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College Station Senior Games

The City of College Station is hosting the 2019 Senior Games Feb. 22-24. The Senior Games promote physical and mental health and fitness among Texas Senior Citizens by encouraging them to maintain healthy lifestyles and social relationships, to participate in sports and recreational activities with other seniors, and to provide an environment for athletic competition.

Ages 50+ can compete in 3D archery, track and field, golf, bowling, cornhole, pickleball, 5K, 10K, swimming, cycling, 3-on-3 basketball, table tennis, basketball skills, disc golf, and deca challenge. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded in each event and age group.

Registration ends Feb. 11. $30 to register, plus an additional fee per event. Cost included a shirt and access to the social for you and your guests. The social will be held at the Texas A&M Lettermen's Club and includes a tour of Kyle Field.

2019 Results --> PDF


EVENT SCHEDULE

We invite you to check out the action at various venues around town. Admission is free. 3D Archery and Deca Challenge have been cancelled due to low enrollment.

FRIDAY, FEB. 22
8:30 a.m. Pickleball -- Singles Lincoln Recreation Center
9 a.m. Golf Pebble Creek Country Club
9 a.m. Bowling -- Singles Grand Station Entertainment
3 p.m. Cornhole -- Singles & Doubles Grand Station Entertainment

SATURDAY, FEB. 23
8 a.m. Pickleball -- Doubles Lincoln Recreation Center
8 a.m.  5K & 10K Road Race Veterans Park & Athletic Complex
9 a.m. Bowling -- Doubles & Mixed Doubles Grand Station Entertainment
9 a.m. Swimming (warm-up) College Station Middle School Natatorium
9 a.m. Cycling -- 5K Time Trials                     CANCELLED
9 a.m. Basketball -- Free Throws & Skills A&M Consolidated Middle School
9 a.m. Table Tennis -- Singles & All Doubles Lincoln Recreation Center
10 a.m. Swimming (rolling start) College Station Middle School Natatorium
10 a.m. Cycling -- 10K Time Trials CANCELLED
11:30 a.m. Cycling -- 20K Road Race CANCELLED
12 p.m. Basketball -- 3-on-3 Competition A&M Consolidated Middle School
2 p.m. Disc Golf Event Southern Oaks Park
6 p.m. Athlete Social Lettermen's Club at Kyle Field

SUNDAY, FEB. 24
8 a.m.       Pickleball -- Mixed Doubles Lincoln Recreation Center
9 a.m.     Track & Field Events (rolling start) College Station High School
9 a.m. Cycling -- 40K Road Race CANCELLED


HOW TO REGISTER
REGISTRATION PACKET --> Link (PDF)

ONLINE REGISTRATION | Register at rectrac.cstx.gov. If you have not registered for a City of College Station event/program in the past, you must create a new account. To register:
(1) Log in using your “Username” and “Password” or click on “Create an Account”
(2) If you forgot your password you can contact our front desk, 979.764.3486
(3) Search >> Activity Search >> Keyword Search "Senior Games" >> Add to cart
(4) Enter participant information to register >> Answer registration questions
(5) Continue to the shopping cart >> Choose checkout and finish paying

IN-PERSON REGISTRATION | Register in-person at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park located at 1000 Krenek Tap Road, Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. All entries must be received by Feb. 11. Cash, credit or check payment accepted in-person. All checks must be payable to the City of College Station.

MAIL-IN REGISTRATION | Register by mailing a completed registration form and payment to "College Station Senior Games" P.O. Box 9960, College Station TX 77842. All entries must be postmarked by Feb. 6. Cash or check payment accepted by mail. All checks must be payable to the City of College Station.

PACKET PICK-UP | Packet pick-up will be Feb. 20-22 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Stephen C. Beachy Central Park office, located at 1000 Krenek Tap Rd., College Station, TX 77845. It will also be available at the athlete social on Saturday, Feb. 23 and at every event site. You can contact our front desk at 979.764.3486 after the event if you did not receive a packet.


