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: July 10-17

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from July 10-17. Camp Jade – Special Learning Center visits TLC: July 11 Participants from the…

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Laurence Bowers welcomes SOMO athletes to annual basketball camp

COLUMBIA – Former MU basketball star Laurence Bowers teamed up with Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) at his 9th annual Camp Bowers at the Columbia Sports Fieldhouse, July 10-12. Bowers provided…

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RELEASE: SOMO gets set for first-ever State Pickleball Tournament in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) will be hosting its first-ever State Pickleball Tournament on Saturday, July 15 at the Firley YMCA in Jefferson City on Ellis Blvd. More…

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SOMO Sum Ups: June 27-July 10

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 27 to July 10. TLC – Strength and Conditioning Class: June 30 Our fourth…

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SOMO Sum Ups: June 19-26

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 19-26. Gary Brimer Sports Camp: June 18-23 68 Special Olympics Missouri athletes, including 33…

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Charlie Phillips captures the heart of the world in Berlin

BERLIN – Charlie Phillips made a name for himself at the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023. His inspiring attitude, determination and never-give-up mindset culminated in three silver medals and…

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SOMO hosts fun-filled 27th Annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp at Training for Life Campus

JEFFERSON CITY – 68 Special Olympics Missouri athletes, including 33 newcomers, had an amazing experience at the 27th Annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp at the Training for Life Campus, June…

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SOMO Sum Ups: June 12-19

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 12-19. MASC Summer Leadership Workshop: June 11-16 SOMO teamed up with the Missouri Association…

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MASC and SOMO join forces at summer leadership workshop in Fulton

FULTON – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) teamed up with the Missouri Association of Student Councils (MASC) for a week full of leadership training at the MASC Summer Leadership Workshop at…

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RELEASE: SOMO to host 27th Annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp at the Training for Life Campus

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri is so excited to host its 27th Annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp at the Training for Life Campus, June 18-23. 68 campers from across…

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