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  • 30th Anniversary Celebration

    You’ve probably heard by now, but this year is kind of a big deal for the Huntsman World Senior Games. In 2016 we celebrate three decades of fostering worldwide peace, health and friendship. That’s 30 years of world-class ...

  • Piano Guys to Perform While Athletes in Town

    St. George-  There will be a benefit concert to help raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Utah. A portion of every ticket will be donated to the Charity. The Piano Guys whose videos have ...

  • Some Sport Schedules Available

    As the first day of competition approaches, Sport Schedules are being made available. Volunteer Sports Directors are currently working on providing schedules to the athletes. As they are completed, they will be posted to the Games Schedules Page on the website.



  • Games Continues Partnership with Hyland's

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    Huntsman World Senior Games Partners with Hyland’s Leg Cramps

    The Huntsman World Senior Games today announced its continued sponsorship with Hyland’s, a manufacturer of homeopathic medicines for over 100 years.  Beginning this year, ...

  • Debbie Meyer To Speak at Ceremonies

    The Opening Ceremonies, one of the highlights of the Huntsman World Senior Games, take place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4, on the campus of Dixie State University at the newly named Legend Solar Stadium.  A perennial ...

  • Concert & Celebration Features Diamond Tribute

    WHAT: Huntsman World Senior Games Concert & Celebration
    WHEN: October 11 at 7:00 pm
    WHERE: Dixie State College Burns Arena
    ADMISSIONFree to ALL

    This year the Huntsman World Senior Games celebrates its 30th year. To commemorate this "Diamond Anniversary" the Games has invited, direct from Las Vegas, Neil Diamond - The Tribute, ...

  • Shotgun Sports is Now Closed

    As the Huntsman World Senior Games continue to grow, it becomes more and more common that sports and divisions within sports reach their participation caps before the general closing date of September 1. Shotgun Sports has done ...

  • Games Wins Best of State

    St. George - The Best of State organization recently recognized the Huntsman World Senior Games as the best sporting event in the State ...

  • Wow! Pickleball Closes in Record Time

    There is a craze that is sweeping the nation right now and it is called Pickleball. Players both young and old, are discovering this fun, volleying sport that is as much about the social aspect as it is about the competition.

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  • Registration Now 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 dn Official Fans. This year, at 12:00:01 a.m., Tuesday morning, the switch was flipped and registration officially opened. 

    “It’s amazing how fast registrations come in ...

  • Games Wins National Award

    Huntsman World Senior Games Wins National Award

    The Huntsman World Senior Games was awarded the Excellence in Games Promotion Media Award by the National Senior Games Association. The award was presented in a ceremony ...

  • Chinese Volunteers a Welcome Addition

    The Huntsman World Senior Games continued its partnership with China with a group of student volunteers helping at the Games once again this year. The relationship began in 2010 when the Games embarked on its first ever Friendship Tour. The Games, organized and travelled with three volleyball teams comprised of ...

  • The 2015 Huntsman World Senior Games Close

    When the last volleyball hit the court, the 2015 Huntsman World Senior Games came to a close on Oct. 17. The Games offered 28 different sports to more than 10,500 athletes from all 50 of the United States and from 19 ...

  • Games Are Nearing Completion

    Friday's competition is in the books and Bowling and Pickleball are complete.

    Saturday will see the end of the following sports:

    Basketball 5-on-5 - Men
    Mountain Biking
    Shuffleboard
    Softball
    Volleyball

     



  • Global Cup Completes Thursday Events

    Two years ago, women's Team Germany left St. George and the Global Cup - World Senior Volleyball Championships with the bitter taste of defeat as they went down to Canada in the final match. That feeling was remedied this year as Germany, after two long years of hard work and ...

  • Wednesday Complete

    Wednesday's competition ended with a continuation of great plays and warm weather. In the Global Cup, pool play ended and the stage is set for the medal matches. Thursday morning at 10:00 AM will see Canada and USA playing for the Bronze on court 1 in the Dixie Center. The ...

