Deadlines

Entries will continue to be accepted until June 1. No on-site registrations will be accepted.

Sport Info


DATES:

Friday, June 12, 2020
Basketball - Free Throw Shooting (12:30 to 4:00 p.m.)
Basketball - Around the World (12:30 to 4:00 p.m.)
Football - Throw for Distance (2:00 to 3:30 p.m.)
Softball - Throw for Distance (3:30 to 5 p.m.)

Saturday, June 13, 2020
Football - Throw for Accuracy (9:00 to 11:30 a.m.)
Softball - Throw for Accuracy (9:00 to 11:30 a.m.)


LOCATION:

All Basketball Shooting Skills Competition will be held at the Armory Sports Center (701 E Ash St).

All Football and Softball Skill Contests will be held at MU's Walton Track and Soccer Stadium (1100 Stadium Blvd).
  Park in the lot located southeast of and across the drive from the participant entrance or in the lot at the bottom of the hill to the south.  Absolutely no parking is allowed in faculty lots in the vicinity of the Track and Field Complex on Friday.


DEADLINE:

Deadline for entries will be June 1.  Late entries may be accepted after this date on a space available basis for a late fee.


HOW TO ENTER:

Register Online:  Senior Games Online Registration - Skill Contests

OR

Register by Mail:  Please complete a Missouri State Senior Games Entry Form and mail it along with payment to:

Missouri State Senior Games
1400 Rock Quarry Rd, Entrance 5
Columbia, MO 65211


DINNER / SOCIAL EVENT:

Thank you Humana for your sponsorship of the Missouri State Senior Games buffet dinner / social event!
The event for participants and guests is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Friday of the Senior Games. It will be held in Columbia, MO location TBA.  The cost for participants is $10.00. There will be a $15.00 charge for each guest.

If you plan to attend the dinner, please indicate this on the entry form and submit the appropriate fees for the participant(s) and any guest(s) that will be attending with you. If you are registering online, there will be a place to indicate attendance during the online registration process. This is important as we must confirm our reservations 7 days in advance of the event.

For more information, visit: https://www.moseniorgames.org/banquet/


 

Format/Rules


AGES FOR COMPETITION

Competitor’s age for the Missouri State Senior Games will be determined by the athlete’s age as of December 31 of the current year.  The following age divisions will apply to both men and women for all individual and doubles competitions: 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80-84; 85-89; 90-94; 95-99; and 100+.


BASKETBALL—AROUND THE WORLD SHOOTING  - EVENT RULES

  1. Contestants must use the official ball furnished by the Missouri State Senior Games.  Women will shoot the smaller ball (28 ½ inch circumference) used in women’s competition and Men will shoot the standard size ball.
  2. The basket will be 10 feet in height.
  3. Each shooter will get 5 practice shots (one from each of the 5 designated spots) and 15 official shots (3 consecutively at each of the 5 spots on the floor).
  4. The shooter must stand behind the designated shooting line for his/her age group.  At no time shall the shooter touch the floor beyond the line until after the shot is released or it will count as a failed attempt.
  5. The shooting distances shall be as follows:
    • Men 50-74 (19 feet 9 inches)
    • Men 75+ (15 feet)
    • Women 50-74 (17 feet)
    • Women 75+ (13 feet)
  6. Each shooter will get only one chance to attempt his/her shots.
  7. The object is to make the most possible shots.
  8. In case of a tie, the player with the most consecutive successful shots will be declared the winner.  If a tie still remains, duplicated awards will be given.  When a tie is broken by the most consecutive successful shots, the final posted results will show the tied contestants’ total number of successful shots followed by the most consecutive successful shots they made.

BASKETBALL—FREE THROW SHOOTING - EVENT RULES

  1. Contestants must use the official ball furnished bit the Missouri State Senior Games.  Women will shoot the smaller ball (28 ½ inch circumference) used in women’s competition and Men will shoot the standard size ball.
  2. The basket will be 10 feet in height.
  3. Each shooter will get 5 practice shots and 25 official free throws.
  4. The shooter must stand behind the free throw line, which is located 15 feet from the backboard.  At no time shall the shooter touch the floor beyond the line until the shot is released or it will be counted as a failed attempt.
  5. Each shooter will get only one chance to attempt his/her free throws.
  6. The object is to make the most possible free throws.
  7. In case of a tie, the player with the most consecutive successful free throw attempt will be declared the winner.  If a tie still remains, duplicate awards will be given.  When a tie is broken by the most consecutive successful shots, the final posted results will show the tied contestants’ total number of successful shots followed by the most consecutive shots they made.

