National Senior Games
2019 National Senior Games
June 14-25, 2019 - Albuquerque, New Mexico
2021 National Senior Games
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
The National Senior Games Association (NSGA) is a separate organization from NC Senior Games. National Senior Games occurs every two years, in various locations across the country. NSGA determines its own rules, sports offered, qualifying procedures, fees, etc. You should contact them directly for any questions, comments or suggestions. State Finals 2018 was the qualifying site in North Carolina for the 2019 National Games.
National Sports: All sports offered at State Finals are qualifying sports for Nationals, except for the following: basketball shooting, billiards, bocce, cornhole, croquet, cycling (1 mile), football throw, fun walk, softball throw, standing long jump, SilverArts and Cheerleaders. NSGA makes it’s own decisions about what is offered.
The following additional event qualification details are from the NSGA Rules Book as of 1/8/2018.
Swimming Relays: will be offered at Nationals. They are open to those that qualify for a swimming event and compete in Swimming at the Nationals Senior Games.
5k and 10k Run: Participants that qualify in the 5k or 10k at State Finals qualify to run in both events at Nationals.
Track Relays: will be offered at Nationals. They are open to those that qualify for and compete in the 50, 100, 200, 400 or 800 Meters Dashes at the National Senior Games.
Power Walk: will be an "OPEN" event for the 2019 National Senior Games and no qualifying is necessary.
Limited Events: Hammer Throw, Pole Vault, 20k Cycling, 40k Cycling, Triathlon. Completing these activities at non-Senior Games events may qualify someone for Nationals since they are not offered by NC Senior Games. See the NSGA Rule "D" for specific details.