State Outdoor Games

Jefferson City
October 14-16. 2016


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Volunteers play an integral part in the success of this event. Volunteers are needed to assist with jobs such as scorekeeping, prepping awards, handing out lunches, and more. No sports knowledge is necessary; training will be provided on site. Please direct any questions to 

Before volunteering at one of our events, take the time to watch a quick video where athletes, coaches, Unified Partners and volunteers will tell you what you need to know before you show up on event day!

Online volunteer registration is now available. Select the day you'd like to volunteer:


Schedule (tentative) 

Thursday, October 13
3 p.m. -- Arrival of teams (Capital Plaza Hotel)

Friday, October 14
8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. -- Bocce Competition (Blair Oaks High School)                              
8-2 p.m. -- Tennis Competition (Washington Park)
8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. -- Golf Competition (Oak Hills Golf Course)
3-5:30 p.m. -- Arrival and check-in (Capital Plaza Hotel)
3-5 p.m. -- Coaches' Registration (Capital Plaza Hotel)
6:30-7:30 p.m. -- Opening Ceremony (TBD)
9:30 p.m. -- Coaches' Meeting (Capital Plaza Hotel)
9-10 p.m. -- Late Coaches' Registration (Capital Plaza Hotel)

Saturday, October 15
6-7:30 a.m. -- Breakfast (Capital Plaza Hotel)
8 a.m.-3 p.m. -- Softball Competition (Binder Sports Complex)
8-9:30 a.m. -- Softball Individual Skills (Binder Sports Complex)
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Lunch (Binder Sports Complex)
2:30-7 p.m. -- Flag Football Competition (Thomas Jefferson Middle School)
4:30-6:30 p.m. -- Victory Village (Thomas Jefferson Middle School)
4:30-7 p.m. -- Dinner (Thomas Jefferson Middle School)
6-7 p.m. -- Athlete Input Council (Thomas Jefferson Middle School)
6-8:30 p.m. -- Fan/Souvenir Center (Thomas Jefferson Middle School)
7-9 p.m. -- Bingo (Thomas Jefferson Middle School)
7-9:30 p.m. -- Victory Dance (Jefferson Middle School)

Sunday, October, 16
6-7:30 a.m. -- Breakfast (Capital Plaza Hotel)
8 a.m.-noon -- Softball Competition (Binder Sport Complex)


Map (coming soon!)


Parking at Capitol Plaza Hotel

Parking for people staying at the Plaza Capitol Hotel and those attending Opening Ceremony on Friday night should park in the lots across the street from the hotel. The spots with the asterisks are where we can park so long as it's after 5:30 p.m. on Friday.




Mention Special Olympics Missouri for the special room rate at these family and fan hotels!


Baymont Inn & Suites
319 West Miller Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Days Inn
2100 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO 65109

Doubletree Hotel
422 Monroe Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Individuals will just need to ask for Special Olympics rate.



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