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

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…

A volunteer shoots off a starter gun and three athletes burst forward from the starting lane

SE Area/STL Metro Area Softball Tournament – Shawnee Park Sports Complex

July 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
1157 South West End Boulevard
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 United States

Come join us!!! We are very exited to host the SE/STL Area Softball tournament at beautiful Shawnee Park Sports Complex in Cape Girardeau! Scott Williams – SOUTHEAST DIRECTOR swilliams@somo.org Jocelyn…

State Pickleball Fact Sheet

State Pickleball Championship

July 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

PICKLEBALL IS HERE! We are excited to hold SOMO’s inaugural State Pickleball Tournament in Jefferson City on Saturday, July 15th, 2023! More details to come. Contact Luke Lamb at lamb@somo.org…

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Francis Howell Local Softball Tournament

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
2549 Hackmann Rd.
St. Charles, MO 63303 United States
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2023 State Outdoor Games

October 6 @ 8:00 am - October 8 @ 5:00 pm

The 2023 State Outdoor Games will take place in Jefferson City, MO from October 6th through October 8th. Times and Locations TBA. Tentative Schedule (subject to change): Friday, October 6th…

Special Olympics Missouri Hall of Fame Class of 2022

2023 Awards Banquet

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, MO - Missouri 65101

Special Olympics Missouri will hold its 2023 Awards Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Training for Life Campus in Jefferson City. During this event, we will honor our 2023…

Three athletes break off the starting line during a track and field race

St. Clair Local Track Meet

April 19, 2024 @ 9:30 am - April 19, 2025 @ 1:30 pm
1015 High School Dr.
St. Clair, Missouri 63077

The rain date for this event is scheduled for April 26th.

St. Louis Metro blog posts

Charlie Phillips At USA Games In 2018 Copy

Charlie Phillips selected to compete for Special Olympics USA

Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is very excited to announce longtime athlete Charlie Phillips has been officially selected to represent Special Olympics Missouri and Special Olympics USA at the Special Olympics…

Maryland Heights Polar Plunge 2022

RELEASE: SOMO preps for 17th Annual Maryland Heights Polar Plunge

MARYLAND HEIGHTS – The 17th Annual Maryland Heights Polar Plunge will take place on Saturday, Feb. 18. Brave men and women from around the area will don disco-themed costumes and…

Tipton plays at Westminster

SOMO Weekend Recap: Jan. 9-15

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 9-15, 2023! Tip-A-Cop – Tuesday, Jan. 10 Eight officers from the Maryville Treatment Center…

2022 Lake Saint Louis Polar Plunge

RELEASE: SOMO preps for Lake Saint Louis Polar Plunge

LAKE SAINT LOUIS – The 20th Annual Lake Saint Louis Polar Plunge will take place on Saturday, Feb. 4. Brave men and women from around the area will don disco-themed…

Law Enforcement With Athletes Group Photo

SOMO Weekend Recap: Dec. 8-11

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Dec. 8-11, 2022! Lexington Local Basketball Tournament – Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022 SOMO hosted a…

Joe Peart and Daxton Miller carry the Flame of Hope at the conclusion of the 2022 Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebration Lunch on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022 at the Training for Life Campus.

SOMO announces Drive it Home Raffle winner and honors law enforcement

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) hosted its 2022 Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Celebration Lunch at the Training for Life Campus on Friday, Dec. 9. This event helped…

Staff With Drive It Home Raffle Truck

SOMO announces six area finalists for Drive it Home Raffle

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is one step closer to naming a grand prize winner for the 2022 Drive it Home Raffle! Each of SOMO’s six area offices…

Southeast Area Bowling Tournament

SOMO Weekend Recap: Dec. 2-4

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Dec. 2-4, 2022! St. Louis Metro Area SSD Unified Bowling Medal Tournament – Friday, Dec.…

A law enforcement member hands out a medal to a Special Olympics Missouri athlete during the 2022 State Outdoor Games in Jefferson City, Mo.

SOMO to announce Drive it Home Raffle winner and honor law enforcement at Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebration Lunch

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is excited to host its 2022 Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebration Lunch at the Training for Life Campus on Friday, Dec. 9. This…

Several Special Olympics Missouri athletes from the St. Louis Metro Area pose with Art Holliday and Taylor Twellman at the Gold Medal Gala on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.

Special Olympics Missouri hosts successful Gold Medal Gala in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) was so excited to bring back its Gold Medal Gala to St. Louis on Saturday, Nov. 12 at CITYPARK, the Home of St.…

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