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Army Warrior Care and Transition’s 2019 Army Trials Competition Week Underway at Fort Bliss

Wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Veterans will join together at Fort Bliss to compete in the U.S. Army Trials 2019, March 7th through the 15th.

Army Trials include Soldier and Veteran athletes who will face off in powerlifting, archery, shooting, cycling, track and field, swimming, sitting volleyball, wheelchair rugby, and wheelchair basketball.

Participants include athletes with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, visual impairment, serious illnesses and amputations.

The Army Warrior Care and Transition conducts the Army Trials annually to help determine which athletes get selected for Team Army and go on to compete at the DOD Warrior Games.

This year’s Warrior Games will take place this summer in Tampa, Florida.

Schedule of events:

Thursday, March 7                  8:30 a.m. Rowing, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Training: Powerlifting, Track, Cycling, and Tennis

Friday, March 8                      9 a.m. Powerlifting, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Field, Cycling, Shooting, Archery

                                                2 p.m. Tennis

Saturday, March 9                  8 a.m. Track, 3 p.m. Powerlifting, Golf, Tennis, Medal Ceremony

Sunday, March 10                   8 a.m. Cycling timed trials, Road Race, 3 p.m. Track Medal Ceremony

Monday, March 11                 8 a.m. Field, 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Training: Golf, Swimming, Shooting, Archery, Sitting Volleyball, 4 p.m. Cycling Medal Ceremony

Tuesday, March 12                 8 a.m. Archery, 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Training: Golf, Swimming, Shooting, Wheelchair Basketball, 4 p.m. Field Medal Ceremony

Wednesday, March 13            8 a.m. Shooting, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Training: Golf, Swimming Wheelchair Rugby

Thursday, March 14                8 a.m. Swimming, 2 p.m. Golf, 4 p.m. Shooting, Archery Medal Ceremony

Friday, March 15                    Team Sports Day: 8 a.m. Sitting Volleyball, 10:30 a.m. Wheelchair Basketball, 1:30 Wheelchair Rugby, 4 p.m. Golf and Swimming Medal Ceremony, 6 p.m. Closing Ceremony

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