Central Area

Area Contact Information

305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-635-1660
Fax: 573-635-8233

Area Staff:
Tim Schuster, Program Director

Counties served:
Audrain, Benton, Boone, Callaway, Camden, Chariton, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Gasconade, Henry, Howard, Johnson, Lafayette, Macon, Maries, Marion, Miller, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Osage, Pettis, Phelps, Pulaski, Ralls, Randolph, Saline, and Texas

Central Area events

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Owensville Local Bowling Tournament

September 23 @ 8:00 am - December 9 @ 2:00 pm
1011 MO-19
Owensville, MO 65066 United States

Owensville Local Bowling Tournament.  For more information contact Tim Schuster at schuster@somo.org  

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Central Area Track Meet Waynesville

September 23, 2022 @ 8:00 am - April 18, 2023 @ 2:30 pm

Central area track meet Waynesville.  For more information contact Tim Schuster at schuster@somo.org

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Carrollton Local Track Meet

September 30
300 East 9th St.
Carrollton, MO 64633 United States

For more information contact Tim Schuster at schuster@somo.org

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2022 State Outdoor Games

October 7 - October 9

Sports: Bocce, Flag Football, Golf, Tennis, and Softball Venues: Blair Oaks High School, Jefferson City High School, Oak Hills Golf Course, Capital City High School, and Binder Sports Complex For…

Track

Odessa Local Track Meet

October 12
713 S 3rd Street
Odessa, MO 64076 United States

For more information contact Tim Schuster at schuster@somo.org

SOMO Strikers

Strikers for SOMO Bowling Tournament

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
2017 Christy Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101 United States

Our first-ever Strikers for SOMO Bowling Tournamant will be held at Strikers Bowling Lanes, 2017 Christy Drive in Jefferson City. This is a Unified event, pairing SOMO athletes with intellectual disabilities…

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Denim and Diamonds

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
305 Special Olympics Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65101 United States

Join us at the Training for Life Campus for the 8th annual Demin and Diamonds Ladies Night Out! If you have any questions, please email Krista at, evans@somo.org. To register…

Track

South Callaway Local Track Meet

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
10135 State Rd C
Mokane, MO 65059 United States

For more information contact Tim Schuster at schuster@somo.org

Flag Football

Central Area Unified Champion Schools Flag Football Tournament

October 27 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
305 Special Olympics Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65101 United States

School aged Unified Teams are invited to compete in a Flag Football Tournament at the Special Olympics Missouri Training for Life Campus. 9:30-1:30 Contact Emma Thomas, thomas@somo.org for more information.

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Central Area Bowling Tournament Salem

November 14 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
1201B E Scenic Rivers Blvd.
Salem, 65560 United States

Central Area Bowling Tournament in Salem Missouri.  For more information contact Tim Schuster at schuster@somo.org

Central Area blog posts

ALPs University Fall 2022

ALPs University provides leadership training to Special Olympics Missouri athletes

JEFFERSON CITY – 21 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes had an amazing opportunity to learn about leadership at ALPs University, Sept. 23-25 at the Training for Life Campus. ALPs is…

ALPs University Fall 2022

SOMO Weekend Recap: Sept. 22-25, 2022

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Sept. 22-25, 2022! Thursday, Sept. 22 The Fatima volleyball team raised $1,800 for Special Olympics…

Cortez Jackson - State Outdoor Games 2021

Special Olympics Missouri to host State Outdoor Games in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY — The 2022 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Outdoor Games will bring around 1,100 athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state to Jefferson City, Oct.…

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Mexico Schools Unified Sports Day

JEFFERSON CITY — Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) held a Unified Sports Day along with a Healthy Athletes Medfest at the Special Olympics Missouri Training for Life Campus (TLC) on Wednesday,…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Sept. 16-18, 2022

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Sept. 16-18, 2022! Friday, Sept. 16 SOMO held its St. Louis Metro Area Golf Tournament…

8th annual Super Hero Bocce Tournament

SOMO hosts 8th annual Super Hero Bocce Tournament

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri hosted the 8th annual Super Hero Bocce Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Training for Life Campus. More than 40 teams participated in…

SOMO athletes Ozzie Smith and Abby Bax pose for a picture with Cardinals legend Ozzie Smith at Eagle Knoll Golf Club on Monday, July 18, 2022.

SOMO athletes welcome golfers at Ozzie Smith’s golf tournament

HARTSBURG – Special Olympics Missouri athletes Sarah Byland and Abby Bax welcomed golfers at Ozzie Smith’s 2nd annual PGA Reach Gateway JC Dodgers & Special Olympics Missouri Golf Classic at…

Thomas Cleek

SOMO athlete works for CBS Sports at PGA TOUR event

SILVIS, Ill. – Within the sports television industry, golf is widely considered to be one of the most difficult sports to put on the air. It takes a complete team…

Gary Brimer Sports Camp

SOMO athletes learn new skills at 26th annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp

JEFFERSON CITY – 51 Special Olympics Missouri athletes made lifelong memories at the 26th annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp, June 26 through July 1, at the Training for Life Campus.…

SOMO athlete Abby Bax and staff members Susan Shaffer and Luke Lamb had the chance to go on News Radio KWOS's coaches show on Saturday, June 18. The three spoke about Team Missouri's recent trip to the Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Fla. They also previewed the upcoming State Outdoor Games in Jefferson City, Oct. 7-9!

SOMO representatives interview with News Radio KWOS

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – SOMO athlete Abby Bax and staff members Susan Shaffer and Luke Lamb had the chance to go on News Radio KWOS’s coaches show on Saturday, June…

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