FAQ

INDIANA STATE GAMES - QUALIFYING SITE FOR INDIANA

Q:  Where are the 2018 Indiana State Games being held?
A:
 The Majority of the Games will take place May 2018. Locations to be determined.

Q:  Are the Indiana State Games the same as the Indiana Senior Games?
A:  YES. The name has changed to Indiana State Games, but they are the same games as in years past called the Indiana Senior Games.

Q:  Is there more than one qulifying site in Indiana?
A:  NO. The Indiana State Games is the only qualifying event for Indiana. While there are other Senior Games in various cities, Indiana State Games - Fit and 50 is the only qualifying locaiton for Indiana.

Q: Is there a paper registration form for the 2018 Indiana State Games?
A: Yes, there is a paper form you can fill out and mail in. Paper form you can print and mail in postmarked by May 1st or there is a $5 late fee.

Q: Can I send in photo's of previous games?
A: Absoutely! With permission from participants in the photos, please send in your pictures.

Q: What is your refund policy?
A: There are no refunds for the registration fees. 

Q: What is your privacy policy?
A:  Any personal information received will only be used to fill your order. We will not sell or redistribute your information to anyone.

Q: What are your registration dates?
A:  Registration information will be available Jan, 2018.

Q: How much does it cost to register for 2018 Indiana State Games?
A:  For unlimited entry to events, the fee is $35. Some sprorting events will have additional fees.

Q:  How do I determine my age category?
A:  
Your age will be determined automatically during registration by your age as of December 31, 2018.
EXAMPLE #1: If a person will turn 50 in July, 2018,  but is still 49 at the May events, the athlete will be in the 50-54 age category. The person may only be 49 when competing.
EXAMPLE #2: If you are currently 54 and will still be 54 during the events, but you will turn 55 anytime in 2018 year you will be in the 55 - 59 age category.

Q:  What are the age categories?
A:  Age categories are in 5 year increments for individual events; 50-54, 55-59. 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+   Team sports age categories determined by the youngest participant on the team; 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+. 75+ and 80+ 85+ Basketball Only

Q:  How do I qualify?
A:  Persons that place in the top four of most individual sports in their age category and gender, will qaualify for National Senior Games to be held in June, 2019 in Albequerque, NM. An athlete that is not a resident of Indiana may participate in the Indiana State Games, however they cannot displace an Indiana Athlete. The out of state athlete can qualify in Indiana.
See NSGA rules

DETERMINING WHO QUALIFIES NSGA
Indiana is an OPEN State

Qualifying games are responsible for determining qualifiers at their games and for advising the NSGA who has qualified. NSGA qualifying games that permit and encourage participation by out-of-state residents are classified by the NSGA as “open.” (Note: This should not be confused with “limited” events.)Each event allows for a specific number of qualifiers. If out-of-state residents qualify at an“Open”qualifying games, they will not take away a qualifying spot from a state resident.“Open” games may qualify the number of state residents specified for each event in additionto the out-of-state qualifiers.The NSGA definition of an athlete’s state of residence is that state in which the person resides for at least six months out of the year.

2019 NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES QUESTIONS

Q:  Where are the 2019 National Senior Games being held?
A:  The Games will take place in Albuquerque, NM. 

Q:  When can I expect my registration information?
A:  NSGA will begin mailing and emailing registration information in the Fall of 2018. Please continue to check our website at www.NSGA.com for updated information.

Q:  When will the detailed schedule with event dates and venues be available?
A:  A detailed schedule will be available on the 'Schedule of Events’ page in the Fall of 2018 and sport specific schedules can be found on the 'Competition Schedule' page. Age specific competition start times will not be available until after registration closes in the Spring of 2019.
 
Q:  What sports will be offered at the 2019 National Senior Games?
A:

  • Archery
  • Golf
  • Racquetball
  • Table Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Horseshoes
  • Road Race
  • Tennis Bowling
  • Pickleball
  • Shuffleboard
  • Track & Field Cycling
  • Power Walk
  • Swimming
  • Triathlon
  • Race Walk
  • Power Walk will be an “Open Event” for 2019 only. No qualifying will be required for participation at the 2019 National Senior Games.  
  • Basketball 3 on 3
  • Volleyball
  • Softball

 

National Senior Games Questions?
For NSGA FAQ click here

or, ?Go directly to NSGA main website