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Registration Now Open for the 2013 Virginia Senior Games
Registration Now Open for the 2013 Virginia Senior Games

Registration is now open for the 2013 Virginia Senior Games that will be held in Newport News on May 15 – 18, 2013.  Over 1,000 athletes age 50 and older from throughout Virginia will compete in twenty-one sports at venues throughout Newport News.  The sports are Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Canasta, Cycling, Golf, Horseshoes, Mini Golf, Pickelball, Pinochle, Racquetball, Road Race, Shuffleboard, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field, and Volleyball.  In addition to the competitive events, there will be an Athletes’ Party/Wellness Fair at City Center at Oyster Point on Friday, May 17, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  This is the first year that Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism will host the Virginia Senior Games, and they will also host the 2014 Virginia Senior Games (which will be a qualifying year where athletes can qualify for the National Senior Games in 2015).

The Virginia Senior Games is an open competition with no qualifying scores/times required for entry.  On-line registration and event information is available on the Virginia Recreation and Park Society website at www.virginiaseniorgames.org.

 

For more information please contact: Renee Popernack; Newport News Parks, Recreation & Touirsm; 926-1400

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