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Registration is open for the Portneuf Medical Center Southeast Idaho Senior Games

April 27, 2018 GMT

POCATELLO - The Senior Games in Pocatello provide participants, 50 years of age or better, with opportunities for competition, fun and camaraderie. With personal goals and high expectations, seniors will come together July 6 -14, 2018 and compete in over 220 events at 30 different venues. The common pursuit of a medal takes commitment. The participants prove no one is ever too old to go for Gold.

Trap Shooting is a new event this year being held on Saturday, July 14 at 9 a.m. The Games has something to offer every interest and level of fitness – from basketball, track and field events to archery, softball, pickleball, table tennis, tennis, softball, swimming and cycling. Less physical games include shuffleboard, croquet, horseshoes, bowling, Wii bowling and a variety of card games such as bridge, hand and foot and pinochle. Golf is 9 or 18-hole scratch play and the dance competition now includes square dancing and zumba.

Portneuf Medical Center has been a supporter of the games since its inception in 2003 and embraced the Games in 2014 by becoming the Naming Sponsor. Gratefully the Games also have loyal sponsors: Albertsons Stores, Area Agency on Aging, Bank of Idaho, Barrie’s Ski & Sports, BioFreeze, Brookdale: Chubbuck and Pocatello, Cable One, Citizens Community Bank, City of Pocatello Golf, Coca Cola, East Idaho Assoc of Health Underwriters, Farm Bureau Insurance, Fort Hall Casino, Fred Meyer Stores, Hirning Buick & GMC, Idaho Central Credit Union, Idaho Skin Institute, Idaho State Journal, Idaho Travel Council, Intermountain Gas, J R Simplot, Japanese American Citizens League, KPVI TV Channel 6,Lowe’s Home Improvement, Max’s Swinging Country, McDonalds, Mountain View Event Center (MEC), Mutual Insurance, Nuclear Care Partners, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, Pickleball Central, Pizza Pie Café, Pocatello Chamber of Commerce, Pocatello Senior Activities Center, Quail Ridge Assisted Living, Quinn Meadows, Ridley’s Food & Drug, Sandpiper Restaurant, Shaver Pharmacy & Compounding, Southeast Idaho Council of Governments, Superior Physical Therapy, U S Bank, Visit Pocatello and Wilks Funeral Home. The Games wouldn’t be possible without their support. Thank you!

All events are $4 each plus the registration fee. Those who register before June 22 receive the early bird special. See www.seidahoseniorgames.org, phone 208-233-2034, or email southeastidahoseniorgames@gmail.com for more details. The Senior Games office is located inside the Senior Active Center, room 6, 427 N 6th Avenue in Pocatello.