Valor Games SE 2021 Athlete FAQ

Due to COVID-19 and evolving local, state, and national guidelines/restrictions answers to some of the questions below may change. We will work to make sure you are kept updated on the latest developments.

When is Valor Games Southeast 2021?

In 2021 instead of 1 three-day event, Bridge II Sports is hosting 4 one-day Valor Games SE events.

  • May 26th – Kayaking, Cycling, Archery
    • May 25th: Athlete Check-in
    • May 26th: Competition
  • June 20th – Air Rifle, Archery, Boccia
    • June 19th: Athlete Check-in
    • June 20th: Competition
  • August Date 21st – Wheelchair Basketball
    • August 20th: Athlete Check-in
    • August 21st: Tournament
  • August 23rd – Check-in and Golf Tournament

When will I hear if I have been chosen to compete?

VGSE2021Athletes will be notified on March 10, 2021. Applicants not initially accepted will automatically be placed on the waitlist.

What happens if I am placed on the the waitlist?

If a chosen athletes is unable to attend the games, someone from the waitlist will be chosen to participate. Bridge II Sports staff will notify you if a spot opens.

How do I get to Valor Games Southeast 2021?

Athletes are responsible for securing and funding their own transportation to VGSE2021 and home from the games.

Where are the closest transportation hubs?

Airport:
Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU)

Bus:
Durham Bus Station
515 W Pettigrew St.
Durham, NC 27701

Train:
Durham Train Station
601 West Main St.
Durham, NC 27701

Please notify VGSE staff of travel arrangements prior to the games
events@bridge2sports.org; 866-880-2742 x12

Where will I be staying?

VGSE21 will provide athletes with 2 nights of accomodations (the night prior to competition day, and the night of competition day)

Athletes participating in wheelchair basketball tournament will be notified by event manager as to hotel accomodations in Rocky Mount.

Those traveling from out of town for the golf tournament who have requested accomodations will be notified by event manager.

When and how do I check in for the games?

Check in for the Wheelchair Basketball Tournament is on:
FRIDAY AUGUST 20 between 2:00 – 5:30pm
Rocky Mount Event Center
285 NE Main St.
Rocky Mount, NC 27801

  • All athletes must officially check-in with VGSE21 FIRST to review registration information, receive room assignment, provide proof of military service (DD214, Active Duty ID card, Retiree ID Card, VA Health ID card, VA ID card)
    and pick up swag bag.

Check in for the Golf Tournament is on:
MONDAY AUGUST 23 beginning at 6:30am for a 8am tee off
Hillandale Golf Course
1600 Hillandale Road
Durham, NC 27705

What else is going on besides competitions?

Wheelchair Basketball Tournament:

Dinner on August 20 at 6pm
Rocky Mount Event Center
This will be a relaxed time to catch up with old friends or make some new ones.
Event staff will go over tournament instuctions.

Awards Dinner on August 21, approx. 4:30pm
All will enjoy dinner at the Rocky Mount Event Center as we award the hard-earned hardware from the day’s competition.

Golf Tournament:

Breakfast provided on August 23

Awards Lunch on August 23, after tournament completed

How do I get to competition each day?

Athletes will drive themselves to wheelchair basketball and golf competitions or arrange transportation with VGSE event manager in advance.