Participants are required to reside in one of the
following jurisdictions: Cities of Alexandria, Falls Church or Fairfax
and the Counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun or Prince
William and be 50 years of age or older as of December 31, 2016.
Events are broken down in 5 year, 10 year, 20 year or no
age groups. Age groups for all doubles and team competitions will
be determined by the age of the youngest participant. All substitutes
must be within the same age group or older. All substitutes must
be registered, pay all fees and sign the waiver to be eligible to
No onsite registration. Register online at www.nvso.us
OR complete BOTH sides of the registration form on pages 7 and 8,
sign, date and send payment in the US Mail to NVSO, c/o Peter McGuirk,
1640 N. Harrison St., Arlington, VA 22205-2729. For more information
call Jim at (703) 830-5604 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Registrations must
be postmarked by August 27, 2016.
may enter as many events as they like, as long as the events do
not overlap in time, except for field events.
The NVSO Committee
reserves the right to cancel any event after the posted deadline
date due to insufficient registration or weather.
EARLY REGISTRATION IS APPRECIATED.
Rain Policy: In case of rain on any day of competition,
outdoor events may be rescheduled. To confirm Weather Cancellations,
call (703) 228-3300, ext. 9996. See Event Schedule for rain make-up
dates. Events will be rescheduled only one time.
Code Red Policy: If Code Red air quality conditions apply, outdoor
events will be rescheduled. To confirm Code Red Cancellations, call
(703) 228-3300, ext. 9996. See Event Schedule for make-up dates.
Events will be rescheduled only one time.
WITH DISABILITIES ACT
The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics complies with the Americans
with Disabilities Act for qualified individuals. To make an ADA
accommodation request, please call (703) 746-5422, Virginia relay
711 by August 26, 2016.
Registration $12. Additional fees
required for: Bowling (includes lunch), Golf $65 (includes green
fees, lunch, and cart). Orienteering $5 includes Quantico Orienteering Club (QOC) member rate, Epunch and compass rental).
Athletes must check in EACH DAY with the event
director a minimum of 15 minutes before the scheduled competition.
Athletes will not be allowed to join an event after the event has
begun, except for field events.
fees required for:
Bowling (includes lunch)
Golf (includes green fees,
|Orienteering (includes (QOC member rate, Epunch and compass rental
Full refunds will be issued if an event is cancelled by the NVSO
Committee and the cancelled event is the only event in which the
participant is registered. Refund requests for medical reasons must
be received in writing prior to the registration deadline.
Condensed rules begin on page 4. For full rules visit our website
www.nvso.us. Event Directors reserve the right to resolve any rules
disputes, and to disqualify any participant who arrives late to
any event or fails to adhere to the events’ rules.
Appeals are required to be filed with a committee member in writing
within 24 hours of the scheduled event. Decisions will be made within
a timely manner. At no time will an appeal be permitted in situations
relying on human judgment. Only misinterpretations of rules will
justify an appeal.
The Northern Virginia Senior Olympic Committee encourages participation
in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics. If you, a member of your
family or a friend would like to participate in the Northern Virginia
Senior Olympics and are in need of fee assistance in order to participate,
please contact your sponsoring jurisdiction (see front page) for
more detailed information.
Medals will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners.
In case of a tie, two medals will be given except in some events
where ties will be played off. Medals will be awarded on the day
of the event. If you are unable to receive your medal on the day
of the event, you may pick up your medals at the Falls Church Community
Center, 223 Little Falls Street, beginning October 15. Medals must
be picked up by November 30, 2016. Medals WILL NOT be mailed. If
you have questions, call (703) 248-5020.