South Dakota celebrates its 37th Annual State Games. Annual Awards Banquet held September 10, 2021


Lloyd Kempf receives new Senior Games honor


Lloyd Kempf of Woonsocket received the “Above and Beyond” award at the 2021 South Dakota Senior Games banquet in Watertown.  Kempf was recognized for his first place time of 9.12 seconds in the 50 meter dash at the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, NM. His winning time ranked first in the U.S. and the World in the 85-89 age division in 2019.  This new award was established by the South Dakota Senior Games Board of Directors to recognize extraordinary performances by the South Dakota Senior Games athletes.

Outstanding Female and Male

President Brian Hunoff & VP Doug Roby present Annual Awards to winners.


Ron Kachena                  Mary Meierhenry

Rookie of the Year

The 2021 awards were based on performances in 2019


Kathy Dellman

Inspirational Award

To read more details, click on Athlete Awards above


Connie Merkel

Outstanding “Over 80” Award


Audrey Kempf

Congratulations to all Award winners!


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