State Summer Games

University of Missouri
Hickman High School
May 30 - June 1, 2014

More than 2,500 athletes and coaches, along with family and friends from across Missouri will converge in Columbia May 30 - June 1, 2014, for the Special Olympics Missouri State Summer Games. This will be the last of a three-year term in the city. Help us make this last year in Columbia as memorable as possible for our athletes!

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Volunteers

VOLUNTEERS: 

We need all of the help we can get to put on these games for our athletes. Stay tuned for specific volunteer opportunities as they come available in the next few weeks and months!

Volunteer on  Friday, Saturday or Sunday (May 30 - June 1)

Volunteer Handbook - click to download


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FEATURED SPORTS:

Athletics (Track & Field)
Aquatics
Basketball
Bowling
Powerlifting
Volleyball 

Schedule:


Friday, May 30
All Day: Law Enforcement Torch Run®
All around the state

9 a.m.-10 p.m.: Coaches’ registration (non-basketball and volleyball)
Responsibility Hall at MU

9 a.m.-10 p.m.: Shuttle bus routes
Sports venues & Mizzou campus

9:30 a.m.: Basketball and volleyball coaches’ meetings
Sports venues

10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Volleyball
MizzouRec Complex

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Basketball
Hearnes Fieldhouse at Mizzou; MizzouRec Complex

11 a.m.-6 p.m.: Aquatics, bowling, powerlifting and track coaches’ registration
Responsibility Hall at MU

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Lunch
Sports venues -- MizzouRec Complex athletes eat at Plaza 900

4:30-7:30 p.m.: Dinner
Plaza 900 & Rollins

6-7 p.m.: Families/Fan Clubs Q&A (optional)
Hickman High School

7:30 p.m.: Opening Ceremony
Hickman High School

9-11 p.m.: Coaches’ registration
Responsibility Hall at MU

10:30 p.m.: Coaches’ meeting
Respect Hall at MU



Saturday, May 31

6-8 a.m.: Breakfast
Plaza 900 & Rollins

6:30 a.m.-10 p.m.: Shuttle bus routes
Sports venues & Mizzou campus

7 a.m.-10 p.m.: Coaches’ registration
Responsibility Hall at Mizzou

7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.: Track and Field
Hickman High School

8 a.m.-5 p.m.: Bowling
AMF Town and Country Lanes

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Aquatics
MizzouRec Complex

10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Healthy Athletes Park
Hickman High School

10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.: Powerlifting
Hickman High School

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Lunch
Sports venues

4:30-7:30 p.m.: Victory Village
Hickman High School

4:30-7:30 p.m.: Dinner
Hickman High School

5:30-9 p.m.: Families/Fan Clubs Q&A (optional)
Hickman High School

7-9 p.m.: Dance/Bingo
Hickman High School

10:30 p.m.: Coaches’ meeting
Respect Hall at MU



Sunday, June 1

6-8 a.m.: Breakfast
Plaza 900 & Rollins

6:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Shuttle bus routes
Sports venues & Mizzou campus

8 a.m.-noon: Track and Field
Hickman High School

8 a.m.-4 p.m.: Bowling
AMF Town and Country Lanes

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Lunch
Sports venues


Downloads:

Family and Fan FAQs

Coaches' Handbook:

2014 State Summer Games Coaches' Handbook

Coaches' Handbook Maps:

 

Hickman High School Track and Field Map

 


Event Guide:

2014 Summer Games Event Guide


Map:

Special Olympics Missouri 2014 State Summer Games Map

 


Driving Directions: 

To Registration in College Avenue Hall

From Hwy 63
Exit at Stadium Blvd and go West
Go North on College Avenue
Turn Right on to Rollins St
Take first right to College Ave Hall

From Interstate 70 * Please note that there is construction at I-70 and Stadium, use the following directions.
Exit at Range Line Road and go South
Turn Left onto Business Loop 70
Turn Right on College Avenue
Turn Left on to Rollins St
Take first right to College Ave Hall

To Parking


From Hwy 63
Exit at Stadium Blvd and go West
Go North on College Avenue
Turn Right on to Rollins St
Take first right to College Ave Hall
Take left onto Hospital Drive and park in lots immediately on left or right

From Interstate 70 * Please note that there is construction at I-70 and Stadium, use the following directions.
Exit at Range Line Road and go South
Turn Left onto Business Loop 70
Turn Right on College Avenue
Take Left onto Hospital Drive and park in lots immediately on left or right

 

Hotel Accomodations:

Families and friends of athletes have the opportunity to stay at the following Columbia hotels with special rates!  Be sure to ask for the Special Olympics rate when you book your room.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
1402 Cinnamon Hill
Columbia, MO 65201
Double $129/Night
573.442.8034

Quality Inn
1612 N. Providence Road
Columbia, MO 65202
Double $89/Night
573.449.2491

Stoney Creek Inn
2601 S. Providence Road
Columbia, MO 65203
$99/Night
573.442.6400

Renting a vehicle?

Choose Enterprise at this link for a special deal for SOMO fans.

Donations

Donations are needed to cover the cost of this event. Businesses interested in sponsoring this event should contact Susan Stegeman at 573-635-1660. Donations can also be mailed to Special Olympics Missouri - 2014 State Summer Games, 1001 Diamond Ridge, Suite 800, Jefferson City, MO 65109.

Thank you to these generous sponsors:

LETR, law enforcement         

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Break  TimeAMF Bowling

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