How do I qualify for NMSO Team Tournaments?

For all State Team Tournaments, 3-on-3 Basketball, Softball and Volleyball, athletes are not required to pre-qualify locally for State competition. New Mexico is an “Open State” for out-of-state participants/teams. Athletes may register by requesting a registration form from NMSO or visiting the NMSO website at www.nmseniorolympics.org.

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What are the dates, locations and fees for Team Tournaments?

VOLLEYBALL in Rio Rancho – TBA SOFTBALL in Las Cruces – TBA BASKETBALL in Santa Fe – TBA Registration Fee = $250 per team              

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How do I qualify for NMSO Summer Games?

ALL Athletes (in-state or out-of-state) wanting to qualify for NMSO’s State Summer Games will no longer be required to participate at local games. NMSO strongly encourages athletes to still compete in any Local Game held at any of the 25+ sites throughout New Mexico to be versed on the latest playing rules and the sport […]

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How do I qualify in local Senior Olympics to participate in the State Annual Summer Games?

New to 2017, New Mexico Senior Olympics Summer Games is open to all 50+ seniors regardless of being from in-state or out-of-state. Also state athletes are no longer required to participate at local games to register for State’s Summer Games. NMSO strongly encourages athletes to still compete in any Local Game held at any of […]

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Where can I find my Local Coordinator?

Contact information is located on our website (Click Here to view), in the Athlete Registration Book or you can call, 1-888-623-6676, or email, nmso@nmseniorolympics.org.

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What if my local game site doesn’t offer a sport that is in the State Games?

If the local game site you reside in does not offer a sport/event, that’s ok. All athletes 50+ are no longer required to participate at local games to register for Summer Games. If you want to know which game sites are offering which sports, for you to compete in, you can click here to view […]

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From Local games to State games, what happens if my age changes into another age bracket?

Age for competition will be determined by participant’s age as of December 31st of the current year of games.  This will apply to both local and state competition.

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How many sports are involved in local and/or state games?

Senior Olympics Summer Games offers 25+ Individual Sports.  Due to Local Games limitations of personnel, venues and/or equipment, not all sports are offered at all local game sites.

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What is the deadline to qualify for the NMSO Summer Games?

Summer Games will no longer require athletes 50+ to pre-qualify with their local Senior Games. in addition, new to 2017 is the OPEN state policy that allows out-of-state athletes to also compete in NMSO’s State Summer Games. Every other year is a National Qualifying year (ex. 2016, 2018, 2020, etc.) and NMSO will qualify the […]

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What fees are included to participate in the Summer Games?

A Registration fee is always applicable and varies with the 2 deadlines.  Other applicable fees could consist of: Housing, Meal Card, Bowling, Golf, Banquet, Guest Pass, and/or Result Book, if the athlete chooses any of those additional options/fees. More info will be made available before February 1st, 2018.            

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If I lived in two states throughout the year am I eligible for New Mexico’s Senior Games?

Yes, NM Senior Olympics now allows Out-of-State athletes into our Summer Games (only National Sports will be available for Out-of-State athletes to compete in). During National qualifying years (ex. 2016, 2018, 2020) NM Senior Olympians will qualify all positions for NM Senior Olympians in addition to the Out-of-State athletes as well.

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If my sport is in the doubles category and I qualified in locals does that mean I must have the same doubles partner in the State Games?

Doubles partners who qualify together are not required to play together at the Summer Games.  All participants are no longer required to have qualified (in locals) for the sport in which they intend to participate (in state). Also, if your Summer Games doubles partner lives in a different county than yourself, you are allowed to […]

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I qualified for a sport at local games to make it to state games but is there any other event(s) I can participate in at the State Games?

An athlete is no longer required to qualify at the local level in order to compete at NMSO’s State Summer Games, but it is encouraged.

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Contact Information

New Mexico Senior Olympics
PO Box 2690
Roswell, NM 88202
575-623-5777 Telephone
1-888-623-NMSO (6676) Toll-free
575-622-9244 Fax
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