2016 Games Activities

Opening Ceremonies – Oct. 4, 2016, 7:00 pm – Hansen Stadium, Dixie State University
Following the pattern of the Olympics, the Games kicks off with a grand Opening Ceremonies, which includes a Parade of Athletes, entertainment, fireworks and the traditional lighting of the Huntsman World Senior Games Cauldron.  There is no charge for admission. Dress warm for cool evenings.  Athletes should arrive at 6:30 pm for the Parade.

Dinner Dance – Oct. 6, 2016,  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Washington County Regional Park - Fairgrounds
A wonderful evening to let your hair down, eat a delicious meal, and enjoy a live music and dancing. Tickets are available through regular registration or upon arrival at the Dixie Center for all athletes and offcial fans.

Concert & Celebration – Oct. 11, 2016, 7:00 pm – Burns Arena, Dixie State University
Not to be outdone by the first week’s Opening Ceremonies, the second week of the Games kicks off with the Huntsman World Senior Games Concert and Celebration presented by Larry H. Miller Group.  The Concert & Celebration takes place on October 11, at the Burns Arena.  The gates will open at 6:00 pm and the show will start at 7:00 pm.  There is no charge for admission into the Concert & Celebration.  The public is encouraged to attend.  

Global Cup - Oct. 10 - 13, 2016
Catch all the action as the best volleyball teams on earth battle it out for the title of World Senior Volleyball Champion.  International teams from various nations will take part in this four day tournament culimating in the finals match on Thursday, Oct. 13, at Desert Hills High School (828 Desert Hills Dr., St. George).

Health Screening - Wednesday, Oct. 5 – Friday, Oct. 7 and on Tuesday, Oct. 11 – Thursday, Oct. 13 – Dixie Center
Obtaining life-saving health screenings have never been easier than with the annual Health Screenings.  Held at the Dixie Center exclusively for athletes and official fans, this is a great opportunity to have vision, hearing, cholesterol, PSA, blood pressure, and other important tests done. Health Screenings will be offered on Wednesday, Oct. 5 – Friday, Oct. 7 and on Tuesday, Oct. 11 – Thursday, Oct. 13 from 8:00 am until
4:00 pm. An additional day of screenings is open to the public as well as athletes on Saturday, October 8 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.