Kansas City Metro Area

Area Contact Information

9150 E 41st Ter, Suite 213
Kansas City, MO 64133
Phone: 816.535.9610
Fax: 816.535.9611

Area Staff:

Meg Ward, Program Director

Eslun Tucker, Business Development Manager

Christina Hunt, Development Manager

Counties served:
Bates, Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte

KC Metro Area events

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State Pickleball Championship

July 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

PICKLEBALL IS HERE! We are excited to hold SOMO’s inaugural State Pickleball Tournament in Jefferson City on Saturday, July 15th, 2023! More details to come. Contact Luke Lamb at lamb@somo.org…

Southeast Area Tennis

KC Metro/ North Area Tennis

July 19 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4747 Mill Creek Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64112 United States

Team entries and physical renewals are due Monday, June 26.  Questions?  Contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org

Flag Football

North Area / KC Metro Flag Football Tournament

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
10500 State Hwy T
Savannah, MO 64485 United States

Team entries are due Thursday, July 6.  Questions?  Contact Todd Stutzman: stutzman@somo.org OR Meg Ward: ward@somo.org

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KC Metro/ North Area Golf

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8905 Shoal Creek Golf Course
Kansas City, MO 64157 United States

Team entries & physical renewals are due Monday, July 10.  Questions?  Contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org

8th annual Super Hero Bocce Tournament

KC Metro/ North Area Bocce

August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
19310 E 50th Terrace
Independence, MO 64055 United States

Team entries and physical renewals are due Thursday, July 20.  Questions?  Contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org

Dice Run

Jimmie’s Miles for Medals

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Jimmie’s Miles for Medals Dice Run is a motorcycle ride benefiting Special Olympics KC Metro teams. This is a fundraiser ran by the Special Olympics Missouri Fan Clubs of Kansas…

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2023 State Outdoor Games

October 6 @ 8:00 am - October 8 @ 5:00 pm

The 2023 State Outdoor Games will take place in Jefferson City, MO from October 6th through October 8th. Times and Locations TBA. For more information contact Luke Lamb at lamb@somo.org

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KC Metro Area Bowling

November 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event will be held at Premier Bowling (11400 E 350 Highway, Raytown, MO 64138) and Lunar Bowl (2001 NW 7 Highway Blue Springs, MO 64014).   Team entries are due Thursday,…

Special Olympics Missouri Hall of Fame Class of 2022

2023 Awards Banquet

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, MO - Missouri 65101

Special Olympics Missouri will hold its 2023 Awards Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Training for Life Campus in Jefferson City. During this event, we will honor our 2023…

KC Metro Area blog posts

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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 16-22

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 16-22, 2023! Southwest Area Unified 3 v 3 Basketball Tournament- Wednesday, Jan. 18 A…

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Charlie Phillips selected to compete for Special Olympics USA

Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is very excited to announce longtime athlete Charlie Phillips has been officially selected to represent Special Olympics Missouri and Special Olympics USA at the Special Olympics…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Jan. 9-15

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 9-15, 2023! Tip-A-Cop – Tuesday, Jan. 10 Eight officers from the Maryville Treatment Center…

Kansas City Polar Plunge 2022

RELEASE: SOMO preps for 19th Annual Kansas City Polar Plunge

KANSAS CITY – The 19th Annual Kansas City Polar Plunge will take place on Saturday, Jan. 28. Brave men and women from around the area will don disco-themed costumes and…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Dec. 14-18

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Dec. 14-18, 2022! Unified Christmas Party – Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022 88 students and staff…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Dec. 8-11

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Dec. 8-11, 2022! Lexington Local Basketball Tournament – Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022 SOMO hosted a…

Joe Peart and Daxton Miller carry the Flame of Hope at the conclusion of the 2022 Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebration Lunch on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022 at the Training for Life Campus.

SOMO announces Drive it Home Raffle winner and honors law enforcement

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) hosted its 2022 Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Celebration Lunch at the Training for Life Campus on Friday, Dec. 9. This event helped…

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SOMO announces six area finalists for Drive it Home Raffle

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is one step closer to naming a grand prize winner for the 2022 Drive it Home Raffle! Each of SOMO’s six area offices…

Patrick Mahomes presented a check to SOMO athlete Shyanne Pyatt and staff member Brian Neuner at the third annual 15 and the Mahomies event on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 in Kansas City, Mo.

Patrick Mahomes honors Special Olympics Missouri at Third Annual 15 and the Mahomies Foundation Gala

KANSAS CITY – Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes honored Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) and many other charities at the Third Annual 15 and the Mahomies Foundation Gala on Tuesday,…

A law enforcement member hands out a medal to a Special Olympics Missouri athlete during the 2022 State Outdoor Games in Jefferson City, Mo.

SOMO to announce Drive it Home Raffle winner and honor law enforcement at Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebration Lunch

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is excited to host its 2022 Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebration Lunch at the Training for Life Campus on Friday, Dec. 9. This…

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