2021 State Games Schedule

2021 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE SENIOR GAMES    

HOST CITY: WATERTOWN, SD         September  9-12, 2021    

CONTACT:  Howard Bich, Ex. Director  e-mail:  sdsrgames@gmail.com 

PHONE:  605-491-0635

2021 SOUTH DAKOTA SENIOR GAMES SCHEDULE:

(Please note all events are open to Men & Women 50 & over;   South Dakota is an open state)

NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION FOR EVENTS. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN DOING AN EVENT, PLEASE SIGN UP FOR IT.  If you are unable to do the event at the scheduled time, your name will be scratched from the entries for that event.

***ON-LINE REGISTRATION MUST BE BY FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 8:00 AM. (System will shut down after 8:00 a.m. deadline).

****PAPER REGISTRATIONS:  MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MIDNIGHT,        MONDAY AUGUST 30, 2021. 

  You can register for as many events as you like if you are able to compete at the scheduled times for those events.  Registration fee is $30 for any number of events.(includes T-shirt)  ADDITIONAL CHARGE: There is an additional $5 charge for Paper Registrations sent by regular mail.

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR YOUR VISIT TO HEADQUARTERS:  (Phone:  605-882-6250.  ***   Hours that Headquaters is open will be at the top of  EACH DAY'S SCHEDULE.  At Headquarters, you will receive your T-shirt, Banquet Tickets ($15 EACH,if attending; and Guest meal tickets  for Friday lunch in the Park-$4 and/or Guest meal for Saturday Picnic - $5) tickets.  These tickets can be purchased at the time of your Registration on-line or paper registration, as we need an accurate number attending as much as possible for Lunch, Picnic and Banquet,       Friday Lunch and Saturday Picnic are FREE for Competing Athletes.  (Athletes,please bring your Regstration/Confirmation Receipt to the noon meals).   There may be other packet information or items regarding competition, help with any  questions, you may have, etc.

      ****   We are NOT using wrist bands.  .  Your name will be on a  list for the events you registered in and that we will PRINT-OUT once Registration closes.  The Site Managers will have the list of participants at each venue so PLEASE make sure you register by the Deadlines indicated as the system will shut down at that time.

NOTE: The Site Manager's will have a  list of all REGISTERED  Athletes at each Site/Event,  There is NO REGISTRATION On-Site OR at Headquarters. You will want to make sure you Register by the Deadlines which are listed above, and  (below) at the beginning of each day's Schedule.     

If possible, check-in at the Event Headquarters before competing.  Following is each day's Schedule, including hours for the Event Headquarters. 

WEDNESDAY, September 8 th: Headquarters open; No competitions

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM:  Headquarters is Open..  (See General Information above).   (NO REGISTRATION OR WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS. as  DEADLINES ARE PAST).:***See Deadlines above. (System will shut down for on-line ater 8:00 a.m. on September 3, 2021)  hEADQUARTERS is located at:  PRAIRIE LAKES WELLNESS CENTER-NORTH ENTRANCE.  Location:    1515   15th   St   NE.    Again,  NO Registrations at Headquarters OR at Event Sites. 

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th:   COMPETITION BEGINS on this Day!!

HEADQUARTERS:  7:00 AM – 8:00 PM Event Headquarters is open during these Hours today. (See General Information above).     LOCATION:    PRAIRIE LAKES WELLNESS CENTER  at  1515   15th  St  NE.   (REMINDER: You must have completed PAPER and ON-LINE REGISTRATIONS PRIOR to this date.  (Postmarked BY Midnight, Monday, August 30,2021 for PAPER and  ON-LINE REGISTRATION Deadline is FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 3rd, 8:00 a.m. (system shuts down after 8:00 a.m.)  No Registrations at Headquarters OR at Event Sites.

THURSDAYS SCHEDULE:

7:30 AM - GOLF:     9 OR 18 HOLES -  Shot Gun Start.  Green Fees and Cart Fees will apply.   LOCATION:    Cattail Crossing Golf Course at   351 South Lake Drive. DIRECTIONS:  Go West on Hwy. 212 until you come to Hwy, 20; Turn Right, and keep going until you go past the Airport (which is on the left, until you come to South Lake Drive;  Turn Left on South Lake Drive and go approximately a mile and report to the Club House.  Report to the Event Manager at Club House.

