Sports Competition for Adults Over 40: A Participants Guide to 27 Sports
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Since 1987 the National Senior Games Association ("NSGA") has offered bi-annual summer competition in 19 sports for competitors over 50. For the past few years the national games have attracted between 10,000 and 12,000 participants. The NSGA operates through its various state association. For more information, contact your state association through the NSGA website. The 2015 National Senior Games were held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in August where approximately 12,000 athletes competed. The 2017 Games are scheduled to be held in Birmingham, Alabama.

National Senior Games Association
http://www.nsga.com/DesktopDefault.aspx

The following table shows the location and the number of participants in the bi-annual National Senior Games since 1997.



Location and Number of Participants in the National Senior Games
Event Year Location Participants
National Senior Games 1997 Tucson, Arizona 10,300
National Senior Games 1999 Orlando, Florida 12,000
National Senior Games 2001 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 8,700
National Senior Games 2003 Hampton Roads, Virginia 10,700
National Senior Games 2005 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 11,000
National Senior Games 2007 Louisville, Kentucky 12,000
National Senior Games 2009 Palo Alto, California 10,000
National Senior Games 2011 Houston, Texas 10,100
National Senior Games 2013 Cleveland, OH 10,881
National Senior Games 2015 Minneapolis, MN 12,000


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