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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Cops on Top – Boonville

February 3 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 pm

Please join the Dept. of Corrections as they take to the roof of C & R Market in Boonville – to raise awareness and funds for the SOMO athletes.  They…

Basketball

Central Area Unified Champion Schools Basketball Tournament

February 3 @ 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 Basketball 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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Tip-A-Cop at Texas Roadhouse Jefferson City

February 15 @ 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
3104 S Ten Mile Dr
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109

Please make plans to join the Algoa Correctional Center and the Jefferson City Police Department as they become your servers for the evening!

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Jefferson City – Cops on Top

February 16 @ 6:00 am - February 17 @ 12:00 pm
610 Bolivar St.
Jefferson City, 65109 United States

Officers from the Jefferson City area Law Enforcement agencies will take to the roof of the Courtyard Marriott Hotel, from Thursday, February 16 at 6am thru Friday, February 17 at…

Osage Beach Cops On Top 2023

Osage Beach Cops on Top

February 17 @ 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
997 Hwy D
Osage Beach, Missouri 65065

Osage Beach Police Officers, along with our friends from Mix 92.7, will take to the roof of HyVee Fast & Fresh, in Osage Beach, on Friday February 17 from 6…

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Polar Plunge – Lake of the Ozarks

February 25

We are hosting 28th annual Polar Plunge at the Lake of the Ozarks on Feb. 25, 2023. All plunger’s must raise a minimum of $75 by Plunge date. Day of…

Lexington Local Basketball - Dec. 2022

Russellville Local Basketball Tournament

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
13600 Rt. C
Russellville, MO 65074 United States

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

Norm Stewart Classic 3

Laquey Local Basketball Tournament

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
27600 Hwy AA
Laquey, MO 65534 United States

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

2019 KC Run In

Columbia Polar Plunge

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
3101 Bass Pro Dr.
Columbia, MO 65202 United States

Join us at the Columbia Polar Plunge on March 11, 2023 at Bass Pro Shops Lake. More information to come.

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Fatima Local Basketball Tournament

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
143 East Main St.
Westphalia, MO 65085 United States

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

Central Area blog posts

Eldon Flag Football muscles

Capital City, Eldon and Camdenton compete in Unified flag football tournament at Training for Life Campus

JEFFERSON CITY – Inclusion was on full display at the Training for Life Campus on Thursday, Oct. 29! Teams from Capital City High School, Eldon High School and Camdenton High…

Special Olympics Missouri Hall of Fame Class of 2022

SOMO honors athletes, volunteers and donors at 2022 Leadership Summit

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) honored several of its most outstanding athletes, coaches, volunteers and donors at its 2022 Leadership Summit on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Training…

Lynna Hodgson And Larry Linthacum

Lynna’s Log: State Outdoor Games 2022

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri athlete Lynna Hodgson shared her experience at the 2022 State Outdoor Games in her blog below and at the following link! “I met up…

AHCA Finals in Sedalia

SOMO Weekend Recap: Oct. 13-16

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Oct. 13-16, 2022! Franklin County Local Bowling Tournament – Thursday, Oct. 13 Special Olympics Missouri…

Jeffery Fugett, Tanner Hrenchir And Simon Caldwell

Special Olympics Missouri gets set to host 2022 Leadership Summit

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) will honor several of its most outstanding athletes, coaches, volunteers and donors at its 2022 Leadership Summit on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, at…

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Hundreds of athletes participate at 2022 State Outdoor Games

JEFFERSON CITY – What a weekend! Hundreds of Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state came together to create a memorable 2022 State…

Carrollton High School Unified Local Track Meet

Carrollton High School hosts Unified track meet

CARROLLTON – Carrollton High School was the place to be on Friday, Sept. 30! Five school districts across two different Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) areas (North and Central) came together…

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 (TLC). ALPs…

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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