FOOTBALL THROW FOR ACCURACY FORMAT

  1. MEN will throw an “Intermediate” size football.  WOMEN will throw a “Junior” size football.
  2. The short throws shall be taken first.
  3. Five (5) consecutive throws will be made by each contestant from the following distances:
    • Women: 7 and 10 yards
    • Men 8 and 12 yards
  4. The target will be the opening in a 25-inch ring, the center of which will be 5 feet off the ground.
  5. Nine (9) points will be awarded for each throw from the 7 and the 8-yard line that goes through the target.
  6. Twenty (20) points will be awarded for each throw from the 10 and the 12-yard line that goes through the target.
  7. The object of the event is to score the highest possible number of points.
  8. A foot fault call by the official will automatically nullify the throw.
  9. One practice throw will be allowed from each distance.  The player must announce beforehand if they are taking a practice throw or throwing for a score.
  10. In case of a tie, the contestant accumulating the most points from the longer distance will be declared the winner.   If the tie still remains, the contestant with the most consecutive successful throws will be declared the winner.  When a tie is broken by the most consecutive successful throws, the final posted results will show the tied contestants’ total scores followed by the number for successful throws they made in succession.

FOOTBALL THROW FOR DISTANCE FORMAT

  1. MEN will throw an “Intermediate” size football.  WOMEN will throw a “Junior” size football.
  2. The object is to achieve the longest distance.
  3. One warm-up throw will be allowed.
  4. TWO (2) consecutive throws will be made and the longest throw will be recorded.
  5. A foot fault called by the official will automatically nullify the throw.
  6. If a ball lands outside the foul lines, it will be charged as a throw, but will not count for distance.
  7. In the case of a tie, duplicate awards will be presented.
  8. The distance of the throw will be measured perpendicular to the throwing line, not diagonal.

SOFTBALL THROW FOR ACCURACY FORMAT   (12” Softball)

  1. Five (5) consecutive throws will be made by each contestant from the following distances:
    • WOMEN:  7 & 10 yards
    • MEN:  8 & 12 yards
  2. The target will be the opening in a 25-inch ring, the center of which will be 5 feet off the ground.
  3. Nine (9) points will be awarded for each throw from the 7 and the 8-yard line that goes through the target.
  4. Twenty (20) points will be awarded for each throw from the 10 and the 12-yard line that goes through the target.
  5. The object of the event is to score the highest possible number of points.
  6. A foot fault call by the official will automatically nullify that throw.
  7. One practice throw will be allowed from each distance.  The player must announce beforehand if they are taking a practice throw or throwing for a score.
  8. In case of a tie, the contestant accumulating the most points from the longer distance will be declared the winner.  If the tie still remains, the participant with the most consecutive successful throws will be declared the winner.  When a tie is broken by the most consecutive successful throws, the final posted results will show the tied contestants’ total scores followed by the number for successful throws they made in succession.

SOFTBALL THROW FOR DISTANCE FORMAT  (12” Softball)

  1. The object is to achieve the longest distance.
  2. One warm-up throw will be allowed.
  3. Each contestant will make TWO (2) consecutive throws.
  4. A foot fault called by the official will automatically nullify that throw.
  5. If a ball lands outside the foul lines, it will be charge as a throw, but will not count for distance.
  6. In the case of a tie, duplicate awards will be presented.
  7. The distance of the throw will be measured perpendicular to the throwing line, not diagonal.

Event Codes

Event Code Event Name
SK001Basketball Skills - Free Throw Shooting
SK002Basketball Skills - Around the World
SK003Football Skills - Throw for Accuracy
SK004Football Skills - Throw for Distance
SK005Softball Skills - Throw for Accuracy
SK006Softball Skills - Throw for Distance

