All athletes must be 50 years old by December 31, 2020. Athlete’s competition age will be based on his/her age on December 31, 2020. Exception - athlete’s competition age for Track and Field and Powerwalk/Racewalk will be based on his/her age on October 12, 2020.
Partner and Team Age:
Partner and team age groups are determined by the age of the youngest partner / team member on December 31, 2020. In some cases a combined or average age of partners will be used (see individual sport pages).
Age Divisions: (unless otherwise stated on individual sport page)
Individuals / Partners: 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+
Team Sports: 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+
Games officials reserve the right to cancel any event or combine age divisions due to insufficient entries.
It is recommended that participants confer with their personal physician prior to this competition. It is also recommended that participants prepare for competition and train accordingly.
The Huntsman World Senior Games will require its participants to provide the following documentation when participating at the Huntsman World Senior Games. 1) A valid photo identification card such as a driver's license, passport or green card that states the athlete's gender, OR 2) A copy of a valid in-force medical or health insurance policy that unequivocally states the athlete's gender. Birth certificates shall not be acceptable.
Roster or Eligibility Protest Policy:
If a competitor is suspected of a roster or eligibility violation, a formal Protest Form must be completed and submitted to a Games venue supervisor along with a fee of $50 paid. A timely investigation of the protest will take place and if upheld, the protest fee will be refunded. If upheld, the team, partners or individual with the ineligible player(s) will forfeit the game and any games in which the ineligible player participated and the ineligible player(s) will not be able to continue for the duration of the tournament.
Teams: Online team registration will be available at seniorgames.net under ‘Register’ between January 1, 2020 and September 1, 2020.
Online Athlete and Official Fan registration will be available at seniorgames.net under ‘Register’ between March 1, 2020 and September 1, 2020.
Mail-In Athlete and Official Fan registration will be available between March 1, 2020 and September 1, 2020. Handbooks with Athlete and Official Fan registration forms will be mailed (during March) to everyone who either participated or requested information on the Games in the last three years.
Team Registration Fees:
Basketball: $100 (team fee only-team members must also register as individual athletes)
Soccer: $100 (team fee only-team members must also register as individual athletes)
Softball: $100 (team fee only-team members must also register as individual athletes)
Volleyball: $100 (team fee only-team members must also register as individual athletes)
Athlete and Official Fan Total Registration Fees:
Total Registration Fee = Registration Fee (below) + all applicable Sport Fees (on individual sport pages).
Early-Bird Athlete Registration Fee - $79 (postmarked by August 1)
Regular Athlete Registration Fee - $99 (postmarked between August 2 and September 1)
Early-Bird Official Fan Registration Fee - $49 (postmarked by August 1)
Regular Official Fan Registration Fee - $59 (postmarked between August 2 and September 1)
Registration Fee includes: Official Games Shirt, $10 Dinner Ticket, ID Badge, Welcome Bag, Refreshments at Sport Venues, Transportation between Hotel and Sport Venues, Training Room / Services at the Games Headquarters, Games' Handbook, Program and Results Book, and entry into the athlete's Sport Social, Opening Ceremonies, Concert & Celebration, Global Cup Tournament and Health Screenings.
Sport Fees include: Officials, Venue Fees, Sports Equipment and Scoresheets
Registration Deadline: September 1, 2020
Registering for Multiple Events:
Unless otherwise stated on a sport page, registration in multiple events is allowed. Several events are scheduled simultaneously and schedule changes will not be made to accommodate a multi-sport participant. No refunds will be made if athletes cannot participate in multiple events due to scheduling conflicts.
Registering Official Fans:
Official Fans will receive a Games shirt, $10 Dinner Ticket, admission to their “accompanying athlete’s” Sport Social, Health Screenings and will be allowed to participate in Walking Tours. Official Fans must be 21 years old. Registration of Official Fans is optional.
Confirmation of Entry:
Participants who register online will receive an immediate confirmation of their entry. Participants who enter by mail will receive a letter of confirmation by email (if an email address is provided) or by mail within three weeks after receipt of your entry forms. Call the Games office if you do not receive your confirmation or if any information on the confirmation is incorrect.
Refusal of Entry:
The Huntsman World Senior Games reserves the right to refuse entry to the Games to any individual for any reason.
All team registration fees are non-refundable. Individual refund requests must be in writing and postmarked by September 15, 2020. Refund requests received after this date and before the last day of competition of the 2020 Games will receive a coupon for the 2021 Games. A $25 processing fee will be assessed for all refunds. Registration fees are non-transferable. No refunds will be made due to cancellation of an event because of inclement weather. Refunds and coupons will be issued by the end of the current year.
