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Albuquerque, New Mexico
August 3-8, 2018

2018 Frequently Asked Questions

2018 NVGAG Event Schedule (Athletes)

2018 NVGAG Sport Schedule

2018 NVGAG Sports Event Conflicts by Age

2018 NVGAG Medical Application

2017 Medal Results

The National Veterans Golden Age Games is the premier senior adaptive rehabilitation program in the United States, and the only national multi-event sports and recreational seniors’ competition program designed to improve the quality of life for all older Veterans, including those with a wide range of abilities and disabilities. The VA Challenges and encourages senior Veterans to be proactive in embracing a healthier lifestyle.

The games are open to Veterans, ages 55 or older, who receive health care from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


2018 Frequently Asked Questions

2018 NVGAG Event Schedule (Athletes)

2018 NVGAG Sport Schedule

2018 NVGAG Sports Event Conflicts by Age

2018 NVGAG Medical Application

Visitor Information:

Helpful Travel Tools to Albuquerque:
Albuquerque FAQ
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RV Parks
List of RV Parks
Helpful RV Info
RV Brochure

2018 NVGAG 5k Cycling Route

Sponsorship Information:

We invite you to be a part of this exciting national event by becoming an individual or corporate/organizational sponsor. Committed volunteers through our local and national sponsorships are essential in providing a memorable experience for those Veterans participating in the Games. If you are unable to be in attendance, but would still like to contribute, you may make a financial or in-kind donation that will be acknowledged at the commensurate sponsorship level as identified in the 2018 NVGAG Sponsorship Packet. You may submit your sponsorship commitment by completing the 2018 NVGAG Sponsorship Form.

Health & Wellness Expo:

The annual National Veterans Golden Age Games Health & Wellness Expo promotes our motto of “Fitness for Life” to approximately 800 senior American Veterans and many VA clinicians who attend the Games. The Expo enhances the athlete experience and provides you with an interactive opportunity to feature a sampling of various demonstrations, displays and products that can help our senior Veterans maintain their active lifestyles. For more information and/or if you are interested in serving as an exhibitor for the 2018 NVGAG Health & Wellness Expo, to be held on August 4, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Albuquerque Convention Center, please reference the 2018 NVGAG Expo Vendor Packet.

If you are interested in learning more about the events, or to assist with preparations for the National Veterans Golden Games, follow the links below. The competitions will be conducted in accordance with the rules of the organizations listed here.

2018 NVGAG Rulebook

Sporting Events / Rules   Governing Body
AIR PISTOL (Exhibition) USA Shooting
ARCHERY (Exhibition) USA Archery
Adaptive Archery
(Visually Impaired)
USA Boccia
DISC GOLF (Blind)  Blind Disc Golf Association
FLOORBALL (Exhibition) USA Floorball
GOLF United States Golf Association
NINE BALL Billiard Congress of America
POWERWALK United States Power Walk Association
SHUFFLEBOARD National Shuffleboard Association
SWIMMING United States Masters Swimming, Inc.
TRACK & FIELD    USA Track & Field

For questions regarding the NVGAG, please contact
NVGAG National Staff.


Volunteers donating their time and talents are essential to the success of the National Veterans Golden Age Games. Several thousand opportunities will be available to help with everything from sporting events to hospitality services. Events will take place at the Albuquerque Convention Center and surrounding community venues. Opportunities will also available to assist at the Albuquerque International Sunport Airport and downtown Albuquerque hotels. Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian for the entire duration of the volunteer shift.

Volunteer registration for the 2018 NVGAG will open after the new year. Please continue to check this website for updates. We look forward to your support of our Nation’s senior Veterans!


National Veterans
Golden Age Games

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
August 3 - 8, 2018


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