36th annual Outer Banks Senior Games registration now open – OBX Today

The 36th Annual Outer Banks Senior Games and Silver Arts will take place April 15, 2024 to April 27, 2024. Registration is currently open online at DareNC.gov/SeniorGames, and closes on March 21, 2024.

The Outer Banks Senior Games and SilverArts is an exciting two-week sporting and arts event designed exclusively for men and women who are residents of Dare County aged 50 years or older.  This Olympic-style event is designed to provide year-round health promotion and competition for participants. Participants will compete in a wide range of events including heritage and visual arts, bocce, table tennis, basketball shooting, swimming, shuffleboard, pickleball, and more.

The Outer Banks Senior Games and SilverArts are coordinated by The Thomas A. Baum Senior Center in Kill Devil Hills, in partnership with the Virginia S. Tillett Community Center in Manteo and the Fessenden Center in Buxton. For specific competition locations and dates, please see the event calendar at DareNC.gov/SeniorGames.

This program is one of 54 local games sanctioned by North Carolina Senior Games, Inc. and is sponsored statewide by the North Carolina Division of Aging. Participants in the Outer Banks Senior Games compete to qualify for the state finals which will be held in the fall of 2024 in North Carolina.

For more information regarding interviews and photo opportunities, contact the Thomas A.Baum Senior Center at 252.475.5636 or BaumCenter@DareNC.gov

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Why should you support the Outer Banks Senior Games through a donation or sponsorship?

  • To demonstrate your support and commitment to social responsibility and the wellness of your local community and its older adult population.
  • To participate in a community-wide partnership in Dare County that promotes economic development and healthy aging.
  • To help the Outer Banks Senior Games promote healthy, active lifestyles and an increased quality of life for adults in Dare County over 50 years of age.
  • To reach a highly identifiable demographic: the older adults in Dare County.

The Outer Banks Senior Games is grateful to the following businesses, organizations and individuals who have already registered as sponsors of the 36th Annual Outer Banks Senior Games:

PLATINUM Sponsors:
Outer Banks Health
Jeff and Marty Tennille

GOLD Sponsors:
Adoration Home Health & Hospice

SILVER Sponsors:
Dominion Energy
Fraternal Order of Eagles OBX #4506
Gallop Funeral Services
SAGA Realty & Construction
Spring Arbor Living

BRONZE Sponsors:
Black Pelican Restaurant
Joe Lamb Jr. Realty

For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities for the Outer Banks Senior Games, please contact the events coordinator, Jenna Wienert at 252-475-5636 or click here.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Outer Banks Senior Games is seeking event volunteers, ranging from cycling timers to bocce and bowling event managers. For a full list of volunteer opportunities, including links to apply online, please click here.

For more information about the North Carolina Senior Games, please visit www.NCSeniorGames.org.  North Carolina Senior Games is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing year-round health promotion and education for adults 50 years of age and better.