2021 PVA Wheelchair Rugby Invitational

Save the date! Paralyzed Veterans of America will host its 4th Annual PVA Wheelchair Rugby Invitational in October 2021. Each year, PVA hosts wheelchair rugby teams from across the country, along with the PVA-at-large team, to compete in this 3-day tournament.

Click here to view photos from the 2020 tournament.

2021 Tournament Information

  • Location: Raleigh Convention Center – Raleigh, NC, Oct. 7-10, 2021
  • Tournament invitation will be open to 16 Wheelchair Rugby Teams 
  • Reception and presentation: Travis Manion Foundation – “If Not Me, Then Who.” 
  • Participating teams are guaranteed six games with cross over play
  • Transportation will be provided to/from the Raleigh International Airport for all teams flying to the event. 
  • Stand-alone championship game and award presentations.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 7th

PVA provided transportation window 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Athlete Registration at Hotel: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Sports Chair drop off RCC: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Rugby Clinic/Veteran Scrimmage RCC: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

Friday, October 8th 

Late Registration RCC: 7:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Round 1 Teams: 9:00 AM
Round 2 Teams: 11:00 AM
(Boxed Lunches provided)
Round 3 Teams: 1:30 PM
Round 4 Teams: 3:00 PM
PVA Reception by invitation only: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

  • Food and Drinks (non-alcoholic) provided

Travis Manion Foundation Presentation 4:30 PM (immediately following last game) – 5:30 PM

  • For all Athletes, Coaches, Managers and officials. 

Saturday, October 9th

Round 5 Teams: 9:00 AM
Round 6 Teams: 11:00 AM

  • Boxed Lunches provided 

Round 7 Teams: 1:30 PM
Round 8 Teams: 3:00 PM

Sunday, October 10th 

Round 9 Teams: 8:30 AM
Round 10: Teams 10:15 AM

  • Boxed Lunches provided 

Round 11 Teams: 12:00 PM 
Championship Game: 12:30 PM 

  • Awards Ceremony will take place immediately after.

Round 12 Teams: 2:00 PM
 

SAVE THE DATE – October 7-10, 2021

Location: Raleigh, NC


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