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2014 Winter Iowa Games Media Kits Available

AMES, Iowa - Media kits are now available for the 2014 Winter Iowa Games powered by the Iowa Food & Family Project. Included in the kit are the following: media guide, radio PSA, newspaper ads and television commercial.

To download any of the above materials, visit If you choose to use the print, radio or television spots email as your company will be recognized as a media sponsor of the Winter Iowa Games.

To schedule an interview to help promote the Winter Iowa Games please contact Cory Kennedy,

The 2014 Winter Iowa Games will hold competitions in 23 sports, with new sports including Gladiator Games and Winter Bike Race.

Dubuque will host youth basketball, cross country skiing, a fitness walk, youth ice hockey, indoor soccer, martial arts, pickleball, 5K road race, swimming, table tennis, youth volleyball, wrestling and Zumba(r) on January 24-26.

Cedar Rapids will host adult basketball, dodgeball, figure skating, a fitness walk, adult ice hockey and adult volleyball on February 8-9.

Several other sports will be held throughout January and February in locations across the state. The February 1 schedule includes: alpine ski racing (Dubuque), horseshoes (Eldora), snowshoeing (Cedar Falls), trapshooting (Ackley, Ankeny, DeWitt, Harlan and Peosta) and winter bike race (Waterloo). On February 8, the Games will hold archery in Johnston and a fitness walk in Des Moines. To conclude the Winter Iowa Games on February 22, women's 6 on 6 basketball will be in Story City and Adaptive Sports Iowa wheelchair basketball will be contested at the University of Iowa.

Over the course of four weekends, the Winter Iowa Games will hold competitions in 15 different communities with over 4,300 athletes.

To learn more about the Winter Iowa Games, visit

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The mission of the Iowa Games is to provide sports and recreation opportunities for all Iowans through Olympic-style festivals, events and programs.

The Iowa Games is a department of the Iowa Sports Foundation. 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.

The Iowa Food & Family Project proudly powers the Iowa Games and supports Live Health Iowa. It encourages Iowans interested in health and wellness to participate in discussions and activities that increase their confidence about how food is grown and trust in the farmers who grow it. Because the more we know, the more we grow! Feed your curiosity at

Cory Kennedy
Marketing & Communications Director
888.777.8881 ext. 106




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