 

7:30  AM -12:30 PM SHUFFLEBOARD:          Check SCHEDULE below:           LOCATION:    PRAIRIE LAKES WELLNESS CENTER (PLWC)  1515  15th  St  NE.  Report to Site/Event Manager. 

7:30 AM Check in time for Singles  ages 70 + (Men & Women).  PLAY STARTS AT 8AM

  • 10:00 AM Check in time for singles ages 50-69  (Men and Women). PLAY STARTS AT 10:30 AM

 

 

8:30  AM- 12:00 PM        DISC GOLF (9 Holes).      LOCATION:   JACKSON CROSSING COURSE-Just north of Cattail Crossing Golf course-351 S Lake Drive.  Report to Site/Event Manager

 

8:30  AM – 4:30  PM- BEAN BAG  TOSS.    LOCATION:    PRAIRIE LAKES WELLNESS CENTER  (PLWC at  1515   15th  St  NE.    Report to Event Manager

 

 

11:15 AM - SWIMMING - (Check In, Warm Ups and Swimmer Rules Meeting).   LOCATION:     PRAIRIE LAKES WELLNESS CENTER  at    1515   15th  St  NE.     Report to Site/Event Manager.

12:00 PM - START TIME (Starts and turns must be according to US Master Rules)

SWIMMING EVENTS WILL BE ON  A ROLLING SCHEDULE                                     

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  •       12:00     50 Yard Freestyle      
  •                   200 Yard Backstroke        
  •                   100 Yard Breaststroke             
    •           100 Yard Freestyle               
    •             50 Yard Butterfly 
    •            100 Yard Backstroke
    •            200 Yard Breaststroke
    •            200 Yard Freestyle
    •            100 Yard Individual Medley
    •              50 Yard Backstroke
    •              50 Yard Breaststroke
    •            500 Yard Freestyle 
  • Lifeguards Provided

 

 

12:00 PM - 8 BALL POOL. LOCATION: Cloud Nine 625  20th Ave SE   

Go east at roundabout on Hwy 81 heading south out of town                     

Report to Site/Event Manager.                                                                                   

 

 

2:30 PM - BOWLING MIXED DOUBLES    LOCATION:  Tommy's Lanes  at  16  South  Maple St..      Charges apply for games and shoes. 

 

 

2:30 -5:00 PM - JUMP ROPE.  LOCATION:    PLWC   at  1515  15th  St  NE.    Report to Site Manager.

 

 

5:00-5:30 PM.- Check-in: PICKELBALL MIXED DOUBLES- All Age Groups.

                 Check-In:  5:30 PM;  Play starts at 6:00 PM.

                 LOCATION:      Indoors at  Prairie Lakes Wellness Center ( PLWC)    located at   1515   15th  St  NE.   Report to Site/Event Manager(s). 

  

 

TABLE TENNIS.       LOCATION:   Watertown Middle School  located at   1007  16th  Ave  NE.    Report to Site/Event Manager, .CHECK-IN:  5:30 PM

  • AGES 70 + SINGLES:       CHECK IN 5:30 PM / PLAY STARTS:     6:00 PM
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  • AGES 50-69 SINGLES:     CHECK IN  5:30 PM / PLAY STARTS:    At Conclusion of 70+ Singles.
  • MALE AND FEMALES DOUBLES ALL AGES:        CHECK IN 5:30 PM /  PLAY STARTS AT conclusion of 50-69 singles.
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  • MIXED DOUBLES ALL AGES:      CHECK IN 5:30 PM.      PLAY STARTS AT CONCLUSION OF DOUBLES)

 

 

5:30 PM-9:30PM  STRENGTH CONTESTS.         LOCATION:  Prairie Lakes Wellness Center  (PLWC)  at  1515  15th St  NE.                  Report to Site/Event Manager.

