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Maine Senior Games - Schedule of Events

Medals are awarded to the top three in each event in each age category with ribbons for fourth place. Full Schedule of Events (PDF)

July 16, 2017 - Sunday, 9am
Scarborough High School Complex - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinator: Deb Smith

Event is open to racers, joggers, and walkers ages 45-100+.

Course Route: TBD

August 6, 2017 - Sunday, 8:30am
Scarborough High School Complex - DIRECTIONS

Event is open to racers, joggers, and walkers ages 45-100+.

Course Route (Twice)

  • Start: Memorial Park (if rain, in front of high school)
  • Loop in front of high school
  • Down to Wentworth School
  • Around Wentworth School
  • Right going past library
  • Left onto Gorham Road
  • Left onto Sawyer Road
  • Left onto Memorial Park Boulevard
  • Finish: Loop in front of high school

August 20, 2017 - Sunday, 9am (Rain Date: August 27)
Lakeside Archery, North Yarmouth - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinator: Laird Spaulding

Events: Barebow compound (no sights), compound release (sights), compound fingers (sights), barebow recurve (no sights) and recurve (sights).

The "900" American round rules will be used for competition.

90 arrows will be shot as follows: 30 arrows from 60 yards, 30 arrows from 50 yards, and 30 arrows from 40 yards (5 ends of 6 arrows).

You must bring your own bows and arrows.

Lunch is available (additional fee) or you may bring your own.


Women's Tournament
September 24, 2017 - Sunday, 8:30am
Cape Elizabeth High School - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinator: Deb Smith

Men's Tournament
September 23, 2017 - Saturday, 10:30am
Cape Elizabeth High School - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinator:

Teams must be of one gender and there are seperate tournaments for men and women. Team rosters must be sent in by the Team Captain.

Teams will be divided into age groups in a round robin tournament. If there are not enough teams in your bracket you may play up or down.


September 21, 2017 - Thursday, 10am (singles), 1pm (doubles)
The Big 20 Bowling Center, Scarborough - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinators: Dianne Oakes & JoAnn McPhee

Events: Men's and women's singles, doubles, and mixed doubles (may not compete in both doubles events).

Bowlers will compete in their own age division. Lanes are assigned by the event coordinator. Tournament will be based on scratch scores. Three games will be bowled and winners are determined by the total pins of the three games. A tie will be determined by a one game play off.

Athletes are encouraged to bring own shoes and bowling balls. Shoes are available if necessary.

Lunch may be purchased at the lanes.

This is NOT a National Senior Games event.

Event space donated by:
big 20 logo


October 15, 2017 - Sunday, 10am (singles), 12:45pm (doubles)
Spare Time, Augusta - DIRECTIONS

Events: Men's and women's singles, doubles, and mixed doubles (may not compete in both doubles events).

Bowlers will compete in their own age division. Lanes are assigned by the event coordinator. Tournament will be based on scratch scores. Three games will be bowled and winners are determined by the total pins of the three games. A tie will be determined by a one game play off.

Athletes are encouraged to bring own shoes and bowling balls. Shoes are available if necessary.

Event space donated by:
sparetime logo


August 16, 2017 - Wednesday, 3:30pm (Rain date, August 17)
Sanford/Springvale YMCA- DIRECTIONS

Events: Men's/Women's Singles (3:30), Men's/Women's Doubles, Mixed Doubles (5:00). You may sign up for only one doubles event - either men's and women's OR mixed.

Rules
Cornhole boards are positioned 27' from the front edge to front edge
of the board for ages 45-74 and 20' for ages 75-100
Pitchers Boxes: A designed pitcher box is a 4' x 3' area at each end
of the court and on both sides of each board
Foul Lines: The front edge of the Cornhole board is the foul line
No elimination scoring

Scoring
The object of the game is to score 21 points by throwing beanbags onto or through the hold of the cornhole board opposite from you.

Landing the beanbag through the hole - 3 points (cornhole)
Beanbag knocked into the hole by another bag - 3 points
Landing the beanbag on the board - 1 point (woody)
Beanbag half on the board - 1 point
Beanbag half on the board and touching the floor - 0 points
Landing the beanbag anywhere other than the board - 0 points
Beanbags landing on the board after hitting the floor - 0 points
and bag removed
Beanbag resting on the board, then getting knocked off by another
bag - 0 points

Gameplay
Teams of two people. Partners stand at opposite boxes on the same side and face each other. Each team has four bags of one color. All eight bags begin at one end. A player may throw from anywhere behind the front of the box. Players will alternate throws. If the bag hits the group and bounces or slides onto the board, it must be removed from play. The team who wins the round throws first on subsequent rounds. Each player has 20 seconds per throw. Game goes to 21 points.


September 17, 2017 - Sunday, 9am (40k), 11:30am (20k), 1pm (10k/5k)
Kennebunkport Bicycle Company - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinator: Brian Johnson

Events: 5k timed, 10k timed, 20k and 40k (athletes may only enter one timed trial, 5k ot 10k). Timed trials will be at one minute intervals.

Cyclists who qualify in either the 5k or 10k timed trials may enter both time trial events at the National Senior Games. Cyclists who qualify in either the 20k or 40k road races may enter both races at the National Senior Games.

Cyclists must have a bib number in order to compete (same number for all races). Cyclists must provide own bicycles and helmets. Helmets are mandatory.

Course Route - 5k (2 loops)

  • Go to end of the road and bear right.
  • Take a right at the stop sign and continue until River Road.
  • Take a right onto River Road and continue until the stop sign.
  • Take a right onto Arundel Road and back to Kennebunkport Bicycle Company.

