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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Ladies Night Out Piccadilly Gala

April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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St Joseph, 64501 United States

Join us for a dazzling evening at the Ladies Night Out Piccadilly Gala on April 26th at the Civic Arena! Date: April 26th Location: Civic Arena Experience the glamour of…

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North Area Aquatics

May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Looney Complex, 4525 Downs Dr,
St Joseph, Missouri 64507

Team entries and physicals due Monday, April 8th.  Questions?  Please contact Mitch Curran: curran@somo.org Interested in volunteering? Click HERE to register.

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2024 State Summer Games

May 31 @ 8:00 am - June 2 @ 1:00 pm
Columbia, MO United States

Our 2024 State Summer Games will be held May 31 to June 2 in Columbia, Mo. This year’s Summer Games will feature four sports: volleyball, track and field, powerlifting and…

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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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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

North Area blog posts

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SOMO Sum Ups: Feb. 27 – March 4

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Feb. 27 to March 4! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for…

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RELEASE: 19th Annual St. Joseph Polar Plunge raises $30,000 for SOMO

ST. JOSEPH – The 19th Annual St. Joseph Polar Plunge on Saturday, Feb. 24 at East Hills Shopping Center was a splashing success, raising $30,000 to date. A total 54…

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SOMO Sum-Ups: Feb. 19-26

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Feb. 19-26! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year! Check…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Feb. 13-20

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Feb. 13-Feb. 19! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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RELEASE: SOMO seeks volunteers for 2024 State Indoor Games

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

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SOMO Sum Ups: Feb. 6-12

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Feb. 6-Feb. 12! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

2024 Chillicothe Plunge

RELEASE: 17th Annual Chillicothe Polar Plunge raises nearly $8,000 for SOMO

CHILLICOTHE – The 17th Annual Chillicothe Polar Plunge on Feb. 10 at Simpson Park was a splashing success, raising $7,700 to date. A total 31 brave men, women from around…

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RELEASE: SOMO gets set for 17th Annual Kirksville Polar Plunge

KIRKSVILLE – The 17th Annual Kirksville Polar Plunge will take place on March 2, 2024. Brave men and women from around the area will don Hawaiian-themed costumes and swimwear and…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 23-28, 2024! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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RELEASE: SOMO gears up for 19th Annual St. Joseph Polar Plunge

ST. JOSEPH – The 19th Annual St. Joseph Polar Plunge will take place on Saturday, Feb. 24. Brave men and women from around the area will don Hawaiian-themed costumes and…

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