Important info for athletes. *Last updated 1/2/2024

  • How do I enter to compete in the Arkansas games in 2024?

    One must be at least 40 years of age or older by Dec 31, 2024. Just sign up online, or contact us if you have questions or issues, or if you do NOT want to signup online, All athletes that want to qualify for the 2025 National Senior Games must be at least 50 years or older by December 31, 2024.

  • What dates and locations are the games for 2024?

    See our "2024 Schedule" page, and stay tuned this page, or contact us with questions.

  • How do I qualify for the National Senior Games in 2025 in Des Moines, Iowa?

    Come to Arkansas and compete in the 2024 Arkansas Senior Olympic Games. In most sports/events you must finish in Top 4 in your age 5-year group (50-54, 55-59, 60-64, etc) in order to qualify for Nationals. Golf you need to win your age group, OR, like a few other sports, you can qualify by meeting minimum standard times, distances or scores. See all rules on www.NSGA.COM website, or contact us with questions.

  • If I am NOT a resident of Arkansas can I compete in the Arkansas Games?

    YES, MOST CERTAINLY YOU CAN, as all participants are welcome, as long as you meet age requirements of being at least 40 years of age or older by Dec 31, 2024. And to be eligible to qualify for Nationals one must be at least 50 years of age or older by Dec 31, 2024.

  • How many sports or events can I participate in?

    As many as you want. Generally we offer (though subject to change) just one registration fee of $50.00 per person, which allows you to enter up to 5 events. Example: Say you choose to do Track and Field, and enter the 100m, 200m, discus, shot put and long jump (5 events), the fee will be $50, If you want to do more than 5 events the cost is just $5.00 per event additional. Example: You could ADD another T&F event, like high jump... OR the 100m Freestyle in Swimming. Some events, like golf, tennis and powerlifting have additional fees. See entry rules for details (& remember that above prices do vary from sport to sport, and year to year), so contact Greg at 501-321-1441 for additional information you desire to know.

  • What if I need help in finding Partner for Double or a Team to join?

    We prefer you find you own Team or Partner, but if help is needed please contact Greg at 501-321-1441, and simply ask for help finding a Partner or Team.

  • What is the deadline for entering the 2024 Arkansas Games?

    Rolling deadlines based on events, but usually online registration will end a about two weeks prior to event dates. Some events we will allow for same day registration at the event site, so please contact Greg to ask about registering late. But we encourage you to register online as early as possible, if you can. See each sports' details page for more info too.