Schedule and Events

Event Schedule

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Equipment provided for tournament events.

Where appropriate, age group brackets will be utilized. Team event age brackets will be decided by the age of the youngest team member.

Participants must check-in at least 30 minutes before the start of the event; check-in will take place at each event table.

Tournaments are single elimination. The first team to reach eleven points or the leading team at the twenty-minute, mark depending on the number of registrants for the event, will be declared the winner.

Tournament “no-shows” will be disqualified and their opponent will advance.

Event Descriptions

Competitive Events

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The badminton tournament is played as doubles. Participants may register as a single player or with a doubles partner as indicated on the registration form. Medals are awarded to the top team.

PrintPickleball

The pickleball tournament is played as doubles. Participants may register as a single player or with a doubles partner as indicated on the registration form. Medals are awarded to the top team.

Print5K Race

The 5K race is a 3.1-mile event. The race course includes hilly areas. Please refer to the course map for details.

Medals are awarded to the overall top male and female finishers plus the top three finishers in each age group by gender.

Race Course

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The shuffleboard tournament is played as doubles. Participants may register as a single player or with a doubles partner as indicated on the registration form. Medals are awarded to the top team.

PrintSwimming

  • Races will be divided into age and gender brackets.
  • The following races will be included in the swimming event:

100 Individual Medley

25-yard freestyle

50-yard freestyle

25-yard breaststroke

25-yard butterfly

25-yard backstroke

  • Proper swimming attire is required.
  • One false start allowed before the swimmer is disqualified.
  • The stroke order for the individual medley is butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke then freestyle.
  • No assistive devices are permitted for floatation.
  • A two-hand touch is required for the breaststroke and butterfly.
  • Flip turns and open turns are permissible.
  • Racing dives are required to start all strokes accept back stroke; racing blocks are available.
  • Medals awarded to the top finishers by age and gender per event.

Non-Competitive Events

PrintBocce Ball

The bocce ball tournament is played as doubles. Participants may register as a single player or with a doubles partner as indicated on the registration form. Ribbons are awarded to the top team.

PrintObstacle Course

Each participant will be required to perform the following activities:

  • Walk a straight line
  • Step through hoola hoops (4)
  • Bean bag toss
  • Race around cones
  • 2 basketball shots
  • Race with a ball on a spoon

Each race will be timed. Failure to complete an activity will result in 10 seconds being added to the participant’s overall time. Ribbons are awarded to the top finishers by age and gender.

Scavenger Hunt

The Scavenger Hunt is divided into three parts: a hunt for items, a treasure map search and a test of trivia knowledge. The event is played in teams of up to 12 players. Points are awarded for each item found on the list, for finding the treasure and for each correctly answered trivia question. No electronic devices can be used to answer the trivia questions. The team with the highest combined score after one hour will be the winner; each member of the winning team will receive a ribbon.

Sections of this event do not require any physical activity and should be considered an option for those who wish to participate in the Autumn Games for Seasoned Adults but are unable to compete in other more physical events.