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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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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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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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…

St. Louis Metro blog posts

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SOMO Sum Ups: Sept. 12-18

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from September 12-18, 2023! Training for Life Campus Music Class: Tuesday, September 12 During our music class, groups may…

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RELEASE: SOMO seeks volunteers for State Outdoor Games in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY – The 2023 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Outdoor Games will bring more than 1,000 athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state to Jefferson City,…

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PGA Tour Champions players share special messages for SOMO athletes

ST. LOUIS – PGA Tour Champions players shared special messages for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes at the 2023 Ascension Charity Classic in St. Louis. Professional golfers Bernhard Langer, José…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Sept 5-11

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from September 5-11, 2023! MoDOT event: Tuesday, September 5 We had a great time at MoDOT…

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SOMO Sum Ups: August 22-28

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from August 22-28, 2023. Training for Life Campus Music Class: Tuesday, August 22 During our music…

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SOMO Sum Ups: August 15-21

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from August 15-21, 2023. Training for Life Campus Open Gym: August 15, 16, 18, 19 The…

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SOMO Sum Ups: August 8-14

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from August 8-14, 2023 SOMO Night at the Springfield Cardinals Game: August 11 We had two…

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SOMO Sum Ups: July 17-24

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from July 17-24. Statewide Tip-a-Cop: July 17-21 Last week was our annual Statewide Tip-a-Cop! At different…

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SOMO athletes compete at first annual State Pickleball Competition in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) hosted the first-ever State Pickleball Tournament on Saturday, July 15 at the Firley YMCA in Jefferson City on Ellis Blvd. The 2023 Special…

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SOMO Sum Ups: July 10-17

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from July 10-17. Camp Jade – Special Learning Center visits TLC: July 11 Participants from the…

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