WHAT ARE THE NEW MEXICO GAMES?
The New Mexico Games offers statewide sports competition for New Mexico's athletes. The New Mexico Games was first introduced to the state in 1989.
Today, over 4,500 athletes participate in 20+ sports at the Olympic-style sports festival during from May-November. The Games are recognized and encouraged by the United States Olympic Committee and state winners get invited to the Annual State Games of America.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE?
All New Mexicans! The New Mexico Games offers events for athletes of all ages!
NM GAMES TURNS 30! Their birthday present? NINJA ADDITION!
2019 marks the year the New Mexico Games turns 30 years old! The games have come a long way since its inception in 1989 and they have only gotten better with time. Certain events have come and gone but the spirit always lives in the New Mexico Games. One great event that has been added to the lineup is Ninja Competition. It is exciting to see an expansion in the events like the ever popular Ninja Competition. With American Ninja Warrior taking the country by storm, the New Mexico Games will be the first of the State Games of America to host such a competition. 2019 is looking great and athletes can hardly wait until they compete!
MEN: Amateur, Pro, & Over 40.
WOMEN: Amateur, Pro, & Over 40.
TEAM: Male 2-Person team, Female 2-Person team, Co-Ed 2-Person team.
YOUTH: Boys & Girls: 9 & under, 11 & under, 13 & under, 15 & under, 16+ must compete in adult categories.
*NOTE: Team Course is only 11 & Older and combination can be any age group.
*Athletes are able to compete in Individual AND Team
*Any Adult (16 or older) may compete in Pro Class or Amateur class, but, MUST compete in PRO if athlete in the last THREE years has been to Las Vegas on ANW, been in the Top 10 Pro class at UNAA Finals, NNL Finals, Rockford Ninja Finals or WolfPack Ninja Tour Finals. If you meet any ONE of these requirements you are considered PRO.
*Amateur to Pro—If you were an Amateur in UNAA and made Top 5 at the UNAAWorld Finals, you must now compete as a PRO.