Kansas City Metro Area

Area Contact Information

SOMO KC Metro
9150 E 41st Ter, Suite 213
Kansas City, MO 64133
Phone: 816.535.9610
Fax: 816.535.9611

Area Staff:
Alyssa Cress, Program Director
Kami Delameter, Interim Development Director

Counties served:
Bates, Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte

KC Metro Area events

2022 Polar Plunge logo

Kansas City Polar Plunge

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Shelter Road
Smithville, MO 64089 United States

This “unbearable” event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by walking, running or crawling into the frigid winter waters that Missouri…

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Athlete Leadership University

March 25 @ 4:00 pm - March 27 @ 4:00 pm
305 Special Olympics Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65101 United States

This Athlete Leadership University if for NEW and RETURNING Athlete Leaders! There will be something for everyone!  This is at NO COST to our athlete leaders so SIGN UP NOW! …

A swimmer with rose-colored goggles comes out of the water to take a large breath

KC Metro Area Aquatics Meet

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
18200 MO-78
Independence, MO 64057 United States

Entries due to Alyssa by Monday, March 21st.   Questions? Contact Alyssa at Cress@somo.org

Track

KC Metro Area Track

April 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
901 NE Douglas St
Lee's Summit, MO 64086 United States

Entries due to Alyssa by Monday, April 4th.  Questions? Contact cress@somo.org

A long jump athlete flies through the air with arms outstretched as they are about to land in the sand

Carrollton Track and Field Local Invitational

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

questions or to get involved? Please contact Alyssa at cress@somo.org

CJ Awards

Belton Local Track (School Aged)

May 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
801 W North Ave
Belton, MO 64012 United States

This Local track meet is for school aged athletes. Entries due to Alyssa by Monday, April 25th.  Questions? Contact Cress@somo.org

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2022 State Summer Games

May 20 - May 22

2022 State Summer Games taking place in Columbia on May 20-22.  Times and Locations TBA. For more information contact Tim Schuster at schuster@somo.org

KC Metro Area blog posts

Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid speaks to a crowd of Special Olympics Missouri supporters on June 10 at Arrowhead Stadium.

Chiefs Coach Andy Reid boosts SOMO

Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid pointed to the resilience of Special Olympics athletes, then called on a crowd of some 300 people to “step up and step out” to support Special Olympics Missouri Thursday night at “An Evening With Andy Reid” at Arrowhead Stadium.

Coach Andy Reid poses with SOMO athletes

Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid Supports Special Olympics Missouri

Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid has partnered with Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) to promote the statewide organization through a series of public service announcements. “I believe in this…

KC Metro Area newsletters

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January Kansas City Metro Area Newsletter

Area Sponsors

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