Southwest Area

Area Contact Information

3524 S National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807

Office Number: 417-306-9963

Area Staff:
Haley Blevins, Development Director
Jesse Williams, Program Director

Counties served:
Barry, Barton, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Polk, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Vernon, Webster and Wright

Southwest Area events

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State Pickleball Tournament

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
525 Ellis Blvd
Jefferson City, MO 65101 United States

The SOMO State Pickleball Tournament will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2024, at the Firley YMCA in Jefferson City. For more information, visit somo.org/statepickleball.

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Camp Courage — CANCELED

August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 3 @ 11:00 am
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, MO - Missouri 65101

This event has been canceled. For more information, visit somo.org/camp

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Southwest Area Flag Football

August 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
605 Missouri Ave
West Plains, MO 65775 United States

Join us at Carmichael Field in West Plains, MO, as we host an exciting tournament on Friday, August 2nd. Team check-in opens at 9:00 AM, followed by the inspiring Opening…

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Southwest Area Golf

August 5 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
2000 Richard Webster Drive
Carthage, MO 64836 United States

Get ready to tee off for a day of golfing excitement at the beautiful Carthage Golf Course in Carthage, MO! Join us on Monday, August 5th, for a memorable tournament…

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Southwest Area Bocce

August 10 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
700 E State Street
mountain grove, MO 65711 United States

Mark your calendars on Saturday, August 10th for an exciting day of competition in Mountain Grove, MO! Team check-in begins promptly at 9:30 AM, followed by the grand Opening Ceremonies…

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West Softball Regional

August 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are hosting our West Softball Regional on Saturday, August 24 in Lee Summit Missouri from 8 AM – 5 PM at the Frank White  Sports Complex

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SOMO Night at the Ballpark

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
955 E Trafficway St
Springfield, MO 65802 United States

Join us for a night of fun at the Springfield Cardinals Game! Tickets are just $13 and a portion of each ticket will come back to the SW Area in…

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Night of Champions Gala

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
521 E Saint Louis St
Springfield, MO 65806 United States

Join us for the inaugural Night of Champions Gala Hosted by Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri  This elegant evening will include dinner with local Special Olympics Missouri…

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State Soccer Tournament

September 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
305 Special Olympics Dr.
Jefferson City, 65101 United States

The SOMO State Soccer Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Training for Life Campus. For more information, visit somo.org/statesoccer. 

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Athlete Registration Day – SW Area

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
3524 S National Ave
Springfield, MO 65807 United States

Join us at our Southwest Area office for a day dedicated to getting all of our athletes registered in one stop! This event is open to the public for New…

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SOMO Sum Ups: July 16-22

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from July 16-22, 2024! Southwest Area Soccer Clinic: Tuesday, July 16 The Southwest Area Soccer Clinic, held…

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SOMO Sum Ups: July 9-15

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from July 9-15, 2024! Healthy Hustle: Wednesday, July 10 & Friday, July 12 This week marks the final…

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SOMO Sum Ups: June 25- July 1

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 25- July 1, 2024! Healthy Hustle: Wednesday, June 26 & Friday, June 28 It was another…

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SOMO Sum Ups: June 11-17

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 11-17, 2024! Cops on the Coop: St. Peters and Creve Coeur Police Departments Team Up…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: May 7 – 13

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from May 7 – 13. Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: April. 30 – May. 6

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from April. 23 – 29 Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: April. 23 – 29

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from April. 23 – 29 Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: April. 16 – 22

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from April. 16 – 22 Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: April. 9 – 15

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from March 19-April 1 Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: April. 2 – 8

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from April 2 – 8 Training for Life Campus Events: All Week!TLC events are back for the new…

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