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.
QualifyingÂ 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
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Visual disabilities, or
- Any disability rating from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-861-4848.
World Sport Chicago thanksÂ 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
- CIRC Adaptive
- Project Mobility