State Outdoor Games

On Page 8 of the original Coaches Handbook, there is an order of events for bocce. Due to the increase in numbers of bocce players, we are going to have to change that order to the following:

1st session: Singles and Doubles
2nd session: Unified Doubles & Teams

This change has been updated in the Coaches Handbook. Download the new version here

(Jefferson City) Sept. 27-29:
Bocce, Flag Football, Golf, Softball and Tennis

Volunteer
App
Schedule
Directions
Map
Coaches' Handbook
Hotels 
Sponsorships
Sports Zone

 

 

2019 State Outdoor Games Fact Sheet by SOMissouri on Scribd

 

Sports Zone

Athletes, coaches, family, & friends be sure to check out our new and exciting Sports Zone before, in-between, and after competitions. The Sports Zone will be located at Binder Sports Complex from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28.

The SOMO Sports Zone will feature the following:
- Performance Stations for athletes
     - Warm-Up (stretch, and get pumped up with Anytime Fitness trainers before competition)
     - Cool down (foam rolling, & relaxation area to visit during any down time you may have)
     - Nutrition Station (come grab a healthy snack to fuel up before, in between, and/or after competitions, grab some educational information on healthy snacking & recipes to go too!)
     - Hydration (led by your fellow athlete & Health Messenger Lynn Shuffet. Lynn will talk about the importance drinking water and provide different ways to flavor that water!)
     - Relax (need to chill out for a bit? Come do some meditative coloring, unwind with some of our sound machines, and walk away with some new relaxation tips and tricks to take home)
     - SMART goals (have you been wanting to achieve something but may just not know how to create a plan to get there? Stop by our SMART goal table and learn how to create a goal and steps to achieve it with our local unified schools student council team!)

Coaches, family, caregivers, & friends
Come check out a special corner of the Sports Zone just for you! We are excited to be rolling out new and exciting materials for our coaches and families to ensure our athletes perform their best in competition and in life. These 20 minute session will take place throughout the day approximately at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Can’t make a training session? That’s OK! Stop by the table get some great resources, ask questions, and let’s chat about how we can best help you help your athlete succeed!

Pledge Wall 
Wrap up your day at the Sports Zone by adding creating your own goal or inspirational message on our SOMO Pledge Wall. Get your photo snapped while you are over there too!

Be sure to check out the local resource booths, take some time to ask any questions you may have and grab some great information too!

Sports Zone is all about our athletes, coaches, & families so along with all of your goodies be sure to grab your own Sports Zone Fit Bag after:
1. Checking in at the Sports Zone table
2. Visit the performance stations
3. Sign the pledge wall

Volunteers

Volunteers play an integral part in the success of this event. Volunteers are needed to assist with jobs such as scorekeeping, prepping awards, handing out lunches, and more. No sports knowledge is necessary; training will be provided on site. Please direct any questions to volunteer@somo.org

Before volunteering at one of our events, take the time to watch a quick video where athletes, coaches, Unified Partners and volunteers will tell you what you need to know before you show up on event day!

Online volunteer registration is now open! Sign up here.

App

For updates over the weekend, please download the State Outdoor Games mobile app! 

The State Outdoor Games app has these feature to enhance your State Outdoor Games experience:
•Schedules
•Maps/directions
•Communicate with other parents/coaches
•Photo gallery
•Coupons for local eateries
•Alerts from SOMO
•SO MUCH MORE!

There are two ways to download our app:

1. Open the app store on your mobile device and search ‘Whova.’ Once Whova is downloaded, open that app and search ‘State Outdoor Games’ and select it and you’re good to go.

2. Scan the QR code in the poster below to take you directly there

PLEASE NOTE: The only way you will receive updates on the games from SOMO staff is through this app. If you do not want to download our app, but still want to receive announcements from SOMO, please send your first name, last name AND email to Schatsiek@somo.org and you will receive our announcements to your email. You can also access the mobile app through its website link. If you don't want to download the app or are unable to for whatever reason, this link is the best way to still access most of what the mobile app has to offer.

 


Schedule 

Thursday, Sept. 26    
4-8 p.m. Coaches Registration Capitol Plaza Hotel (415 W. McCarty St.)
     
Friday, Sept. 27    
8 a.m.-3 p.m Bocce Competition Blair Oaks H.S. (1909 State Hwy. B, Wardsville)
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tennis Competition Lincoln University Tennis Complex (631 Lafayette St.)
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Golf Competition (including skills) Oak Hills Golf Course (932 Ellis Blvd.)
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch Various competition venues
3 p.m. Check-in to hotels Various hotels
4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner Binder Softball Complex (280 Binder Lake Rd.)
5-9 p.m. Coaches Registration Binder Softball Complex (280 Binder Lake Rd.)
6 p.m. Coaches Meeting Binder Softball Complex (280 Binder Lake Rd.)
7 p.m. Opening Ceremony Binder Softball Complex (280 Binder Lake Rd.)
8:15-9:30 p.m. Softball Competition (one game) Binder Softball Complex (280 Binder Lake Rd.)
     
