Games News

  • Farewell to Longtime Horseshoes Director

    Dennis Ohms, long-time Horseshoe Director, Hall of Fame Inductee and friend of the Huntsman World Senior Games passed away on August 10, 2015.

    Dennis served as the Horseshoes Director for all 28 years that the event was available at ...

  • Early Bird Registration to End

    As of print time, more than 7,800 athletes  have registered for the Huntsman World Senior Games. To each, we offer a hearty congratulations! Why not take a minute and invite your friends or teammates to make ...

  • Games Welcomes Silver Medal Sponsor

    St. George, Utah - The HUNTSMAN WORLD SENIOR GAMES began in 1987 as the World Senior Games, an international senior sports competition. Founded by Daisy and John H. Morgan, Jr., the Games began with their vision of an international sports event for men and women ages 55 and better (The ...

  • Games Loses Board Member and Friend

    The following is the life sketch for one of our own, Steven Warner Heiner. Dr. Heiner introduced and coordintated the Games' Health Screenings for years as he also served as a member of the Board of Directors. He will be missed.

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    Due to the overwhelming numbers of interested Pickleball players, the waiting list for the Huntsman World Senior Games Pickleball Tournament has been closed.

    "We've got over 200 people on the waiting list, and we're just not going to be able to get them all in. That's the reason we've closed ...

  • Pickleball Has Waiting List

    Registration for the Huntsman World Senior Games opened on Sunday, March 1 at 12:01 a.m. By Tuesday evening, March 3, the Games had reached its participation cap for the wildly popular sport. 

    “No one expected things to go that fast,” says Kyle M Case, Huntsman World Senior Games CEO. 

    Athletes ...

  • Athlete Registration Open

    March 1, for the past several years, has marked the day that the Huntsman World Senior Games opens its doors to accept registrations from athletes. This year, at 12:01 a.m., Sunday morning, those doors were opened. By 8:00 a.m., several hundred people had already taken advantage and secured their place ...

  • Team Registration Open

    Team Registration is now open for Huntsman World Senior Games team sports. Managers for Basketball, Softball, Volleyball and Soccer can reserve their team’s space in the largest annual multi-sport event in the world for athletes age 50 and over.

    Softball Team

  • Friendship with China at the Huntsman World Senior Games

    St. George, UT – October 17, 2014 – The Huntsman World Senior Games is a worldwide event with all 50 states represented and 68 foreign nations.  While “senior” athletics start at age 50, thousands of volunteers of all ages lend a hand to help make this event the largest and ...

  • Another Year in the Bag

    On Saturday, the Huntsman World Senior Games came to a close when the last softball was pitched across the plate, the last volleyball hit the floor, the last buzzer sounded at the basketball court and ...

  • Games Nearing the End

    With an overcast sky, but no rain in sight, Friday the competition continued.  Shuffleboard, a brand new sport this year, began while Pickleball wrapped up.  Saturday is the last day of competition at the Games and includes the following Sports:

    Basketball ...

  • Russia Conquers Global Cup in Three Straight Sets

    With a roster of only seven healthy players, team Russia was unconquerable in the Global Cup throughout the entire tournament, not losing a single match in the world championship tournament.  Tonight, Switzerland and Canada battled it out for the ...

  • Wednesday Complete

    Softball, Pickleball, Shotgun Sports and more filled the day today.  Pool play was completed and the double elimination tournament got underway in the Global Cup.  Team Germany has been knocked out leaving Switzerland, Canada, USA and Russia ...

  • Concert & Celebration Rocks Burns Arena

    The Sports continue, but the big story of Tuesday was the Concert & Celebration act of Jim Witter's Piano Men.  The show was a trip down memory lane through the major events of the 1970s accompanied by the music of Elton John and Billy Joel.  Over 2,000 people packed the ...

  • Tuesday Will Feature Concert & Celebration

    Monday ended with beautiful weather and a full day of competition.

    Tuesday will continue to feature great competition and beautiful weather, but the evening is sure to heat up with a fantastic show.  Jim Witter's - The Piano Men, billed ...