Course Route - 10k (1 loop), 20k (2 loops), 40k (4 loops)

  • Continue for 3.4 miles on Arundel Road.
  • At the stop sign take a right onto Old Post Road (turns into Sinott Road).
  • At the end of Sinott Road take a right onto Log Cabin Road.
  • Take a right onto Arundel Road and back to Kennebunkport Bicycle Company.

June 26, 2017 - Monday, 8:30am
Willowdale Golf Club, Scarborough - DIRECTIONS
Golf Pro: Jared Hourihan

Event is a shotgun start at 8:30am and will be an 18 hole scratch. Golf cars will be provided and must be used. Golfers must provide own clubs. Foursomes will be put together by the golf pro or you may create your own teams.

Fee for this event includes lunch.


July 19, 2017 - Wednesday, 3pm (Rain date, July 20)
Deering Oaks Park, Portland - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinators: Nancy Fortin & Peter Gibbs

Singles events. Round robin double elimination (if enough players) all points count and then elimination play. If there are not enough players for round robin, play goes until 21 and you must win by 2. Must win 2 out of 3 games.

Distance between poles:

  • Men 50-69, 40'
  • Men 70+, 30'
  • Women 50-74, 30'
  • Women 75+, 20'

September 23, 2017 - Saturday, 8:30am
Cape Elizabeth High School - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinator: George Whitbread

Events are open to men and women.

Hot Shot Rules - 90 second competition starts at the half court line. There will be 2, 90 second rounds and combined score will determine the winners. Players must rebound and dribble from one shooting spot to another. There are 5 spots to shoot from including a 3-pointer. Each player is permitted to score two lay-ups (2 points). Anyone shooting at all 5 spots (regardless of whether they go in) will get a bonus of 5 points.

Foul Shooting Rules - players receive 5 practice shots. Players will shoot 2 rounds of 15 shots. 20 seconds allowed for each shot. If you go over the foul line before the ball hits the rim, the shot will not count. Highest combined score wins.

This is NOT a National Senior Games event.


August 12, 2017 - Saturday (Men's and women's doubles)
August 13, 2017- Sunday (Mixed doubles and singles)
A-Copi Tennis and Sports Center Augusta - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinator: Rocky Clark and Linda Einsiedler

This event limited to 150 people and we may also limit age groups as we get closer. The cutoff date is August 1st or 150, whichever comes first. Both partners MUST register! Tournament format will be Round Robin although subject to change depending on number of registrations.


September 10, 2016 - Saturday, 9am
Racket and Fitness Center, Portland - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinator: Maurice Wesley

Events: Men's and women's singles and doubles

With three or more players per age group, a round robin tournament will be held (2, 11-point games). With only two players per age group, 2, 15-point games will be played with an 11-point tie-breaker.

Athletes must bring own rackets, practice balls, and game balls.


September 30, 2017 - Saturday, 10am (warm up), 11am (meet starts)
Boys & Girls Clubs and YMCA of Greater Waterville at the Alfond Youth Center - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinator: Tim Lecrone

Events: Backstroke (50, 100, 200), Breaststroke (50, 100, 200), Butterfly (50, 100, 200), Freestyle (50, 100, 200, 500), and Individual Medley (100, 200, 400)

Swimmers may only enter 6 events. If possible, please include your seed time on registration form.


October 14, 2017 - Saturday, 5pm
Lewiston Armory - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinator: Irena Stepan

Events: Men's and women's singles, doubles, and mixed doubles.

Events are round robin (best 3 out of 5). Games are to 11 and must win by 2. Athletes must provide own paddle (red on one side, black on the other). Game balls will be provided.


September 9, 2017- Saturday (Women's singles, men's doubles, mixed doubles)
September 10, 2017 - Sunday (Men's singles, women's doubles)
A-Copi Tennis and Sports Center Augusta - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinators: Dan Veilleux

Events: Men's and women's singles, doubles, and mixed doubles (may only play in two events). Events are best 2 out of 3 sets. Tiebreaker for third set.


July 29, 2017- Saturday
Scarborough High School Complex - DIRECTIONS
Event Coordinator: Ron Kelly

Track Events: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 1500 race walk, 50m and 1500 power walk. This is a sanctioned event by the USTFA.

Field Events: Javelin, shot put, discus, long jump, triple jump, high jump

FULL TRACK AND FIELD SCHEDULE (PDF)

Please check-in 30-45 minutes before your event. For field events, some throwing implements may be provided but please try to bring your own. Javelins are not provided. If you are in a track event, please pick up competitor number before starting the event.

Field Event - Implement Weight Guide

Age Division Discus Hammer Javelin Shotput
M50-54 1.5kg 6kg 700g 6kg
M55-59 1.5kg 6kg 700g 6kg
M60-64 1kg 5kg 600kg 5kg
M65-69 1kg 5kg 600kg 5kg
M70-74 1kg 4kg 500g 4kg
M75-79 1kg 4kg 500g 4kg
M80+ 1kg 3kg 400g 3kg
W50-54 1kg 3kg 500g 3kg
W55-59 1kg 3kg 500g 3kg
W60-74 1kg 3kg 500g 3kg
W75+ .75kg 2kg 400g 2kg


September 9, 2017, 8am - Saturday
Pumpkinman Sprint Triathlon, South Bewick

We are joining the Pumpkinman Sprint Triathlon in South Berwick this year. Please register directly through the triathlon and not through Maine Senior Games.

Enter the code senior17 to receive a 10% discount. Please use this link for registration: http://www.imathlete.com/events/EventOverview.aspx?fEID=39165