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

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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 — CANCELED

August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 3 @ 11:00 am
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, MO - Missouri 65101

This event has been canceled. For more information, visit somo.org/camp

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East Softball Regional

August 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are hosting our East Softball Regional on Saturday, August 3 in Afton Missouri from 8 AM – 5 PM at the Afton Sports Complex

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State Soccer Tournament

September 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
305 Special Olympics Dr.
Jefferson City, 65101 United States

The SOMO State Soccer Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Training for Life Campus. For more information, visit somo.org/statesoccer. 

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2024 State Outdoor Games

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 1:00 pm

Our 2024 State Outdoor Games will be held Oct. 11-13 in Jefferson City, Mo. This year’s Outdoor Games will feature five sports: bocce, golf, tennis, softball and flag football. For…

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2024 Awards Banquet

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, MO - Missouri 65101

Special Olympics Missouri will hold its 2024 Awards Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Training for Life Campus in Jefferson City. During this event, we will honor our 2024…

Southeast Area blog posts

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SOMO Sum Ups: July 17-24

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from July 17-24. Statewide Tip-a-Cop: July 17-21 Last week was our annual Statewide Tip-a-Cop! At different…

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SOMO athletes compete at first annual State Pickleball Competition in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) hosted the first-ever State Pickleball Tournament on Saturday, July 15 at the Firley YMCA in Jefferson City on Ellis Blvd. The 2023 Special…

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SOMO Sum Ups: July 10-17

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from July 10-17. Camp Jade – Special Learning Center visits TLC: July 11 Participants from the…

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RELEASE: SOMO gets set for first-ever State Pickleball Tournament in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) will be hosting its first-ever State Pickleball Tournament on Saturday, July 15 at the Firley YMCA in Jefferson City on Ellis Blvd. More…

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SOMO Sum Ups: June 19-26

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 19-26. Gary Brimer Sports Camp: June 18-23 68 Special Olympics Missouri athletes, including 33…

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Charlie Phillips captures the heart of the world in Berlin

BERLIN – Charlie Phillips made a name for himself at the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023. His inspiring attitude, determination and never-give-up mindset culminated in three silver medals and…

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SOMO hosts fun-filled 27th Annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp at Training for Life Campus

JEFFERSON CITY – 68 Special Olympics Missouri athletes, including 33 newcomers, had an amazing experience at the 27th Annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp at the Training for Life Campus, June…

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SOMO Sum Ups: June 12-19

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 12-19. MASC Summer Leadership Workshop: June 11-16 SOMO teamed up with the Missouri Association…

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RELEASE: SOMO to host 27th Annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp at the Training for Life Campus

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri is so excited to host its 27th Annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp at the Training for Life Campus, June 18-23. 68 campers from across…

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SOMO Sum Ups: May 30-June 11

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from May 30 to June 11. State Summer Games: June 2-4 From setting personal records to…

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