2018 PENNSYLVANIA SENIOR GAMES

July 26-30, 2018 in Luzerne County, PA

 

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2018 Keystone State Games Festival of Sports

Hosted by Luzerne County

Registration is NOW OPEN!

Field Hockey Events

December 8, 2018 Keystone Open IFH Championship in York, PA

PA IFH Championship - Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, PA

Keystone Gymnastics Championship

Date TBA at SPIRIT Gymnastics Training Center in North Wales

Qualify for SGA 2019

PA Skating Championship

February 1-3, 2019 at York Ice Arena, 941 Vander Ave., York, PA  17403

Hosted by the White Rose Figure Skating Club

PA SR GAMES
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2018 PA SENIOR GAMES

FOREVER YOUNG - FOREVER SPORT

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE EXTENDED UNTIL WEDNESDAY JULY 18, 2018 - IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE PLEASE CONTACT MIKE@KSGOFFICE.COM

 

DOWNLOAD SENIOR GAMES GENERAL SPORTS SCHEDULE AS OF JULY 9, 2018 - CHECK FOR UPDATES AS THE GAMES GET CLOSER

 

It's a pleasure to announce that Keystone State Games Inc. will conduct the 2018 Pennsylvania Senior Games this summer in the Greater Luzerne County Area during the week of July 26 - 30, 2018.

 

Not only will you be able to compete for Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, but the event will also allow athletes the opportunity to qualify for the National Senior Festival which will be hosted in Albuquerque, NM June 14-25, 2019.

 

Athletes are encouraged to check the website regularly during the summer months for updates to venues and schedules.

We encourage all Seniors interested in the National Senior Festival to check out the latest National Senior Sport rules by visiting the NSGA Website

NSGA 2019

ELIGIBILITY:

 

In 2018, the Pennsylvania Senior Games will be open to all states.  Athletes who will be 50 years of age or older as of  December 31, 2018 may participate.  Age groups for NSGA Qualifying Sports are 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, and 100+ for both males and females.  All other Sports will have 10 year age divisions.

 

Open State Policy: The Pennsylvania Senior Games will permit out-of-state residents to participate in the 2018 PSG competition. If an out-of-state resident qualifies for National Senior Games Association (NSGA) competition he/she will not take away qualifying spot from a state resident.  Doubles and mixed doubles teams which have individuals from 2 different states will be considered an out-of state team.  Out-of-state qualifying follows the rules prescribed by the NSGA.

If a (Basketball, Softball, or Volleyball) team from out-of-state qualifies for NSGA competition, that team will not take away a qualifying spot from a Pennsylvania (PA) resident team unless the PA team determines they will not utilize that position.

 

REGISTRATION: There are two methods to enter the 2018 PA Senior Games: One (1), mail the entry form with payment to the KSG Office OR via On-Line Registration.

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Mail-in Applications must be postmarked by July 8, 2018. Online Registration will remain open until July 15, 2018 unless specifically noted on sport webpage.

 

COST: Athletes have the OPTION on how to pay for events at the 2018 PA Senior Games.  Option 1—Multi Sport Entry—Athletes pay one fee and choose multiple sports in which to participate.  Option 2—Individual Sport Entry—Athletes may pay for only the sport of their choosing during the Games.

 

OPTION 1 - MULTI SPORT ENTRY:

Athletes choosing to enter the 2018 PA Senior Games with Option 1 Multi-Sport Entry are eligible to choose from a maximum of 18 events.  Both Track and Swimming will only count as one event each.  If registering online a  representative from the KSG office will contact you to place you in the correct events for track and swimming.

 

Click Here for Multi Sport Online Registration

 

OPTION 2 - INDIVIDUAL SPORT ENTRY:

Athletes may pay for only the sport of their choosing during the Games. Athletes may enter as many sports as desired and pay individually for each sport.

 

Please click on the sport(s) below for specific sport details, registration information, and to register online for a discounted price.

CLICK HERE FOR DISCOUNT ONLINE T-SHIRT FOR $5.00 ORDER - if you would like to purchase an official Senior Games T-shirt duinrg the Games the cost will be $8.00

 

CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER FOR THE 2018 SUMMER GAMES

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE MAIL-IN APPLICATIONS:

 

PLEASE VIEW GENERAL TENTATIVE SCHEDULE ABOVE OR SPECIFIC SPORT WEBPAGES FOR ACCURATE SCHEDULES AS MANY SCHEDULES HAVE BEEN UPDATED BEYOND THE MAIL-IN APP

 

OPTION 1 - MULTI SPORT ENTRY APP

 

OPTION 2 - INDIVIDUAL SPORT ENTRY APP

 

PSG MEDICAL RELEASE FORM AND WAIVER

 

TEAM SPORT ENTRY FORM & ROSTER APP (Team Captain Only)

 

If mailing an application please send to Keystone State Games, Inc., PO Box 1166, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703-1166

 

Please email Mike Galli - PA Senior Games Liason via Email at mike@ksgoffice.com if you have any questions or need support with PA Senior Games as well as with online registration or mail-in registration. The PA Senior Games official summer office hours will begin in June 2018. Prior to June please email or call Mike after 4pm.

