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DATES

June 3, 2017 - June 13, 2017



LOCATION

Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center
2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N, Birmingham, AL 35203


EVENTS

Three on Three Half Court



AGE DIVISIONS

50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+ (85+ age division has been added to the 2017 National Senior Games with the caveat that there must be at least 4 teams registered for the National Senior Games.  If not, the 85+ group will be moved to the 80+ division.)

CAPTAIN / COACH MEETING

Saturday, June 3 (Men/Women 55+, 65+) 7:00pm

Tuesday, June 6 (Men/Women 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+)7:00pm

Friday, June 9 (Men/Women 50+, 60+)4:00pm

All Captains meetings will be located at the Sheraton Hotel - Forum Theatre (2nd Floor - on the atrium side of the hotel) - Address: 2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203



MISC INFORMATION

2017 Participant List: Please Click Here

2017 Schedule: Please Click Here for Schedule

Practice Information:

June 3: 9am – 7pm  (M/W 55+, 65+)

June 6: 1pm – 6pm  (M/W 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+)

June 9: 1pm – 4:30pm  (M/W 50+, 60+)

SHOT CLOCK RULE CHANGE: A 35-second shot-clock will now be in effect for all age groups, throughout the entirety of the game at the 2017 National Senior Games. The rule change was due to an evaluation of the impact of the previous 20-second shot-clock rule and its effect on quality of play.

NSGA Basketball: Wilson NCAA Solution Game Basketball - WTBO700 Men - WTBO701 Women - 28.5

Men - The circumference of the ball shall be within a maximum of 30 inches and a minimum of 29½ inches.

Women - The circumference of the ball shall be within a maximum of 29 inches and a minimum of 28½ inches.

Flooring Used: Maple Select Sport Court Flooring



ENTRY REGULATIONS

1. Teams must be of all one gender.
 
2. Team rosters shall be limited to 10 persons, including-non-playing coaches, non-playing captains and non-playing bench personnel. Teams are no longer limited to the number of out-of-state players on their rosters; however roster changes shall be allowed only as permitted under Rule F. It is the captain's responsibility to declare team residency subject to NSGA approval, at the time of registration.
 
3. All registration and team rules apply to non-playing coaches, non-playing captains and non-playing bench personnel.
 
4. At the National Senior Games athletes may compete on up to two teams per sport providing that the teams are in different age divisions that are scheduled to play in completely separate sessions.
 
5. Basketball will be divided into the following age divisions for both men and women:  50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+.
 
6. Age divisions for all team competition will be determined by the age of the youngest team member as of December 31, 2017.


QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS

1. All first-, second- and third-place teams at a 2016 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2017 National Senior Games.
 
2. Each 2016 NSGA qualifying games may qualify all basketball teams that compete in the 80+ and 85+ age division. Competition must take place in accordance with Rule H in order for teams to be qualified.


MEDALS / AWARDS

Awards will be presented for 1st through 4th place within each age division. All medals and ribbons MUST be collected during the Games. The NSGA will not mail MEDALS or RIBBONS after the Games.

Basketball

Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center

The BJCC has 220,000 square feet of exhibit space. One of the most compelling features of the BJCC is that it has all the right components - in one complex. The centrally located, modern facility includes a 19,000 seat Legacy arena, 3,000 seat concert hall, 1,000 seat theater, 274 seat forum theater with 770 adjoining guest rooms at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel and 294 upscale guest rooms at the Westin Birmingham hotel. It has in walking distance the Uptown Entertainment District with restaurants and the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.

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2017 Coaches/Captains Meetings Schedule

Lists basketball meeting schedule.
Version : February 2, 2017 

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2017 Printable Age Specific Schedule

Printable competition schedule for the 2017 National Senior Games in Birmingham, AL. The time of events will not be available until after registration closes. Actual Days of Competition may vary, depends on number of registered athletes in each event. Subject to Change
Version : April 21, 2017 
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2017 Competition Start & End Times

Document that lists the start and approximate end times for each competition.
Version : June 4, 2017 
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2017 Sport Practice Times Schedule

Document that lists the practice times for each competition.
Version : April 29, 2017 
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2017 Official Sports Rules Book

The qualifying procedures and rules of competition for the 2017 National Senior Games are based upon those set forth by the recognized national governing body for each sport. For the National Senior Games, however, some sport rules have been modified and/or revised in the best interest of the competitors. It is your responsibility to review the new rules in the shaded areas and refresh your knowledge on the existing rules.
Version : March 1, 2017 


21 June 2017
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