All Competition Venues Announced for TWG 2022

All Competition Venues Announced for TWG 2022

The World Games 2022 has now announced all 14 of the Birmingham community venues that will host competitions when the historic event takes place next July.

“All of these venues offer a unique experience to both fans and competitors,” said The World Games 2022 CEO Nick Sellers. “These locations were carefully selected as the best Birmingham has to offer, and we’re excited for them to host the best ever edition of The World Games.”

Below is a list of each venue and the sports that will take place at each location.  Each venue will include The World Games 2022-branded signage and décor.

Protective StadiumOpening and Closing Ceremonies

Avondale Park – Archery

Oak Mountain State ParkWaterski/Wakeboard, Canoe Marathon, Orienteering (middle distance)

Boutwell AuditoriumSumo, Kickboxing, Muaythai

Birmingham CrossplexInline Hockey, Artistic Roller, Speed Skating (indoor and outdoor), Wheelchair Rugby, Lifesaving, Finswimming, Canoe Polo

Barber Motorsports ParkDrone Racing, Canopy Piloting

Sloss FurnacesSport Climbing, Breaking, Parkour, Beach Handball

Legion FieldFlag Football

Sheraton Westin HotelBilliards

Birmingham Jefferson Convention ComplexDanceSport, Gymnastics, Bowling, Korfball, Floorball, Powerlifting

Birmingham SouthernFistball, Orienteering (sprint), Karate, Wushu, Ju-Jitsu

University of Alabama at BirminghamLacrosse, Racquetball, Squash, Boules, Flying Disc, Tug of War

Hoover Metropolitan ComplexSoftball

Railroad ParkDuathlon, Orienteering (Sprint Relay)

John Carrol Catholic High SchoolFlying Disc

 The World Games is a multi-sport event staged every four years by the International World Games Association under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee. The 11th edition of The World Games will be held in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, 7-17 July 2022. 3,600 athletes from over 30 sports and 100 countries will take part in The World Games.

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