Florence, SC, February 09, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Sanctioned National Sports Competition Slated
The 33rd annual South Carolina Senior Sports Classic (SCSSC) State Games is scheduled for May 16-19 at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC.
The open National Senior Games Association sanctioned event offers 25 major sports in 9 age groups for men and women athletes 50 years old and older. The Games boast team and individual elite and recreational competition with gold, silver and bronze medalists. Socialization, education and sport are featured with a Parade of Athletes, health expo, educational seminars, socials and a dinner/dance.
Registration is now open. Entry forms are available at your local recreation departments or by going online at www.scseniorgames.com. April 15th is the deadline for registration, so sign up today.
The SCSSC is the sanctioned event for the National Senior Games Association which is a member of the US Olympic Committee. As such it is a biennial qualifier for the National Senior Games. SC can boast national gold medalist swimmers, golfers, triathletes, archers, softballers, bowlers, tracksters, race walkers, basketballers, and racket sporters that have represented our state. It is a quality recreation experience for adults ages 50 years and older designed to promote health, wellness and fitness through sport. Sign up at this open event and you too may be able to represent the State of South Carolina at the National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The SCSSC encourages every South Carolinian to embrace the opportunity to create and maintain a physically, emotionally and spiritually healthy lifestyle.
For information on the SC Senior Sports Classic and its programs please visit us at scseniorgames.com. The SCSSC State Games is made possible by Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield, AARP and the City and County of Florence and South Carolina Senior Sport Classic, Inc. a 501c (3) non-profit organization.
The goals of the South Carolina Senior Sports Classic programs are:
· To maintain and improve the health and wellness of South Carolina’s older adults.
· To provide competitive athletic and recreational experiences that focus attention on the importance of regular exercise in every individual’s personal plan of health.
· To provide an opportunity for socialization for older adults across the state.
· To improve the quality and quantity of senior athletic programming at the local level by providing an opportunity for community groups to work together toward a common goal.
· To enhance the quality of life for South Carolina’s senior adults through education and activity.
South Carolina Senior Sports Classic
Publicity Chair - Irving Albrecht 803-264-1591
Interim Director – Debbie Wall 843-992-4504 firstname.lastname@example.org
President – Tommy McWatters 803-519-6184 email@example.com