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Frequently Asked Questions

If you do not find the answer to your questions on this page, feel free to email us at or call us at 919-851-5456.


 How can I become a participant?

Contact the Local Games in your area to register each spring.  Individuals who participate in local games may qualify for State Finals, which is held in the fall.  Details on qualifying can be found in the NCSG Rules Book for Sports and the SilverArts Booklet for the Arts.

Is there a local game in my area?

We have 52 Local Games that serve all 100 counties. Find the one nearest you on the Local Games page of our website! 

Can professionals participate in SilverArts/Senior Games?

Yes, Senior Games is for residents of NC who are 50 years of age and better.

Can I compete in Local Games that are out of my geographic area?

Yes.  Many of the Local Games Programs in NC are "open".  Games that are "open" accept participants from other areas of the state.  Details on each Local Game can be found on the Local Games page of our website.  

Can I participate if I do not live in North Carolina?

No, only individuals who are residents of North Carolina for a minimum of 3 consecutive months of the year may participate in Senior Games.