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Bring you’re ‘A’ game to the Bucks County Senior Games on June 6– June 11, 2016. Events include bocce, bowling, pinnocle, darts, trivia, golf, track and field and more! Click to see the event dates, times and location.
AGE CATEGORIES for Men and Women: 50–59, 60–69, 70–79, 80–89, 90 and older. Select an age category based on your age as of December 31, 2015. The Bucks County Senior Games reserves the right to combine age groups if there are only a few applicants in an event.
PARTICIPATION: Each person may register to participate in as many events as desired providing that there are no time conflicts. Except for Trivia Contest walk-on participation is allowed, but only if time and space permits. All participants in the games will receive a commemorative pin and T-shirt (subject to availability on a first-come, first served basis).
THE REGISTRATION PROCESS: Each participant must complete an entry form. Checks should be made payable to BUCKS COUNTY FOUNDATION FOR AGING. Entry Form & Check should be mailed along with appropriate fees to: BCAAA Senior Games, Attn.: Bill McTigue, 30 E. Oakland Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901. For a single $5 registration fee participants may compete in one or multiple events. Events are subject to cancellation due to insufficient registration. For some events, applicants will be notified by telephone of start times. All participants must report to the registration area at the site of their first event to check-in 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds/no rain checks.
ADDITIONAL FEES for Golf, Bowling and optional lunches: Golf is $24/18 holes and $11/per person for use of a cart, payable to Fairways Golf Club on the day of the event. Bowling is $2/game, payable at the Brunswick Zone on the day of the event. A Celebration Luncheon will be held at Ben Wilson Senior Center at noon on Thursday, June 9. For persons age 60+ a $2 contribution is requested, but not required. Persons under age 60 are required to pay $4.10 for lunch. Everyone who plans to attend the luncheon must use the Registration Form.
2016 CHALLENGE: We are offering the “Challenge of the Senior Centers” to see which facility sends the most participants to compete in the Senior Games. The top Senior Center will receive special recognition. If you are a member of a Senior Center in Bucks County, please note that on your registration form.
EQUIPMENT: With the exception of Golf, all equipment will be supplied on-site by the event coordinator.
RULES: The event coordinator will explain the rules before the start of each event. INCLEMENT
WEATHER: The Bucks County Senior Games reserves the right to cancel or postpone events in cases of inclement weather.
AWARDS: Medals will be presented to first, second and third place finishers in each age/gender category. Medals not awarded immediately following the event will be available at the Area Agency on Aging after June 15, 2016.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: You can call 267-880-5700 for further information or if you have questions regarding the 2016 Senior Games. Information is also available on-line at: www.buckscounty.org by clicking on the 34th Annual Senior Games logo.