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US Invictus Team Send Off

Date: Wednesday, April 29 2020 to Monday, May 4 2020

Location Information

Location: Pro Football Hall of Fame
2121 George Halas Dr. NW
Canton, Ohio

Contact Information

Phone: 330.456.8207

The Pro Football Hall of Fame, in partnership with the United States Veterans Chamber of Commerce, will host 65 athletes for a week-long training session and send-off events before departing to compete in The Invictus Games.

The U.S. Invictus Team is comprised of wounded, ill, and injured military athletes from all five branches of the U.S. Military. The athletes will unite in Canton to bond as one team representing the U.S. Military. The week of training will include practices and scrimmages open to the public at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, National Youth Football & Sports Complex, Monument Park, and Perry Career and Wellness Center.  Events include:

  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Rugby
  • Rowing
  • Track & Field
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Cycling
  • Archery
  • Powerlifting
  • Swimming

Then, the U.S. Invictus Team athletes, coaches, caregivers, and staff will be celebrated during a spectacular send-off event before departing Canton, Ohio to the Netherlands to compete against 17 Allied Nations in 12 athletic competitions during The Invictus Games The Hague 2020. The Invictus Games is an international adaptive sporting event for wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women, both serving and veteran. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect of all those who serve their country.

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