2015 Florida Senior Games Registration Now Open
TALLAHASSEE – Florida senior athletes are now able to register online for the 2015 Florida Senior Games. The 24th Annual Olympic-style Sports Festival for athletes age 50 and over will be held December 5-13 in Clearwater, with 24 sports and events.
Registration is available for all events at www.flasports.com online and forms are available to print out and mail to the FSF Office in Clearwater. Entry fees begin at $11 and vary by sport. The online registration deadline is November 20.
“For the first time in the history of the Games, athletes from all over the state will have the opportunity to experience the premier sports facilities in Clearwater and Pinellas County,” said Stephen Rodriguez, Sr. Vice President of the Florida Sports Foundation. “The Long Center in Clearwater will host several sports over the nine days of competition. Cyclists will have the beautiful scenery at Fort DeSoto Park for the Time Trials. The Innisbrook Resort is a nationally-known golf and tennis facility and the synthetic track and Clearwater High School is one of the best in Pinellas County.”
Many sports of the Florida Senior Games require a qualifying performance at a Florida Senior Games Series Qualifier. Athletes can qualify for the Games in Clearwater at one of eight upcoming series qualifiers between September and November. The Pensacola Senior Games are taking place now and the Palm Coast and Flagler Beaches Senior Games begin Saturday.
Tampa Bay Senior Games
September 28- October 16, 2015
Jacksonville Senior Games
October 2- October 10, 2015
Cutler Bay Senior Games
October 13-24, 2015
Ormond Beach Senior Games
October 24- October 31, 2015
Martin County Senior Games
October 31- November 8, 2015
Golden Age Games – Sanford
November 7- November 14, 2015
The Florida Senior Games offers many opportunities to achieve goals and strive for personal bests. Whether the goal is to stay active throughout the year, make new friends through athletic competition or win gold medals and set state records. The Florida Senior Games offers a chance to reach those goals.
For more information on the 2015 Florida Senior Games, presented by the Florida Sports Foundation, St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission and City of Clearwater, please visit www.flasports.com, call toll free 1-866- FLGAMES (354-2637) or send an email to [email protected].