  • Monday Will Bring Global Cup and More

    After a day of rest, competition will continue on Monday.  All five Global Cup teams have arrived and are ready to take the court in the morning.  The Global Cup is a true World Championship Volleyball Tournament that will ...

  • Saturday Completes First Week of Competition

    The end of Saturday's competition also brings an end to the first week of competition at the Huntsman World Senior Games.  The Games holds no competitions on Sunday, but Athlete check-in is available at the Dixie Center (1835 Convention Center Drive).  Athletes must check in and receive their Athlete ID ...

  • Sunny Friday, Great Competition

    Friday's weather was superb and the competition was too.  Volleyball got started off today with all courts in the Dixie Center being used to capacity as well as several off-site locals in various schools.

    Saturday's competitions are:

    Basketball - 3x3 Men
    Men's ...

  • Thursday Competition Ends

    The weather and the competition warmed on Thursday at the Huntsman World Senior Games.  Today several sports began their first day of competition including Archery 3D and Soccer.

    Friday’s competitions will include:

    Archery – 3D
    Basketball – Men 3x3
    Bridge
    Cowboy Action Shooting
    Cycling
    Lawn ...

  • Hall of Fame Caps Wednesday

    Competition continued Wednesday with several sports wrapping up their Huntsman World Senior Games run.  Archery – Target, Women’s Basketball, Power Walking and Race Walking along with Track and Field all ended today.

    The evening was capped off with an inspiring Hall of Fame induction Banquet.  Thirteen were honored with an ...

  • Opening Ceremonies Starts off with a Bang

    Tuesday night ended with a bang for the Huntsman World Senior Games.  The Opening Ceremonies kicked off the annual event with singing, dancing and fireworks.

    The evening began with a grand parade of athletes set to a medley of contemporary ...

  • First Day of Check-in Complete

    The first day for Check-in at the Huntsman World Senior Games is in the books as Athletes prepare for competition on Monday, October 6.

    More than 3,200 Athletes and Official Fans checked in the Dixie Center today, a new record for the Games.

    “With more than 10,700 athletes registered this ...

  • Thurl Bailey to Inspire at Ceremonies

    The Huntsman World Senior Games has a tradition of inspirational speakers at the annual Opening Ceremonies.  This year will be no exception.  NBA great, Thurl Bailey, will be offering insight, inspiration and motivation to the athletes of the Huntsman ...

  • Looking Back Moving Forward

    St. George, Utah - With eyes fixed firmly on the future and feet churning to keep up with the present, sometimes it’s fun to take a glance behind to see where you’ve been.

    During the ...

  • Softball and Other Schedules Available

    Thanks to the hard work of our very dedicated volunteer Sport Directors, we have several Sport Schedules available for download including Bowling, Lawn Bowls, Shuffleboard and Softball.  To access the schedules visit the individual Sport Pages on the website or click the link below.  Schedules will ...

  • Flash Floods Hit St. George

    This week the remnants of Hurricane Norbert have wreaked havoc in the Southwestern desert, flooding homes, businesses, streets and even closing down I-15.  Huntsman World Senior Games Athletes may wonder how ...

  • Concert & Celebration Announced

    JIM WITTER'S PIANO MEN
    A Musical Journey Through the 70's Featuring the Music of Elton John and Billy Joel

    Do you remember where you were when you heard the news that Elvis had died? Do you still watch reruns of “The Partridge Family”, “Green Acres”, “The ...

  • Friendship Tour to China Announced

    The Huntsman World Senior Games Friendship Tour was born in 2010 when 36 intrepid travelers visited China as goodwill ambassadors of sport and cultural exchange.  Since that time Friendship Tours have visited Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Switzerland and ...

  • Triathlon Map Available

    Earlier this year, the Huntsman World Senior Games announced there would be a brand new course for the Triathlon.  New for 2014, the course will both start and end at the Summit Athletic Club at 1532 East 1450 South, St George. ...

  • Golf Skills?

    By Jeff Harding, Director of Operations

    On the morning of Tuesday, August 5, the staff of the Huntsman World Senior Games convened at the SunRiver golf course to learn more about, and have a first-hand experience, with the sport of Golf Skills. Sport director, Penny Hoback, and assistant ...