St. Louis Metro Area

Area Contact Information

2945 S. Brentwood
St. Louis, MO 63144
Phone: 314-961-7755
Fax: 314-961-0660

Area Staff:
Jocelyn Diehl, Regional Program Director

Kellen Wolters, Development Director

Counties served:
Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, Pike, St. Charles City, St. Louis City, St. Louis County and Warren

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2024 State Summer Games

May 31 @ 8:00 am - June 2 @ 1:00 pm
Columbia, MO United States

Our 2024 State Summer Games will be held May 31 to June 2 in Columbia, Mo. This year’s Summer Games will feature four sports: volleyball, track and field, powerlifting and…

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Gary Brimer Sports Camp

June 16 @ 3:00 pm - June 21 @ 11:00 am

Our 2024 Gary Brimer Sports Camp will be held June 16-21, 2024, at the Training for Life Campus in Jefferson City! For more information, visit somo.org/camp

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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

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

Our first-ever Camp Courage will be held August 1-3, 2024, at the Training for Life Campus. 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…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Feb. 13-20

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Feb. 13-Feb. 19! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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RELEASE: SOMO seeks volunteers for 2024 State Indoor Games

ST. CHARLES – The 2024 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Indoor Games will bring more than 1,500 athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state to St. Charles,…

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SOMO delegation advocates for continued support and funding on Capitol Hill Day

WASHINGTON D.C. – From Feb. 5-6, six delegates from Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) attended Special Olympics’ annual “Capitol Hill Day” in Washington, D.C. to spread the good news of their…

Lake Saint Louis Polar Plunge 2024

RELEASE: 21st Annual Lake Saint Louis Polar Plunge raises more than $126,500 for SOMO

LAKE SAINT LOUIS – The 21st Annual Lake Saint Louis Polar Plunge on Feb. 3 was a splashing success, raising $126,526 to date. A total of 347 brave men and…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 23-28, 2024! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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Release: SOMO preps for 18th Annual Maryland Heights Polar Plunge and 1st Annual Polar Bear Strut 5k

MARYLAND HEIGHTS – The 18th Annual Maryland Heights Polar Plunge and 1st Annual Polar Bear Strut 5k will take place on Feb. 24, 2024. Brave men and women from around…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 16-22

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 16-22, 2024! Training for Life Campus (TLC) Events TLC events are back for the new year! Check…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 9-15

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 9-15, 2024! Training for Life Campus (TLC) Events: Tuesday, Jan. 9 through Friday, Jan. 12.…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 2-8

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 2-8, 2022!

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SOMO Sum Ups: Dec. 12 – 18

Training for Life Campus (TLC) Weekly Events and Classes: Dec. 12-15 The previous week at the Training for Life Campus was a delightful blend of enjoyment and education, setting the stage…

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