State Summer Games

The State Summer Games consist of four sports: Athletics, Powerlifting, Swimming and Volleyball. Our Summer Games occur every Summer. Athletes must qualify for the State Summer Games through their area or regional competitions. Questions? Contact Luke Lamb at

St. Joseph athlete Leah Shoemaker competes in the running long jump at the Special Olympics Missouri 2021 State Summer Games.
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2024 Information

Date: May 31 - June 2

Location: Columbia, Mo.

Venues: Battle High School & Mizzou Rec

Healthy Athletes: Healthy Athletes will be provided at the State Summer Games. ALL athletes are welcome to receive these FREE health screenings. You do NOT need to be competing at the State Summer Games to receive these screenings.

Volunteer Information: Interested in volunteering? Sign up here!

Sponsorship Information: Coming Soon!

Coach Handbook: Download here!

Mobile App: For the most up-to-date information, make sure you download the mobile app! To download, you can either scan the QR code below OR search the Apple or Google Play app stores and search for “Whova.” You’ll need an email to sign up. Once you have downloaded the Whova app, search for “State Summer Games 2024” and connect to our event. Use the invitation code: StateSummerGames2024


Whova App QR Code

The countdown to the 2024 State Summer Games is on!

Thank you to our 2024 sponsors!

2024 State Summer Games Sponsor Social Posts

Silver Level Sponsor

Southwest Dairy Farmer

Bronze Level Sponsors

Columbia Missourian

Columbia Regional Airport

2023 Recap

A big thank you to our 2023 Sponsors!

Statewide Sponsors

  • Diamond Pet Foods
  • MASC
  • Knights of Columbus
  • LETR
  • University of Missouri System, University of Missouri and MU Health Care
  • Veteran's United Home Loans

Silver Sponsors

  • River Region Credit Union
  • Southwest Dairy

Bronze Sponsors

  • Columbia Missourian
  • Columbia Regional Airport

Other Sponsors

  • Zimmer Communications
  • Nauser Beverage Company
  • N.H. Scheppers