Deadlines

Registration is closed for 2021.

Sport Info

 

UPDATED DATES:

Friday, June 11
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm - Football - Throw for Distance
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm - Softball - Throw for Distance

12:30 pm to 4:00 pm - Basketball - Free Throw Shooting
12:30 pm to 4:00 pm - Basketball - Around the World

Saturday, June 12

9:00 am to 11:30 am - Football - Throw for Accuracy
9:00 am to 11:30 am - Softball - Throw for Accuracy

 


LOCATION:

Basketball Skill Contests
Columbia Armory Sports and Recreation Center
701 East Ash St
Columbia, MO  65201

Football / Softball Skill Contests
Hickman High School
1104 N Providence Rd
Columbia, MO  65203


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

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

2021 MISSOURI STATE SENIOR GAMES
BASKETBALL SKILLS - RESULTS
Basketball Skills - Free Throw Shooting
50-54 F 1 Betty Cobb, California, MO 9-3
55-59 F 1 Cheryl Bryant, Springfield, MO 9-4
65-69 F 1 Bonnie Cox, Bentonville, AR 20-8
55-59 M 1 Russell Cobb, California, MO 23-10
60-64 M 1 Jim Anderson, Perry, MO 19-8
2 Thomas Girard, Arnold, MO 17-6
3 Jeff Minasian, Springfield, MO 14-5
4 Jeff Bryant, Springfield, MO 11-3
5 Barry Eidson, Payson, IL 8-2
65-69 M 1 Bruce Hunolt, Foristell, MO 24-16
2 David Couts, Whiteside, MO 23-10
3 Garry Pirch, Summersville, MO 20-6
70-74 M 1 Charles Sides, Desoto, MO 13-3
75-79 M 1 Duane Jefts, Lake St Louis, MO 9-3
80-84 M 1 William Faunce, Independence, MO 19-4
2 Bob McCoid, West Alexander, PA 17-4
85-89 M 1 Ed True, O' Fallon, IL 0-0
90-94 M 1 Ed Storey, Jefferson City, MO 9-2
2 Dave McCoy, Carthage, MO 7-3
Basketball Skills - Around the World
50-54 F 1 Betty Cobb, California, MO 2-2
55-59 F 1 Cheryl Bryant, Springfield, MO 7-2
65-69 F 1 Bonnie Cox, Bentonville, AR 3-2
55-59 M 1 Russell Cobb, California, MO 11-4
60-64 M 1 Jim Anderson, Perry, MO 5-1
2-tie Thomas Girard, Arnold, MO 4-2
2-tie Jeff Minasian, Springfield, MO 4-2
4 Barry Eidson, Payson, IL 1-1
5 Jeff Bryant, Springfield, MO 0-0
65-69 M 1 Bruce Hunolt, Foristell, MO 8-3
2 David Couts, Whiteside, MO 5-2
3 Garry Pirch, Summersville, MO 3-2
70-74 M 1 Charles Sides, Desoto, MO 0-0
75-79 M 1 Duane Jefts, Lake St Louis, MO 5-2
80-84 M 1 Bob McCoid, West Alexander, PA 13-9
2 William Faunce, Independence, MO 8-3
85-89 M 1 Ed True, O' Fallon, IL 0-0
90-94 M 1 Ed Storey, Jefferson city, MO 7-2
2 Dave McCoy, Carthage, MO 4-1
2021 MISSOURI STATE SENIOR GAMES
FOOTBALL / SOFTBALL SKILLS - RESULTS
Football Throw for Accuracy
50-54 F 1-tie Betty Cobb, California, MO 49-1
1-tie Inge Metcalf, Maxcoutah, IL 49-1
65-69 F 1 Bonnie Cox, Bentonville, AR 36-4
85-89 F 1 Georgie Bender, Oregon, MO 9-1
50-54 M 1 Kent Gartin 58-1
55-59 M 1 Russell Cobb, California, MO 125-9
2 Kevin O'Neill 76-4
60-64 M 1 Jeff Minasian, Springfield, MO 118-4
2 Thomas Girard, Arnold, MO 49-2
3 Barry Eidson, Payson, IL 38-2
4 Kim Southard, Napoleon, MO 29-1
65-69 M 1 Garry Pirch, Summersville, MO 85-5
2 Scott Schwartz, Chesterfield, MO 29-1
70-74 M 1 Steve Lake, Columbia, MO 67-3
2 Douglas Teener, Manhattan, KS 67-2
3 Larry Pauley, Columbia, MO 49-2
4 Charles Sides, Desoto, MO 27-2
75-79 M 1 Larry Campbell, Branson, MO 67-3
2 John Dawson, Union, MO 58-1
3 David Hood, St Louis, MO 49-1
80-84 M 1-tie Bob McCoid, West Alexander, PA 58-2
