We look forward to seeing all of you again at the 2018 Beatrice Victor Senior Olympics, scheduled for October 7-October 12, 2018!
Bridge: Event Instructions
Duplicate Bridge is a challenging card game that you play with one partner and takes approximately 3:30hours to complete. You and your partner sits either north&south or east&west and move from table to table, playing 3 or 4 hands of bridge at each table. Yours scores at each table is compared to all the other pairs who have played the same hands. The pair with highest scores in each direction is declared the winners.
Badminton: Event Instructions
Badminton is a racquet sport using racquets to hit a shuttlecock a net. The game is typically played either "singles" (one person per side) or "doubles" (two persons per side).
Checkers: Event Instructions
One-game elimination using “Standard Rules of Checkers”.
Scrabble: Event Instructions
Each participant will play 2 games of scrabble at tables of up to 4 players. Medals will be given out based on age and score.
Pocket Pool: Event Instructions
Participants will be playing 8-Ball tournament form.
Bowling: Event Instructions
Highest score for 3 games will be counted. Medals for high series in each age group for men’s and women’s division. One medal awarded for High Game. In case of a tie, the winner will be determined by the highest game. If both bowlers have the same high game, then the second high game will determine the winner.
Canasta: Event Instructions
Three (3) games are played, each game include three (3 hands): ; Hand 1 – meld 125; Hand 2 – meld 155; Hand 3 – meld 180. Sign up with a partner or have one assigned to you. Even numbered team stays seated – odd numbered team rotates.
Bocce Ball: Event Instructions
Teams of 4 (both men and women) selected by random drawings. Each team will play 9 – point games. One game elimination
Cornhole: Event Instructions
Cornhole is like a bean bag toss.
Each player gets 4 corn filled (bean bags) to alternately toss against a opponent. The game is played tournament style where we use brackets that you play against people in your age group.
Pickleball: Event Instructions
is said to be the fastest growing sport in America. It is a racquet sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, ping-pong and paddleball. It is played indoors or outdoors with a plastic wiffle ball. The court remains the same whether singles or doubles are playing. It is a fun game for people of all ages.
Chess: Event Instructions
The ancient board game with two armies in an evenly balanced battle to test your skill in commanding your pieces.
Table Tennis: Event Instructions
Seniors compete in age and gender categories. Each round of play is decided by the best two out of three games of 21. The game is both fun and competitive.
Mah Jongg: Event Instructions
The official hands and rules of the national Mah Joh Jongg League Inc. will be the format for this tournament.
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Bicycle Rodeo: Event Instructions
Bicycle rode is 1 1/2 mile "guess-a-mate" timed obstacle course, with a touching of the "South Pole", and a mental challenge part of the ride. Bring you own bicycle and helmet.
Miniture Golf: Event Instructions
“Shot gun” start -- all players start at the same time. House Rules – one scorecard per team. Low score wins.
Pinochle: Event Instructions
Our Pinochle event is limited to 32 players. Partner required.
Croquet: Event Instructions
An outdoor lawn game played with wooden mallets similar to polo but shorter, requiring each competitor to hit a round wooden ball the size of an orange through metal hoops set up on a grass court in a figure 8 design. Steady hand/eye coordination and prior experience a plus.
Golf: Event Instructions
The $55 fee (registration + golf fee) includes motorized cart, breakfast, lunch, and beverages. Participants must be 50+ and Staten Island residents. Medals and prizes will be awarded
Basketball Shoot: Event Instructions
Each participant takes 2 shots each from 5 designated spots. Total of 10 shots. Each basket made results in points. Most points win that particular age group.
Backgammon: Event Instructions
Backgammon is a dice-based, two-player (usually) racing game. Based on a roll of two dice, move one or more checkers to optimize your chance of winning.
Darts: Event Instructions
Players take turns throwing at the numbers,trying to score as many points as possible per turn (using all three darts).
Predict-A-Pace: Event Instructions
The Predict-a-Pace is a unique event in which participants are asked to predict how long they think it will take them to walk or run two miles. Medals are awarded to those who come closest (over or under) to their predictions.
Shuffle Board: Event Instructions
To start, each player will be allowed to shoot two (2) discs to determine the court surface speed. All discs are lined up and shot within the 10-Off area. Each player must shoot from only one-half of the 10-Off area. A player cannot step on or over the base line while shooting. Each game will be played by singles, and will be divided by age groups within Male/Female divisions.
Horseshoes: Event Instructions
Pins – 40 feet apart. Game is 12 points – by 2 points. Ringer is 3 points. 2 points if horseshoe is touching or leaning on pin. 1 point if 1 horseshoe distance from pin.
Swimming: Event Instructions
25-Meter Free Style - 1 Length any stroke. 25-Meter Backstroke - 1 Length on back. 25-Meter Breaststroke - 1 Length of the pool, two hand touch. 25-Meter Butterfly - 1 Length of the pool, two hand touch. 50-Meter Backstroke - 1 Lap of the pool on back. 50-Meter Breaststroke - 1 Lap of the pool, two hand touch on each end. 50-Meter Butterfly - 1 Lap of the pool, two hand touch at each end. 50-Meter Free Style - 1 Lap of the pool any stroke. 100-Meter Free Style - 2 Laps of the pool any stroke. 100-Meter Breaststroke - 2 Laps of the pool two hand touch. 100-Meter Backstroke - 2 Laps of the pool on back only.
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Ballroom Dancing: Event Instructions
Competition will be in five dances: foxtrot, salsa, hustle, waltz and tango.Partner required. Practice will take place in September.