Polar Plunge

Special Olympics Missouri, Polar Plunge to be held at Simpson Park in Chillicothe

A Special Olympics Missouri Polar Plunge will be held at Simpson Park in Chillicothe to benefit training and competition of Special Olympics Missouri North Area athletes. The Chillicothe Correctional Center will host the event on February 13th. Registration will begin that morning at 11 o’clock, and the plunge for anyone at least 10 years old […]

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Special Olympics Missouri officially alters this year’s State Summer Games

Special Olympics Missouri is officially altering this year’s State Summer Games originally scheduled for June 5-7 in Columbia. SOMO already announced the cancellation of all of its training and events through May 31 due to COVID-19. Since SOMO is a year-round sports organization that requires athletes to train for at least eight weeks before a […]

Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri set to begin May 18, 2019

The Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO), founded by the Missouri Police Chiefs Association (MPCA) 32 years ago, will begin on May 18, and continue through Friday, May 31. Law Enforcement officers from around the state will be running the torch to raise awareness for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) and the […]

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Volunteers needed for Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games March 29-31

The Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games will bring nearly 3,000 athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners from across the state to St. Joseph to compete in basketball and bowling, as well as take part in other special events. This state-level event takes place March 29-31, at various facilities in St. Joseph. Competition events will take […]

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2019 Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games coming to St. Joseph

The Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games will bring nearly 3,000 athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners from across the state to St. Joseph to compete in basketball and bowling, as well as take part in other special events. This state-level event takes place March 29-31, at various facilities in St. Joseph.  The State Indoor Games […]

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Special Olympics Missouri announces new President & CEO

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has announced the appointment of Susan Stegeman as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective April 1, 2019. She will lead the grassroots movement for the empowerment of people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri. Every day, Special Olympics uses the transformative power and joy of sports […]