Results

2019 MISSOURI STATE SENIOR GAMES
SKILL CONTEST RESULTS

Basketball - Around the World
50-54 F 1 Melissa Lawson, Columbia, MO 5
2 Betty Cobb, California, MO 4
55-59 F 1 Diane Jones, Washington, MO 2
2 Cheryl Bryant, Springfield, MO 2
60-64 F 1 Barb Borger, Freeburg, IL 6
2 Bonnie Cox, Bentonville, AR 1
50-54 M 1 Russell Cobb, California, MO 11
2 Mark Barinque, Lubbock, TX 7
60-64 M 1 Timothy Jones, Washington, MO 6
2 David Couts, Whiteside, MO 4
3 John Jelinek, O'Fallon, IL 4
4 Jeff Bryant, Springfield, MO 2
65-69 M 1 Ross Stroupe, Columbia, MO 10
2 Rick Amend, House Springs, MO 8
3 Dean Homan, Sedalia, MO 7
4 Charles Sides, DeSoto, MO 6
5 Garry Pirch, Summersville, MO 5
70-74 M 1 Lee Debault, Leawood, KS 7
2 James Hillbrick, Columbia, MO 5
3 Carl Crowe, Lillian, AL 4
75-79 M 1 William Faunce, Independence, MO 9
2 George Ruh, Ballwin, MO 8
80-84 M 1 Dean Baxter, Columbia, MO 10
85-89 M 1 Edward Storey, Jefferson City, MO 7
2 Dave McCoy, Carthage, MO 3
3 Ron Jelinek, Smithton, IL 3

Basketball- Free Throw Shooting
50-54 F 1 Melissa Lawson, Columbia, MO 20
2 Betty Cobb, California, MO 5
55-59 F 1 Cheryl Bryant, Springfield, MO 8
2 Diane Jones, Washington, MO 7
60-64 F 1 Bonniw Cox, Bentonville, AR 11
2 Barb Borger, Freeburg, IL 10
50-54 M 1 Russell Cobb, California, MO 24
2 Mark Barinque, Lubbock, TX 20
3 Shawn Roney, Richmond, MO 15
60-64 M 1 David Couts, Whiteside, MO 21
2 Timothy Jones, Washington, MO 19
3 Jeff Bryant, Springfield, MO 13
4 John Jelinek, O'Fallon, MO 5
65-69 M 1 Ross Stroupe, Columbia, MO 22
2 Dean Homan, Sedalia, MO 21
3 Garry Pirch, Summersville, MO 17
4 Rick Amend, House Springs, MO 15
5 Charles Sides, DeSoto, MO 14
70-74 M 1 James Hillbrick, Columbia, MO 20
2 Lee Debault, Leawood, KS 16
3 Carl Crowe, Lillian, AL 14
75-79 M 1 William Faunce, Independence, MO 17
2 George Ruh, Ballwin, MO 9
80-84 M 1 Dean Baxter, Columbia, MO 19
85-89 M 1 Ron Jelinek, Smithon, IL 13
2 Dave McCoy, Carthage, MO 10
3 Edward Storey, Jefferson City, MO 10

 


Softball Throw for Distance
50-54 F 1 Betty Cobb, California, MO 88
55-59 F 1 Cheryl Bryant, Springfield, MO 97
60-64 F 1 Barb Borger, Freeburg, IL 109
2 Bonnie Cox, Bentonville, AR 71
85-89 F 1 Georgie Bender, Oregon, MO 49
50-54 M 1 Russell Cobb, California, MO 140
55-59 M 1 Matt Naumann, Dardenne Prairie, MO 192
2 Mike McCoy, Lexinton, MO 101
60-64 M 1 Barry Eidson 156
2 Scott Schwartz, Chesterfield, MO 132
3 John Jelinek, O'Fallon, IL 118
65-69 M 1 Steve Terry, Lexington, MO 145
2 Rick Amend, House Springs, MO 141
3 Charles Sides, DeSoto, MO 136
4 Garry Pirch, Summersville, MO 115
5 Douglas Teener, Manhattan, KS 109
6 Dean Homan, Sedalia, MO 105
70-74 M 1 William Smith, Otterville, MO 174
2 Doug Endres, Denver, CO 144
3 Larry Pauley, Columbia, MO 124
75-79 M 1 John Dawson, Union, MO 112
2 George Ruh 97
80-84 M 1 Rodger Young, Marionville, MO 84
85-89 M 1 Dave McCoy, Carthage, MO 132
2 Edward Storey, Jefferson City, MO 67
3 Ron Jelinek, Smithton, IL 62
90-94 M 1 Curt Davison, Kirkwood, MO 68