PARTICIPANT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY / MEDICAL AUTHORIZATION AND CONSENT
I, the undersigned, acknowledge and fully understand that by participating in the World Senior Games, Inc. I will be engaging in activities or competition that may involve serious risks including bodily injury, permanent disability and death and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from my own actions, inactions or negligence, but the actions, inactions or negligence of others, the rules of play, or the conditions of the premises or of any equipment used; and that there may be other risks not known or not reasonably foreseeable. I further acknowledge and fully understand that the sponsors of the World Senior Games, Inc., including but not limited to Huntsman Corporation, have contributed to make this event possible for the enjoyment and satisfaction of the participants and spectators, and not for their own personal gain and/or economic benefit, and that such sponsors do not accept any responsibility or liability for any of the above described risks.
In consideration of my being allowed to participate in the World Senior Games, Inc. events, I hereby represent and agree as follows:
Participant's Current Physical Condition and Health. I am in good physical condition and health, have properly conditioned myself, and have consulted with a physician, as appropriate, regarding my participation in the World Senior Games, Inc. events.
Duty to Advise of Unsafe Conditions. Prior to participating in any World Senior Games, Inc. events, I will inspect the facilities and equipment to be used, and if I believe anything is or may be unsafe, I will immediately advise authorized personnel of the World Senior Games, Inc. and will refuse to participate as long as such condition persists.
Assumption of Risks. Except as otherwise specifically agreed herein, I assume all of the risks described in the Recitals section above and accept personal responsibility for any and all damages of any kind resulting from any injury, permanent disability and/or death.
Release of Liability. I hereby release, waive all claims of liability against, discharge and hold harmless the World Senior Games, Inc., its affiliated organizations, its sponsors, including but not limited to Huntsman Corporation, its and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, administrators, officers, directors, owners, principals, employees, agents, coaches, volunteers (including, without limitation, volunteers providing medical and/or health-related services), advertisers and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises at which events are conducted (all of the foregoing released parties are collectively referred to herein as "Released Parties"), from any and all liability to the undersigned, my heirs and next of kin, for any claims, demands, causes of action, losses or damages, on account of bodily and/or head injury, death or damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the persons or entities hereby released, and/or by the negligence of other participants, spectators or other third parties, in connection with my participation in the World Senior Games, Inc. events or activities.
Authorization for Emergency Medical Care. In the event I sustain injury or illness while competing in the World Senior Games, Inc., I hereby authorize licensed medical personnel to perform or administer to me on an emergency basis any first-aid, medication, medical treatment or surgery that they in good faith deem necessary. I also give permission for attending emergency medical personnel to execute on my behalf my permission forms or other necessary medical documents and to act in my behalf if I am unable to do so and if no other person is present who is legally authorized to consent to emergency treatment for me.
Consent to Use Pictures or Recordings of Participant and Release of Liability with Respect Thereto. I hereby give the World Senior Games, Inc., the absolute and unconditional right and permission to copyright and/or publish, or use at its discretion, photographic portraits or pictures of me, or in which I may be included in whole or in part, or in my own or a fictitious name, including reproductions thereof in color or otherwise, made through any media, for art, advertising, trade, visual documentary, promotional, television, radio or film coverage or any other lawful purpose whatsoever, without compensation to me. I hereby waive any and all rights to inspect and/or approve the finished product or the copy that may be used in connection therewith, or the use to which it may be applied. I hereby release, discharge and agree to hold Released Parties harmless from and against any and all liability whatsoever, including but not limited to blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion resulting from its use in composite form, whether the same shall be intentional or otherwise, that may result or which may be produced in the taking of said pictures, or in any processing tending towards or resulting in the completion of the finished product.
Consent to Use of Health Screening Results. I hereby give the World Senior Games, Inc. the right to post my personal health screening results to my personal, private Huntsman World Senior Games Account to which I have access by my personal login information. I also consent to allow data from my personal health screening results to be aggregated with data from other participants’ health screening results for the purpose of education and/or research purposes, with the understanding that my personal health screening results will not be published in any way that will personally identify me.
Consent to Share My Personal Contact Information With Media. Because media may want to contact me about my participation in the Huntsman World Senior Games, I consent to your sharing my phone number, email or similar contact information with only the media.
Agreement to Abide by Rules and Regulations. I agree to abide by all rules and regulations issued by World Senior Games, Inc., to observe all rules of play, to exercise good sportsmanship and follow all written or oral instructions given by authorized personnel of the Games. I agree that failure to so act may result in my disqualification or rejection from the Games.
I have read the above waiver and release in its entirety. I understand that the captions and titles used above are for convenience of reference only and in no way define, limit or describe the scope or intent of the foregoing provisions. I understand that I am giving up substantial rights by signing this document and hereby acknowledge that I am signing voluntarily.