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Senior Games REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, August 12, 2013

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Your Guide to the Western Colorado Senior Games

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www.BeaconSeniorNews.com may also call the Grand Junction Visitor and Convention Bureau at 1-800-9622547 or visit their website at www. visitgrandjunction. com for more information. • To ensure availability, we suggest you make your reservations early.

CHECK-IN TIMES & EVENT SCHEDULING: GENERAL INFORMATION ★ Recruit A New Athlete Promotion ★ • Participants are encouraged to get new athletes involved in the Western Colorado Senior Games. As a reward, the recruiting athlete will receive $5 off their registration fee. • The new athlete’s registration form and the recruiting athlete’s registration form must be turned in together. • $5 is the maximum an athlete may take off their registration fees.

• Participants must check in at the Grand Junction Parks and Recreation office (1340 Gunnison) prior to participation. This can be done August 22 – August 30, weekdays only from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. • A T-shirt, goodie bag, schedule, map, and other important information will be provided at check-in. • Participants should be at the event venue at least 15 minutes prior to the starting time, as listed on the schedule.

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first, second and third place finishers in each age category at the event venue. • The Western Colorado Senior Games are OPEN to out-of-state residents. • Competition must take place to determine an award winner. If there is only one individual entered in an age group, that athlete must enter and complete the event in order to receive a medal. That athlete will be placed in the closest age category with, but not against, those athletes. ★

EVENTS ★

pickleball DATE/TIME: Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles: Monday, August 26 at 8:00am Mixed Doubles: Tuesday, August 27 at 8:00 a.m.: LOCATION: Pineridge Courts, Ridges Boulevard & Desert Trails Drive

BOCCE BALL: DATE/TIME: Monday, August 26, 9:00 a.m. LOCATION: Hawthorne Park, 400 Gunnison Ave.

5K RUN/WALK (Snacks provided by The Atrium): DATE/TIME: Tuesday, August 27, 8:30 a.m. LOCATION: Canyon View Park, 730 24 Rd. COURSE: Trail, meet at Tennis Shelter on east side

• The age groups are: 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+.

• 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.

• Events will be conducted by age group except when it is necessary to combine for competition.

CANCELLATIONS/ POSTPONEMENTS/REFUNDS:

• The age group for doubles teams will be determined by the youngest player. All team members must submit an individual entry form and entry fee. A partner/teammate(s) must be indicated on the entry form to be eligible for the tournament.

• In the event of inclement weather or unusual/extenuating circumstances, Senior Games officials reserve the right to change the format of the competition, postpone events, or cancel. Refunds will not be given due to weather.

HOTEL INFORMATION:

• Refunds will only be granted if requested prior to August 12, 2013.

• Hotels offering special event rates are posted on our website at www. gjcity.org/senior_games.aspx. You

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, August 28, 9 a.m. LOCATION: Lincoln Park Golf Course

AWARDS INFORMATION:

BASKETBALL FREE-THROW/HOT SHOT/ 3 POINT:

AGE: • Participants should register according to their age as of 8/26/13.

• Medals will be presented to the

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, August 28, 1:30 p.m. LOCATION: Bookcliff Activity Center, 540-1/2 29-1/4 Rd.

CRIBBAGE DATE/TIME: Wednesday, August 28, 2 p.m. LOCATION: Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave.

BLACK JACK: DATE/TIME: Wednesday, August 28, 6 p.m. LOCATION: Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave.

SWIMMING: DATE: Thursday, August 29 WARM UP: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. RACE TIME: 8:45 a.m. - event starts with 500 yard swim LOCATION: Orchard Mesa Pool, 2736 Unaweep Ave.

HORSESHOES: DATE/TIME: Thursday, August 29, 9 a.m. LOCATION: Canyon View Horseshoe Pits

BILLIARDS (Jack & Jill, 8 Ball, 9 Ball): DATE/TIME: Thursday, August 29, 9 a.m. LOCATION: Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave.

BOWLING (Singles): DATE/TIME: Thursday, August 29, 1:00 p.m. LOCATION: Orchard Mesa Lanes, 295 27 Rd. FEE: $5

BANQUET:

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, August 27, 2 p.m. LOCATION: Lincoln Park Barn

DATE/TIME: Thursday, August 29, 4:30 p.m. LOCATION: Ale House, 2531 North 12th St. FEE: $6 for banquet, $11 per guest

GOLF: 2-person Scramble Co-ed

TRACK & FIELD:

DANCE COMPETITION:

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, August 27, tee times begin at 3 p.m. LOCATION: Lincoln Park Golf Course FEE: $8 per person (Clubs are provided if needed.) Carts are available for $8 per person

GOLF CHIP/PUTT:

DATE: Friday, August 30 FIELD EVENTS: 7:30 a.m. TRACK EVENTS: 9 a.m. LOCATION: Lincoln Park Track, 1340 Gunnison Ave.

HEALTH FAIR: TIME: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Lincoln Park Barn)

PINOCHLE: DATE/TIME: Friday, August 30, 1 p.m. LOCATION: Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave.


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For more information call: 970 254-3866 Online information: www.gjcity.org/senior_games.aspx

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Thursday Evening Banquet  4:30 p.m. social (CASH BAR)   5:00 p.m. Banquet   $6.00 per registered athlete  $11.00 per guest 

August 29, 2013 REMEMBER TO REGISTER ON ENTRY FORM!!

