HOW TO QUALIFY FOR THE NATIONAL GAMES*
An athlete must be at least 50 years of age by December 31, 2020 to qualify for the 2021 National Senior Games.
An athlete MUST qualify for the National Senior Games in even numbered years at an NSGA sanctioned senior games.
Click Here for the National Senior Games rules and minimum performance standards (MPS). Refer to each sport section for specific qualifying rules.
For most sports athletes qualify by placing in the top four of their age group. For certain sports athletes can qualify either by place or by MPS.
Locate NSGA sanctioned senior games and contact information, Click Here
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NSGA is making a one-time adjustment to the qualification process for the 2021 National Senior Games presented by Humana.
*Click Here for the adjusted qualification process for the 2021 National Senior Games presented by Humana.
Qualifying results will be submitted to the National Senior Games office by staff from the NSGA sanctioned senior games where an athlete participates.
Once results are verified for accuracy, athletes will receive a qualification/registration notice from NSGA.