Eight cities will participate in the sports competition on Saturday (17), from 8 am to 5 pm, in the Elefantão and Atibaia Jardim gymnasiums.
On September 17, the Municipality of Estância de Atibaia, through the Department of Sports and Recreation and the Clube da Terceira Idade de Atibaia, will host in the city the 21st edition of the Spring Games of the Third Era of Atibaia – 2022. a competition that will bring together eight municipalities and about 500 participating athletes. The tournament will take place again after a two-year (2020 and 2021) sports suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In addition to the host city of Atibaia, the cities of Bragança Paulista, Campo Limpo Paulista, Jaguariuna, Mairipora, Paulinia, São Bernardo do Campo and Susanon will participate in the competition, all with delegations of athletes at least 60 years old. old or due to expire in 2022
The matches, open to fans who wish to watch the tournament, will be held at the Conjunto Esportivo do Trabalhador Prof. Antônio Carlos Laureano – José Pires Alvim ”Elefantão” Sports Gym (Av. Horácio Netto, 1061, Samambaia Parque Residencial) and Dr. José Aparecido Ferreira Franco and Sala Multiuso – Atibaia Jardim (Av. Dr. Joviano Alvim, s/n), from 8am to 5pm. The modes to be contested will be: bocce; hole ladies; dominoes swimming Ping-pong; braid trick adapted volleyball; and chess.
Seasonal rankings will be assigned from 1st to 8th place, generating points for the overall tally and thus the municipality’s decision as to who will be the “grand champion” of the 21st edition of the Atibaia Senior Spring Games based on points. Table according to seasons: 1st place – 9 points; 2nd place – 7 points; 3rd place – 6 points; 4th place – 5 points; 5th place – 4 points; 6th place – 3 points; 7th place – 2 points; and 8th place – 1 point. In the event of a team tie as a result of the final classification, the criteria for breaking a tie will be in the following order: the largest number of second places, third places, etc. up to the eighth place; and lottery.
As prizes will be awarded. medals for 1st and 2nd place finishers according to weather; trophies for those ranked 1st by weather; and trophies for the teams with the most points across all modes (overall classification) for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place overall.
According to the Department of Sports and Recreation, the objective of the Atibaya Third Age Spring Games is to promote sports exchange between participating municipalities, spread sports and provide athletes with physical, mental, technical and social improvement.
It should be remembered that the Prefecture of Estância de Atibaia and the Clube da Terceira Idade recommend, including through the competition regulations, that participants have a complete vaccination schedule, especially for Covid-19.