New York, NY, United States
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Move United’s USA Wheelchair Football League is the first-of-its-kind football league for adults with disabilities, including wounded veterans, to reach their highest potential through a competitive, fast-paced, team sport. It brings together highly trained coaches and competitive athletes in the world of adaptive sports, inspiring teamwork and resilience on and off the field. Since 2020, more than 400 individuals have participated in USA Wheelchair Football League programs. For the veterans taking part, being a member of a team helps them build meaningful connections with other veterans and members of their community. BWF is honored to be sponsoring sports for individuals of all abilities, empowering veterans and their families.
The league has teams in Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; Kansas City, MO; Phoenix, AZ; Birmingham, AL; Buffalo, NY; Cleveland, OH; Tampa, FL; and New Orleans, LA. The first tournament in 2022 takes place on February 9 in Los Angeles.