Games Information

Age

  • All participants in individual and team events must be 50 years of age or older on or before
    December 31, 2017.
  • The age divisions for the WVSSC will be determined by your age on December 31, 2017 for both team and individual sports. The age divisions will be as listed for both men and women: 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+.
  • All must compete in their own age group except in doubles or team play when the younger player determines the age group. Proof of age may be required.

Registration Fee

  • The 2017 fees include a $35.00 non-refundable registration fee which includes a tee shirt and two events in an individual sport and the Friday July 14th dinner at Emmanuel Baptist Church.
  • Tickets will be at Registration Desk for dinner.
  • THERE WILL BE NO TEAM FEES but individual members are required to register.
  • Additional fees include: Bowling $7.50; Golf $30.00 for green fees and 1/2 cart to equal $65.00. There will be a $15.00 late fee for any applications received after the July 5th, 2017, date. No application will be accepted after July 10th.

Check-In Times and Event Scheduling

  • You may check in at the Emanual Baptist Church on Thursday July 13th from 5:00 until 9:00 pm and on Friday July 14th from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm.
  • Participants must check-in one-half hour prior to event start time
  • T-shirts will be provided at check-in
  • Participants are allowed and encouraged to enter more than one event, but do so at their own risk as schedule changes cannot be made to accommodate sports that occur simultaneously. Please plan accordingly.

Rules

  • The official rules of The National Senior Games Association for each event will be followed.
  • Final interpretation of all rules will be the event coordinators.
  • Their decision will be final.
  • Go to www.NSGA for a copy of the rules.

General

  • The West Virginia Senior Sports Classic is affiliated with The National Senior Games Association but is in no way affiliated or associated with either the United States Olympic Committee or the International Olympic Committee.

Hotel Information

Here are some local hotels:

Charleston Marriott Town Center
200 Lee St E, Charleston, WV 25301

Best Western
1010 Washington St, Charleston, WV

Courtyard Marriott
100 Kanawha Blvd, Charleston, WV

Pricing/Cancellations/Postponements/Refunds

  • In the event of inclement weather or unusual/extenuating circumstances, Senior Sports Classic Officials reserve the right to change the format of the competition, postpone events, or cancel. Refunds will not be given due to weather.
  • Full registration fee refunds will only be granted if requested prior to July 5.

Awards Information

  • Medals will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each age category at the event venue.
  • The West Virginia Senior Sports Classic is open to out-of-state residents.
  • Competition must take place to determine an award. If there is only one individual entered in an age group, that athlete must enter and complete the event in order to receive the medal. That athlete will be placed in the closest age category with, but not against, those athletes.