How to Register

Registration open March 2020

For more information please contact your Zone Sport Coordinator or info@55plusbcgames.org

To register for the 55+ BC Games, please follow these steps:

Step 1 – Choose your sport

Review the rules and technical information on the sport pages to determine your eligibility and events you would like to enter.

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Step 2 – Contact your Zone Sport Coordinator or Zone Director

All participants must determine the zone you reside in and contact your Zone Sport Coordinator or Zone Director prior to registering. Each zone is responsible for registering participants and ensuring your registration is complete and processed.  Contact information is also listed on your sport-specific page.

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Step 3 – Attend your Zone Qualification Playdown (if needed)

There are restrictions in some sports on the number of participants per zone.  It is important to be aware of any zone playdowns in your sport.  Your Zone Sport Coordinator or Zone Director will have all the information about your zone playdown, and you can also find information on our Events listing, or the Sport Page for your sport.

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Step 4 – Download, Print and Submit Registration Forms and Payment to your Zone

Please complete the forms and submit them along with payment as instructed by the Zone Sport Coordinator or Zone Director.  When your registration has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email.

A registration checklist and fee calculator are also listed in the right-hand column of this page.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. Why do I have to contact my Zone Sport Coordinator? Can’t I just register online?

A.  Each Zone puts together a team of participants representing their Zone.  Therefore, they are responsible for ensuring complete registration for everyone in their zone.  They are also a good source of information about playdowns, team uniforms and other zone-specific Games information.

Q.  How can I get help with my registration?

A.  Your Zone Sport Coordinator or Zone Director is your first line of information for getting help with your registration.  If they are unable to answer your questions, you can contact us at any time at info@55plusbcgames.org or by phone at 1 (778) 426-2940

Q.  Most of my team lives in a different zone than I do.  Can I still play with my team?

A.  Contact your Zone Sport Coordinator and discuss the situation.  In many cases your request can be accommodated by our Cross-Zone procedures.  To learn more about cross-zone registrations, refer to our Policy and Procedure Manual.

Q.  I turn 55 in October.  Can I participate this year?

A.  Your age for the Games is as of as of December 31, 2019 for all sports except Track and Field.  Track and Field your age is as of the day of competition.  So yes, if you are competing in any sport except Track and Field.

Q.  When is the registration deadline?

A.  Each zone sets it’s own deadline for registration.  This deadline is listed on each zone page.

Q.  What is the fee to participate in the Games?

A.  Each participant must become a member of the BC Seniors Games Society.  Participants must also pay the registration fee and the sport fee for their chose sport.  Sport fees are listed under Registration and Sport Forms.  All fees are payable to the participant’s zone.

Registration Types and Checklist

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A member is eligible to participate in activities at the Zone level, such as clinics and social events.  In order to participate in Zone Playdowns, you must be a Member of the Society.  For more information on the benefits of being a member view our Membership page.

Fees:  $20 membership fee

Required:

A Participant is someone who is competing at the Games.

Fees:  $20 membership fee + $55 Participant registration fee + Sport fee (see list)

Checklist:

A Supporter (previously known as a Non-Participant) is a person who will be attending the Games but is NOT competing in an event.   As a Supporter you have full access to all the Special Events, Competitions and the Games transportation system.

Please note this registration is mandatory if you would like to access the special events such as the Dance.

Fee:  $20 membership fee + $40 Supporter registration fee

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Registration Fees

REGISTRATION FEES FOR 2020 WILL BE UPDATED IN DECEMBER 2019

Fees should be submitted by cheque at the time of registration with your registration forms.

Answer the following questions to calculate your registration fee.

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