Wake County Senior Games are open to people ages 50 and up who live throughout the Triangle region. Wake County residency is not required to participate. All participants must be a North Carolina resident for three consecutive months of the year.

In 2022, the Wake County Games will be held in-person.

Registration is open February 15 – March 15, 2022. To register, please visit this page.

Art intake will be on Thursday, March 31 from 10 a.m. – to noon at the Cary Senior Center.

The Silver Arts Reception will be held on Wed., April 27 from 10 – 11 a.m. at the Cary Senior Center. The artwork may be picked up at 11 a.m. following the reception.

Visit this link for the rules.

Visual Arts Categories


Painting (oil, acrylic, pastels)

Mixed Media (the use of one or more art media types)

Photography (digital, film)



Art Entry Eligibility

Entries in Drawing, Painting or Photography must not exceed 36″ x 42″ including matting and frame and no heavier than 40 pounds. Entries must be framed and wired for hanging. No serrated hooks or string. Two-dimensional artwork not properly framed and wired will be disqualified. Staff and volunteers have the right to refuse artwork not framed properly.

Sculptures can not exceed the following dimensions – height 60″, width 36″, length 36″ and weigh no more than 50 pounds.

The full rules and guidelines will be posted in 2021.

Art Submission

This is to be determined.