2020 Pennsylvania Senior Games

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keystone State Games / PA Senior Games COVID-19 Update as of August 5, 2020

 

Due to the current state mandates and social-gathering recommendations surrounding COVID-19, we are cancelling the Keystone State Games Festival of Sports and PA Senior Games scheduled in Luzerne County from July 22 – August 2, 2020. Our priority is the safety and well-being of our game participants, sponsors and volunteers, and we believe this is the best decision.

 

It has been decided by the Keystone State Games, Inc. Board of Directors that we will NOT host any in person sporting events for the remainder of 2020. We will be hosting a Virtual Keystone Games 5K Run / Walk and Esports Challenge starting on August 7 - October 31, 2020.  Please Click Here for More Information and to Register!!!

 

Thank you for your continued support of the Keystone State Games and PA Senior Games and we are confident that we will get through this together!

 

Sincerely,

 

James J Costello

Keystone State Games, Inc.

Executive Director

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM NSGA:

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.  www.nsga.com 

It's a pleasure to announce that Keystone State Games Inc. will conduct the 2020 Pennsylvania Senior Games this summer in the Greater Luzerne County Area from July 22 - August 2, 2020.

 

Not only will you be able to compete for Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, but the event will also allow athletes the opportunity to qualify for the National Senior Festival which will be hosted in Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida next summer

 

Athletes are encouraged to check the website regularly during the summer months for updates to venues and schedules.

We encourage all Seniors interested in the National Senior Festival to check out the latest National Senior Sport rules by visiting the NSGA Website at www.nsga.com

UPDATES!!!!- Horseshoes is no longer being offered at the National Senior Games in 2021

Cornhole is an Open Sport at the National Senior Games in 2020- any athlete age 50+ is eligible to compete! See NSGA website for more information

Click Here for the 2021 NSGA Rulebook

Click Here for the 2021 Minimum Performance Standards

ELIGIBILITY:

 

In 2020, the Pennsylvania Senior Games will be open to all states.  Athletes who will be 50 years of age or older as of  December 31, 2020 may participate.  Age groups for NSGA Qualifying Sports are 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, and 100+ for both males and females.  All other Sports will have 10 year age divisions.

 

Open State Policy: The Pennsylvania Senior Games will permit out-of-state residents to participate in the 2020 PSG competition. If an out-of-state resident qualifies for National Senior Games Association (NSGA) competition he/she will not take away qualifying spot from a state resident.  Doubles and mixed doubles teams which have individuals from 2 different states will be considered an out-of state team.  Out-of-state qualifying follows the rules prescribed by the NSGA.

If a (Basketball, Softball, or Volleyball) team from out-of-state qualifies for NSGA competition, that team will not take away a qualifying spot from a Pennsylvania (PA) resident team unless the PA team determines they will not utilize that position.

 

REGISTRATION: There are two methods to enter the 2020 PA Senior Games: One (1), mail the entry form with payment to the KSG Office OR via On-Line Registration by individual sport.

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Mail-in Applications must be postmarked by July 8, 2020. Online Registration will remain open until July 15, 2020 unless specifically noted on sport webpage.

Please click on the sport(s) below for specific sport details, registration information, and to register online for a discounted price. (coming soon)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If mailing an application please send to Keystone State Games, Inc., PO Box 1166, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703-1166

 

Please email Mike Galli - PA Senior Games Liason via Email at mike@ksgoffice.com if you have any questions or need support with PA Senior Games as well as with online registration or mail-in registration. The PA Senior Games official summer office hours will begin in June 2020. Prior to June please email or call Mike after 4pm.

CLICK HERE FOR PA SENIOR GAMES RELEASE FORM

 

The Keystone State Games staff can be reached by clicking on the following link - CLICK HERE for a listing of KSG Staff and Contact Information

 

ALL PA SENIOR GAMES athletes will check-in at their prospective sport venue the day of the competition—There will be central registration area this year for PA Senior Games to receive your souvenir t-shirt if you ordered one.

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