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

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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SE Area/STL Metro Area Softball Tournament – Shawnee Park Sports Complex

July 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
1157 South West End Boulevard
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 United States

Come join us!!! We are very exited to host the SE/STL Area Softball tournament at beautiful Shawnee Park Sports Complex in Cape Girardeau! Scott Williams – SOUTHEAST DIRECTOR Jocelyn…

State Pickleball Fact Sheet

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…

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Southeast Area Tennis Clinic & Competition

August 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1000 S Silver Springs Rd.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 United States
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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. Tentative Schedule (subject to change): Friday, October 6th…

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…

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Southeast Area Bowling Tournament

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
111 Old Orchard Rd.
Bonne Terre, MO 63628 United States

Southeast Area blog posts

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SOMO puts on unforgettable State Summer Games in Columbia

COLUMBIA – From setting personal records to rocking it out at the dance, Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes made the most of their time at the 2023 State Summer Games.…

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SOMO Sum Ups: May 23-29

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from May 23-29, 2023! Law Enforcement Torch Run- May 23-26 The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR)…

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SOMO Sum Ups: May 16-22

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from May 16-22, 2023! Central Area Movie Night- Tuesday, May 16 We started the week with…

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Law enforcement raises more than $13,000 for SOMO during 5th annual Cop on a Rooftop event

The 5th annual Cop on a Rooftop event was a huge success at nine participating Dunkin’s across Missouri on Friday, May 19. This year’s event raised more than $13,000 for…

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SOMO athletes compete at first annual State Soccer Cup in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri hosted the first annual State Soccer SOMO Cup on Saturday, May 13, at the Training for Life Campus. “I’m excited to get soccer back off the ground…

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RELEASE: Missouri law enforcement gets set for 38th annual Torch Run

JEFFERSON CITY – The Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO), founded by the Missouri Police Chiefs Association (MPCA) 37 years ago, will begin on May 22 and…

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SOMO Sum ups: May 9-15

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from May 9-15, 2023! MAAA Track and Field Meet – Tuesday, May 9 Farmington High School…

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RELEASE: SOMO seeks volunteers for upcoming 2023 State Summer Games

COLUMBIA – The 2023 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Summer Games will bring more than 1,000 athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state to Columbia, June 2-4.…

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SOMO Sum Ups: April 25- May 1

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from April 25-May 1, 2023! It was a busy week! Southwest Area Track & Field- Wednesday,…

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SOMO Sum Ups: April 18-24

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from April 18-24, 2023! Central Area Track Meet Waynesville- Tuesday, April 18 Springtime means track season!…

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