2014 State Outdoor Games

We are very excited to bring the (newly named) State Outdoor Games back to Jefferson City in 2014. More than 900 athletes will participate in six sports Oct. 3-5: tennis, soccer, softball, golf, bocce and flag football. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

Parking at Capitol Plaza
Coaches' Handbook
Fact sheet

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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 volunteer@somo.org. 

Online volunteer registration is now closed. However, we still need at least 45 volunteers on Friday, Oct. 3. If you'd like to join us, please report to one of the following sites: 

  • Tennis competition, Washington Park (711 Kansas St), 7:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Bocce competition, 63 Sports Complex (12575 Renz Farm), 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Bocce competition, 63 Sports Complex (12575 Renz Farm), 12 pm - 5 pm
  • You are also welcome to come to Binder Softball Complex (200 South BInder Lake Rd) on Saturday from 8 am - 4 pm or Sunday from 8 am - 11 am

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Friday, Oct. 3
8 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Golf competition (Railwood Golf Course)
9 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Golf skills competition (Turkey Creek Golf Center)
9 a.m.-5 p.m. -- Bocce competition (63 Sports Complex)
8 a.m.-3 p.m. -- Tennis competition (Washington Park)
7-8 p.m. -- Opening Ceremony (Capitol Plaza Hotel)

Saturday, Oct. 4
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. -- Softball competition (Binder Park)
9 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Flag football competition (Jefferson City High School)
9:30 a.m.-Noon -- Softball individual skills competition (Binder Park)
4:30-6:30 p.m.-- Dinner (YMCA on Ellis Blvd.)
5-7 p.m. -- Healthy Athletes (YMCA on Ellis Blvd.)
5:30-7 p.m. --Victory Village (YMCA on Ellis Blvd.)
7-9 p.m. -- Dance/Bingo (YMCA on Ellis Blvd.)

Sunday, Oct. 5
8:30-11 a.m.  Softball competition(Binder Park)



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.


Coaches' Handbook

2014 Outdoor Game Coaches Handbook

Fact Sheet

2014 SOG Fact Sheet


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

Double Tree Hotel
422 Monroe Street
Double $93.60

Truman Hotel
1510 Jefferson Street
Double $82.00



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