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How did you hear about the Western Colorado Senior Games? (please mark all that apply)  Received entry form directly  From past participant

 Activity Guide  BEACON

 Misc. Promotion (website, Promo cards, poster, etc.)  Other:________________________________________________________________________


ENTRY FORM—2013 Western Colorado Senior Games

CRIBBAGE  Cribbage

Complete all information on the front and back of this form. Please print in ink or type.

      -- --

LAST NAME

FIRST NAME

STREET ADDRESS CITY

PHONE

STATE

zip code

DATE OF BIRTH

BLACK JACK  Black Jack

Swimming  500 Meter Freestyle  25 Meter Breaststroke  25 Meter Freestyle  100 Meter Freestyle

EMAIL ADDRESS (if applicable): _______________________________________________________________________________________________________

 25 Meter Backstroke

EMERGENCY CONTACT:____________________________________________________________ Phone

 50 Meter Freestyle

EVENT AND SOCIAL REGISTRATION FEES

Registration is closed on August 16th

★ Registration fee includes all events and a t-shirt (except where listed below)★ Early Registration Fee: $19.00 (If registered on or before August 12, 2013, T-Shirt guaranteed).....$ ______ Late Registration Fee: $24.00 (If registered after August 12, 2013, no T-Shirt).................................$_______ XX-Large T-Shirt Fee: $2.00 or XXX-Large T-Shirt Fee: $3.00..........................................................$_______ Bowling Fee: $5.00.............................................................................................................................$_______ Golf Fee: 2 Person Scramble: $8.00...................................................................................................$_______ Golf Cart: $8.00...................................................................................................................................$_______ Banquet Fee: $6.00.............................................................................................................................$_______ Bring a Guest(s) for Thursday Evening Dinner & Social: (# of Guests____@$11.00 per Guest)......$_______ Become a “Friend of the Western Colorado Senior Games" by contributing an extra amount that will help enhance this year’s games!.....................................$_______ Recruited a New Athlete Discount: ($5 Discount Maximum)..............................................................-(______ ) New Athlete Name:_____________________________________________________________ The new athlete’s registration form and the recruiting athlete’s registration form must be turned in together.

Checks Payable To: Grand Junction Parks and Recreation

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Total Amount Enclosed: $

LIABILITY AND PRESS RELEASE WAIVER Affidavit: I will not hold the City of Grand Junction Parks and Recreation Department or any cosponsoring agency responsible for injury incurred while participating in any program. I understand that I will indemnify the City and its officers and employees from any injury claims. I am aware that participating in any sport/ activity, can be a dangerous activity involving many risks of injury, including crippling injury or death. I AUTHORIZE, ALLOW AND RELEASE the unlimited publication, broadcast, transmission, re-transmission and or other form of reproduction of any and all audio, video and photographic images without payment of compensation or royalties.

 50-54  55-59  60-64  65-69

 70-74  75-79  80-84  85-89

 90-94  95-99  100+____

 Ages 50-61  Ages 62+

Billiards  Men’s 8 Ball  Women’s 8 Ball  Men’s 9 Ball  Women’s 9 Ball  Jack & Jill: (Partners will be drawn)

BOWLING  Singles (Average:____________)

BANQUET:  I am attending for $6.00  I am bringing a guest for $11.00

 Doubles

DANCE COMPETITION

 Mixed Doubles

Name:__________________________

Partner:_________________________

 Team

Partner:_________________________

TRACK & FIELD

BOCCE BALL (Partners will be drawn at the event)  Bocce Ball

5K RUN/WALK  Walk

HORSESHOES

Grand Junction Parks and Recreation 1340 Gunnison Ave. Grand Junction, CO 81501 970-254-3866

(add $3.00)

pickleball (You must specify partner; younger partner determines age group)

Each participant should consult his/her doctor in regard to practice, preparation and competition in this event or any similar physical activity.

to participate. For doubles events, a partner was included if necessary. Signed and dated the liability and press release waiver.   Enclosed the total payment including additional event fees, banquet fees, and discounts.  Reminded team partners, as applicable, to submit their entry form and fee.  Check made payable to Grand Junction Parks and Recreation.  Mailed your entry form and payment prior to Monday, August 12, 2013 to:

 Medium  Large  XX-Large  XXX-Large

Age Group (as of 8/26/2013)

 Run

 Completed the general information entirely and marked all the events in which you are planning

 Pinochle

(add $2.00)

SIGNATURE:_________________________________________________________ DATE:______________

Please review your entry form to make sure you did the following:

Pinochle

 Female

T-Shirt Size  Small  X-Large

 50 Meter Backstroke  100 Meter Individual Medley

Gender  Male

 50 Meter Breaststroke

 Horseshoes

Field Events (Starting at 7:30 a.m.)  Softball Slugfest  Soccer Kick  Discus  Shotput  Softball Throw  Football Throw

GOLF: 2-person scramble

 Standing Long Jump

 Individual (Partner will be chosen)

Track Events (Starting at 9:00 a.m.)

 Doubles

Partner:_________________________

GOLF CHIP/PUTT  Chip  Putt

BASKETBALL SHOOTING

 1600 Meter Walk  200 Meter Dash  800 Meter Walk  800 Meter Dash  400 Meter Walk  100 Meter Run

 Free Throw

 50 Meter Dash

 3 Point

 1600 Meter Run

 Hot Shot

 400 Meter Dash


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