If you think you may need to get on Fort Leonard Wood base during the State Indoor Games March 17-19, 2017, you MUST fill out the form below and read the registration information below the form.

ONSITE REGISTRATION
If you have not registered online, then you may do so on site, but will need to allow 1.5 hours to be vetted (registered) through the system. If for any reason you do not pass the National Crime Information Center background check, then you will NOT be allowed on Fort Leonard Wood. 

Upon your arrival to Fort Leonard Wood you will need:

  • Check in at the Visitor’s Center at Fort Leonard Wood 
  • Have your Driver’s license ANDone other form of ID from the list below: 
    • United States Passport or United States Passport Card 
    • Certified Birth Certificate 
    • Social Security Card 
    • School ID card w/ photograph 
  • Note: THE ABOVE DOCUMENTS MUST BE ORIGINALS – NO COPIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. 


Upon approval, you will be issued a pass for the time you will be there and you will show this pass when you travel on and off base. 

Once you get your pass for the weekend you will NOT have to stop at the Visitor’s Center the rest of your visit. 

APPROVALS
If you registered online, you WILL receive an email from Trish Lutz, Sr. Director of Programs, stating you have been approved with information about your arrival. Trish will be working registration on site, but will be checking email regularly.  You may also call the Headquarters office at 573-635-1660 and ask for Jessica Anderson and she can also assist you on Thursday and/or Friday.

ARRIVAL INFORMATION

Please do not forget to have your driver's license and another form of ID (current passport, original social security card or birth certificate).  If you are driving you will need to have your current registration and insurance.

Questions? Lutz@somo.org

State Indoor Games

We are incredibly excited to be returning to Fort Leonard Wood and Waynesville as we bring our bowling and basketball state competition to the area March 17-19, 2017. Check back often for more information on the upcoming Indoor Games!

This event is expected to cost approximately $93,000.  Donations help underwrite the cost of the event and allow more opportunities for our athletes.  Donate online here

Have questions about the Fort Leonard Wood registration form and on-base procedure for the 2017 State Indoor Games? We don't blame you because it's rather confusing! However, before you contact the area or HQ staff, read this FAQ sheet to see if it answers your question first

Maps/directions
Schedule 
Hotels
Volunteers 
Coaches' Handbook 
Fort Leonard Wood FAQ 
Event Guide
Fact Sheet
Sponsorships
Place to eat off base
Donate

What to bring

Have your Driver’s license or State ID and one other form of ID from the list below:
- United States Passport or United States Passport Card 
- Certified Birth Certificate 
- Social Security Card 
- School identification card with photograph

Note: THE ABOVE DOCUEMENTS MUST BE ORIGINALS – NO COPIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

If driving own vehicle, please bring:
- Registration Information
- Proof of Insurance

If driving a rental vehicle:
- Signed rental agreement

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Map:

Coming soon!

Directions to FLW Main Gate (Registration/Op Center): 

From St. Louis
- Take 44 West toward Waynesville
- Take Exit 161
- Take left on Missouri Ave.
- Follow Missouri Ave. all the way to the FLW Main Gate

From Kansas City
- Take 71 South
- Continue onto I-49/US-71 S
- Take exit 157 for MO-7 S toward Clinton
- Continue to follow MO-7 S, merges with 65 South
- Continue onto MO-5
- Turn left onto Missouri BB
- Continue straight onto State Hwy. F
- Turn left to merge onto I-44 E toward Rolla
- Take exit 161 and turn right onto Missouri Ave.
- Take Missouri Ave. all the way to the FLW Main Gate

From Columbia
- Take 63 South
- Merge onto US-54 W/US-63 S
- Take MO-17 exit toward Eugene/Ft. Leonard Wood
- Turn left onto MO-17 S/Hwy 17 S
- Turn left onto MO-52 E/Hwy 17 S
- Continue on Hwy 17- Turn left onto Rt. 66
- Turn right onto I-44 Spur/Missouri Ave.
- Follow Missouri Ave. all the way to the FLW Main Gate

From Springfield
- Take I-44 East
- Take exit 161 to turn right onto Missouri Ave.
- Follow Missouri Ave. all the way to the FLW Main Gate

From Cape Girardeau
- Take 55 North
- Take exit 175 for Missouri A toward Hillsboro
- Slight left onto State Hwy A/Veterans Blvd.
- Turn left to merge onto MO-21 S
- Turn right onto State Hwy B
- Turn left onto State Hwy EE
- Turn right onto Jones Creek Rd.
- Slight left onto MO-30 W
- Turn left onto Commercial Ave/Historic U.S. 66
- Turn right onto Historic U.S. 66 W
- Turn left onto the I-44 W ramp to Rolla
- Merge onto I-44
- Take exit 161 to turn left onto I-44 Spur/Missouri Ave.
- Follow Missouri Ave. all the way to the FLW Main Gate

