Note: This page was last updated April 4, 2021.
The 2021 Arkansas games are going to take plan. We are working on schedule now, so check back here soon.
Contact Greg Eberdt, Executive Director, if you have questions. 501-321-1441
2021 Dates & Information:
|CORNHOLE (Bean Bag)||Coming soon.
|5k POWER WALK||Coming soon.
|5k RACE WALK||Coming soon.
|5K/10K ROAD RACE||Coming soon.|
|SOCCER – 8 on 8||Contact Greg for more info.
|SOFTBALL||Contact Greg for more info.
|TABLE TENNIS||Coming soon.
|TENNIS||Coming soon. (Likely mid-Sept)
|TRACK & FIELD||Coming soon.|
|TRIATHLON||Contact Greg for more info.|
|VOLLEYBALL – 6 on 6||Contact Greg for more info.
|VOLLEYBALL on SAND – 4 on 4||Contact Greg for more info.
|WEIGHTLIFTING||likely Sept 2021, in Hot Springs at ProFitness Gym on Malvern Ave (behind Shell gas station) . The 3 events are Leg Press, Strict Arm Curl & Bench Press. *This is not a NSGA National event, and will not qualify athletes to attend the 2021 National Games.|
3 NEW SPORTS ADDED to the 2022 NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES in FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA :
4×4 SAND VOLLEYBALL
*NOTE: HORSESHOES HAS BEEN DROPPED AND WILL NO LONGER BE A NATIONAL (NSGA) SPORTS EVENT.
PICKLEBALL NEWS: NEW SKILLS DIVISIONS ADDED for the 2021 National NSGA Pickleball Tournament in Florida.
- The 2021 National Senior Games skill ratings per division are listed below;
Division I — 5.0, 4.5
Division II — 4.0
Division III — 3.5 and below
- Pickleball will continue to have 5-year age divisions; 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, etc. For the 2022 National Senior Games—
- In regards to skill ratings changing from the time an athlete qualifies at a state qualifying event and the National Senior Games, the most current rating will be used. The USAPA cutoff for ratings is September 1, 2021, and no adjustments will be made after that date. At the time of registration for the National Senior Games, the athlete will be asked to list their rating (as we have done in the past). If the rating does not match the one on file with the USAPA, it will be changed accordingly.
- In the event that an athlete qualifies without a skill rating, they will need to refer to the document posted on NSGA.com under the Pickleball sport page in order to determine their skill rating. Athletes will need to declare a skill rating when registering for the 2021 National Senior Games.
WE NEED EVENT DIRECTORS AND VOLUNTEERS FOR MANY EVENTS IN 2021. WE NEED JUDGES, REFS, TIMERS, SCOREKEEPERS, REGISTRATION DESK HELPERS, ETC.
PLEASE CALL GREG @ 501-321-1441
*All info on this website is subject to change and not guaranteed by Arkansas Senior Olympics