2019 Recreational/Competitive Events

Recreational Events

Event Locations

BASKETBALL- MEN (FREE THROW) Thursday, April 4, 5:00 pm • Best of twenty-five shots from the free throw line.  65+ will shoot from 11 feet.  (AROUND THE WORLD)(immediately after free throw) • One minute to shoot from various locations

BASKETBALL- WOMEN (FREE THROW) Thursday, April 4, 5:00 pm • Best of twenty-five shots from the free throw line.  65+ will shoot from 11 feet.  (AROUND THE WORLD)(immediately after free throw) • One minute to shoot from various locations.

CORNHOLE Thursday, April 4, 10:00 am • Each game played to 21 points.

SAN ANTONIO DECA-CHALLENGE • Saturday, April 6, 9:00 am 10 events over 2 days. Strength and endurance will be tested. Athletes will compete in the following Track events on Sunday - 100M. 400M, 1500M, and Long Jump.  Competitors can medal separately under the track and field event.  Events on Saturday-vertical leap, pull ups (overhand grip), power clean (50% of your weight, number of repetitions no rest), ball toss, pushups and plank.    

FOOTBALL THROW - ACCURACYThursday, April 4, 1:30 pm• Each participant allowed 3 practice throws, followed by 5 consecutive throws at the target.  Participant can throw from a standing or running position, underhand or overhand.  Men 50-74 –12yds/Women 50-74/Men 75+-10yds/ Women 75+ - 8yds. Football size Men –size 8/Women –size 7.

Fun Walk • Thursday, March 28, 10:00 am • Walk (2 miles) will be held on the trails of O. P. Schnabel Park, 1 mile smooth surface option. Check-in at Graff Pavilion. Parking available in the Park and at the YMCA.  Opening Ceremony will begin at 9:30 am.

SCRABBLE • Wednesday, April 3, 1:00 pm • Players will draw for opponents.  2 players per board.  Games will last no longer than 50 minutes (25 minutes per player). Word challenges will be verified by judges.

SOCCER KICK-ACCURACY • Thursday, April 4, 2:00 pm • Each participant allowed 3 practice kicks, followed by 5 kicks in a row.  The soccer goal will have 7 zones each worth set points.  The zones are the 4 corners, dead center and left and right of center.  Scoring is determined by zone and ball going through hole.

Distance:

  • Men 50-74–12yds
  • Women 50-74/Men 75+-10yds
  • Women 75+-8yds

Soccer Ball Size:

  • Men–5
  • Women–4. 

Participants can kick from a standing or running position. 

SOFTBALL THROW • Thursday, April 4, 1:00 pm • Each Participant allowed 2 practice throws, followed by 3 throws, with a 12in.softball. The longest distance of the 3 throws is scored.  The distance is not counted if foot crosses line or lands outside the foul lines. The point of impact is the distance measured.  The ball can be thrown underhand or overhand, from a running or standing position.

Washers Thursday, April 4, 12:00 pm • Singles only.  Each game played to 21 points.

 

Competitive Events

Event Locations

ARCHERY Sunday, March 31, 10:00am • Compound finger, compound release, recurve, bare bow recurve, and bare bow compound.  The "900" American round with 48” target will be used for competition.

BASKETBALL (Men’s) (3 on 3) Friday, April 5, 8:30 am • Half court with two 15 minute halves (except 75+ plays 12 minute halves). The roster limit is ten including non-playing coaches and captains. All players must register individually.  No mixed gender teams. The number of entries will determine tournament format. Age division of the team is determined by the age of the youngest player. NCAA rules apply. All players must sign waiver but captain must submit roster and forms with payment. It is the responsibility of the team captain to check draw for playing time.

BASKETBALL (Women’s) (3 on 3) Saturday, Jan.19, 8:30am. & Sunday,Jan. 20, 8:00am • Half court with two 15 minute halves (except 75+ plays 12 minute halves).  The roster limit is ten including non-playing coaches and captains. All players must register individually.  No mixed gender teams. The number of entries will determine tournament format. Age division of the team is determined by the age of the youngest player. NCAA rules apply. All players must sign waiver but captain must submit roster and forms with payment.   It is the responsibility of the team captain to check draw for playing time.

BOWLINGThursday, March 28 (12:30pm/2:30pm) Friday, March 29 (10:00am/12:00pm), Saturday, March 30 (10:00am/12:00pm) • Singles, doubles and mixed doubles.  Scratch scores.  Singles, doubles and mixed doubles will bowl one set of three games.  High scratch series will determine the place winners in each category.  Partner must register for same time.  Fee is per bowler.

CYCLING •   Sunday, March 31, 9:00 am (5k Time Trial), approximately 10:30 am (10K time trial) and approximately 1:00 pm (20k Road Race). All participants must wear an ANSI or Snell approved helmet.  Cyclists must report 30 minutes prior to start times. Numbers will be distributed at the event check in.  Chip Timing.

5K Cycling Course 10K Cycling Course

GOLFMonday, April 1, 1:00 pm (shotgun) & Tuesday, April 2, 8:00am (shotgun). • Thirty-six  hole scratch event held over  two days.  The facility fee includes green fees and golf cart.  No metal spikes allowed. Range finders/GPS can be used. Medals awarded based on 36 hole total.