Football Throw for Distance
50-54 F 1 Betty Cobb, California, MO 71
55-59 F 1 Cheryl Bryant, Springfield, MO 66
60-64 F 1 Barb Borger, Freeburg, IL 78
2 Bonnie Cox, Bentonville, AR 43
85-89 F 1 Georgie Bender, Oregon, MO 33
50-54 M 1 Russell Cobb, California, MO 116
55-59 M 1 Matt Naumann, Dardenne Prairie, MO 145
60-64 M 1 Scott Schwartz, Chesterfield, MO 114
2 John Jelinek, O'Fallon, IL 107
3 Barry Eidson 102
65-69 M 1 Steve Terry, Lexington, MO 124
2 Rick Amend, House Springs, MO 104
2 Charles Sides, DeSoto, MO 104
3 Dean Homan, Sedalia, MO 91
3 Garry Pirch, Summersville, MO 91
4 Douglas Teener, Manhattan, KS 77
70-74 M 1 Doug Endres, Denver, CO 118
2 William Smith 106
3 Larry Pauley, Columbia, MO 78
75-79 M 1 John Dawson, Union, MO 96
2 George Ruh, Ballwin, MO 72
80-84 M 1 Rodger Young, Marionville, MO 60
85-89 M 1 Dave McCoy, Carthage, MO 86
2 Ron Jelinek, Smithon, IL 47
3 Edward Storey 45
90-94 M 1 Curt Davison, Kirkwood, MO 61

Softball Throw for Accuracy
50-54 F 1 Betty Cobb, California, MO 38
2 Myrna Asberry, Columbia, MO 27
60-64 F 1 Janet Ossie, Troy 105
2 Barb Borger, Freeburg, IL 87
3 Bonnie Cox, Bentonville, AR 67
4 Marj Locker, Ludlow 67
65-69 F 1 Martha Green, Des Moines IA 29
70-74 F 1 Rita Eckert, Bridgeton 67
85-89 F 1 Georgie Bender, Oregon, MO 9
50-54 M 1 Russell Cobb, California, MO 127
60-64 M 1 Scott Schwartz, Chesterfield, MO 145
65-69 M 1 Steve Terry, Lexington, MO 125
2 Douglas Teener, Manhattan, KS 125
3 Garry Pirch, Summersville, MO 107
4 Charles Sides, DeSoto, MO 87
5 Steve Lake, Columbia MO 85
70-74 M 1 William Smith, Otterville, MO 96
2 Doug Endres, Denver, CO 47
3 Dennis McVay, Columbia MO 29
4 Larry Pauley, Columbia, MO 18
75-79 M 1 David Hood, St Louis, MO 125
2 George Ruh, Ballwin, MO 80
3 John Dawson, Union, MO 67
4 Kenneth Eckert, Bridgeton, MO 38
80-84 M 1 Rodger Young, Marionville, MO 58
85-89 M 1 Ron Jelinek, Smithton, IL 47

Football Throw for Accuracy
50-54 F 1 Myrna Asberry, Columbia, MO 67
2 Betty Cobb, California, MO 29
60-64 F 1 Janet Ossie, Troy, MO 87
2 Marj Locker, Ludlow, MO 67
3 Barb Borger, Freeburg, IL 58
4 Bonnie Cox, Bentonville, AR 38
65-69 F 1 Martha Green, Des Moines IA 18
70-74 F 1 Rita Eckert, Bridgeton, MO 27
85-89 F 1 Georgie Bender, Oregon, MO 38
50-54 M 1 Russell Cobb, California, MO 67
65-69 M 1 Charles Sides, DeSoto, MO 118
2 Douglas Teener, Manhattan, KS 87
3 Steve Lake, Columbia, MO 56
4 Steve Terry, Lexington, MO 38
5 Garry Pirch, Summersville, MO 18
6 Darryl Reynolds, Tipton, MO 0
70-74 M 1 Dennis McVay, Columbia, MO 56
2 Larry Campbell, Branson, MO 49
3 Doug Endres, Denver, CO 36
75-79 M 1 Kenneth Eckert, Bridgeton, MO 38
2-tie John Dawson, Union, MO 29
2-tie David Hood, St Louis, MO 29
4 George Ruh, Ballwin, MO 27
80-84 M 1 Rodger Young, Marionville, MO 47
85-89 M 1 Ron Jelinek, Smithon, IL 49