  • Tuesday Complete

    Tuesday, October 13, ended strong with an outstanding concert by THE British Invasion Tribute. The band covered the greatest songs form the biggest bands on the 1960s including but not limited to the Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Monkees, The Beach Boys and much, much more. The near capacity crowd ...

  • Games Still Going Strong on Monday

    Monday was the first day of competition for week two at the Huntsman World Senior Games and it's still going strong.

    Tuesday's competition continues with:

    Badminton
    Basketball - 5-on5
    Bowling
    Golf - Medal - By Age
    Horseshoes
    Pickleball
    Shotgun Sports
    Shooting Benchrest
    Softball
    Volleyball
    Global Cup
    Health Screenings

    Tuesday will ...

  • Sunday a Day of Check-In

    Sunday has been the traditional day of Check-in at the Huntsman World Senior Games. Nearly two thousand Athletes made their way through the check-in process today.

    Monday's competitions are:

    Badminton
    Baskeball - 5-on-5 - Men
    Basketball Shoot - Men's Free Throw / 3 Point Shot
    Bowling
    Golf - Social
    Horseshoes

  • Week One Competition Complete

    As the sun sets on Saturday, the first week of competition comes to a close. Medals were awarded, records were set, but most importantly, the mission of fostering worldwide peace, health and friendship was advanced. Sunday, Athletes will take a break from competition.

    Check-in at the Dixie Center will be ...

  • Friday Comes to a Close

    Friday's competition came to a close and saw the end of Archery - 3D, Bridge, Cycling and several other sports.

    Saturday's competitions include:

    Basketball Men 3-on-3
    Hot Shot - Men
    Cowboy Action Shooting
    Lawn Bowls
    Racquetball
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Triathlon
    Volleyball 



  • Thursday Competitions Continue to Enjoy Nice Weather

    Thursday saw more clear skies and warm weather. The day ended with a fun sock hop at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Tomorrow's competition includes:

    Archery - 3D
    Basketball 3-on-3 - Men
    Bridge
    Cowboy Action Shooting
    Cycling
    Lawn Bowls
    Racquetball
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming
    Tennis
    Volleyball
    Walking Tours 



  • Wednesday Ends with Hall of Fame Induction

    The skies were clear and the temperatures warm on Wednesday, October 07, at the Huntsman World Senior Games. Competition wrapped for a few sports including Track and Field as well as Basketball 3-on3 – Women.

    The evening was capped off with an inspiring Hall of Fame induction ceremony for 11 ...

  • Opening Ceremonies Highlights Tuesday

    Tuesday’s Huntsman World Senior Games Opening Ceremonies was one for the memory books. The cool, fall evening was beautiful. The entertainment was wonderful. Olympic Gold medalist Rafer Johnson’s message was classy and inspiring. The fireworks capped off the evening as only a fireworks show can.

    Wednesday’s competition continues with:

    Archery ...

  • Monday Ends With a Burst of Rain

    Monday, October 5, the first day of competition at the Huntsman World Senior Games, ended with a burst of rain that resulted in the need to reschedule the Tennis Mixed Doubles and several Softball games.

    Tennis players should consult the online Tennis schedules to see times of rescheduled ...

  • First Day of Check-in Complete

    The first day of Check-in at the Huntsman World Senior Games saw more than 3,000 Athletes and Official Fans make their way through the Dixie Center to receive their credentials and welcome bags. The flow was fairly constant throughout the day and into the evening as participants from around the ...

  • Rafer Johnson to Speak at Opening Ceremonies

    The Huntsman World Senior Games has a long standing tradition of great, inspirational speakers at the annual Opening Ceremonies. This year is no exception.  Olympic decathlete, Rafer Johnson, once considered the greatest athlete on Earth, will be sharing some of his life experiences. The Opening Ceremonies takes place on Tuesday, ...

  • THE British Invasion Tribute Set to Rock Concert & Celebration

    The Huntsman World Senior Games is excited to announce the 2015 Concert & Celebration act. THE British Invasion Tribute is set to rock the Burn Arena at Dixie State University. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13. Best of all, ...

  • 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 ...