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Patriots on the Plains

Omaha, Nebraska
August 8 - 12, 2015

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About The National Veterans Golden Age Games

The National Veterans Golden Age Games is the premier senior adaptive rehabilitation program in the United States, and the only national multi-event sports and recreational seniors’ competition program designed to improve the quality of life for all older Veterans, including those with a wide range of abilities and disabilities. The VA Challenges and encourages senior Veterans to be proactive in embracing a healthier lifestyle.

The games are open to Veterans, ages 55 or older, who receive health care from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Dates:

The 2015 National Veterans Golden Games will be held Saturday, August 8 – Wednesday August 12, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska

Medical Clearance:
All athletes are required to have a completed medical clearance form on file to compete.

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Sporting Events:

AIR RIFLE   Singles
BADMINTON    Singles, Doubles
BASKETBALL  3-on-3 Half Court (Exhibition)
BOCCIA   Wheelchair Exhibition
BOWLING   Singles, Ambulatory, Wheelchair and Visually Impaired  Divisions
CYCLING 1/2 mile , Road Race  (Exhibition)
DISC GOLF  Visually Impaired (Exhibition)
DOMINOES Singles
GOLF 18 -Hole Scratch Play
HORSESHOES  Singles, Ambulatory, Wheelchair and Visually Impaired  Divisions
NINE BALL Singles, Ambulatory, Wheelchair Divisions
RACQUETBALL  Singles, Doubles, (Exhibition)
SHUFFLEBOARD  Singles, Ambulatory, Wheelchair and Visually Impaired  Divisions
SWIMMING Backstroke: 25-, 50- Yard Freestyle: 25-, 50-Yard  100 yd. Relay (Exhibition)
TABLE TENNIS    Singles, Ambulatory, Wheelchair Divisions
TRACK & FIELD    100, 200, 400, 800, 1500 Meter, 1 Mile Powerwalk, Discus, Javelin, Shot Put

For more information contact:
Jeanene.LeSure@va.gov or call (813) 903-4582.

If you are interested in learning more about the events that make up the National Veterans Golden Games, these are the organizations that guide the competition and will provide you the information to help prepare for the NVGAG 

Air Rifle -USA Shooting
Badminton – USA Badminton
Bowling - United States Bowling Congress
Bowling -Wheelchair -American Wheelchair Bowling Association
Bowling -Visually Impaired American Blind Bowling Association
Cycling - USA Cycling 
Field (Discus, Javelin, Shot Put) -USA Track & Field 
Golf - United States Golf Association 
Horseshoes - National Horseshoe Pitcher’s Association 
Horseshoes Visually impaired - United States Blind Horseshoe Pitchers Association
Nine Ball - Billiard Congress of America 
Shuffleboard- National Shuffleboard Association 
Swimming - United States Masters Swimming, Inc. 
Table Tennis - USA Table Tenni
Track- USA Track & Field

 

For questions regarding the NVGAG, please contact Jeanene LeSure or call (813) 903-4852.

 

Volunteer

Volunteer for the 29th National Veterans Golden Age Games, Aug. 8-12, in Omaha, Nebraska. Volunteers donating their time and talents are essential to the success of this event. Several thousand opportunities are available to help with everything from sporting events to meal service. Events take place at the CenturyLink Center, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Burke High School, Mockingbird Lanes and Dodge Riverside Park. Opportunities are also available to assist at the Eppley airport and downtown Omaha hotels. Make sure to look through all of the volunteer positions to find the best fit for your talents. Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian for the duration of the volunteer shift.

Please click HERE to sign-up as a volunteer for the 29th National Veterans Golden Age Games. We look forward to your support of our “Patriots on the Plains” in Omaha!

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