Winter Iowa Games include: archery NASP & 3D, fat bike race, horseshoes, indoor paddling, indoor triathlon, snowshoeing and trapshooting

For more information and online registration, visit www.iowagames.org

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