Deadline approaching to register for First District Senior Olympics

Published 3:31 pm Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Attention all Northeast Tennessee senior athletes! It’s time to sign up for the First Tennessee District Senior Olympics, to be held from September 7-October 8 in venues around Kingsport and Johnson City. For persons 50 years of age or older who have a competitive spirit, this is the perfect opportunity to showcase their athletic skills, try out a new sport, or just meet fun, like-minded people.
Some of the sports offered this year include golf, table tennis, corn hole, shuffleboard, pickleball, swimming, bowling, horseshoes, and track and field. The district games are a qualifier for the Tennessee State Senior Olympics, which will be held in the Franklin/Brentwood area next June.
The deadline to register is Wednesday, August 17. If interested, you can obtain an entry form at any senior center in Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington counties; download an entry form from the Tennessee Senior Olympics website (click “First” under the District tab) or contact Teresa Sutphin, First Tennessee District Coordinator, at 423-722-5120 or by email at

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