Tampa Convention Center welcomes Wounded Warriors from Across the Globe for the Warrior Games

06/25/2019

Warrior Games competitor holds a bow and arrow, one of his eyes are closed as he focuses on the target

Get ready to #BeInspired! The Warrior Games have officially begun and the Tampa Convention Center is proud to host a number of sporting events at our facility.

The Warrior Games are a Paralympic-style competition that highlights the impressive athleticism, perseverance, and fight spirit of wounded warriors across the globe.

This year, USSOCOM (based out of MacDill Air Force Base) is hosting this competition, bringing approximately 300 wounded, ill, and injured service members, veterans, and their families to Tampa. Team include service members from the US Army, Marines, Air Force, Navy, SOCOM, the United Kingdom, Australia, Denmark, Canada, and The Netherlands.  

Competitions include archery, wheelchair basketball, rugby, powerlifting, rowing, and other adaptive sports. All sporting events are FREE to spectate.

Events at the Tampa Convention Center include:

Monday, June 24th

Archery (8am-10pm)

Powerlifting (2pm-8pm)

Wheelchair Basketball (3pm-8pm)

Tuesday, June 25th

Archery (8am-1pm)

Indoor Rowing (2pm-8pm)

Wheelchair Basketball (3pm-8pm)

Wednesday, June 26th

Wheelchair Rugby (8am-1pm)

Sitting Volleyball (3pm-8pm)

Thursday, June 27th

Shooting Prelim (7am-2pm)

Wheelchair Rugby Prelim (8am-1pm)

Sitting Volleyball Prelim (3pm-8pm)

Friday, June 29th

Shooting Finals (7am-2pm)

Wheelchair Rugby Finals (8am-1pm)

Wheelchair Basketball Finals (3pm-8pm)

 

For a full schedule of events, visit www.dodwarriorgames.com/schedule

The Tampa Convention Center would like to thank all active duty and retired service members for their service. For more information about the Warrior Games and how you can support this inspiring event, visit www.dodwarriorgames.com  

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