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

Alex Jones, Development 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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Gary Brimer Sports Camp

June 16 @ 3:00 pm - June 21 @ 11:00 am

Our 2024 Gary Brimer Sports Camp will be held June 16-21, 2024, at the Training for Life Campus in Jefferson City! For more information, visit somo.org/camp

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Special Olympics Night with the Jefferson City Renegades

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1309 Missouri Blvd
Jefferson City, MO 65109 United States

The Jefferson City Renegades have partnered with us for a Special Olympics Game! Buy your tickets and have an awesome night!

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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

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

Our first-ever Camp Courage will be held August 1-3, 2024, at the Training for Life Campus. For more information, visit somo.org/camp

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East Softball Regional

August 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are hosting our East Softball Regional on Saturday, August 3 in Afton Missouri from 8 AM – 5 PM at the Afton Sports Complex

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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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Driving Fore Inclusion Golf Tournament

September 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
14005 Redfield Dr.
Eugene, MO 66213 United States

Join Us for a Golf Tournament Supporting Special Olympics Missouri! We are excited to invite you to our upcoming fundraising golf tournament on Thursday, September 5, at the beautiful Redfield…

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10th Annual Superhero Bocce Tournament

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101 United States

Join us for the 10th Annual Superhero Bocce Unified event on September 7, 2024 where Community teams join Special Olympics Missouri Athletes on the field! Flight play begins at 9…

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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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2024 State Outdoor Games

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 1:00 pm

Our 2024 State Outdoor Games will be held Oct. 11-13 in Jefferson City, Mo. This year’s Outdoor Games will feature five sports: bocce, golf, tennis, softball and flag football. For…

Central Area blog posts

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SOMO Sum Ups: June 3-10

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 3-10, 2024! Fourth Annual Evening with Andy Reid: Wednesday, June 5 The Fourth Annual Evening…

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SOMO Sum Ups: May 21-27

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from May 21-27, 2024! Training for Life Campus Weekly Events and Classes: May 21-24 Check out these great pictures from Healthy Hustle on…

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SOMO Sum Ups: May 14-20

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from May 14-20, 2024! Training for Life Campus Weekly Events and Classes: May 14-20 We always have exciting events going on at the…

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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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Community Cares Celebration

What an incredible day at the Community Care Celebration! We were thrilled to welcome over 100 visitors to our campus to experience the joy of our Special Olympics community. It…

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Ladies Night Out Piccadilly: A Recap of Community, Charity, and Celebration

Our annual Ladies Night Out Piccadilly events in both St. Joseph and Jefferson City are cherished opportunities for our community to come together for an evening of food, drink, camaraderie,…

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Unified Track and Field: April. 25

SOMO hosted Unified Track and Field at the Training for Life Campus on Thursday, April 25th. Students from Russellville HS NJHS managed the competition for teams from Mexico Public Schools, California High School,…

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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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University of Missouri Students and Love Coffee Host Unified Game Night for Special Olympics Missouri Athletes

Over the weekend, University of Missouri students from Pi Kappa Phi and Love Coffee joined forces for a heartwarming event benefiting Special Olympics Missouri athletes. The collaboration brought together individuals…

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