HORSESHOES Saturday, March 30, 10:00 am • Singles only.  Men 50 - 69 pitch 40 feet.  Women 75+ pitch 20 feet.  All others 30 feet.  Format is double elimination cancellation scoring.

PICKLEBALL - Indoors •, Tuesday, April 9, Wednesday, April 10 and Thursday, April 112 at 9:00 am • Women’s singles and Men’s doubles on Tuesday, Mixed Doubles on Wed., Women’s Doubles and Men’s Singles on Thursday; Athletes may enter all three sub-events. Game balls provided. Doubles players must register with a partner. Event Sanctioned/USAPA Membership required. Brackets posted at midnight the night before events played.at www.texasseniorgames.org or call 210-302-6973. Fee includes all 3  pickleball events plus referee fees.

POWER WALKSunday, April 7, 7:15 am (5000) 10:15 am (1500) • 1500 and 5000 meter will be walked on track.  Race numbers distributed at event check in

RACEWALKSunday, April 7, 8:00 am (5000) 10:30 am (1500) • 1500 and 5000 meter will be walked on track.  Race numbers will be distributed at event check in.

RACQUETBALLSaturday, April 6, 9:00 am ( Men 50 – 69, All women & mixed doubles) & Sunday, April 15, 12:00 pm (men 70+) • Singles, Doubles, and Mixed Doubles.  Games are 11 points.     Play will be round robin or double elimination depending on the number of entrants. Eyewear with lenses designed for racquet sports are mandatory.  Doubles players must register with a partner.  The draw will be on the website beginning Monday, April 1st at  www.texasseniorgames.org or call 210-302-6973

5K & 10K ROADRACETuesday, April 2, 8:00am • Race numbers distributed at event check-in, at the Pavillion in the Park. Runners will run a 5k (3.1 miles) 2x around the lake and/or 10k (6.2 miles) 4x around the lake. For those registering for both, runners will only run 10K and times for 5K and 10K will be recorded. Chip Timing. 

Map of Course Route 

SHUFFLEBOARDMonday, April 1, 10:00 am • Singles and Open Doubles. Equipment is available for use. Indoor court.  Doubles partners may be of same or different gender.  You may only play once in the Doubles competition.

SOFTBALLFriday, March 29, 9:00am (ages 70), Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31 9:00am (50-69) • Balls and bases furnished.  Each team must provide other equipment.  All players must sign waiver but captain must submit roster and forms with payment.  No mixed gender teams. Number of teams will determine tournament format. Age division of team is determined by the age of the youngest player. Team roster shall be limited to twenty (20) players.  It is the responsibility of the team captain to check draw for playing times.

SWIMMING • Saturday, April 6, 9:00 am • 50, 100 and 200 backstroke, 50, 100 and 200 breastroke, 50, 100 and 200 butterfly, 50, 100, 200 and 500 freestyle, 100, 200, and 400 individual medley.  All swimming events will be timed finals.  Warm-ups begin at 8:00 am. 

TABLE TENNISSaturday, April 6 (50-69) and Sunday, April 7 (70+), 9:30 am • Singles, doubles and mixed doubles.  Only balls will be furnished.  Play shall consist of a five (5) game match; winner will be the first to win three games. Tournament format will be based on number of entrants. Doubles players must register with a partner. The draw will be on the website beginning Monday, April 1st at www.texasseniorgames.org or call 210-302-6973.

TENNIS • Monday, April 1, Tuesday, April 2, Wednesday, April 3 • Singles, Doubles and Mixed doubles.  Athletes must provide their own racquets and practice balls.  Game balls provided.  It is the responsibility of the athlete to check draw for playing time. Doubles players must register with a partner.  If you enter more than one event, you may have to play a match each day in each event.  Please mark on entry form. The draw will be on the website beginning Tuesday, March 26th, www.texasseniorgames.org or call 210-302-6973.

Track and FIELD Events • Sunday, April 7  8:00 am • 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1500 meter races.  Discus, high jump, long jump, triple jump, hammer throw, javelin, shot-put and pole vault.  Pole-vaulters must use own pole.

TRIATHLON Saturday, June 8, 7:00 am Swim 200 meters outdoor pool, cycle 10 miles, run 2 miles.. All triathlon participants must register through the Texas Senior Games website, www.texasseniorgames.org and Redemption Race Production website in order to be eligible as a Texas Senior Games participant, https://redemptionrp.raceentry.com/races/windcrest-freshman-triathlon/2019/register  Register with Texas Senior Games 1st, and a discount code for the Triathlon will be provided for Texas Senior Games participants registering for the race.

VOLLEYBALL Saturday, March 30 (women and men), 9:00 am • Six players on the floor.  USAV rules.  No mixed gender teams.  Age division of the team is determined by the youngest player. Best of three game matches. Number of teams will determine format.  Rosters limited to fifteen players. All players must sign waiver but captain must submit roster and forms with payment. It is the responsibility of the team captain to check draw for playing time.

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