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South Carolina Sports Classic State Games

Time of Event:  Varies
Program Contact: Robin Parker
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Event Details

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The SC Sports Classic State Games (SCSC) is a 3-weekend competition in 20 sports for men and women 40 years old and older. The event has both ambulatory (standing) and non-ambulatory (sitting) athletes. Participation in the SC Sports Classic is open to anyone from any state meeting the age requirement regardless of race, color, creed, sex, religion, or national origin. The SCSC requests that all participants consult his or her doctor regarding preparation for, and competition in, our State Games.

Age Groups: Age is determined by your age as of December 31, 2024. All events are held in the following 5-year age increments: 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+. In doubles competition, the age of the younger player will determine the age of the team. In team sports, age categories are: 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+ and are determined by the age of the youngest player on the team.

Proof of Age/Gender: Acceptable proof of age/gender including driver's license, birth certificate, passport, or in-force insurance policy ID must be shown at registration check-in.

May 10-11, 2024 — Events will be held at Fort Jackson, Hopkins Elementary School in Hopkins, SC; Barr Road Complex in Lexington, SC; Tri City Leisure Center in West Columbia, SC.

Registration is open from January 1, 2024, through May 1, 2024 at

Ways to register:
1) On-line at the SC Sports Classic website, Payment made by credit card.
2) By printing an entry form on-line and mailing it to SCSC, PO Box 3401, Florence, SC 29502 along with your check or money order.
3) By completing this entry form and returning as directed. Registrations will not be accepted that are not accompanied by the required fee and forms. Any incomplete registrations that are returned will incur a $10 processing fee. No faxes or emails will be accepted as registration. Checks are to be made payable to South Carolina Sports Classic. There will be a $35 returned check fee and athlete is not registered until all fees are paid.

Please note on your entry form if you participated in a sanctioned SCSC Local Games in 2023

Deadlines: Early registration deadline is April 15, 2024, *Swimming & Triathlon deadline April 1, 2024. *
No registrations will be accepted if not RECEIVED by May 1, 2024. (Swimming & Triathlon deadline 4/1/24)

Entry fees for SC Residents
State resident registrations received by April 15th (Swimming & Triathlon deadline 4/1/24) $45
State resident registrations received from April 16-May 1 $55
Entry fees for Out of State Residents
Out of state resident registrations received by April 15th (Swimming & Triathlon deadline 4/1/24)$60
Out of state resident registrations received from April 16-May 1 $70
Team Player Fee (basketball, volleyball, softball)
Team play only and no other events RECEIVED by May 1, 2024. $20 per person per sport
Team members participating in additional events will pay the full registration fee as listed above, which includes a gift, registration processing and all selected events

At the Games, have with you: a photo ID or proof of age/gender, list of medications, medical conditions and allergies; and proof of insurance in case of emergency.

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