EVENT RULES

ELIGIBILITY | All Athletes must be at least 50 years old. Athlete’s competition age will be based on his/her age on Dec. 31, 2019.

AGE CATEGORIES |  Participants will compete in one of the following age categories for both individual and/or doubles sports: 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90 and over. Team Sports are divided in to the following brackets: 50-59, 60-69 and 70+. Partner and team age groups will be determined by the age of the youngest partner/team member.

PROOF OF AGE | All athletes may be required to show proof of age during the Senior Games. Any athlete unable to prove age will be disqualified. Any individual on a team sport who is not of the minimum age or whose age is listed on the roster incorrectly and causes the team to play in the wrong age division will be disqualified.

RULES | All events will be conducted in accordance with both the Texas Senior Games Association Official Rules and the 2019 National Senior Games Association Rules unless otherwise specified.

SANCTIONING | Pickleball is a sanctioned event by the USAPA and all pickleball participants must have a USAPA member # before you can register for the Brazos Valley Senior Games. You can get your member # by going to the usapa.org website. All track & field events will be a USATF Sanctioned event and record attempts will be allowed if you notify the Event Coordinator by Feb. 1, 2019 so necessary arrangements may be made.

QUALIFYING | The College Station Senior Games is a local invitational event and does not qualify individuals to participate in the Texas State Senior Games or the National Senior Games. The 2019 Texas State Senior Games is scheduled for March 28-April 12, 2019 in San Antonio. For more information on the State Games, visit texasseniorgames.org or email seniorgames@jcc-sa.org.

EQUIPMENT | Athletes are required to provide their own equipment, unless otherwise specified by sport.

INCLEMENT WEATHER/UNUSUAL CIRCUMSTANCES | The College Station Senior Games reserves the right to cancel any event due to insufficient registration, weather or events beyond their control. In the event of a venue change or cancelation, athletes will be notified by email or phone. Every effort will be made to contact athletes prior to the start of the event.

PHYSICAL CONDITION | It is recommended that athletes consult with their personal physician prior to this event. It is also recommended that athletes prepare and train accordingly.

HOW MANY SPORTS/AND OR EVENTS CAN I ENTER? | Athletes are encouraged to enter more than one event, as long as events are not held at conflicting times. Scheduling cannot be done to accommodate other events. You must be a member of a team to enter the team events, teams/doubles will not be assigned. It is your responsibility to be at each scheduled event in which you are registered. No refunds will be given if you miss a scheduled event due to participation in another event scheduled for the same day.

DOUBLES EVENTS | Athletes must have a partner to enter doubles events. During registration, you must enter your partners name when asked, doubles will not be assigned.

ATHLETE SOCIAL | All participants and their guest are invited to attend the social at the Texas A&M Lettermen’s Club, located on the north side of Kyle Field at 159 Wellborn Rd, on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. You do not need a ticket and packet pick-up will be available. A buffet style meal will be provided. We will have door prizes and encourage everyone to attend to meet your fellow competitors and tour Kyle Field.


HOTELS & LODGING
To accommodate out-of-town guests room blocks have been made at various local hotels. To receive block rates, reservations must be made over the phone by mentioning "Senior Games 2019.” Hotels to be announced.

Sleep Inn & Suites
1846 Graham Rd., College Station, TX 77845
979.485.5482
Rate per night: $89
Deadline: Jan. 24

Country Inn & Suites
1010 Southwest Pkwy East, College Station, TX 77840
979.693.7777
Rate per night: $99
Deadline: Feb. 5

Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center
177 Joe Routt Boulevard, College Station, TX 77843
1.888.654.4436
Rate per night: $110-$115
Deadline: Jan. 22

RV RENTALS & PARKS (no event discounts) --> RV Accommodations

To view a complete list of hotel accommodations in Bryan-College Station, visit experiencebcs.com or contact Experience Bryan College Station at 979.260.9898.




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Last updated: 3/13/2019 8:09:32 AM