Senior Games coming March 10-12
Contact: Scott Maier, Senior Editor 381-3639
Posted: 02/15/2001
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In an effort to promote the health and fitness of senior citizens in the Rio Grande Valley and statewide, The University of Texas-Pan American, The Texas-Mexico Border Health Coordination Office and the Edinburg Mayor and City Council are hosting the Rio Grande Valley Border Senior Games March 10-12.

Participants age 50 and older will participate in more than 30 events on the UTPA campus and other locations in Edinburg and McAllen. Events include track and field, swimming, tennis, table tennis, basketball, shuffleboard, billiards, bowling, horseshoes and washers.

Registration fee is $15 before Feb. 28, $30 after (bowling is an additional $6). Contestants receive a T-shirt, gift bag and souvenir program, along with medals for placing first, second or third. Entry deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 28, and checks or money orders (made payable to UTPA-TMBHCO with account number 211231-0999) can be mailed to The University of Texas-Pan American, Payments and Collections Office, 1201 W. University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78539.

For more information, contact the Texas-Mexico Border Health Coordination Office at 956/381-3687.