At the state level, the Senior Olympics, follows the rules and regulations as used at the National Senior Games and as local circumstances allow.
For sports not included at the National Senior Games, if existing rules and regulations for that sport exist, they are followed or local rules apply. Either way, the rules and regulations will be described at the beginning of that event by the Event Commissioner.
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Individuals age 50 or older as of December 31, 2018 may participate in events that they are physically capable to perform. To avoid injury, athletes should have trained to compete prior to the Olympics. The Wyoming Senior Olympics are considered “open,” therefore any resident of the United States and Canada age 50 and over is eligible.
Age divisions for all events for men and women are as follows:
50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95 and Over.
Age for competition is determined by the athlete’s age as of December 31, 2018. Age for doubles and team competition is determined by the age of the youngest doubles partner or team member as of December 31, 2018.
Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three placing participants.