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Warrior Games regional trials for Soldiers and veterans at Fort Campbell April 14th-17th

 

Fort Campbell hosts Georgia Soldiers

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion is hosting regional Warrior Games trials April 14th to 17th at Fort Campbell, KY.

These preliminary trials will select active duty and veteran athletes to compete for a spot on the 40-person Army team in the 2014 Warrior Games at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs this October.

Soldiers and staff from the Fort Campbell, KY. Warrior Transition Battalion prepare to take off during the cycling trial April 1, 2014 for the upcoming Warrior Games.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber/RELEASED)

Soldiers and staff from the Fort Campbell, KY. Warrior Transition Battalion prepare to take off during the cycling trial April 1, 2014 for the upcoming Warrior Games. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber/RELEASED)

This Paralympic-style competition allows wounded, ill and injured athletes from all military branches to compete against one another in seven different events, including track and field, swimming, shooting, archery, cycling, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball.

The regional trials will include Soldiers and veterans from Fort Campbell area as well as Soldiers from Fort Stewart, Fort Benning and Fort Gordon, GA.

Active duty Soldiers and veterans who meet the following criteria are eligible for the regional trials:  permanent physical disabilities such as amputations, spinal cord injuries, visual impairments or permanent limb dysfunction as well as non-permanent injuries such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries or orthopedic injuries.

Community members are invited to show their support for Army athletes by attending the trial events open to the public: track and field Monday, cycling Tuesday, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball Thursday.

Event times and locations are listed below and may also be found at www.facebook.com/BACH.Fort.Campbell .

A map of the cycling route can be found at http://bit.ly/WarriorGamesCycle .

Media interested in attending should contact BACH’s Public Affairs team at 270.956.0459.

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Schedule

Warrior Games Regional Trials

Monday April 14th

Tuesday April 15th

Wednesday April 16th

Thursday April 17th

Track & Field

Open to the public

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Fryar Field House

Air Rifle & Air Pistol

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Cycling

Open to the public

2 – 5 p.m.

10k Route: http://bit.ly/WarriorGamesCycle

(20k & 30k repeat route)

Riders will leave the Division Parade Field, ride down Market Garden Road, turn around at Mabry Road and ride back to the Division Parade Field

Swim

8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Archery

2 – 5 p.m.

Wheelchair Basketball

Open to the public

8 a.m. – noon

Freedom Fighter Physical Fitness Center

Sitting Volleyball

Open to the public

1 – 5 p.m.

Freedom Fighter PFC


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