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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State Indoor Games

March 24 @ 8:00 am - March 25 @ 9:00 pm

2023 State Indoor Games Friday, March 24th – Saturday, March 25th St. Charles, MO Sports: Bowling, Basketball Other Events: Dance, Bingo, Healthy Athletes, Sports Zone Bowling Venues: Cave Springs Lanes…

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Jefferson County Local Track Meet

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
815 Amvets Dr.
Desoto, Missouri 63020

The rain date for this event is scheduled for April 19. For more information, please reach out to Regional Program Director, Jocelyn Diehl, at diehl@somo.org or 314-961-7755.

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St. Clair Local Track Meet

April 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
1015 High School Dr.
St. Clair, Missouri 63077

The rain date for this event is scheduled for Friday, April 28.

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St. Louis Metro Area Spring Games

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
800 Maryville Centre Dr.
Town & Country, Missouri 63017
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Sullivan Unified Local Track Meet

May 2 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
1073 East Vine St.
Sullivan, Sullivan 63080

The rain date for this event is Monday, May 8, 2023.

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STLM Area Soccer Tournament

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
425 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63131 United States
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Wright City Local Track Meet

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
520 Westwoods Rd.
Wright City, MO 63390 United States

The rain date for this event is Friday, May 19. With any questions, please reach out to Regional Program Director, Jocelyn Diehl, via email at diehl@somo.org or by phone at…

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State Soccer SOMO Cup

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

State Soccer is Back! The 2023 State Soccer SOMO Cup will be held on Saturday, May 13th in Jefferson City Missouri. More details to come. Contact Luke Lamb at lamb@somo.org…

Unified Track Meet At TLC

2023 State Summer Games

June 2 @ 8:00 am - June 4 @ 5:00 pm

The 2023 State Summer Games will take place in Columbia from June 2nd, 2023 through June 4th, 2023.  Times and Locations TBA. For more information contact Luke Lamb at lamb@somo.org

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…

St. Louis Metro blog posts

Festus High School Unified Day

Festus High School hosts Unified Soccer Day of Play

FESTUS – Festus High School hosted a Unified Soccer Day of Play on Thursday for third graders in the Festus School District. Check out some of the photos below! This…

Cortez Jackson - State Outdoor Games 2021

Special Olympics Missouri to host State Outdoor Games in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY — The 2022 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Outdoor Games will bring around 1,100 athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state to Jefferson City, Oct.…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Sept. 16-18, 2022

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Sept. 16-18, 2022! Friday, Sept. 16 SOMO held its St. Louis Metro Area Golf Tournament…

St. Louis Metro Area Bocce

PHOTOS: St. Louis Metro Area Bocce Tournament

ST. LOUIS – Our Special Olympics Missouri athletes had so much fun at the St. Louis Metro Area Bocce Tournament on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. Check out some of the…

Several SOMO athletes participated in the Jayson Tatum Basketball Camp August 4-5, 2022 in St. Louis, Mo.

SOMO athletes participate in Jayson Tatum Basketball Camp

ST. LOUIS – Several Special Olympics Missouri athletes and Unified partners had the opportunity to participate in the annual Jayson Tatum Basketball Camp August 4-5 at Chaminade College Preparatory School.…

2022 USA Games, Special Olympics, BL, Bowling, Boardwalk Bowl, Presented by Zappos, Team Missouri

Bush bowls game of her life after receiving new hearing aids at USA Games

Author: Diego Branda | Special Olympics Missouri marketing and communications intern ORLANDO – The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games were full of fierce competition and amazing accomplishments. Thousands of athletes…

Two SOMO volleyball teams shake hands at the State Summer Games at the MizzouRec on Friday, May 20, 2022 in Columbia, Mo.

SOMO hosts successful State Summer Games in Columbia

COLUMBIA – Special Olympics Missouri hosted its State Summer Games May 20-22 in Columbia. It was SOMO’s first full three-day event since 2018. “SOMO has been through so much these…

Chris Wilson

Volunteer Spotlight: Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson is a sales manager for the Greater Saint Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau with an emphasis on sports marketplace, where he has had the pleasure of co-chairing the…

John Ottenad speaks at the opening ceremony for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri May 25 in St. Charles.

Ottenad family launches torch run

Marilyn Ottenad and her family tearfully listened to a chronology of the Torch Run’s success and the impact her late son, Jeff, continues to have on the annual event.

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‘Unified Days’ kick off Return to Play activities

By DILLEN MAYFIELD Festus High School Festus High School Student Council hosted a Unified Track day for their entire district on April 15, culminating several months of planning. I went…

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