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General Information

 

 

ELIGIBILITY

All athletes must be 40 years old by December 31, 2018.  (Track and Field is 35 years of age-as of December 31, 2018). Athlete’s competition age will be based on his/ or her age on December 31, 2018.  Only athletes age 50+ may qualify for the National Senior Games.

REGISTRATION FEES

A basic registration fee of $20 for multiple sports except golf and basketball, which have a separate sport fee.

In addition to the registration fee of $20, the following sports each have a $5 fee: Archery, Badminton, Bowling (Ten Pin and Candle Pin),Power Walk, Race Walk, Racquetball, Shuffleboard and Swimming.  The 5K Road Race has a sport fee of $10; Pickleball, Table Tennis and Track Field all have sports fees of $25.

Golf has a sport fee of $48 and Basketball (3 on 3) has a team fee of $150.

If you are registered for Golf and/or Basketball and wish to enter another individual sport, you will be subject to the $20 registration fee and in the individual sport fee.

Registration and sport fees must be paid in full at the time of online registration through a credit card.  Team captains are responsible to pay the team fee at the time of online registration.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

The deadline to register online for all sports is one (1) week prior to the event, except Pickleball which has a deadline of July 13, 2018 and Basketball which has a deadline of July 21, 2018

AGE CATEGORIES

Participants will compete in one of the following age categories for individual, singles, and doubles sports: 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+. If age brackets are combined for singles or doubles competition, medals will be awarded by five- year age brackets. Partner age groups will be determined by the age of the youngest partner as of December 31, 2018.

New for 2018: Track and Field has a minimum age of 35.

Team sports are divided into the following brackets: 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+ and 75+.  In addition, basketball shall have an 80+ and 85+ age division.

Team age groups will be determined by the age of the youngest team member as of December 31, 2018.

PROOF OF AGE

All athletes may be required to show proof of age during the NH Senior Games. Any athlete unable to prove of age will be disqualified. Any team with a rostered individual who is not of minimum age, or whose age as listed on the roster is incorrect and causes the team to play in the wrong age division, will be disqualified.

RULE - DECISIONS

All events will be conducted in accordance with both the NH Senior Games Official Rules and the 2019 National Senior Games Association (NSGA) Rules. The venue manager or meet director is the final authority for rules and interpretations.

CONFIRMATION OF ENTRY

For registration received online through FuseSPORT, the official registration for NHSG, a confirmation will be emailed to you. If you have not received your confirmation within 1 hour of registration, please call 603-533-6975. Paper entries will not receive a confirmation; your only confirmation will be your cancelled check.

SPORTS EQUIPMENT

Participants are required to provide their own equipment, except as specified per their sport.

INCLEMENT WEATHER/UNUSUAL CIRCUMSTANCES

The NH Senior Games reserves the right to cancel any event due to insufficient registration, weather, or events beyond their control. In the event of venue change or event cancellation, the information will be posted online and every effort will be made to contact registrants prior to the start of the games.

PHYSICAL CONDITION

It is recommended that participants confer with their personal physician prior to this competition. It is also recommended that participants prepare for competition and train accordingly.

NUMBER OF SPORTS/EVENTS ALLOWED

As long as events are not held at conflicting times, you may enter as many events as you desire. Scheduling cannot always be done to accommodate other events. You must be a member of a team to enter the team events. Swimming has a limit of six (6) events.

DOUBLES EVENTS

Participants must have a partner to enter doubles events. Athletes may compete with only one partner per event. Doubles teams with one New Hampshire resident and one-out-of-state resident will be considered an out-of-state team. When registering online, you must spell your partner’s name and email correctly. If this is not done correctly the system will not match you with your partner or send them an email inviting them to be your partner.

TEAM SPORTS

Team Captains are responsible for submitting the team roster and team fee of $150 (3 on 3 basketball). The team captain will need email address for all team members so they will receive an invitation from the FuseSPORT registration system.

Each player must visit the FuseSPORT registration system to complete their personal registration. There is not additional registration fee for team players unless they decide to compete in another sport in which they will pay a registration fee of $20 and a sport fee.

3-on-3 Basketball team rosters shall be limited to eight (8) persons, including non-playing coaches, non-playing captains, and non-playing bench personnel.  Athletes may compete with only one team per sport.

Teams with at least 51% of their members not residing in the State of New Hampshire will be considered an out-of-state team for qualifying purposes. Teams must comply with the NHSG rules for maximum number of out-of-state players.

ADDITIONAL REGISTRATIONS

You may register more than one athlete during a single FuseSPORT login session. Once you have registered, you may update your registration by adding more sports or events. You may not delete any sports or events or change your partner’s name.

If you update or want to review your registration, you will only need your registration confirmation number from FuseSPORT and your last name; you will not need your email address to login.

If you need registration assistance, please email registration@NHSeniorGames.org.

New Hampshire Senior Games Contact Information

Phone: 603-533-6975
Email: info@nhseniorgames.org
Mailing Address:
NH Senior Games
22 Roger Road
Goffstown, NH 03045

FEES

REGISTRATION AND SPORT FEES must be paid in full at the time of online registration through a credit card. It is the responsibility of the team captain to pay the team registration fee at the time of the online registration.

The Team Sport fee applies to those participating in 3-on-3 Basketball. Team members registering ONLY for a team event do not pay an additional registration fee. Team members who participate in ANY additional event(s), must pay the registration fee OF $20 and the individual sport fee.

REFUNDS

Refunds (less a $10 administrative fee) must be requested no later than one week prior to your event and will only be issued with a written medical reason by a medical professional. Sorry, no refunds for no-shows.

MEDALS

Medals will be awarded to first, second, and third place finalists at the end of each event. Medals will not be mailed.

RESULTS

Results will be posted online at the conclusion of the games.

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