All competition venues announced for TWG 2022

Lausanne, August 24, 2021: 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 Stadium – Opening and Closing Ceremonies
Avondale Park – Archery
Oak Mountain State Park – Waterski/Wakeboard, Canoe Marathon, Orienteering (middle distance)
Boutwell Auditorium – Sumo, Kickboxing, Muaythai
Birmingham Crossplex – Inline Hockey, Artistic Roller, Speed Skating (indoor and outdoor), Wheelchair Rugby, Lifesaving, Finswimming, Canoe Polo
Barber Motorsports Park – Drone Racing, Canopy Piloting
Sloss Furnaces – Sport Climbing, Breaking, Parkour, Beach Handball
Legion Field – Flag Football
Sheraton Westin Hotel – Billiards
Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex – DanceSport, Gymnastics, Bowling, Korfball, Floorball, Powerlifting
Birmingham Southern – Fistball, Orienteering (sprint), Karate, Wushu, Ju-Jitsu
University of Alabama at Birmingham – Lacrosse, Racquetball, Squash, Boules, Flying Disc, Tug of War
Hoover Metropolitan Complex – Softball
Railroad Park – Duathlon, Orienteering (Sprint Relay)
John Carrol Catholic High School – Flying 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. —- IWGA

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