San Diego Senior Olympics

SOCCER MATCHES HIGHLIGHT OPENING WEEK OF SAN DIEGO SENIOR OLYMPICS

by Christopher Mohr

September 10, 2010 (San Diego) - If you think that you are too old to be active, you won't find much sympathy from this crowd. Over 100 players ages 50 and older from throughout the County played a series of soccer matches last weekend (9/4-5) at the Chargers' former practice field in the Qualcomm Stadium parking lot. The featured game was a championship in the age 60+ group between the U.S. and South Korean teams. Teams participated in 8-on-8 as well as fully-configured 11-on-11 matches.

POOL TOURNAMENT TOMORROW IN POWAY TO BENEFIT SAN DIEGO SENIOR OLYMPICS, WHEELCHAIRDANCERS.ORG

May 14 (Poway) - The San Diego Senior Games Association (SDSGA) is holding a pool tournament this Saturday and Sunday (May 15-16) at the Poway Fun Bowl, located 12941 Poway Road. The events start at 9 A.M. each day and are part of the North County Games taking place through May. 

 

On Saturday, the competitions include eight ball with a best of three format and nine ball in a best of five format. Sunday will feature Scotch Doubles in a best of seven format. There is also a Charity Challenge, where for just $5 per game, challengers test their skills against Hydred Makabali, the first female wheelchair player to earn semi-pro status from the Women's Professional Billiards Assocation. 

CITYSOLVE URBAN ADVENTURE RACE SERIES TAKES OFF IN SAN DIEGO APRIL 24

Proceeds to benefit San Diego Senior Olympics

 

by Christopher Mohr

 

April 7, 2010 (San Diego) - The CitySolve Urban Race series comes to San Diego on Saturday, April 24 at noon. The event is a scavenger hunt where participants, who are competing on teams, navigate the course by foot or public transportation while searching for clues and completing challenges along the way. It is a mini version of television's The Amazing Race competition, offering participants a unique perspective of the city that they likely would not see otherwise.

 

The top 25 teams are eligible to compete in the national championship in New Orleans on October 30. Of these 25 teams, the top three teams get free entry to the national championship, while the top team wins $300.

COMPETITORS STILL SOUGHT FOR S.D. SENIOR OLYMPIC BALLROOM COMPETITION SEPT. 13 IN EL CAJON: “WHERE YOU’RE NEVER TOO OLD TO BE A CHAMPION”

 

September 11, 2009 (El Cajon/Rancho San Diego)—If you're over 50, now you can put on your dancing shoes--and be a good sport!  Going for the gold, competitors in the San Diego Senior Olympics this year will waltz into Cottonwood Golf Club in Rancho San Diego on September 13th to dance the night away in the Senior Olympic Game Competition.

 

SAN DIEGO SENIOR OLYMPICS WANTS YOU! COMPETE IN 20+ EVENTS

TORCH RUN & OPENING CEREMONIES AUGUST 20
 

August 24, 2009 (San Diego) – You’re never too old to be a champion in the San Diego Senior Olympics, which kick off August 30th with a torch run and opening ceremonies co-sponsored by the Rancho San Diego-Jamul Chamber of Commerce and San Diego Track Club.