Are there any events available for 2020?

Yes, New Mexico Senior Olympics invites you to participate in a FREE virtual event to encourage seniors to be active during the COVID-19 Stay at Home Health Order. NMSO offers fourteen (14) individual sport activities, all modified to participate from home. Participants must complete and agree to the Liability Waiver prior to getting started, CLICK […]

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What is the status of Summer Games, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

**Please visit http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us/ and https://www.cdc.gov/ for all the latest COVID-19 related updates**   The 2020 Summer Games are Cancelled Please Click Here for the Press Release (PDF)  

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Where can I find the Registration Booklet & Entry Form for the 2020 Summer Games?

**Please visit http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us/ and https://www.cdc.gov/ for all the latest COVID-19 related updates**   The 2020 Summer Games are Cancelled Please Click Here for the Press Release (PDF)  

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Will there be Bowling events at the 2020 Summer Games in Las Cruces?

Because there is no Bowling facility in Las Cruces, the Bowling competition will be taking place 2 months later (from the Summer Games) at Santa Ana, NM. Please see the information below:    

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Why is there no Triathlon at the 2020 Summer Games?

Due to Budget constraints, NM Senior Olympics Ernesto Ramos State Summer Games will not offer Triathlon. Also, we understand this sport is considered a “limited” event for NSGA (National Senior Games Association). NSGA defines a “limited” event as one in which an athlete can qualify in ways other than thru State qualifying games. For Triathlon, […]

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Dates & Locations for the 2020 State Summer Games

*The 2020 SUMMER GAMES is CANCELLED* New Mexico Senior Olympics Summer Games features over 90 events in 21+ different sports. There are 130+ communities and 18 Local Game Sites across the state encouraging a healthy lifestyle in mature adults 50+ and we encourage our State Senior Olympians to compete with their respected local Senior Games, […]

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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 online or by printing a paper registration form from the NMSO website at www.nmseniorolympics.org , starting March 1st, 2020. Be sure to visit our […]

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

2020 Team Tourney Dates: VOLLEYBALL  – August 7th – 9th, 2020 in Albuquerque (registration opens March 1st) SOFTBALL  – September 18th – 20th, 2020 in Las Cruces (registration opens March 1st) BASKETBALL  – November 6th – 8th in Santa Fe (registration opens March 1st) Registration Fee = $300 per team + $5 per player       […]

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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. Athletes can register for the State Summer Games via online or paper registration form. NMSO strongly encourages athletes to compete in any Local Senior Games held at any of the 18+ sites throughout […]

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

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 the Summer Games. NMSO strongly encourages athletes to still compete in any Local Game held at any of the 18+ sites […]

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Where can I find my Local Coordinator?

Contact information for Local Coordinators are located below: New Mexico Senior Olympics 2020 Local Coordinators Acoma Acoma Senior Center Darren Concho 505-552-5175 [email protected] Albuquerque Palo Duro Senior Fitness Center Fermin Gallegos 505-880-2800 [email protected] Clovis/Curry Roy Walker Recreation Center Reuben Gonzales 575-769-7868 [email protected] Doña Ana Doña Ana Senior Olympics Office Mike Simione 575-649-3167 [email protected] Copper County […]

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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 State Summer Games. If you want to know what sports the multiple local game sites are offering you can click here to view the Local Games […]

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

Your official age for our competition will be determined by the participant’s age as of December 31st , 2020 (meaning your age on that last day of the year is your official age for competition).  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 21+ Individual Sports in Las Cruces, June 10th – 13th, 2020. NMSO will also have a Bowling Tournament at Santa Ana Star, August 4th – 7th, 2020 along with our (3) three Team Tournaments of Softball in Las Cruces, Sept 18-20, 2020 , Volleyball in Albuquerque, Aug. 7-9, 2020 , […]

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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. Also, the OPEN state policy allows out-of-state athletes to compete in NMSO’s State Summer Games (in National Qualifying Sports only). Every other year is a National Qualifying year (ex. 2020, 2022, etc.) and NMSO will qualify the top New Mexico […]

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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, Golf, Banquet, Guest Pass, and/or Result Book, if the athlete chooses any of those additional options/fees. Please see the pictures below for our 2020 State Summer Games “Additional Fee Box” plus our  Summer Games […]

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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).   

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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 competed together (at locals) are not required to play together at the Summer Games.  All participants are no longer required to have qualified (at local Senior Games) for the sport in which they intend to participate in at State Summer Games. Also, if your Summer Games doubles partner lives in a different […]

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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. If you are wanting to compete at the State Summer Games  all you need to do is register for the sports/events you want to compete in via our online registration […]

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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
Email: [email protected]