SOMO Weekend Recap: Nov. 3-6
Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Nov. 3-6, 2022!
SOMO Unified Flag Football Tournament – Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022
Representatives from Tipton High School and Boonville High School made the trip to the Training for Life Campus on Thursday to compete in a Unified flag football tournament! You can read more about the event and see more pictures here! The highlights are below!
SOMO Unified Flag Football Tournament – Friday, Nov. 4, 2022
Jefferson City High School also brought multiple Unified flag football teams to the Training for Life Campus this weekend! You can check out the highlights here.
MASC District Meeting – Friday, Nov. 4, 2022
Kansas City Metro Area Bowling – Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022
The Kansas City Metro Area held its bowling tournament in two different locations: Premier Bowling and Lunar Bowl. SOMO athlete leaders Allen Tobin and Lynna Hodgson both took pictures of the event!
St. Louis Metro Area Bowling – Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022
SOMO’s St. Louis Metro Area Bowling Tournament was held at Bowlero Lakeside Lanes! Zach Tallevast captured this amazing video!
Special thanks to all of the lane volunteers, including the Lindenwood University women’s rugby team!
North Area Bowling – Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022
SOMO’s North Area Bowling Tournament was held at Fast Lane Family Entertainment Center in Chillicothe! Check out some of the photos here!
MASC Gateway District Conference – Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022
Jennings High School, a Unified Champion School in St. Louis, hosted MASC’s Gateway District Convention Saturday and invited athlete leader Daxton Miller to speak about the impact of SOMO. Kellen and Shiver Bear challenged students to sign up for the Polar Plunge. Students practiced Inclusive Youth Leadership in discussions sparked by the Inclusion Tiles Activity!
International LETR Conference
Last week, SOMO sent 17 individuals to attend the International LETR Conference in Round Rock, Texas. Missouri was awarded the Diamond Award for raising over $1 million in 2021! SOMO is so incredibly grateful for the partnership that we have with our LETR, and we cannot thank you enough for all that you do!