 

The Keystone State Games staff can be reached by clicking on the following link - CLICK HERE for a listing of KSG Staff and Contact Information

 

ALL PA SENIOR GAMES athletes will check-in at their prospective sport venue the day of the competition—There will be central registration area this year for PA Senior Games to receive your souvenir t-shirt if you ordered one.

 

T-shirts for those athletes that receive them using OPTION 1 MULTI SPORT registration or PUCHASED a t-shirt individually may do so at the KSG Headquarters: The Woodlands Inn, 1073 PA-315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

 

CLICK HERE for the General Visitors / Event Information for both the Keystone Games Festival of Sports and the PA Senior Games

 

Athletes that DO NOT send their MEDICAL RELEASE FORM into the office are to turn it in to the sport leader the day of their FIRST SCHEDULED SPORTING EVENT.

 

LIKE & FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK @ksgfestival

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Official Facebook page of Keystone Games Festival of Sports

 

Lots of fun in Northeast PA beyond just the Games!

montage

We invite and encourage all participants and their families to visit Montage Water Park during your stay at the Games. For admission discount please click on the following link http://store.montagemountainresorts.com/specialevents/ and use the following Promo Code 15BUCKS

Athlete Reception and Picnic hosted by Montage Mountain

Includes admission to the 2018 Keystone Games Athlete Reception and Picnic with access to the Waterpark at Montage Mountain for participating athletes and affiliated parties on July 27th, from 4pm-7pm only.  Not valid any other day. Click the following link for tickets http://store.montagemountainresorts.com/specialevents/

Enjoy America's Pastime and Fireworks during the Games

railriders

At the conclusion of the 2018 Keystone Games Athlete Reception and Picnic at Montage Water Park there will be the opportunity for you and your family to enjoy America’s Pastime by going just down the road to the Railriders (Triple-A Affiliate of the New York Yankees) vs Gwinnett at 7:05 pm.  Fireworks to follow at the conclusion of the game. Ticket information to follow.

KEYSTONE GAMES ACTIVE HOTEL LIST

DOWNLOAD THE HOTEL LIST FILE - UPDATED JULY 19, 2018

It is very important that our athletes that require lodging for the 2018 Summer Games please consider staying at our sponsors/participating hotels to ensure the hotels that are willing to support the games are valued for their dedication to the Keystone State Games and all of our participants!

For the guests to receive the rates listed in the above link, most hotels are asking that they refer to the code Keystone State Games 2018 but several have other codes or have included online links (see Downloaded Hotel List above for more Information).

CAMPING IN THE POCONO MOUNTAINS

whitewater camping

Whitewater Challengers Adventure Campground is the perfect place to settle in for the night, before and after your team play. Enjoy our sand volleyball courts, recreation field, free Wi-Fi, cell phone charging stations, camp store, snack bar, showers, and dining services. Camping rate: $7.50 per person/night

TENT RENTALS
Don’t have a tent? No worries. Rent one here and we’ll even take care of setting it up and taking it down for you. Just bring your sleeping gear.
·        Sleeps 4-6 adults comfortably
·        Must be reserved in advance (limited tents-reserve early)
·        Tent will be set-up before you arrive
Tent Rental Rate: $35.00/tent/night, plus $7.50/person/night for camping

FAMILY-STYLE RAFTING
Does your team have some free time?…join Whitewater Challengers for a day of whitewater rafting. (teams of 20 or more can even get picked-up at any local hotel- must confirm 72hr in advance).
Family-Style whitewater is offered 7 days a week. This trip features real rapids, real adventure and summertime fun, in the Poconos. And if you are new to whitewater rafting this is the perfect trip for first-timers to get their feet wet. (ages 5+) Weekday trips include a complimentary river lunch.
Rafting rate: $35.95 Adult & $30.95 Child plus taxes. (Mention: “Keystone” for your 10% discount)

FOR RESERVATIONS: Call 1-800-443-8554 or
BOOK ON-LINE. Using promo code: Keystone                 
www.whitewaterchallengers.com

OFFICIAL MEDICAL SERVICES provided by

Geisinger

Keystone State Games Medical Services will be provided by Geisinger at designated areas throughout the 2018 Keystone Games Festival of Sports Competitions. Medical personnel interested in volunteering thier time and services need to fill out the following form: 2018 Keystone Games Medical Staff Information Form

 

2018 Results, Schedules, and Updates (including weather delays / replays) will be found on KSG LIVE - Click here to go directly to KSG LIVE website - Site will be activated the week of the Games.

KSG LIVE

Link above will currently show results from 2016 Senior Games

 

We encourage All of our athletes to be mindful of the weather. The forecast is hot and humid and that could cause scattered thunderstorms with lightning. If weather causes a delay, coaches will be notified and updated schedules will be found on KSG LIVE.

Download the Heat-Related Illnesses provided by Wellspan Health

Download Heat Tips for Safe Exercise in the Heat

Download the PIAA Lightning Safety Powerpoint

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