Sunday, October 8, is the first day of check-in for the Huntsman World Senior Games. It is estimated that over 4,000 athletes will walk through the doors of the Dixie Center and receive their official ID Badge and athlete bag, the first step to competing at the Games. All athletes must check-in prior to their first competition and present the official ID badge upon request at the sport venues.
The Dixie Center will open at 9:00 a.m. and will close at 9:00 p.m. on Sunday. The gift shop will also be open during the same hours for those seeking souvenirs. At 11:00 a.m. an Ambassador meet and greet will take place for those wanting to learn how to become an official ambassador and for those who already wear the mantel. At 3:00 p.m. the Endurance Awards will honor athletes who have competed for 15, 20, 25 and 30 years. Friends and family are invited, but seating is limited. Atheletes are also encouraged to visit the sports lounge in the Dixie Center to get the latest information on their events.
Competition kicks off on Monday morning, October 9, with basketball, golf, the 10K, softball, square dance, table tennis, tennis and the first walking tour as well. The Opening Ceremonies takes place on Tuesday, October 10, at 7:00 p.m. at Legend Solar Stadium on the campus of Dixie State University. Athletes are encouraged to arrive at 6:30 p.m. so they can participate in the parade of athletes.
Check-in for athletes will continue through-out the Games at the following hours:
Monday, October 9 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesday, October 10 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday, October 11 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday, October 12 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday, October 13 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, October 14 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, October 15: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Monday, October 16 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesday, October 17 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday, October 18 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday, October 19 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday, October 20 - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, October 21: No check-in, Gift Shop is open from 9:00 am - Noon