October 16, 2020
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
TALLAHASSEE (November 19, 2014) – Excitement is building for the 2014 Florida International Senior Games & State Championships and athletes are making their final preparations the nine days of events in Lee County, December 6-14.
As they wrap up training, athletes 50+ can start planning to compete in one of the 21 Local Senior Games events on the 2015 Florida Senior Games Series (FSG) Calendar. The Florida Sports Foundation works in conjunction with local entities to provide year-round Senior Games events that serve as qualifiers for the annual Florida Senior Games in December. The 2015 season also includes a new look with a new logo.
Beginning in January, 2015 and continuing through April, 12 Local Games Series competitions will be held in the spring months. After taking the heat of the summer off, nine more Local Games wrap up the annual calendar of events from September through November.
The Florida Senior Games in December will also have a new host community for 2015-2016 as the Clearwater area will serve as the host of the Games. Clearwater becomes the seventh Florida community to host the annual State Championships that date back to 1992.
2015 Florida Senior Games Calendar of Events
|Lake Senior Games (Clermont/Lake County)
January 24- October 31, 2015
|Delray Beach Senior Games
January 30- February 6, 2015
|Destin/Emerald Coast Senior Games
January 30- February 28, 2015
|Lee County Senior Games
February 8- March 24, 2015
|Gulf Coast Senior Games
February 17- February 22, 2015
|Polk Senior Games
February 28- March 16, 2015
|Heartland Games for Active Adults
March 1- March 31, 2015
|Good Life Games
February 9- April 19, 2015
|Charlotte County Fit For Life Senior Games
March 1- April 12, 2015
|Capital City Senior Games
March 7- March 16, 2015
|Cutler Bay Senior Games
March 9 – March 14, 2015
|The Villages Senior GamesMarch 30- April 15, 2015|
|Pensacola Senior Games
September 7- September 20, 2015
|Palm Coast & the Flagler Beaches Senior Games
September 12-19, 2015
|Tampa Bay Senior Games
September 28- October 16, 2015
|Jacksonville Senior Games
October 2- October 10, 2015
|Port Orange Senior GamesOctober 12- October 18, 2015|
|Gainesville Senior GamesOctober 16-18, 2015|
|Ormond Beach Senior GamesOctober 24- October 31, 2015|
|Martin County Senior GamesOctober 31- November 8, 2015|
|Golden Age GamesNovember 7- November 14, 2015|
|Florida Senior Games
December 5 – 13, 2015
For more details of the 2015 Games, visit www.flasports.com.
The 2014 Florida Senior Games now has over 1,800 athletes age 50 and over already registered. Those athletes waiting for the last minute to register, NOW is the time to do so.
The mail-in registration deadline has already passed, but online registration is open until this Friday, November 21st. Visit www.flasports.com to register for the 2014 Florida International Senior Games & State Championships, to be held December 6-14, in Lee County.
The 23rd Annual Games features nine days of competition in 24 sports and the 2014 State Championships is a qualifier for the 2015 National Senior Games, to be held in Bloomington/Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, in July 2015.
Volunteers are needed for the Games at locations throughout Lee County. Potential volunteers can sign up online with VolunteerSpot, the leading online signup and reminder tool, http://vols.pt/mTFrYh. Sign up is easy and volunteers are not required to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.
Volunteers can also contact Kathy Cahill, the Volunteer Services Coordinator for Lee County, to volunteer as well at 239.533.7422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.