North Area

Area Contact Information

702 S Woodbine Rd, St Joseph, MO 64507
Phone: 816-233-6232 / Fax: 816-233-0130

Area Staff:
Melody Prawitz, Development Director

Mitch Curran, Program Director

Charlie Phillips, Office Assistant

Counties served:
Adair, Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Clark, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Putnam, Ray, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, Sullivan and Worth

North 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

Sports Zone June 22nd

Special Olympics Missouri North Area Sports Zone

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
3500 St Joseph Ave
St. Joseph, MO 64505 United States

Come join us on June 22nd during the Park-A-Poolza at Krug Park to see what Special Olympics is all about! We will have games and you can spin the wheel…

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KC Metro/ North Area Pickleball

June 29 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
19310 E 50th Terrace
Independence, MO 64055 United States

Team entries are due Monday, June 10.  KC teams, please submit entries and direct questions to: Meg Ward: ward@somo.org.  North teams, please submit entries and direct questions to Mitch Curran:…

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KC Metro/ North Area Softball

July 13 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
2202 Waterworks
Saint Joseph, MO 64501 United States

Team entries and physical renewals are due Thursday, June 20.  Questions? KC Metro Area Teams – please direct questions and entries to Meg Ward: ward@somo.org North Area Teams – please…

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KC Metro/ North Area Tennis

July 17 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4747 Mill Creek Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64112 United States

Team entries and physical renewals are due Monday, June 24.  Questions? KC Metro Area Teams – please direct questions and entries to Meg Ward: ward@somo.org North Area Teams – please…

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North Area / KC Metro Flag Football

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3221 SE State Route H
Faucett, MO 64448 United States

Team entries are due Thursday, June 27th.  Questions?  Contact Mitch Curran: curran@somo.org VOLUNTEERS needed!  REGISTER HERE to volunteer at Area Flag Football!

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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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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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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

North Area blog posts

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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 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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SOMO Sum-Ups: April. 2 – 8

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from April 2 – 8 Training for Life Campus Events: All Week!TLC events are back for the new…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: March. 19-April. 1

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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Odessa, Poplar Bluff and Rolla earn School of Character Awards of Merit

CARTHAGE – The Missouri Association of Student Councils (MASC), one of Special Olympics Missouri’s (SOMO) Statewide Partners, hosted its State Convention at Carthage High School, March 15-16. Student leaders from…

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SOMO athletes excel at State Indoor Games

ST. CHARLES – The 2024 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Indoor Games brought more than 1,500 athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state to St. Charles, March…

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