Welcome to Iowa Senior Games
The Iowa Senior Games is an Olympic-style sports festival for men and women who are at least 50 years of age. Read More
The Iowa Sports Foundation has postponed the main weekend of the 2020 Iowa Senior Games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 15 sports of the main weekend were scheduled for June 3-7 in West Des Moines. Replacement dates are to be determined.
The Archery, Cornhole tournament, Granny Basketball state tournament, 5K/10K Road Race, and Softball tournament held as part of the Iowa Senior Games, have been canceled. Iowa Senior Games sports scheduled for July and August dates—including cycling road race and time trial, and triathlon—are not affected at this time.
Participant and Volunteer registration for the affected Iowa Senior Games sports has been suspended until replacement dates are determined. Once new dates are set, communication via email and social media will be used to notify participants. Participants who have already registered for the affected sports will be contacted directly regarding credits and refunds. Volunteers who will be impacted by schedule changes will be contacted directly.
Iowa Senior Games
The 34th annual Iowa Senior Games main weekend will be held in West Des Moines June 3-7, 2020. Join nearly 1,000 athletes ages 50 & up from around Iowa and the nation to compete in 30 sports and nearly 100 events! CLICK HERE for more information.
Regional competition opportunities are offered as an additional chance to compete and prepare for the Iowa Senior Games. Anyone age 50 & up is eligible to participate, and you do not have to be an Iowa resident. Our 2020 regional lineup includes the Winter Iowa Senior Games (Quad Cities), Eastern Iowa Senior Challenge (Cedar Rapids), and Western Iowa Senior Challenge (Council Bluffs) . Visit our Events page for more information.
National Senior Games
Qualifiers from the 2020 Iowa Senior Games should receive an email in November 2020 with registration instructions for the 2021 National Senior Games held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. CLICK HERE for more information on the National Senior Games Association.