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  • 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

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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:

    Basketball - 5-on5
    Golf - Medal - By Age
    Shotgun Sports
    Shooting Benchrest
    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:

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

  • 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

  • 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
    Cowboy Action Shooting
    Lawn Bowls
    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 ...

  • 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 ...