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America's Finest
Christopher DiVirgilio

America's finest city was recently host to some of America's finest during week long sports and recreation events


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Events Calendar

Hey Spokes! Save the Date for these Exciting Events


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February 2016

Feb 11 - 13

2016 Rugby Rave

Location: Ability 360 Fitness Center
Phoenix, Arizona United States
Contact: / www.usqra.org/node/2559/a
Feb 19 - 21

Western Sled Hockey League Finals

Location: Alltel Ice Den
Scottsdale, Arizona United States
Contact: Paul Crane / www.goo.gl/nKsuon / craneaz@cox.net
Feb 19 - 21

Banner Suns D3 Basketball Tournament

Location: Ability 360 Sports & Fitness Center
Phoenix, Arizona United States
Contact: / www.ability360.org/sports
Feb 26 - 28

PVA / AWBA Bowling Tournament Series: Florida Gulf Coast

Location: Tampa, Florida United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Feb 26 - 28

7th Annual RISE Adaptive Sports Quad Rugby Tournament

Location: Senter Park Rec Center
Irving, Texas United States
Contact: / www.usqra.org/node/2571/a
Feb 26 - 28

Power Blast Power Soccer Tournament

Location: Ability 360 Sports & Fitness Center
Phoenix, Arizona United States
Contact: / www.ability360.org/sports
Feb 27

Triumph Foundation Handcycle Clinic

Location: Rose Bowl Stadium
Pasadena, California United States
Contact: / www.goo.gl/QDpc7S

March 2016

Mar 3 - 5

PVA National Shooting Sports Circuit: Florida Gulf Coast

Location: Odessa, Florida United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Mar 5

Tri-State Regional Swim Meet

This event is a qualifying event for Junior Nationals.
Location: Rutgers University
Piscataway, New Jersey United States
Contact: Trisha Yurochko / (908) 301-5424 / www.tswaa.com / tyurochko@childrens-specialized.org
Mar 5

2016 Arnold Classic Pro Wheelchair Bodybuilding Tournament

Location: Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, Ohio United States
Contact: / www.arnoldsportsfestival.com
Mar 10

PVA Annual Air Rifle & Pistol Program: Mid-Atlantic

Location: Richmond, Virginia United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Mar 18 - 20

PVA National Shooting Sports Circuit: Nevada

Pistol shoot event March 18
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Mar 18 - 20

Annual PVA/NWPA Billards Tournament Series: Mid-Atlantic

Location: Midlothian, Virginia United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Mar 18 - 20

PVA Boccia Clinics: Kentucky-Indiana

Location: Louisville, Kentucky United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Mar 19

2016 NPC Wheelchair Nationals

Location: Palm Beach County Convention Center
West Palm Beach, Florida United States
Contact: Frank Dalto / 561-627-9638 / www.wheelchairbodybuilding.com/home

April 2016

Apr 1 - 3

PVA Bass Tour: Florida Gulf Coast

Location: Lake Toho
Kissimmee, Florida United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / ww.pva.org/sports
Apr 1 - 3

Annual PVA/NWPA Billards Tournament Series: Mid-America

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Apr 3 - 8

National Veterans Winter Sports Clinic

Location: Snowmass Mountain
Snowmass Village, Colorado United States
Contact: / www.wintersportsclinic.org/
Apr 16

Wheelchair Lacrosse Clinic

Location: Ability 360 Sports & Fitness Center
Phoenix, Arizona United States
Contact: / www.ability360.org/sports
Apr 21 - 24

2016 WCMX World Championships

Location: Dallas, Texas United States
Contact: / www.goo.gl/5TiJFB
Apr 22 - 24

PVA National Shooting Sports Circuit: Vaughan

Location: Edwardsville, Illinois United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Apr 25 - 26

32nd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

Location: Hawai'i Convention Center
Honolulu, Hawaii United States
Contact: Charmaine Crockett / (808) 956-7539 / www.pacrim.hawaii.edu / prinfo@hawaii.edu
Apr 29 - May 1

Abilities Expo: New York Metro

Location: New Jersey Convention Center
Edison, New Jersey United States
Contact: / www.abilities.com/newyork/
Apr 29 - 30

PVA Annual Air Rifle & Pistol Program: Buckeye

Location: Geneva, Ohio United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Apr 30 - May 1

Wheelchair Sports Festival

Location: Santa Clarita Sports Complex
Santa Clarita, California United States
Contact: / Andrew Skinner / www.goo.gl/T88eid / Andrew@Triumph-Foundation.org

May 2016

May 6 - 8

Annual PVA/NWPA Billards Tournament Series: Mountain States

Location: Fountain, Colorado United Staes
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
May 8 - 12

Invictus Games

Location: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Orlando, Florida United States
Contact: / www.invictusgamesfoundation.org/
May 11 - 15

Desert Challenge Games

Location: Arizona State University
Mesa, Arizona United States
Contact: / www.arizonadisabledsports.com/Special_Events.html
May 13 - 15

PVA Bass Tour: Vaughan

Location: Rend Lake
Mt Vernon, Illinois United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
May 20 - 22

PVA Bass Tour: Kentucky-Indiana

Location: Kentucky Lake
Gilbertsville, Kentucky United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports

June 2016

Jun 3 - 5

PVA National Shooting Sports Circuit: Colonial

Location: Baltimore, Maryland United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Jun 10 - 12

PVA Bass Tour: National

Location: Potpmac River
Waldorf, Maryland United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Jun 16 - 18

PVA Bass Tour: Mid-Atlantic

Location: James River
Richmond, Virginia United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Jun 17 - 19

PVA National Shooting Sports Circuit: Iowa

Pistol shoot June 17
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports
Jun 23 - 26

No Barriers Summit

Location: Copper Mountian, Colorado United States
Contact: / www.goo.gl/N7ex15
Jun 24 - 26

Abilities Expo: Chicago

Location: Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center
Schaumburg, Illinois United States
Contact: / www.abilities.com/chicago/
Jun 27 - Jul 2

National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah United States
Contact: / www.wheelchairgames.org/
Jun 29 - Jul 3

IWAS Under 23 World Games

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Contact: / www.goo.gl/T5mwcm

July 2016

Jul 16 - 23

Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals

Formerly National Junior Disability Championships (NJDC)
Location: Middleton High School
Madison, Wisconsin United States
Contact: Gregg Baumgarten / 480-215-5240 / www.juniornationals2016.com / chairman@wasusa.org
Jul 22 - 24

PVA Billards Tournament: Buckeye

Location: Independence, Ohio United States
Contact: / 800-424-8200 / www.pva.org/sports

August 2016

Aug 5 - 7

Abilities Expo: Houston

Location: NRG Center Hall E
Houston, Texas United States
Contact: / www.abilities.com/houston/

September 2016

Sep 7 - 18

2016 Rio Paralympic Games

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Contact: / www.rio2016.com/en/paralympics
Sep 16 - 18

Abilities Expo: Boston

Location: The Boston Convention Center
Boston, Mass United States
Contact: / www.abilities.com/boston/
Sep 18 - 23

National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic

REGISTRATION DEADLINE April 2016
Location: San Diego Venues
San Diego, California United States
Contact: / www.va.gov/opa/speceven/ssc/index.asp

November 2016

Nov 18 - 20

Abilities Expo: Bay Area

Location: San Jose Convention Center
San jose, California United States
Contact: / www.abilities.com/bayarea/

December 2016

Dec 2 - 4

Abilities Expo: D.C. Metro

Location: Dulles Expo Center
Chantilly, Virginia United States
Contact: / www.abilities.com/dcmetro/