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

St. Louis Metro events

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St. Louis Metro Area Pickleball Tournament

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5001 Merten Crossing St.
St. Charles, MO 63301 United States

Coaches, please submit rosters to diehl@somo.org by end of day on June 17. Volunteers, please visit https://somo.volunteerhub.com/vv2/lp/stlmetro to register to help!

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SE/STLM Area Softball Tournament

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
1157 South West End Boulevard
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 United States
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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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Francis Howell Local Softball Tournament

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5199 Hwy. N
Cottleville, MO 63304 United States
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St. Louis Metro Area Flag Football Tournament

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
600 Campus Dr.
Wentzville, MO 63385 United States

Coaches, please submit rosters to diehl@somo.org by end of day on August 22.

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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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St. Louis Metro Area Bocce Tournament

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
123 Leon Hall Pkwy.
Hillsboro, MO 63050 United States

Coaches, please submit rosters to diehl@somo.org by end of day on August 26. Volunteers, please see https://somo.volunteerhub.com/vv2/lp/stlmetro for available positions!

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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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Maryland Heights Plunge 2023

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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SOMO Sum Ups: Nov. 28- Dec. 4

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Nov. 28- Dec. 4, 2023! Training for Life Campus Weekly Events and Classes: Nov. 28- Dec. 1 This past week was another…

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SOMO honors law enforcement excellence and reveals 2023 Drive it Home Raffle winner at LETR luncheon

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) celebrated another successful year of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) with a celebration luncheon at the Training for Life Campus on Friday,…

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RELEASE: SOMO to celebrate law enforcement heroes and reveal Drive it Home Raffle winner this Friday

JEFFERSON CITY – The excitement is building as Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) prepares to host the highly anticipated 2023 Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Celebration Lunch at the prestigious Training…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Nov. 13-20

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Nov. 13-20, 2023! Training for Life Campus Weekly Events and Classes: November 14-17 We have been loving the Training for Life Campus November…

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RELEASE: SOMO inducts 2023 Hall of Fame Class and announces annual award winners

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) inducted its 2023 Hall of Fame Class and honored several of its most outstanding athletes, coaches, volunteers and financial partners at the 2023…

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