COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, opened media registration today for the 2013 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte. The fourth annual event will take place May 11-16 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Approximately 260 wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans will compete in seven sports over the six-day competition. Five U.S. teams will compete, as well as a sixth team from the United Kingdom - the British Armed Forces.
The media accreditation application, as well as competition information, can be accessed at teamusa.org/WarriorGames/.
Media credentials can be picked up inside the Visitor Center at the U.S. Olympic Training Center on Saturday, May 11 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. On Sunday, credentials will be available at the cycling venue on the USAFA grounds from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and again that evening from 5-8 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center Visitor Center.
Members of the media planning to cover events at USAFA should enter the grounds at the North Gate at exit 156B off of Interstate 25. Please be prepared to present a government-issued photo ID or a state-issued driver's license to the guard and indicate that you are covering the Warrior Games. You will then be directed to the Cadet Field House or Falcon Stadium, as needed.For more information, please contact Beth Bourgeois, U.S. Paralympics, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 719-866-2039.