**Click Here for Qualifying Information To qualify for the National Senior Games, an athlete must be 50 years of age in a qualifying year and meet the qualification standards for the sport at a Qualifying State Senior Games that is sanctioned by NSGA. You may qualify through the state you live in, or any state
No. Qualification is not automatic based on medaling at the previous National Senior Games. You must qualify for each National Senior Games by meeting the qualifying criteria as specified in the NSGA Rulebook.
At the Qualifying State Senior Games you will compete in the age group for your current age at the time of the State Games (some states use different dates within the year to determine their age groups, so if you have a question please check with the state). When you register for Nationals, our registration
For a complete list of dates and contact info for State Games, CLICK HERE. You will need to contact the state(s) you are interested in to find out which sports/events are offered.
You have two options – through ‘Limited Events’ or through another State Games: 1. ‘Limited Events’ – The events 20K or 40K Cycling, Hammer Throw, Pole Vault, Road Race, Triathlon and the following Non-Ambulatory Sports – Bowling, and Shuffleboard are considered “limited” events. Please refer to Rule “D” in the National Senior Games Rulebook on how to
Basketball Shooting Skills Competition, Beach Volleyball, Billiards, Cornhole, Cycling Recumbent Time Trials, Disc Golf, Golf Scramble, Non-Ambulatory Pickleball Singles, Power Lifting, Power Walk, 1-Mile Road Race, 8v8 Soccer, Tai Chi and Triathlon Relay are offered as “Open Sports/Events” for the 2025 National Senior Games. Qualification is not required for Open Sports/Events; athletes must be at