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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St. Louis Metro Area Pickleball Tournament

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
209 S. Kingshighway St.
St. Charles, MO 63301 United States
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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…

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RELEASE: SOMO gets set for first-ever State Pickleball Tournament in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) will be hosting its first-ever State Pickleball Tournament on Saturday, July 15 at the Firley YMCA in Jefferson City on Ellis Blvd. More…

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SOMO Sum Ups: June 19-26

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 19-26. Gary Brimer Sports Camp: June 18-23 68 Special Olympics Missouri athletes, including 33…

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Charlie Phillips captures the heart of the world in Berlin

BERLIN – Charlie Phillips made a name for himself at the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023. His inspiring attitude, determination and never-give-up mindset culminated in three silver medals and…

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SOMO hosts fun-filled 27th Annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp at Training for Life Campus

JEFFERSON CITY – 68 Special Olympics Missouri athletes, including 33 newcomers, had an amazing experience at the 27th Annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp at the Training for Life Campus, June…

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SOMO Sum Ups: June 12-19

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 12-19. MASC Summer Leadership Workshop: June 11-16 SOMO teamed up with the Missouri Association…

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RELEASE: SOMO to host 27th Annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp at the Training for Life Campus

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri is so excited to host its 27th Annual Gary Brimer Sports Camp at the Training for Life Campus, June 18-23. 68 campers from across…

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SOMO Sum Ups: May 30-June 11

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from May 30 to June 11. State Summer Games: June 2-4 From setting personal records to…

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SOMO puts on unforgettable State Summer Games in Columbia

COLUMBIA – From setting personal records to rocking it out at the dance, Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes made the most of their time at the 2023 State Summer Games.…

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SOMO Sum Ups: May 16-22

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from May 16-22, 2023! Central Area Movie Night- Tuesday, May 16 We started the week with…

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Law enforcement raises more than $13,000 for SOMO during 5th annual Cop on a Rooftop event

The 5th annual Cop on a Rooftop event was a huge success at nine participating Dunkin’s across Missouri on Friday, May 19. This year’s event raised more than $13,000 for…

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