For the past couple of weeks, I've been wondering about how I could possibly qualify for the 2021 National Senior Games if organizers for the Nevada Senior Games and Huntsman World Senior Games were to cancel their events this fall. In the scope of a world impacted by COVID-19 and my first-hand, deadly family experience with the damn coronavirus, my concern may seem frivolous. … [Read more...] about OPINION: NSGA Makes Best of a Mess Caused by Coronavirus
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Senior staff explained to athletes ages 50 or better how they can qualify for the 2021 National Senior Games despite cancellations of state senior games across the country caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. In part the email reads as follows: "Together we are in the midst of unchartered territory as the pandemic has affected all of us in a variety of ways. Every … [Read more...] about How Athletes will Qualify for 2021 National Senior Games During COVID-19 Pandemic
UPDATE MAY 24, 2020: Only a few state senior games remain hopeful in holding their multisport competitions this fall. Below is the most current information available. Each year thousands of athletes ages 50 and better challenge themselves to reach personal bests by competing in senior games that are multisport competitions comprised of individual and team sports. Many dream of … [Read more...] about 2020 Senior Games & Senior Olympics in the U.S.
In a newsletter dated April 28, 2020, Deanna Clifford, president of the Ohio Senior Games board of directors, announced the cancellation of the 2020 event for safety reasons related to COVID-19. "The Ohio Senior Olympics (OSO) Board of Trustees has voted to cancel the 2020 State Summer Games for safety reasons related to COVID-19. The Board made this decision out of an … [Read more...] about Ohio Senior Games Cancels 2020 Competition
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 … [Read more...] about New Host City for 2020 Oregon Senior Games