In its December newsletter, the National Senior Games reported Corvallis will be the new host city for the 2020 Oregon Senior Games. Registration will open early in the year with competition dates expected in August.
Visit Corvallis, the tourism bureau for the city, is the key partner in assembling the new host organization.
“Visit Corvallis is excited to contribute to the promotion of healthy active aging by bringing the Oregon State Senior Games to our city,” says Sales Manager Morgan Baker.
Source: National Senior Games e-newsletter, Dec 2019 edition
The western Oregon community, located west of Interstate 5 between Salem and Eugene, is known for its craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries; family-friendly fairs, festivals, and football played at Oregon State University; and outdoor recreation including hiking, birdwatching, and cycling on roads and mountain trails.
The Oregon Senior Games will be one of more than 50 state games and associated events where athletes ages 50 or better can compete to qualify for the 2021 National Senior Games as well as for medals, awards, and personal bests.
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