Michigan Senior Olympics Deadline to Register to Compete is July 19

Registration Is Closing Soon For the Michigan Senior Olympic 2019 Summer Games

The deadline for the 40th annual Michigan Senior Olympic (MSO) Summer Games is fast approaching. The last day to register for the games is Friday, July 19. They games will be held August 9-18, throughout Oakland and Macomb counties. Over 1,000 athletes will come from all over the state of Michigan to compete. The athletes must be at least 50 years and older to participate.

Michigan Senior Olympics

Michigan Senior Olympics

The Michigan Senior Olympics is a non-profit organization that promotes healthy lifestyles by organizing state games, sports competitions and health, fitness, and wellness programs for active individuals 50 years and older. The Olympic Games take place every summer and winter and our vision is to provide all individuals 50 years plus with programs to enjoy healthy and active lifestyles.

The events for this year’s Summer Games include Archery, Badminton, 3v3 Basketball, Billiards, Bocce Ball, Bowling, Cornhole, Cycling, DanceSport, Disc Golf, Free-Throw and 3-Point Contest, Golf, Pickleball, Powerlifting, Powerwalk, Racewalk, Racquetball, Shuffleboard, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, 5K & 10K, Track and Field, Triathlon, and Volleyball.

The Opening Ceremony is on Friday, August 9 at Bloomer Park in Rochester Hills from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. This FREE event includes the torch arrival ceremony, music by Toppermost (Beatles Tribute Band), FREE food from Detroit BBQ Company, vendor tables, inflatables, and more.

Important upcoming Michigan Senior Olympics Events

  • DanceSport competition – Sunday, August 4, at Royal Park Hotel – For tickets call 248-608-252
  • Opening Ceremony – Friday, August 9, Bloomer Park in Rochester Hills
  • Celebration of Athletes Dinner – Thursday, August 15 (with special guest speaker Detroit Lions Alumni, Lomas Brown) – For tickets call 248-608-0252

MSO is in need of volunteers to help at the upcoming summer games. They may have volunteer opportunities available including working check-in tables, scorekeeping, and directing athletes where to go on courses. All volunteers will receive a free t-shirt. Volunteer opportunities call 248-608-0252 or email becky@michiganseniorolympics.org.

 

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