 

Schedule:

Thursday, March 6
3-9 p.m.: Coaches' Registration

Friday, March 17
6-8 a.m.: Breakfast  (Dining facility marked on your map [Bldg. 6111])
7 a.m.: Coaches' Registration
8 a.m.-4 p.m.: Bowling (Daugherty Bowl on FLW base)
10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Victory Village (Davidson Fitness Center on FLW base)
11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Lunch  (Davidson Fitness Center on FLW base)
4:30-7 p.m.: Dinner (Dining facility marked on your map [Bldg. 6111])
6:45 p.m.: Opening Ceremony athletes line up (Davidson Fitness Center on FLW base)
7-8 p.m.: Opening Ceremony  (Davidson Fitness Center on FLW base)
9-9:30 p.m.: Coaches' meeting (all barracks on FLW base)

Saturday, March 18
6-8 a.m.: Breakfast  (Dining facility marked on your map [Bldg. 6111])
8 a.m.-5 p.m.: Bowling  (Daugherty Bowl on FLW base)
8 a.m.-5 p.m.: Basketball (various gyms on FLW base, Davidson Fitness Center on FLW base, various Waynesville schools) DOWNLOAD BRACKETS - Game times subject to change. Please arrive early. 
11 a.m.: Pee Wee Plunge (Waynesville High School)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Lunch (Davidson Fitness Center on FLW base and various Waynesville schools)
4:30-7 p.m.: Dinner (Dining facility marked on your map [Bldg. 6111])
6-7 p.m.: Athlete Input Council (USO on FLW base)
7-8 p.m.: Coaches Input Council (USO on FLW base)
7-9 p.m.: Bingo (USO on FLW base)
7-9 p.m.: Dance (Nutter Field House on FLW base)

Sunday, March 19
6-8 a.m.: Breakfast  (Dining facility marked on your map [Bldg. 6111])
8 a.m.-4 p.m.: Bowling  (Daugherty Bowl on FLW base)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Lunch (Daugherty Bowl on FLW base)

Event Guide:

Coming soon!



Sponsorships:

If you're interested in helping out the State Indoor Games in a different way than just volunteering, maybe a sponsorship is what you're looking for! Contact Carol Griffin for more information.

Thank you to our sponsors in 2016!

         LETR, law enforcement 

VOLUNTEERS: 

Volunteers play a critical role in the success of this event. Most shifts are four hours, and no training is required! Come spend a few hours getting inspired by our athletes. You'll walk away with a priceless memory and a free T-shirt. 

If you're interested in volunteering, please contact Harrison McLean.

Click here for a volunteer handbook and here to watch a video of what you can expect

 

 

VENUES:

Fort Leonard Wood
Daugherty Bowling Center
Davidson Fitness Center
Nutter Field House
Shea Gymnasium
Cunningham Gymnasium
Swift Gymnasium
Pippin Youth Center

Waynesville
Waynesville High School (200 Gw Lane)
Waynesville Sixth Grade Center (810 Roosevelt St.)
Waynesville Middle School (1001 Historic 66 W)

HOTELS:

There will be no on-base housing available to families while at the State Indoor Games. While the athletes and coaches will be staying in the barracks at FLW, families have the following options for hotels within two miles of the base:

Liberty Lodge 
573.336.3121 
$59/night
140 Old Rte. 66
For address & directions, visit http://www.fortwoodhotels.com  

Comfort Inn
573.336.3553 
$84 king OR $89 double queen
103 St. Robert Blvd.
For address & directions, click here

MainStay Suites
573.451.2700 
$84 single queen (with pullout couch) OR $89 double queen
227 St. Robert Blvd.
For address & directions visit  http://www.fortwoodhotels.com 

Candlewood Suites 
573.451.2500 
$84 single queen OR $89 double fulls  
140 Carmel Valley Way
For address & directions visit  http://www.fortwoodhotels.com 

Fairfield Inn
573.336.8600 
$94/night
131 St. Robert Blvd.
For address & directions visit  http://www.fortwoodhotels.com 

Hampton Inn 
573.336.3355 
$94/night
103 St. Robert Plaza Dr.
For address & directions visit  http://www.fortwoodhotels.com 

To secure these rates, you will need to mention Special Olympics Missouri.

 

Places to eat off base:

Coming soon!

 

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