Valor Games Midwest

The Valor Games Midwest is an introductory adaptive sports competition for veterans and service members with physical and visual disabilities. During the three-day event, athletes compete in discus, shot put, cycling, archery, powerlifting and indoor rowing.

Promoting healthy, active lifestyles is important to successful community reintegration and overall life satisfaction. World Sport Chicago is proud to support such endeavors. This event is organized in partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Paralympics and the Chicago Park District.

Qualifying athletes may be active duty service members or veterans from any era. Their disabilities may include:

  • Amputation/limb loss
  • Post traumatic stress
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Visual disabilities, or
  • Any disability rating from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Look out for information regarding Valor Games 2014 coming soon!

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For more information, contact valorgames@worldsportchicago.org or 312-861-4848.

Official Media Partner

World Sport Chicago thanks NBC 5 Chicago for serving as the official media partner of the 2013 Valor Games Midwest.

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Valor Games Midwest Volunteers

We could not support our military and veteran athletes at the Valor Games Midwest without the help of hundreds of volunteers. Thanks to all who took time to be part of the event as volunteers, and  an extra special thanks to the team at BP for their volunteer efforts on Day 1.

Learn more about volunteering with World Sport Chicago.

2013 Valor Games Midwest Results

The 2013 event hosted more than 150 athletes, the biggest Games to-date.

2013 Valor Games Midwest Cycling Medalists
2013 Valor Games Midwest Shot Put Results
2013 Valor Games Midwest Discus Results
2013 Valor Games Midwest Archery Results
2013 Valor Games Midwest Rowing Results
2013 Valor Games Midwest Powerlifting Results

Thanks to our sponsors Adaptive Adventures, Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Sports, Chicago Bow Hunters, Lincoln Park Archery Club, Chicagoland JOAD, and the Lincoln Park Boat Club for supporting the sport competitions of the 2013 Valor Games.

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Sponsors for the 2014 Valor Games Midwest

World Sport Chicago provides opportunities to connect with the Chicago community through the Valor Games Midwest and other events by showcasing their brands, products and services to potential consumers. Sponsors can get involved and make a difference through financial and in-kind contributions as well as employee volunteer engagement.

To learn more about becoming a World Sport Chicago sponsor and about the customized benefits packages available for this event, contact arosko@worldsportchicago.org.