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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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

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Central Area Bowling Tournament

December 3
1508 N Providence Rd
Columbia, MO 65203 United States

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

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Lexington Local Basketball Tournament

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
2309 Aull Ln
Lexington, MO 64067 United States

Featuring Team Skills and Individual Skills

Central Area blog posts

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Lou Holtmann named SOMO Volunteer of Year, others honored

All of the volunteers below were recognized for their outstanding contributions to Special Olympics Missouri from their respective areas at the SOMO Annual Awards Luncheon Oct. 19 in Columbia. Each year, Special…

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Laura Speed Elliott Middle School students raise money for Special Olympics through coin wars

On May 22, an EF3 tornado tore through Jefferson City, destroying our athletic field and damaging the roof and most interior spaces at the Training for Life Campus. Due to…

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The Impact of Young Athletes

 Editor’s note: This session of Young Athletes concluded in early May 2019. On May 22, an EF3 tornado tore through Jefferson City, destroying our athletic field and damaging the roof…

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Special Olympics Missouri Athlete Finds A “Place to Belong”

Inspired by our mission, SOMO offers programs that cultivate the whole athlete on and off the sports field. It’s easy to see that lives can’t help but be changed through…

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