FAQ

Q:  Where are the 2017 Michigan Senior Olympic Winter/Summer Games being held?
A:  The Summer Games begin with our opening ceremony at Bloomer Park in Rochester Hills on Friday August 11th and end with our Celebrations of Athletes Dinner August 17th.  A full list of games, times, and locations can be found on our website under the “Summer Games” tab, and select “Schedules”. 

Q:  When are the 2017 dates for the games?
A:  Summer Games - August  11-20, 2017

Q:  Will the 2017 Michigan Senior Olympic Summer Games qualify me for Nationals?
A:  No, the 2017 Winter & Summer Games are NOT considered a qualifier. The 2018 MSO Summer Games will be the next qualifier for the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Q:  What are the options for lodging?
A:  Please visit our lodging page under Summer Games.

Q:  How do I register for the 2017 Michigan Senior Olympic Summer Games?
A:   There are multiple ways to register depending on your event.

  1. By Phone: Call 248-608-0250 or 248-608-0252
  2. Mail-in: Send completed registration form to:

        Michigan Senior Olympics
        Attn: Becky Ridky
        650 Letica Dr.
        Rochester, MI 48307

3. Pickleball ONLY - www.pickleballtournaments.com

4. Medal Events (Archery, Badminton, Bowling, Cycling, Golf, Racewalk, Racquetball, Road Race, Shufflebaord, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field, Triathlon) - CLICK ON THE YELLOW "REGISTER NOW" BUTTON ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE SCREEN

5. Ribbon Events & Team Sports (Billiards, Bocce Ball, Powerlifting, Disc Golf, Skills Competition, Basketball, and Volleyball) - call 248-608-0250

6. Dancesport - Call 248-608-0252 or print the forms and mail them in TO VIEW THE DANCESPORT FORMS PLEASE CLICK HERE

 

Q:  Where can I receive a paper registration?
A: Paper copies can either be printed from the Michigan Senior Olympics website under “Summer Games” and select “Registration”, or participants can call the Michigan Senior Olympics office at (248) 608-0252 and a paper copy can be mailed.

Q:  Will I get a confirmation of my registration?
A:  Yes, participants will receive and email confirmation once their registration has been completed.

Q:  What is the deadline for registration?
A:  Registration Deadline: July 21, 2017

Q:  Can I get a refund?
A:  Yes, if you request a refund before July 21st there is a $5 administration fee that will be charged. No refunds will be given after July 21, 2017 without a medical waiver

Q:  How many out-of-state players are allowed on my team roster?
A:  There is no longer a rule limiting the number of out-of-state athletes on rosters.

Q:  How old must I be to compete in The Games?
A:  All competitors must be 50 years of age or older by December 31, 2017.

Q:  Do I need to purchase my own equipment?
A:  Yes, all participants are responsible for their own equipment.


 

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