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

Christina McDonough Hunt, Development Director

Gabby Buttice, Health & Wellness Coordinator

Allen Tobin, Athlete Leadership Assistant

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

KC Metro Area events

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KC Metro/ North Area Golf

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11100 View High Drive
Kansas City, MO 64134 United States

Team entries and physicals due Wednesday, July 17.  Questions? KC Teams – please send rosters to Meg Ward: ward@somo.org North Teams – please send rosters to Mitch Curran: curran@somo.org

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KC Metro Area Bocce

August 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
19310 E 50th Terrace
Independence, MO 64055 United States

Team entries and physical renewals are due Monday, July 22.  Questions?  Contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org

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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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Dare to Dream Charity Golf Tournament – Celebrating 20 years!

September 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
11215 Holmes Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64131 United States

Join us for a celebration at the 20th annual Dare to Dream Charity Golf Tournament!  We’ll raise money to help athletes to attend the KC Sports Experience at no cost…

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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…

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KC Metro Area Bowling

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
11400 E 350 Highway
Raytown, MO 64138 United States

Area Bowling will take place across 2 Locations. For School-Aged Athletes (21 years and younger), Event will be held at Premier Bowling (Raytown, MO). For Adult Athletes (22 years and…

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KC Metro Lunch & Learn

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Connect with the KC Metro area and learn more about SOMO!  Whether you are a business, organization, or an individual who is interested in knowing more, please join us for…

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Show Me MO Fashion Show

November 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
19677 E Jackson Dr.
Independence, MO 64057 United States

Special Olympics Missouri is partnering with the community of Kansas City to host its very first Show Me MO Fashion Show featuring Special Olympics Missouri athlete models wearing outfits provided…

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2024 Awards Banquet

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, MO - Missouri 65101

Special Olympics Missouri will hold its 2024 Awards Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Training for Life Campus in Jefferson City. During this event, we will honor our 2024…

KC Metro Area blog posts

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SOMO Sum Ups: June 11-17

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 11-17, 2024! Cops on the Coop: St. Peters and Creve Coeur Police Departments Team Up…

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Fourth Annual Evening with Andy Reid: A Winning Night!

The Fourth Annual Evening with Andy Reid, held on Wednesday, June 5, was a huge success! The event celebrated the Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes and was an unforgettable experience…

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SOMO Sum Ups: June 3-10

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 3-10, 2024! Fourth Annual Evening with Andy Reid: Wednesday, June 5 The Fourth Annual Evening…

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SOMO Sum Ups: May 21-27

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from May 21-27, 2024! Training for Life Campus Weekly Events and Classes: May 21-24 Check out these great pictures from Healthy Hustle on…

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SOMO Sum Ups: May 14-20

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from May 14-20, 2024! Training for Life Campus Weekly Events and Classes: May 14-20 We always have exciting events going on at the…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: May 7 – 13

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from May 7 – 13. Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: April. 30 – May. 6

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from April. 23 – 29 Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: April. 23 – 29

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from April. 23 – 29 Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: April. 16 – 22

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from April. 16 – 22 Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: April. 9 – 15

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from March 19-April 1 Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new…

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