5:00 - 5:30 PM - CHECK-IN 

START TIMES:

1.  5:30 - 6:00:  Push Ups

2.  6:00 - 6:30: Pull Ups

3.  6:30 - 7:00:  Timed wall sit 

4.  7:00 - 7:30:   Bench Press Reps

5.  7:30 - 8:00:   Timed Plank

6.  8:00 - 8:30:   Two armed curls    

7.  8:30-9:00:     Body weight squats                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

FRIDAY, September 10 th

7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Event Headquarters open between these hours.  (See General Information at top of page regarding information and packet pick-up).     LOCATION:        PRAIRIE LAKES WELLNESS CENTER  (PLWC)  1515  15th  St  NE.     Since PRE-REGISTRATION is required, there will be NO ON-SITE or WALK-ON Registrations at Event Sites OR at Headquarters as previously stated.     ( Reminder to have registered by these dates: PAPER REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  POSTMARK:  BY MIDNIGHT, Monday, August 30, 2021;       ON-LINE REGISTRATION  DEADLINE:  FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 2021, 8:00 AM). (System will shut down after 8:00 a.m.).

 

FRIDAY'S SCHEDULE:  September 10th.

7:30AM-1:3O PM HORSESHOES.            McKinley Park.       LOCATION:     Kemp Ave and Kampeska Blvd.     

                            SINGLES ONLY:  50 Shoes, High Score Wins.    Report to Site/Event Manager.                                                                   

 

 

7:45 AM:        PICKLEBALL .       LOCATION:    Indoors at  PLWC  located at  1515   15th  St  NE.  Report to Site Manager(s).

 *DOUBLES- ALL AGES:       CHECK IN AT 7:40 AM;  PLAY BEGINS AT 8:00 AM. 

 * SINGLES- ALL AGES:         CHECK IN DURING DOUBLES.   PLAY STARTS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AT CONCLUSION OF DOUBLES.

 

 

8:00 AM - CYCLING - (CHECK IN AND WARM UP).          LOCATION:      CATTAIL CROSSING GOLF COURSE  CLUB HOUSE   at    351 South Lake Drive.     DIRECTIONS:  Same as for Golf Event on Thursday Morning.                                 

START TIME: CYCLING- 8:30 AM - 5 K Time Trials.    Report to Manager. 

                       CYCLING - 10 K Time Trials – (STARTS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER THE 5 K ENDS)

                       CYCLING - 20 K  ROAD RACE – (STARTS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER THE 10 K ENDS)

       RECUMBENT BIKES  Will follow the same schedule as above.

Directions to Cycling Site will also be available at Event Headquarters. 

 

 

9:00 BOWLING - EMPIRE BOWL.      LOCATION:        Tommy's Lanes located at  16 South Maple St.   Report to Manager at Bowling Alley. Additional fees apply.

9:00 AM -       Men’s and Women's Singles

          MENS AND WOMENS DOUBLES - to follow Singles

 

 

12:00 PM FRIDAY:    Free LUNCH for all Athletes.  (Please bring your Registration or Confirmation Receipt) – (Guests- bring ticket purchased prior $4.00).                                             

LOCATION:   McKinley Park    Junction of Kemp Avenue and Kampeska Blvd   West part of town

 

 

12:15 PM - TRACK AND FIELD - ALLEN MITCHELL FIELD   3rd  Ave  11th St  NE 

                  (Check In and Warm Ups 12:15 - 2:30).         CHECK YOUR EVENT START TIME:  Adjust your arrival, warm-up time accordingly.

FIELD EVENTS:  SCHEDULE:

   12:30 - 4:00 PM                        Pole Vault - FRIDAY ONLY      

   12:30-4:00 PM                         High Jump-FRIDAY ONLY                                                                                         

   12:30-4:00 PM                         Hammer Throw - FRIDAY ONLY                                    

 

 TRACK EVENTS: Runners Check-In at Registration Table to get Sticker for your running events. 

