7/28/2008 - NJ Senior Olympics 2008

NJ Senior Olympics 2008

The 2008 Senior Olympic games will feature 15 sporting events and competitions where senior athletes 50 years of age and older – male and female – will compete for the Gold, Silver and Bronze in various age categories ranging from: 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80-84; 85-89; and 90+.

The Olympic Games include sporting competition in Archery, Basketball (foul shooting/accuracy and ‘3 on 3’), Billiards, Bocce, Bowling, Cycling, Darts, Golf, Horseshoes, Racquetball, Team Softball, Swimming,Table Tennis, Tennis and Track & Field events. The New Jersey Senior Olympics is part of the NationalSenior Games Association which sponsors alternate year national Senior Olympic games at venues across the country.

The “Opening Ceremonies” for the 2008 Senior Olympic games will take place on Sat., Sept 13 at 10:00 a.m. outside the Woodbridge Community Center. The ceremonies will highlight the nature of the games and competition, present the Senior Olympic torch and flame, and feature participants competing in each sport. Senior athletes must register to compete in the various sporting events, games and competitions.

To register or to obtain more information about the New Jersey Senior Olympic games contact the New Jersey Senior Olympics at 973-618-1111 or log-on to www.njso.us.