Maryland Senior Olympics

Maryland Senior Olympics

MSO FYI

We’re expecting over 500 players for our 2024 pickleball tournament, which also serves as the Maryland qualifier for the 2025 National Senior Games in Des Moines.

Registration is open to Maryland players only through Feb. 21. Out-of-state players can register starting Feb. 22. For men and women aged 50-plus, entry fee is $50 plus $5 for each additional event. Complete details are on PickleballBrackets.com

2024 Events Calendar

MSO 2023 Results and Records

See the results and medalists from our 23 sports activities this past season, plus updated records.


Highlights of our season through images at select MSO events and activities. You can also find these albums on our Facebook page and our Flickr photography site.

IN THE NEWS

Track & Field, Swimming Dates
For 2025 Nationals Qualifying

Our big track and field event returns to Howard Community College in Columbia, Aug. 3-4, including our walking events. Both activities are qualifiers for the 2025 National Senior Games in Des Moines. This is a USATF-sanctioned meet.

The MSO swim meet will be held at Germantown Indoor Swim Center in Boyds with 16 events on Sept. 7. This time trial does not include the new springboard diving event. That event is being held Sept. 29 at the same center.

For men and women aged 50-plus, these activities are qualifiers for the 2025 National Senior Games in Des Moines. All MSO sports events are open to out-of-state participants. Registration opens in April.

Pickleball, Track & Field Dates
Set For Nationals Qualifying

MSO’s huge pickleball tournament is moving to Dill Dinkers facilities in Columbia and Finksburg, May 16-19. Both facilities have 12 courts. Registration opens Feb. 8 through PickleballBrackets.com. We’ll have more specific details shortly, so stay tuned!

Meanwhile, our track and field event returns to Howard Community College in Columbia Aug. 3-4. Registration will open later this winter. Both events are qualifiers for the 2025 National Senior Games and open to out-of-state participants wishing to qualify.

5 New Members Inducted
Into MSO Hall of Fame

Carl and Carol Cuneo, James Kenney, Jill Coleman, and Ted Murphy highlight a big day of recognizing our 2023 class of HOFers, civic award winners, and Maryland athletes who set new records. Details. 
2023 Hall of Fame ceremony photos. 
MSO list of Hall of Famers and all-time honorees.

National Games Adds 5 Sports,
4 Events For Des Moines 2025

Great news for billiards, disc golf, beach volleyball, non-ambulatory pickleball and more, but two sports and one event will be eliminated after the Des Moines Games. Details.

MSO Exploring Venue Changes in ’24

 
The locations of our 24 sports events have been mostly the same for 8-9 years, but there are practical and financial reasons for likely changes as MSO grows and evolves. Details.

 

Thanks to our friends at Montgomery Municipal Cable, we have five new videos of our sports from this past season.

Shuffleboard

Cornhole

Table Tennis

Bocce

Pickleball

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