Valor Games Lands VA Grant
Valor Games Far West has been awarded the Veterans Adminstration (VA) Adapted Sports Grant to host Valor Games Far West 2020, on Coast Guard Island in Alameda. More than 100 injured, ill and wounded athletes from the Western United States will once again compete in various sports from June 11 through 14 next year.
The athletes vie for medals in archery, biathlon, cycling, power lifting and indoor rowing.
The event is hosted by the Far West Wheelchair Athletic Association and sponsored by VA in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard and Northern California Paralympic Sports programs.
The Valor Games are open to any injured, ill or wounded veteran or active-duty service member who is eligible for VA healthcare and resides in the Western U.S. The goal of the valor games is to introduce adapted sports to more people in order to promote ongoing adapted sports in their community.
Learn more at www.valorgamesfarwest.com.