RESIDENCY:
The St. Charles County Golden Games is an “OPEN” event which means that out-of-state residents are eligible and encouraged to participate.

  1. A participant must be 50 years of age or older to participate. Age is determined as of the first day of the events (DECEMBER 31 of the competing year for VOLLEYBALL).
  2. In order to compete in the Golden Games it is the participants responsibility to check with the Event Coordinator at their event site for his/her specific event time or order of participation upon arrival.
  3. The following age categories will apply to both men and women for individual events: 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95+. In Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Team events the age of the youngest player will determine the age group of participation.
  4. Golden Games Officials reserve the right to combine age groups if less than three people sign up in an age group in any event.
  5. Golden Games Officials reserve the right to cancel Team competition if less than three teams register in Division competition.
  6. Due to the number of events, there are many time periods during which more than one event is scheduled. Participants will only be able to participate in one event during a specific time period. No event will be delayed due to scheduling conflicts.
  7. In the event of inclement weather or unusual circumstances, Golden Games Officials reserve the right to delay, postpone or cancel any event.
  8. Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic-style medals will be presented to the first, second, and third place winners in all events.

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