The Franklin County Silver Games are volunteer and donation operated organization. We would not be able to do the things we do, or offer the events, food, t-shirt, participant bags, etc. without the generous people and businesses who are listed throughout our event booklet. Please help us thank them by patronizing them whenever possible. They are our financial support!!!
Also a BIG thank-you to all of our volunteers who have worked so hard to put the events together, the sponsors who donated money or items, and to the participants who helped make the a success year after year!!!
WHEN ARE THE GAMES TO BE HELD? This year they are being held from September 10 thru 15, 2016
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE GAMES? To provide physical activity, friendly competition, and fun for Senior citizens. To promote health, personal growth, recognition and achievement in the senior adult community. This is a countrywide event for participants, families and friends. Whether you compete, support participants or just watch, you are invited to be part of the Franklin County Silver Games.
PARTICIPANT ELIGIBILITY: The Franklin County Silver Games are open to all seniors, regardless of county or state of residency. Any person who will be 50 years or older on or before September 10, 2016, is eligible to participate. Team events require ALL members to be eligible participants in their age bracket.
AWARDS: Gold, Silver and Bronze Olympic style medallions will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in all events. A luncheon is held on the last day as a social gathering for all participants to recognize all of the athletes.
EVENT REGISTRATION: The Franklin County Silver Games registration form must be completed in its entirety. The registration fee for 2016 is $15.00. The late registration fee is $25.00 for registrations postmarked between Aug. 7th thru 27th, 2016. We DO NOT accept any registrations postmarked after August 27, 2016. (We go by postmark dates.) An additional fee for some events may be required as indicated on the registration form. The “WAIVER OF LIABILITY” on the Registration Form MUST BE SIGNED! All entrants will be notified by mail of the time and location of each event. Rules are available here on the website with the most up-to-date rules available at the event sites. There will be NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION. All registration/entry fees are non-refundable.
EQUIPMENT: All athletes will be expected to furnish all personal equipment such as running shoes, fishing rods, golf clubs, and golf balls. Bowling balls and shoes will be available at no charge. Refer to the Events page for more information regarding what will be provided at each event.
EVENT SCHEDULING CONFLICTS: When events coincide, the athletes must make a choice of which event they want to participate in. No event will be delayed due to scheduling conflicts. You must be on time for your events. No substitution. In case you are unable to attend the any of the events, please pick up your bag and t-shirt no later than 30 days after the event.
WEATHER: In the event of inclement weather or unusual circumstances, games officials reserve the right to delay, postpone or cancel any event.
NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND NO FOUL LANGUAGE TO BE USED AT ANY VENUE OR EVENT.
For More Information Call: Franklin County Silver Games Hotline — 636.584.4172 or 636.231.4081