2017 Tennessee Senior Brain Games

Tennessee Senior Brain Games logo. Red, white and blue, featuring the State tri-star logo, gears, and a stylized lightbulb.

Year Five: Our Challengers!

The Jonesborough Olde Towners, 2016 Tennessee Senior Brain Games state champions, successfully defended against:

  • Hamblen County's Senior Gamers (East)
  • Lawrence County's Aged to Perfection (Middle)
  • Tipton County's Know Brainers (West)
The Jonesborough Olde Towners, Tennessee's 2016 Senior Brain Games statewide champions. Photo courtesy of the Jonesborough Tennessee Herald & Tribune. 
Photo courtesy of the Jonesborough, Tennessee Herald & Tribune.

District Games

  • First Tennessee: Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
    Johnson City Seniors' Center, 510 Bert Street
  • East Tennessee: September 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
    O'Conner Senior Center, 611 Winona Street, Knoxville
  • Southeast Tennessee: August 22, 2017 1:00 p.m.
    Eastgate Senior Center, 5600 Bainerd Road, Suite C-10-11, Chattanooga
  • Upper Cumberland: August 2, 2017
    Fentress County Elementary
  • Greater Nashville: August 23, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
    West Precinct in Nashville
  • South Central: August 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
    Elk's Lodge, 615 Crews Street, Lawrenceburg
  • Northwest: August 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
    Martin Gateway Center
  • Aging Commission of the Mid-South: Friday, August 25, 2017
    Aging Commission of the Mid-South large conference room
  • Southwest: August 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
    Southwest Area Agency on Aging and Disability


  • East Tennessee: Friday, September 22, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. *Winner: The Senior Gamers from Hamblen County are going to Jonesborough!)
    O'Conner Senior Center, 611 Winona Street, Knoxville
  • Middle Tennessee: Friday, September 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
    Coffee County Senior Center, 410 North Collins Street, Tullahoma, TN 37388 *Winner: Aged to Perfection from Lawrence County is going to Jonesborough!
  • West Tennessee: Sept 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. 
    Southwest Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability *Winner: The Know Brainers from Tipton County are going to Jonesborough!

Semi-Finalists (as of September 12, 2017)

  • ACMS: Covington Senior Center's Know Brainers 
  • East: Morristown Senior Center's Senior Gamers
  • First: Church Hill Senior Citizens Center's Golden Nuggets
  • GNRC: J.L. Turner Center's Brain Brawlers
  • NW: Crockett County Senior Center's Crockett County Brainiacs
  • SC: Lawrence County Senior Citizens' Aged to Perfection
  • SE: Copper Basin Senior Activity Center's The Copperheads
  • SW: Chester County Senior Center's Chester County Challengers
  • UC: Baxter Senior Center's Baxter Busy Bees


Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 103 Franklin Avenue​, Jonesborough, Tennessee (The McKinney Center)

  • 9:30 a.m. Coffee/Snacks
  • 10:00 a.m. Welcome
  • 10:30 a.m. Games begin

Get to know the competition, visit the Jonesborough Senior Center on Facebook!