Quad City Senior Olympics

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1800 3rd Avenue Suite 304
Rock Island IL   61201
(309) 786-1677


QC Senior Olympics at the 2015 St. Patrick's Parade Davenport IA

The 25th Anniversary

To register, click on “How to Enter” on navigation panel on the left of this page. Online Registration Available
$25 Entry Fee – Unlimited events, two complimentary meals, refreshments.
Arts, Athletics, and more for ages 50 and up. 
Some events available for ages 40 and up
Refer to specific event for age requirements.

QCSO Headquarters will be at the Ken Anderson Academic All-American Center, Augustana College, at the northwest corner of Augustana track.  Events at Augustana will be held at Erickson Field and other venues as noted below.

Note for this year:  T-Shirts are $10 extra and must be pre-ordered.  Only the first three (3) medals are included in the entry fee.  Additional medals are $3.00 each.

New  this year – Three-point Basketball Shooting, Pickleball will be Friday and Saturday

OPENING NIGHT SPECIAL EVENTS: Thursday, June 4 at the Clarion Hotel, 5202 Brady St. Davenport, IA

3:00 PM- Celebrity Challenge  (Back by popular demand!) Clarion Hotel; Bix Conf. Center
3:00-6:00: Vendor Fair – Before & after Opening Ceremony meal; Clarion Hotel; Bix Conf. Center
4:00-Opening Ceremony and Meal – Clarion Hotel; Bix Conference Center
6:00-Performing Arts – Clarion Hotel; Bix Conf. Center

ARCHERY- Saturday, June 6th
The Archery Event will be held at 8:00 AM, at Davenport Valley Archers, Long Grove, IA.   Registration deadline is Monday, June 1st.

Literary Arts: All submissions must be emailed to the QCSO office, attached as a Word Document, by 4:00 PM on Friday, May 1, 2015.  Email to: qcseniorolympics@yahoo.com.Please review formatting guidelines and judging criteria under the "Arts Rules" tab on the navigation panel. Submissions that do not follow the guidelines will be rejected.  Note: All submissions must be emailed. Categories are: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry-Rhyming, and Poetry-Free Verse.

Arts & Crafts Submissions must be delivered to the Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI), 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, on Thursday, May 21st between the hours of 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the Volunteer Room.  All entries must be picked up by participants on Thursday, July 9th between the hours of 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the Volunteer Room. 

Closing Ceremony and Meal will be on Saturday, June 6th, at 4:00 PM at Augustana College’s Ken Anderson Center.

Augustana College: Ken Anderson Center; NW Corner of the track, 639 38th Street; Rock Island, IL.  Headquarters Hours: Friday, June 5th 7 AM - 7 PM and Saturday, June 6th:  7 AM - 4 PM.


  1. On Site Registration
  2. Packet pick-up for all on-site events will be held at Augustana College
  3. Directions, hotel and restaurant info, and answers to questions
  4. Meeting and mingling with other participants
  5. Complimentary light refreshments
  6. Results, medals, and engraving

Medals for athletic events will be awarded to men and women in five year increments beginning at age 50 (age 40 for specific events).

Off-site event medals will be awarded at the event site.

If you earn more than three medals and choose to receive your medals, there will be a charge of $3.00 for each additional medal in excess of three.
Literary and Arts & Crafts Events medals will be awarded at the Arts Reception at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, June 3rd at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport IA.  (3 medal limit)

Performing Arts medals will be awarded at the competition on Thursday, June 4th, at the Clarion Hotel, Bix Conference Center; 5202 Brady Street; Davenport IA. (3 medal limit)
The Vendor Fair will be held on Thursday, June 4th before and after the Opening Ceremony and meal at the Clarion Hotel, Davenport IA.  Please come early and visit our vendors.
In the event of inclement weather or unusual/extenuating circumstances, Quad Cities Senior Olympics, Inc., reserve the right to cancel or postpone events.

Media Sponsor:  WHBF TV 4

Hotel Accomodations: The Clarion Hotel at 5202 Brady Street in Davenport, IA is our 2015 event hotel. Opening Ceremonies, Celebrity Challenge, Vendor Fair and Performing Arts will all be at the Clarion Hotel. Mention the Special QCSO Rate: $69/Night plus tax.

Our address is 1800 3rd Ave, Suite 304, Rock Island, IL 61201.

Our telephone number is (309) 786-1677.

Email: qcseniorolympics@yahoo.com.

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