Get ready for the Senior State Games. It's all happening June 12-14, 2015 in Alabama's Wiregrass area cities of Dothan and Ozark, and the counties of Dale and Houston.
Dominoes first appeared in Italy during the 18th century, and although it is unknown howChinese dominoes developed into the modern game, it is speculated that Italian missionaries in China may have brought the game to Europe. We are excited about hosting the first annual Dominoes Competition in the Senior State Games.
3:00 PM - Gates open for the Alabama State Games Fan Fair festivities.
5:00 PM - The Athlete Leadership Summit.
6:00-6:45 PM - Parade of Athletes begin to line up by region.
7:00 PM - Opening Ceremony Celebration show begins.
Event Registration - Includes entry into Opening Ceremonies
Received by June 6, 2014
Age groups are as follows: 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+
Age Determination Date: December 31, 2014.
There will be a women’s division and a men’s division in singles.
Doubles will consist of two partners and can be of mixed gender and different age group. Partners will play in the age division of the youngest partner.
The Game - DOUBLE SIX DOMINOES
1. A match will consist of best 2 out of 3 games with a 1 hour time limit.
2. Starting time will be written down for each match
3. If at the end of the hour and time is called, play stops, do not finish the hand.
4. Consolation game will be played to determine 3rd place if necessary.
Scoring will be done in multiples of 5’s (4 houses or 200 points)
Alabama Nursing Home Association Senior State Games medals awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each division.
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