Southeast Area

Area Contact Information

1625 N. Kingshighway / Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone: 573-339-6733 or 573-339-6342 / Fax: 573-339-6370

Area Staff:
Penny Williams, Development Director
Scott Williams, Program Director
Jen Rose, Program Coordinator

Counties served:
Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Dent, Dunklin, Iron, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Oregon, Pemiscot, Perry, Reynolds, Ripley, Scott, Shannon, St. Francois, St. Genevieve, Stoddard, Washington and Wayne

Southeast Area events

Track

Southeast Area Spring Games

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
335 N Westwood Blvd
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 United States
Two soccer athletes strain to track down the ball while a defender tries to chase them down

State Soccer SOMO Cup

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

State Soccer is Back! The 2023 State Soccer SOMO Cup will be held on Saturday, May 13th in Jefferson City Missouri. More details to come. Contact Luke Lamb at lamb@somo.org…

Unified Track Meet At TLC

2023 State Summer Games

June 2 @ 8:00 am - June 4 @ 5:00 pm

The 2023 State Summer Games will take place in Columbia from June 2nd, 2023 through June 4th, 2023.  Times and Locations TBA. For more information contact Luke Lamb at lamb@somo.org

2021 Gary Brimer Sports Camp Final

Gary Brimer Sports Camp

June 18 @ 5:00 pm - June 23 @ 11:00 am
305 Special Olympics Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65101 United States

Gary Brimer Sports Camp gives athletes a chance to experience several different sports while also learning important life skills. In addition to sports opportunities, athletes have the opportunity to learn…

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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…

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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

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…

Southeast Area blog posts

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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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RELEASE: SOMO preps for 16th Annual Cape Girardeau Polar Plunge

CAPE GIRARDEAU – The 16th Annual Cape Girardeau Polar Plunge and Polar Bear Strut 5K will take place on Saturday, Feb. 4. Brave men and women from around the area…

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…

Staff With Drive It Home Raffle Truck

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…

Southeast Area Bowling Tournament

SOMO Weekend Recap: Dec. 2-4

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Dec. 2-4, 2022! St. Louis Metro Area SSD Unified Bowling Medal Tournament – Friday, Dec.…

Poplar Bluff High School hosted a cornhole tournament in October 2022.

Poplar Bluff creates more inclusive atmosphere by implementing Unified Champion Schools strategy

POPLAR BLUFF – Poplar Bluff High school is doing its part to make its school a more inclusive atmosphere for everyone. The Mules have implemented all three components of the Unified Champion…

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…

Charlie Phillips lifts weights at the Special Olympics USA Team Trials in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2022.

SOMO Weekend Recap: Nov. 18-21

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Nov. 18-21, 2022! Southwest Area Bowling – Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 We hosted our Southwest…

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SOMO hosts Scott Wright Memorial Cornhole Classic

CAPE GIRARDEAU – Special Olympics Missouri hosted the 2022 Scott Wright Memorial Cornhole Classic on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Cape Girardeau! In honor of…

Special Olympics Missouri Hall of Fame Class of 2022

SOMO honors athletes, volunteers and donors at 2022 Leadership Summit

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) honored several of its most outstanding athletes, coaches, volunteers and donors at its 2022 Leadership Summit on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Training…

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