Let the Games Begin! NVWG Contests Kickoff Today!

Let the Games Begin! NVWG Contests Kickoff Today!

TAMPA, Fla. - More than 600 Veterans from around the nation are competing in the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, which run through Thursday, July 18. Here's a list of the first day of activities. Come out and support these Veterans in action. 

The National Veterans Wheelchair Games are co-sponsored by the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)

Handcycling Race (10K) - 7:30 am                   
Tampa Bay Times FORUM
Race starts in front of the FORUM and proceeds down Bayshore Blvd. 

Airgun Competition - 8 am, 10 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 7 pm
Marriott Hotel (Grand Ballroom)

Motorized Motor Rally Competition - 8 am
Raymond James (Football Stadium)

Softball competition – 10 am
Tampa Convention Center (East Hall)

Bowling competition – 1 pm
Pinchasers, Midtown (4847 N. Armenia Ave); Pinchasers, Veterans (5555 W. Hillsborough Ave)

Basketball competition – 8 pm 
Tampa Convention Center (West Hall)