Saturday, September 24, 2011

Florida Senior Games 2011

The first Florida Senior Games championships were held in 1992.  These games are for people age 50 and above.  Currently, the Florida Sports Foundation sanctions local games, which serve as qualifiers for the state championships.  The Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation, and Conservation Department will be hosting the Tampa Bay local qualifier games this year from October 3rd-14th.  The locations of the events, registration form, and rule book can be found here.  The sports offered include: 
  • 3-on-3 Basketball
  • Basketball 
  • Shooting, Billiards
  • Bowling
  • Golf
  • Horseshoes
  • Pickleball
  • Powerlifting
  • Race Walk
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
The State Championships will be held Dec. 3rd -11th in various locations in Polk County. These state championships are the qualifiers for the 2013 National Senior Games in Cleveland, Ohio from July 21st - August 6th, 2013. For more information on the National Senior Games Association, please click here.

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