Arizona Senior Olympics is a program of the Arizona Lifelong Fitness Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and implementing fitness programs and activities for people fifty years and better. The Games are open to anyone over fifty, regardless of residency and are held in venues throughout the greater Phoenix metropolitan area.
DATES AND TIMES: The 2019 Arizona Senior Olympic Games will be held throughout
the month of February and specific dates and times can be found on the 2019 Sports Information Sheets. Check the sports information for the sports in which you intend to participate for details.
OPEN STATE: Arizona Senior Olympics are open games and out of state athletes are welcome.
FEES: Registration/membership fee is $28 through 12/15/18, and $35 thereafter. Individual athletes also pay a Sport Fee which varies by sport. Late, paper and/or on-site registrations must pay one additional $10.00 special handling fee.
Basketball Team Fee: $203., Softball Team Fee: $303., Volley Team Fee: $253. Team registration fees increase by $10 after December 15.
WAIVER: All athletes are required to sign or click acceptance of the Code of COnduct, as well as the Agreement, Release and Waiver of Liability.
GAMES SHIRTS: Buy your 2019 Games shirt at our new ASO Store! You can simply go the STORE tab to view & order this year's shirt. Please read sizing information as exchanges or refunds are only available for faults in the garment due to manufacturing error.
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT: Please register on-line. Each participant must register as an individual and sign the waiver and Code of Conduct. On-line payment is by credit card only.
CONFIRMATION: Participants who register online will receive an immediate confirmation of their entry. Participants who use paper registration will receive their confirmation by email (if we are given an email address) or within two weeks of receipt of their entry by mail.
CHECK IN: All participants are expected to check in at their sport venue 30 – 60 minutes prior to the start of competition (see Sports Information Sheet for your sport).
You must check in personally with a photo ID showing you date of birth.
TEAM REGISTRATION: The first person to register for a team event (including doubles) must give their team a unique, easy-to-remember name. The other member(s) of the team will use that name to register themselves on the team. No team registration will be considered complete until all (both) team members have registered. In the case of large teams, the manager or their designee will register the name of the team, give that name to the members of the team and each team member will use that name to register themselves individually.
AGE GROUPS: Competition is by age group starting at 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 etc. We reserve to right to combine groups when there is not enough competition in an age group. Combining is always into the next lower age group. This applies to both individual and team sports. Awards are always given by age group, regardless of combining.
AWARDS: Gold, silver and bronze medals will be given to first, second and third place finishers in each age group. Ribbons will be given as is appropriate to the sport. Awards are presented Olympic style, with attention and honor to the winning athletes and are given at the competition site as soon as possible after each event. As a courtesy to other athletes please plan to stay for the awards presentations. If that is not possible, medals may be picked up at the ASO by appointment. Medals will not be mailed.
REFUNDS: Refunds are given only for bereavement or serious medical reasons and requests must be received by March 15. A doctor’s certification or funeral program is required for verification. A $20 processing fee will be deducted from the refund.
TEAM REFUNDS: Team fees are non-refundable.
INCLEMENT WEATHER: Every effort will be made to complete all events in every sport. A “rain or shine” policy will prevail unless there are safety issues. No refunds due to weather or circumstances beyond our control.
CONDUCT: Arizona Senior Olympics reserves the right to expel any athlete from any competition for the display of unsportsmanlike conduct. We expect every athlete to treat all fellow athletes and volunteers with respect and good will.
SPECTATORS: Spectators are welcome at all ASO sporting events. They must adhere to the Code of Conduct and refrain from interfering with or assisting an athlete during actual competition, which could risk the athlete being disqualified. Snacks and beverages supplied to the athletes, in venues where they are not available, are not intended for spectators.
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