Saturday, Sept. 28    
7 a.m.-1 p.m. Coaches Registration Binder Softball Complex (280 Binder Lake Rd.)  
8-9 a.m. Softball Skills Competition Binder Softball Complex (280 Binder Lake Rd.)  
8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Softball Competition Binder Softball Complex (280 Binder Lake Rd.)
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Disc Golf Demo Binder Softball Complex (280 Binder Lake Rd.)
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sports Zone Binder Softball Complex (280 Binder Lake Rd.)
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Healthy Athletes (Fit Feet, FUNFitness, Health Promotion, Special Smiles) Binder Softball Complex (280 Binder Lake Rd.)
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch Binder Softball Complex (280 Binder Lake Rd.)
5:30-7 p.m. Dinner Thomas Jefferson Middle School (1201 Fairgrounds Rd.)
6:30-7:30 p.m. Athlete Input Council Thomas Jefferson Middle School (1201 Fairgrounds Rd.)
7:30-9:30 p.m. Dance/Bingo Thomas Jefferson Middle School (1201 Fairgrounds Rd.)
8-9 p.m. Coach Input Council Thomas Jefferson Middle School (1201 Fairgrounds Rd.)
     
Sunday, Sept. 29    
7-11 a.m. Coaches Registration Helias Sports Complex (1200 Myrtle Ave.)  
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Flag Football Competition Helias Sports Complex (1200 Myrtle Ave.)
NO LUNCH NO LUNCH NO LUNCH

 

Directions 
All directions are to Capitol Plaza Hotel (415 W. McCarty St., Jefferson City).

From St. Louis:
I-70 West to US-54 West
US-54 West to McCarty St.

From Cape Girardeau:
I-55 North to I-70 West
I-70 West to US-54 West
US-54 West to McCarty St.

From Springfield:
I-44 East to Exit 129 to MO-5 N
MO-5 N to US-54 E
US-54 E to US-50 BUS/Missouri Blvd. exit
Missouri Blvd. to W. McCarty St.

From Kansas City:
I-70 East to US-54 West
US-54 West to McCarty St.

All directions below are from Capitol Plaza Hotel to the venues:

To Oak Hills Golf Center (golf):
Head NW on W. McCarty St. toward Missouri Blvd.
Turn left onto Missouri Blvd.
Turn left to merge onto US-54 W
Take the Missouri C/Southwest Blvd. exit toward Ellis Blvd.
Turn left onto Ellis Blvd.
At the traffic circle take the 2nd exit to stay on Ellis Blvd.
Arrive at Oak Hills Golf Center on the righthand side

To Turkey Creek Golf Center (golf skills):
Head NW on W. McCarty St. toward Missouri Blvd.
Turn left onto Missouri Blvd.
Turn right onto US-50 W/US-63 N
Take exit onto US-54 E/US-63 N
Take exit toward Missouri W
Turn left onto Cedar City Dr.Turn right onto 391/Oilwell Rd.
Turn left onto Oilwell Rd.
Arrive at Turkey Creek Golf Center on the righthand side

To Binder Sports Complex (Opening Ceremony, softball):
Head NW on W. McCarty St. toward Missouri Blvd.
Turn left onto Missouri Blvd.
Turn right onto US-50 W/US-63 N
Take exit toward Apache Flats/St. Martins
Continue on Bus. 50 W
Turn right onto Binder Lake Rd.
Arrive at Binder Sports Complex on left and righthand side

To Blair Oaks High School (bocce):
Head NW on W. McCarty St. toward Missouri Blvd.
Turn left onto Missouri Blvd.
Turn left to merge onto US-54
Take MO C/Southwest Blvd. exit toward Ellis Blvd.
Turn left onto Ellis Blvd.
Turn right onto Lorenzo Green Dr.
Turn left onto State Hwy. B
Arrive at Blair Oaks High School football field on lefthand side

To Training for Life Campus (dinner, dance, Input Councils, Healthy Athletes):
Head NW toward W. McCarty St.
Turn right toward W. McCarty St.
Turn left onto W. McCarty St.
Turn left onto Missouri Blvd.
Turn left to merge onto US-54 W
Take the Missouri C/Southwest Blvd. exit toward Ellis Blvd.
Turn left onto Ellis Blvd.
Turn right onto Christy Dr.
Turn left onto Special Olympics Dr.

To Helias Catholic High School (flag football):
Head NW on W. McCarty toward Missouri Blvd.
Turn left onto Missouri Blvd.
Turn left onto Kansas St.
Turn right at South Blvd.
Keep left to continue on Myrtle Ave.
Arrive at Helias Catholic High School on lefthand side

 

Map




Coaches' Handbook
Click here to download the coaches' handbook. 


Sponsorships:

For information about sponsoring this event, please contact Carol Griffin at 573.635.1660 x 28.  

Statewide Partners: 

  LETR, law enforcement

   

2019 Platinum Sponsors:

 

Zimmer Radio Group     

2019 Gold Sponsors: 

 Boone Electric Community Trust

  

 

 

 

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