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About The Games

The NHSG is a group of fifteen sports and events that are contested by individuals and teams for the purpose of staying fit, healthy and meeting new friends. While the NH Senior Games are held every year, in even-numbered years you can also qualify to compete in the National Senior Games, held every odd-numbered year.

We provide fifteen sports with more than 60 events in all.  Please view our website for a complete list at http://www.nhseniorgames.org.

The games are held at various locations throughout NH. Go to our web site http://www.nhseniorgames.org to view the schedule, details and location for your sport or event.

The games are held in mid- summer, usually in the month of August. Sometimes an event will begin in July and a few may be held in September. Please visit our web site and click on SCHEDULE to make sure you won't miss your favorite sports.

The games are held from late June through Labor Day. Please visit our web site and click on SCHEDULE to make sure you won't miss your favorite sports.

Participation

Anyone who is age 40+ by December 31 of the year of the games. Athletes age 50+ are eligible to qualify for the National Games. The minimum age for team sports is 50yrs old. The NH Senior Games are open to out of state and international residents.

No.  Both elite, recreational and amateur athletes are welcome.

Not this year.  The next National Senior Games are slated for 2019 in New Mexico, so the 2018 NH Senior Games is a qualifier for 2019.

All 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will receive a medal in the sport that is being contested.

Registration

The preferred registration method is online through our web site http://www.nhseniorgames.org. Paper registrations are available for an additional fee of $10.

On-line registration opens May 1st of each year.

Each sport has a deadline, approximately 7 days prior to event. A few exceptions exist, view the Schedule or each Sport page.

No.  The NHSG has athletes participate from many States and Canada.

Yes, If you send a written notice of your cancellation/request for refund (via e-mail or mail) prior to the registration deadline of your sport.  Refunds will be processed at the conclusion of our summer games, less a $10 processing fee. There are no refunds for no-shows.

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