How to Qualify for the National Senior Games (NSGA)
An athlete must be at least 50 years of age by December 31, 2022 to qualify for the 2023 National Senior Games.
An athlete MUST qualify for the National Senior Games in even numbered years at an NSGA sanctioned senior games.
For most sports athletes qualify by placing in the top four of their age group; exceptions are golf, tennis and team sports (3 on 3 basketball, softball & volleyball). For golf first place in each age group qualifies.
For tennis and team sports the top three finishers in each age group qualify. For certain sports athletes can qualify either by place or by minimum performance standards (MPS).
Qualifying results will be submitted to the National Senior Games office by staff from the NSGA sanctioned senior games where an athlete participates.
After results are verified for accuracy, athletes will receive a qualification/registration notice from NSGA.