June 9, 2017 - June 14, 2017


Outdoor area near Uptown-2 blocks south of BJCC (across from The Southern Kitchen And Bar restaurant)
2301 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N., Birmingham, AL 35203


Singles, Non-Ambulatory Singles


2017 Participant List: Please Click Here

Practice Information:

June 9: 10am – 3pm  (M/W 50-69)

June 12: 10am – 3pm  (M/W 70-100+)

Pitching Platform: A secure pitching area for athletes will be created for competition

Pit Information:

  • NHPA Approved Boxes will be used for competition
  • Kentucky Blue Clay will be used inside pits for competition


Competitors must provide their own horseshoes.


All first-, second-, third- and fourth-place winners at a 2016 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2017 National Senior Games.


1. All non-ambulatory athletes competing at a 2016 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2017 National Senior Games.
2. Athletes who reside in a state that does not offer a non-ambulatory horseshoes event may qualify for horseshoes by meeting the "limited" event qualifying criteria in Rule D.


Awards will be presented for 1st through 8th place for each style 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.


2017 Horseshoes Pit


2017 Horseshoes Athlete List

Version : April 9, 2017 


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 

2017 Competition Start & End Times

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

2017 Sport Practice Times Schedule

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

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 

01 August 2017
Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Curt Davison, 92, Kirkwood, Missouri Curt Davison is not known to throw his weight around, other than on the field of play...
11 July 2017
Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Wanda Newsom, 77, Taylor, Texas Birthdays seem to bring extra luck for Wanda Newsom. She won her first archery gold medal ...
21 June 2017
Press Releases
World, American masters records among new National Senior Games marks set in Birmingham     BATON ROUGE, La. (June 21, 2017) ...
30 May 2017
Press Releases
More than 10,500 Senior Athletes Will Compete in 19 Sports in Birmingham  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 30, 2017) – Every National Senior Game...