     1:30                                       400 METER DASH

     1:50                                       1500 METER  Power Walk                                                                                                                                                        
                                                   1500 METER Race Walk - Only register for this Race Walk if you are attempting to qualify for Nationals.             
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

     2:15                                       1500 METER RUN

     2:40                                       400 METER  Power Walk

 

      

12:30 PM - BADMINTON - (Check In and Warm Ups).    LOCATION:         PRAIRE LAKES WELLNESS CENTER  (PLWC), located at   1515  15th  St  NE.  Report to Site/Event  Manager.

1:00 PM  - START TIME

 

 

2:30 PM - VOLLEYBALL.      LOCATION:    PLWC  located at   1515  15th  St  NE.     Report to Site/Event Manager.

3:00 PM - START TIME:   NOTE:  COULD START LATER  DEPENDING ON BADMINTON FINISH.

 

NOTE:   MENS SOFTBALL:  Softball:  60 + Softball.     Event DAY and START TIME TO BE DETERMINED AND ANNOUNCED (TBA):  Stay in Contact with your Team Manager.                    

LOCATION:      PREMIER SOFTBALL COMPLEX located at  1512   17th St SE. 

 

 

BANQUET & SOCIAL.    Please  Purchase ticket(s) prior to the Banquet when you Register On-line or by Paper.  Cost is $15.00.  Children age 6 and under, cost is  $5.00. (Any questions regarding Meal Tickets,            phone: 491-0635-Arlene Bich).  

6:30 PM - SOCIAL -    LOCATION:  2nd Street Station is the name of the restaurant:   ADDRESS:  15   2nd St. SW, Watertown.

7:00 PM - BANQUET  and Annual Awards Presentations.                                       

 

 

SATURDAY SCHEDULE, September 11 th:

6:30 AM – 4:00 PM Event Headquarters OPEN during these Hours:     LOCATION:   PRAIRIE LAKES WELLNESS CENTER (PLWC)  located at:  1515  15th  ST  NE.   Please refer to the General Information for Headquarters at the top of this page.   Since PRE-REGISTRATION is required, there will be NO ON-SITE or WALK-ON Registrations at Event Sites. (Adhere to PAPER REGISTRATION Deadline: POSTMARKED BY MIDNIGHT on Monday, August 30, 2021;   and  ON-LINE REGISTRATION Deadline:  8:00 AM, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 2021). (System will shut down after 8:00 a.m.).

 

SATURDAY EVENTS:

5 K RACE WALK and POWER WALK:  CHECK-IN: 6:45  AM:  START:  7:00 AM 

         LOCATION:  Allen Mitchell Field - 3rd Ave. & 11th St. NE                                                                                  

         PLEASE NOTE:    5000 Meter Power Walk.                                       

                                      5000 Meter RACE WALK -ONLY FOR PEOPLE  ATTEMPTING TO QUALIFY FOR NATIONALS                                                                                                  

 

 ROAD RACES:   Check in:  6:45 AM;        Start time:  7:00 AM.

                        5,000  (5 K) METER ROAD RACE &

                      10,000 (10 K)  METER ROAD RACE

LOCATION: PLWC located at 1515 15TH St  NE.   

        NOTE:  Meet at SOUTH entrance OF THE PLWC, for Check-in and Instructions for race course.    

 

9:30 AM – 1:15 PM - BASKETBALL SHOOTING: (Free Throws, Field  Goals, 3 point shooting).  LOCATION:      PLWC  located at  1515  15th  St  NE.    Report to the Site Manager(s). 

 

 

7:30 AM - TRACK AND FIELD EVENTS (Continued from Friday) - (Check In and Warm Ups) - (CHECK YOUR EVENT START TIME). Adjust your arrival time accordingly.

                 LOCATION:     ALLEN MITCHELL FIELD  located at   3rd   Ave  9th  St NE.

8:00 AM - FIELD EVENTS SCHEDULE    NOTE:    ***PLEASE MAKE SURE TO CHECK THE SCHEDULE BELOW ***

Most of the field events will be at a Specific Time based on age and gender. If the previous age group has completed their trials at a venue, you will be permitted to throw or jump early,                                                   BUT   YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO THROW OR JUMP AFTER THE SCHEDULED TIME FOR YOUR EVENT IS TO END. Example: If you are in the men’s age group 60-69 discus, your event is scheduled for 10:00 am therefore all the 60-69 men must report before 10:50 AM or you will be scratched from this event.

