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DATES

June 5, 2017 - June 13, 2017



LOCATION

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


EVENTS

Singles, Open Doubles, Non-Ambulatory Singles, Non-Ambulatory Open Doubles



MISC INFORMATION

2017 Participant List: Click Here

Practice Information:

June 5: 1pm - 7pm (M/W 50-69 Singles)

June 7: 9am - 3pm (M/W 50-69 Doubles)

June 9: 9am - 3pm (M/W 70-100+ Singles)

June 11: 9am - 3pm (M/W 70-100+ Doubles)



ENTRY REGULATIONS

1. Athletes may compete with only one partner per event. Under NSGA rules, open doubles is classified as an event. Therefore, athletes may not compete in more than one age division for open doubles.

2. Open Doubles teams may be of same or mixed gender.

3. The age division of competition for doubles will be determined by the younger age of the two partners as of December 31, 2017.

4. Athletes must provide their own cues. Disks will be provided.



QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS

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

2. Athletes must qualify in each shuffleboard event (singles and/or open doubles) in which they wish to compete at the 2017 National Senior Games, except when Rule E applies.



QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS NON-AMBULATORY

1. All non-ambulatory athletes competing at a 2016 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2017 National Senior Games.

2. Athletes must qualify in a shuffleboard event (singles and/or open doubles) in which they wish to compete at the 2017 National Senior Games.

3. Athletes who reside in a state that does not offer a non-ambulatory shufffleboard event may qualify for the event by meeting the "limited" event qualifying criteria in Rule



MEDALS / AWARDS

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.

Shuffleboard

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 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 : March 24, 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 


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