80-84 M 1-tie Rodger Young, Marionville, MO 58-2
90-94 M 1 Dave McCoy, Carthage, MO 58-2
2 Ed Storey, Jefferson city, MO 0-0
Football Throw for Distance
50-54 F 1 Betty Cobb, California, MO 67-05
55-59 F 1 Cheryl Bryant, Springfield, MO 58-00
65-69 F 1 Bonnie Cox, Bentonville, AR 41-10
85-89 F 1 Georgie Bender, Oregon, MO 32-06
55-59 M 1 Matt Naumann, O' Fallon, MO 135-06
2 Russell Cobb, California, MO 92-00
60-64 M 1 Thomas Girard, Arnold, MO 121-05
2 Jeff Minasian, Springfield, MO 105-04
3 Jim Anderson, Perry, MO 101-03
4 Barry Eidson, Payson, IL 99-08
65-69 M 1 Bruce Hunolt, Foristell, MO 123-10
2 Scott Schwartz, Chesterfield, MO 94-10
3 Garry Pirch, Summersville, MO 80-06
70-74 M 1 Charles Sides, Desoto, MO 82-09
2 Larry Pauley, Columbia, MO 75-00.50
3 David Hansen, Lebanon, IL 67-06
4 Douglas Teener, Manhattan, KS 66-04.50
75-79 M 1 John Dawson, Union, MO 93-10
2 Larry Campbell, Branson, MO 75-06
3 David Hood, St Louis, MO 69-03
80-84 M 1 William Faunce, Independence, MO 69-11
2 Bob McCoid, West Alexander, PA 53-10
3 Rodger Young, Marionville, MO 41-10
85-89 M 1 Ed True, O' Fallon, IL 36-00
90-94 M 1 Dave McCoy, Carthage, MO 67-08
2 Ed Storey, Jefferson city, MO 40-08
Softball Throw for Accuracy
50-54 F 1 Betty Cobb, California, MO 69-2
65-69 F 1 Ruth Bergner, Leslie, MO 58-2
2 Bonnie Cox, Bentonville, AR 38-2
75-79 F 1 Anna Kilde, Lee's Summit, MO 0-0
85-89 F 1 Georgie Bender, Oregon, MO 9-1
50-54 M 1 Kent Gartin 87-3
55-59 M 1 Russell Cobb, California, MO 136-6
2 Kevin O'Neill 87-5
60-64 M 1 Jeff Minasian, Springfield, MO 105-8
2 Thomas Girard, Arnold, MO 78-2
3 Barry Eidson, Payson, IL 67-3
4 Kim Southard, Napoleon, MO 67-2
65-69 M 1 Scott Schwartz, Chesterfield, MO 78-3
2 Garry Pirch, Summersville, MO 67-2
70-74 M 1 Charles Sides, Desoto, MO 95-5
2 Douglas Teener, Manhattan, KS 67-2
3 Steve Lake, Columbia, MO 49-1
4 Larry Pauley, Columbia, MO 18-1
75-79 M 1 David Hood, St Louis, MO 76-3
2 John Dawson, Union, MO 18-2
3 Larry Campbell, Branson, MO 18-1
80-84 M 1 Steven Kilde, Lee's Summit, MO 78-2
2 Rodger Young, Marionville, MO 56-4
3 Bob McCoid, West Alexander, PA 47-2
90-94 M 1 Dave McCoy, Carthage, MO 87-3
2 Ed Storey, Jefferson city, MO 49-2
Softball Throw for Distance
50-54 F 1 Betty Cobb, California, MO 72-02
55-59 F 1 Cheryl Bryant, Springfield, MO 112-00
65-69 F 1 Bonnie Cox, Bentonville, AR 62-07
75-79 F 1 Anna Kilde, Lee's Summit, MO 42-07
85-89 F 1 Georgie Bender, Oregon, MO 44-07
55-59 M 1 Matt Naumann, O' Fallon, MO 189-10
2 Russell Cobb, California, MO 119-10
60-64 M 1 Thomas Girard, Arnold, MO 165-03
2 Barry Eidson, Payson, IL 158-03
3 Jeff Minasian, Springfield, MO 140-00
4 Jim Anderson, Perry, MO 130-06
65-69 M 1 Bruce Hunolt, Foristell, MO 149-02
2 Scott Schwartz, Chesterfield, MO 133-06
3 Garry Pirch, Summersville, MO 102-00
70-74 M 1 Charles Sides, Desoto, MO 132-11
2 Douglas Teener, Manhattan, KS 108-00
3 Larry Pauley, Columbia, MO 99-08
4 David Hansen, Lebanon, IL 72-09
75-79 M 1 Larry Campbell, Branson, MO 103-04
75-79 M 2 John Dawson, Union, MO 98-02
80-84 M 1 Bob McCoid, West Alexander, PA 90-06
2 Steven Kilde, Lee's Summit, MO 82-10
3 William Faunce, Independence, MO 76-09
4 Rodger Young, Marionville, MO 67-04
85-89 M 1 Ed True, O' Fallon, IL 29-08
90-94 M 1 Dave McCoy, Carthage, MO 119-11
2 Ed Storey, Jefferson city, MO 58-02