Valor Games is a sports competition for veterans and military members with disabilities. Registration for athletes is filled up, but it’s free to spectate. The competition takes place Tuesday, May 21st, and Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019.
The competition takes place at Dean Smith Center at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University. (Addresses and maps below.)
Here’s the schedule:
Tuesday, May 21
8:30 am. to 3 p.m.
Dean Smith Center at UNC
- Air Rifle
- Sitting Volleyball
All competition running simultaneously.
Wednesday, May 22
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cameron Indoor Stadium and adjacent bvenues at Duke University
- Archery: All day, K-Ville
- Indoor Rowing: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium
- Powerlifting: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Wilson Gym
- Table Tennis: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Card Gym
- Wheelchair Basketball: All day with full court final game at approximately 1:30 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium
More about Valor Games:
Valor Games Southeast invites Veterans and members of the Armed Forces with disabilities from around the country to Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill for 3 days of spirited competition in 11 sports. National coaches and experts in each sport are available to educate, evaluate and empower.
Valor Games Southeast is designed as an introductory competition to give opportunity for both those facing life for the first time with a disability and those continuing to gain confidence as they live daily with a disability.
A body and mind changed by injury needs the discipline and challenge of physical activity to stay healthy physically, mentally and emotionally. It is the key to recovery, long-term health and re-integration into your community at home.
Athletes participating in the Games will have the privilege to compete in arguably the most iconic and beautiful sports venues in the world—the Dean Smith Center at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University and Lake Crabtree County Park.
All meals, lodging at Valor Games Southeast specific hotels (3 nights, double occupancy with another athlete) and transportation to/from venues are provided DURING Valor Games Southeast to registered athletes.