Frequently Asked Questions

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS)


The Warrior Games Family Program looks forward to hosting you at Warrior Games 2019.  The FAQs below provide helpful answers to make your trip easier and more enjoyable.  We are proud to support the families of our wounded, ill and injured service members.


Q: What is Warrior Games?

A:  The Warrior Games exist to provide an opportunity for athletes to grow physically, mentally and spiritually from the sportsmanship and camaraderie gained by representing their respective service teams in a friendly and spirited competition. It is an opportunity for athletes to showcase their enduring warrior spirit in the presence of their families and a grateful nation.

The 2019 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games will be held June 21-30 at USSOCOM in Tampa, Florida. Approximately 300 wounded,injured & ill service members and veterans representing teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM).  The United Kingdom Armed Forces, Canada & Australian Defence Force will also participate in the competition.

For more information, please visit:  the DOD Warrior Games web site.


Q: What is Warrior Games Family Program?

A: The Warrior Games Family Program supports families attending Warrior Games by providing two family members per athlete with: round trip flights to the host city, lodging, transportation to/from sporting venues, official credentials, meals, and spirit gear.


Q: Who is eligible to apply for Warrior Games Family Program?

A: Families of service members or veterans participating at the Warrior Games are eligible to apply.


Q: How do I apply for Warrior Games Family Program?

A: Once the service member or veteran athlete has been selected to attend the Warrior Games, please contact your military liaison for details on the Warrior Games Family Program.


Q: Where will the Warrior Games be held?

A: The Warrior Games are located in a new location every year. The 2019 Warrior Games will be held in Tampa at the USSOCOM Headquarters.


Q: When will the Warrior Games be held?

A: The Warrior Games will start on June 21, 2019 and run until June 30, 2019.


Q:  How do I access & download photos from the Warrior Games Family Program?

A:  Fisher House Foundation is putting together digital online photo albums from this week for you to enjoy. Please visit the Fisher House Foundation’s Flickr Page to download photos.


Q: Who is hosting this year’s Warrior Games?

A: The USSOCOM is hosting the 2019 Warrior Games.


Q: What are the venues to be used for the 2018 Warrior Games?

A:  Please refer to the AT A GLANCE SCHEDULE to view the venues for the 2019 Warrior Games.


Q: Where is the lodging for the Warrior Games Family Program?

A: The Warrior Games Family Program lodging information is noted below.


Lodging Information

Hilton Tampa Downtown

Address:  211 N. Tampa Street, Tampa, FL. 33602

Phone:  (813) 204-3000


Q:  What transportation arrangements are there for getting to & from the airport?

Transportation is available to / from the Tampa (TPA) Airport to your hotel.  Detailed  information will be available shortly.


Q:  What transportation arrangements are there for getting to & from Warrior Games and Special Events?

Buses will begin one hour prior to designated start times, and stop thirty minutes after event completions. During these events, buses will depart both the hotel and the respective venue every hour.  Buses will not transport family members to practices.

Transportation schedules will be available in the lobby of your hotel.


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About The Warrior Games Family Program

Proudly supporting our service member and their families. Your perseverance and dedication is our inspiration. Thank you to our Family Program supporters who's generous support has made it possible for each athlete to have have two family members or guests attend the 2019 Warrior Games.
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