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2022 National Senior Games Adjustments

Adjustments to the qualification process for the 2022 National Senior Games have been made in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Adjusted Qualification

If a state qualifying senior games was ABLE to conduct Games or specific sports/events in 2020, the qualification standards for the sports/events as specified in the 2022 NSGA Rulebook will determine qualifiers. In addition athletes from that state’s senior games who qualified for the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, NM will also qualify in the respective sports/events for the National Senior Games in 2022 (i.e., qualifiers from 2018 respective sports/events from that state’s senior games).

If a state qualifying senior games was UNABLE to conduct Games or specific sports/events in 2020, athletes from that state’s senior games who qualified for the 2017 National Senior Games in Birmingham, AL and/or 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, NM will qualify in the respective sports/events for the 2022 National Senior Games (i.e., qualifiers from 2016 and/or 2018 respective sports/events from that state’s senior games).

Change in Team Roster Additions

Due to the adjusted qualification process for 2022 the number of roster additions will be waived.

Change in Power Walk Qualification

Power Walk will continue as an Open Sport for the 2022 National Senior Games presented by Humana. Qualification will not be required for Power Walk.

Adjusted Registration

For qualified athletes a Priority Registration Period will be offered which will be followed by an Open Registration Period.

The Open Registration Period will accommodate athletes age 50+ as of December 31, 2021 unable to attend or qualify at a state senior games in 2020 or 2021.

The number of registrants may be limited for certain sports/events and registration could reach capacity at any point during the Priority Registration Period or the Open Registration Period.

January 13, 2021 Update

Further adjustments for the National Senior Games in Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida have been made in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Postponement

The National Senior Games in Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida have been postponed to May 10-23, 2022.

Extended Qualifying Period

In addition to the adjustments above, the qualifying period for the National Senior Games in Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida has been extended to December 31, 2021.

Athletes who meet the sport/event qualification standards at a qualifying state senior games in 2021 will qualify for the National Senior Games in Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

NSGA reserves the right to make further adjustments to National Senior Games qualification and registration.

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