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 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.

The 5th annual Valor Games Midwest will be held August 18 – 20 in Chicago. Online registration for participating athletes is now open. Volunteer opportunities will be posted early this summer.

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

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Register Now

The 2015 Valor Games Midwest will be held August 18 – 20 in Chicago. Participant registration is available now:

2015 VGM Registration

 

 

For questions or assistance with registration, contact valorgames@worldsportchicago.org or 312-861-4848.

Sports Partners

World Sport Chicago thanks our sport partners for supporting the competitions of the Valor Games Midwest:

  • Chicago Park District
  • Adaptive Adventures
  • Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association
  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Sports
  • Chicagoland JOAD
  • Lincoln Park Boat Club
  • Project Mobility

Warrior Wednesday

Take a look back at our 2014 Warrior Wednesday blog series and read the amazing stories of just some of our athletes and the positive impact the Valor Games Midwest has on them.

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2015 Registration Now Open

The 2015 Valor Games Midwest will be held August 18 – 20 in Chicago. Participant registration is available now:

2015 VGM REGISTRATION

For questions or assistance with registration, contact valorgames@worldsportchicago.org or 312-861-4848.