Our MissionMississippi Senior Olympics is a quality recreation experience whose mission is to promote and demonstrate physical fitness, excellence and health of Mississippi's mature adults age 50 and over and to encourage them to improve the quality of their lives by continuing to be physically active through fitness and sports. Mississippi Senior Olympics provides this arena.
MSO is a 501c3 non-profit volunteer organization sanctioned by the U. S. National Senior Olympics. Also endorsed by the Mississippi Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness and Sports and the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. Mississippi Senior Olympics is the only event in the state sanctioned by the U. S. National Senior Olympics.
Who Is Eligible:
Men and women age 50 and older can take part in the games. Age groupings for events are 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90 and over. Participants who win first and second place state medals as well as those meeting minimum performance standards during even-numbered years qualify for the National Senior Olympic games, which are held during odd-numbered years. The Mississippi Senior Games are held annually and are the only games in the state that qualify you for the National Senior Olympics.
The games offer both individual and team sports. Included are archery, badminton, bowling, cycling, checkers, basketball, chess, golf, horseshoes, shuffleboard, swimming, tennis, table tennis, 5K run/walk, 10K run/walk, triathlon, all track and field events, pickleball (a new sport) and more!
Mississippi Senior Olympics * Clinton Parks and Recreation * P.O. Box 156 * Clinton MS * 39060
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