Help for Heroes will once again be taking a team to represent the United Kingdom at the Warrior Games in the United States. The 2019 competition will take place in Tampa, Florida from 21st to 30th June.
You can now apply to be part of the UK’s Warrior Games 2019 team by clicking on the button below. Applications close on 20th January 2019.
The Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games were created in 2010 and designed to introduce wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to competitive sports. The U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) will host the 2019 Warrior Games.
Competing against SOCOM will be teams from the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force, as well as athletes from the Australian Defence Force, Canadian Armed Forces and the UK team.
The Games will feature 11 adaptive sports: archery, cycling, indoor rowing, powerlifting, shooting (using Olympic competition pellet guns), sitting volleyball, swimming, time trial cycling, track and field and wheelchair basketball.
To check whether you are eligible to apply, please read this document.