Sports Update

December 7, 2015

Stephen Bush on his handcycle after a race for Paralyzed Veterans Racing36th National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG)
The 36th NVWG will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 27-July 2, 2016. Learn more about the Games at this link. For more information, please contact PVA Sports and Recreation at 800-424-8200, ext. 752 or 657, or Tom Brown at 817-673-2812. 

PVA/AWBA Bowling Tournament Series (AWBTS)
The most recent tournament on the Annual PVA/AWBA Bowling Tournament Series was held by Mountain States PVA on August 20-24, 2015 in Colorado Springs, CO. The next tournament will be held by Nevada PVA on December 3-6, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV. 

For information regarding the BTS, please contact Alan Earl at Alane@pva.org or 703-462-0504.

PVA/NWPA National Wheelchair Billiards Tournament Series (NWBTS)
The most recent tournament on the Annual PVA/NWPA Billiards Tournament Series was held by Mid-South PVA on October 16-18, 2015 in Memphis, TN. The next tournament will be held by Mid-Atlantic PVA on March 18-20, 2016 in Midlothian, VA. 

For more information about the NWBTS, please contact Alan Earl at AlanE@pva.org or 703-462-0504.

PVA Bass Tour
The most recent tournament on the 2015 PVA Bass Tour schedule was held by Southeastern PVA on October 9-11, 2015 in Appling, GA (Clarks Hill Lake). The next tournament will be held by Florida Gulf Coast PVA on April 1-3, 2016 in Kissimmee, FL (Lake Toho). 

For more information about the PVA Bass Tour, please contact Alan Earl at AlanE@pva.org or 703-462-0504.

PVA National Shooting Sports Circuit
The most recent tournament on the PVA National Shooting Sports Circuit schedule was held by Arizona PVA on October 30-November 1, 2016 in Tucson, AZ. The next tournament will be held by Cal-Diego PVA on January 22-24, 2016 in Redlands, CA.

For more information about the PVA Shooting Sports Program, please contact Andy MacDonald at AndyM@pva.org or 703-244-7547.

PVA Air Rifle/Air Pistol

The most recent tournament on the Annual PVA Air Rifle & Air Pistol Program was held at Camp Pendleton on September 15-16, 2015 in Camp Pendleton, CA. The next tournament will be held by Cal-Deigo PVA on January 18-19, 2016 in San Diego, CA. 

For more information about the PVA Air Rifle/Air Pistol Competitions, please contact Fabio Villarroel at FabioV@pva.org or 800-424-8200, ext. 655.

PVA Fitness and Wellness Program

The PVA Racing Team will be competing in the following races:

  • Feb 6-7 Clermont Road Race-Clermont, FL {RR,TT,Crit} (MCO)
    Feb 12-14 Valley of the Sun Races-Phoenix {RR,TT,Crit} (PHX)
  • Mar 13 One City Marathon-Newport News, VA {RR} (PHF)
  • Mar 19-20 Rims on the Run-Deland, FL {RR,TT,Crit} (MCO)
  • April 7-10 Redlands Cycling Classic-Redlands, CA {RR,TT,Critx2} (LAX)
  • April TBA Clocktower Classic-Rome, GA {Prolog,RR,TT,Crit,Hill Climb} (ATL)
  • May 1 Pittsburgh Marathon-Pittsburgh, PA {RR} (PIT)
  • May 28-30 Road Championship-Winston-Salem, NC {TT,Crit}(CLT)@team only
  • June 4-5 Wichita Omnium-Wichita {RR,TT,Crit} (ICT)
  • Jun 11-12 Tour De Nez-Reno {TT,RR,Crit} (RNO)
  • Jun 24-27 Oak Ridge Race-Oak Ridge, TN {TT,RR} CLT @team only
  • Jun 30-Jul 4 USA Paralympic Trials-Charlotte, NC {RR,TT} (CLT) @team only

For more information, please contact Jody Shiflett at handcycling@pva.org or visit the PVA Fitness and Wellness Program webpages at www.pva.org/racing.

The 2016 PVA Adaptive Cycling Clinics are open to veterans and the general public, with novice to experienced riders.  Register today by calling the site coordinators listed below:

Tampa, FL – Feb 2016
Tami Pasquel
813-610-2011
Tamara.Pasquel@va.gov

 

East Orange, NJ – May 2016
Ralph Jones
908-612-3089
Ralph.Jones@va.gov

 

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