 

8:00-9:00 AM

9:00-10:00 AM

10:00-11:00 AM

11:00-12:00 N

12:00-12:30 

Men 50 – 59

L.S.T.Jumps

Discus

ShotPut

 Javelin

Softball Throw

Men 60 – 69

Softball Throw 

L.S.T. Jumps

Discus

Shot Put

Javelin

Men 70 – 79

Javelin

Softball Throw  

L.S.T. Jumps

Discus

Shot Put

Men 80 +

Shot Put

Javelin

Softball Throw

L.S.T. Jumps

Discus

All Women

Discus

Shot Put

Javelin

SoftBall Throw

L.S.T. Jumps

 

 

 

 

TRACK AND FIELD - RUNNING EVENTS -     NOTE: Women, then Men, Oldest to Youngest for all Running Events.   Runners check-in at Registration Table at the Field to get your sticker for your Running Event.

    • 10:00 AM   50 Meter Run
    • 10:30 AM   100 Meter Run
    • 11:00 AM   800 Meter Run
    • 11:20 AM   800 Meter  Power Walk
    • 11:40 PM   200 Meter Run
    • 12:00 PM   4 X 100 Meter Relay

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM - Saturday: FREE PICNIC for Athletes.  (Bring Registration/confirmation receipt).  (Guests bring ticket purchased prior - $5).

                       LOCATION at Track & Field Site At  ALLEN MITCHELL FIELD located at   3rd  Ave   11th  St  NE.      

 

 

1:15 PM - BASKETBALL:  3 on 3 BASKETBALL-Report to Site Manager.     CHECK-IN & WARM UPS:       LOCATION:        PLWC  located at   1515    15th  St  NE.

                1:30 PM - START TIME.

 

MEN'S 50 + SOFTBALL TEAMS:  LOCATION:  Priemier Softball Complex- 1512 -1651 17th ST. SE.                  START TIME:  2:00 - 4:00 PM.   NOTE:  Exact   Start Time depends on the number of teams entered.  TEAM MEMBERS STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR MANAGER. 

MEN'S 60+ TEAMS:  PLEASE NOTE:  Event Day, Start Time, and Site:  To Be Determined and Announced (TBA).                                                                                                               

WOMEN'S 50 + SOFTBALL TEAMS:  START TIME:  3:30 PM;  LOCATION:  SITE TO BE DETERMINED.   DEPENDIENT  ON NUMBER OF TEAMS ENTERED.   TEAM MEMBERS STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR MANAGER. 

 

SUNDAY, September 12 th:  LAST DAY OF COMPETITION:     Events:   ARCHERY and Conclusion of the Men's and Women's Softball Tournaments. 

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) -- Hours for Headquarters.  If you haven't gotten your T-Shirt or Medals for your Event if you placed in the top 3 of your Age Division,  we will try to have those items at Headquarters that day.  PLEASE come by 1:00 pm OR ASAP as Headquarters will be closed at 2:00 p.m.   Thank you for your cooperation.            

 

ARCHERY:   LOCATION:      WATERTOWN SHOOTING RANGE  located  SOUTH  of the PREMIER SOFTBALL COMPLEX  which is  located at  17th St SE.  Continue driving past the Softball Complex, and go straight across the Road to the Site, to the east of the Shooting Range.  Report to the Managers.

8:15 AM - Check-in and Warm Up

9:00 AM - ARCHERS START TIME - 

                  

 

9:00 AM- Men’s 50+ SOFTBALL (ContinueS AND Concludes today).

PREMIER SOFTBALL COMPLEX       17th St  SE

 

10:00 AM - Women’s SOFTBALL (Continue and concludes today)

Site to be determined

 

NOTE:  If you have questions regarding events or schedules,  phone: Howard Bich, Ex. Dir.at  605-491-0635. or e-mail:  sdsrgames@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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