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May

SPORTS UPDATE: Athlete Registration Closes for 23 Sports on May 31st

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b2ap3_thumbnail_news-23sportstoclose.jpgAthlete registration will close for 23 sports on 31 May unless maximum registration numbers are reached in advance of that date. Those sports are Basketball 5x5, Billiards, Darts, Indoor Soccer, Outdoor Soccer, Honor Guard, Police Service Dogs, Table Tennis, Wrestling, Tennis, Tug of War, Muster, Boxing, Body Building, Ultimate Firefighter, Track and Field, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Paintball, Toughest Competitor Alive, Small Bore, Baseball, and Bowling. For bracketed team sports Team Captains can add members to rosters beyond closing dates as long as the mininum number of athletes required to compete has been reached.

Other Important Closing Dates: Angling (June 5), Large Bore Rifle (June 12), Dragon Boat (June 12), Martial Arts (June 15), Softball (June 19), Orienteering (June 19), Motocross (June 19), Mountain Bike (June 21), Cycling- Street (June 21), Street Motorcycle (June 25), Open Water (June 26), Air Rifle (June 26), Swimming (June 28), Cross Country (June 28), Dodgeball (June 29), Wrist Wrestling (June 30), Triathlon (July 1), Rowing (July 1), and Half Marathon (July 3)

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12
Apr

Athlete Sport Venue Transportation - Leave the Driving to Us!

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b2ap3_thumbnail_news-bustrans.jpgThe 2015 World Police & Fire Games is offering complimentary round trip shuttle transportation service to most of the sporting venues for credentialed athletes, family, and friends from the Games transportation hubs. 

This unique opportunity allows riders direct, non-stop service from one of 9 transportation hubs located throughout Northern Virginia to the assigned sport venues via contracted local school and transit busses. Each bus will be assigned to a specific sport venue site.  The transportation hubs are strategically located in close proximity to sport venues and hotel clusters made available through the Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games Accommodations Team.  Those wishing to utilize the transportation service are responsible for getting to the transportation hub (at own cost) which will service their selected sport venue.

Athletes are strongly encouraged to make their housing accommodations nearest to their sports for easy access to the transportation shuttle hubs and reduced travel time to the sport venues.  Note * There is no connecting service between the transportation hubs*

All passengers using Fairfax 2015 shuttles and motor coaches must be have their credentialed WPFG Fairfax2015  ID with them to board the vehicle.

 

HUB 1: 18th & Eads Street, Arlington, VA  22202    

Ice Hockey - Div I & Women’s

 

HUB 2: Country Inn & Suites, 2621 Prince William Parkway, Woodbridge, VA 22192    

Archery 3-D,  Archery Field,  Cycling Mountain Bike,  Cycling Road Race,  Cycling Time Trial,  Ice Hockey - 35+, 45+,  Orienteering Classic,  Rifle Large Bore    

 

HUB 3: Fair Lakes S/C 12500 Fair Lakes Cir, Fairfax, VA 22033    

Baseball - GMU and finals,  Basketball 3x3,  Basketball 5x5,  Bodybuilding,  Boxing,  Judo,  Orienteering Sprint,  Submission Grappling,  Swimming,  Tennis,  Track & Field,  Tug of War,  Volleyball Indoor,  Wrestling    

 

HUB 4: Herndon High School  700 Bennett St, Herndon, VA 20170    

Bench Press,  Bowling,  Ice Hockey - Div II,  Half Marathon,  Honor Guard, Pocket Billiards,  Push Pull,  Rowing Indoor,  Table Tennis, Wrist Wrestling    

 

HUB 5: Holiday Inn Dulles Airport 45425 Holiday Drive, Sterling, VA, 20166    

Badminton,  Cycling Hill Climb,  Soccer Indoor,  Soccer Outdoor

 

HUB 6: Lerner Town Square at Tysons II, 8025 Galleria Dr, Tysons, VA    

Flag Football,  Karate,  Tae Kwon Do

 

HUB 7: Metrotech Plaza, Chantilly, VA 20151    

Baseball - Westfields,  Biathlon,  Cycling Sprint,  Paintball,  Pistol - Police Action Pistol,  Pistol - Police Pistol Combat,  Toughest Competitor Alive  

 

HUB 8: Reston Town Center  11900 Market St, Reston, VA 20190    

Cross Country,  Golf,  Ice Hockey - Novice,  Open Water Swim,  Rugby,  Triathlon

 

HUB 9: Fairfax Corner lot, Monument Dr & Govt Center Pkwy   

Archery Target,  Cycling Criterium,  Darts,  Muster,  Lacrosse,  Rifle Air, Rifle Small Bore,  Softball,  Sporting Clays,  Skeet,  Trap

 

SPORT VENUES WITHOUT SHUTTLE SERVICE:

The following sports venues will not have shuttle service due to the nature of the sport or close walking proximity to Metrorail:

ANGLING - Pohick Bay Regional Park, Lorton, Virginia (Self-drive)

BEACH VOLLEYBALL - Lerner Town Square at Tysons II, McLean, Virginia (Accessible by Metro Silver Line Tysons Corner)

CrossFit® - Lerner Town Square at Tysons II, McLean, Virginia (Accessible by Metro Silver Line Tysons Corner)

DODGEBALL - Lerner Town Square at Tysons II, McLean, Virginia (Accessible by Metro Silver Line Tysons Corner)

DRAGON BOAT - National Harbor, National Harbor, Maryland (Hotels located less than half mile from venue)

MOTOCROSS - Budds Creek, Mechanicsville, Maryland (Self-drive)

POLICE MOTORCYCLE RIDING - Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly, Virginia (Self-drive)

POLICE SERVICE DOG – Lake Fairfax, Reston, Virginia (Self-drive)

STAIR RACE - Tysons Tower, McLean, Virginia (Accessible by Metro Silver Line Tysons Corner)

ULTIMATE FIREFIGHTER - Springfield Town Square, Springfield, Virginia (Accessible by Metro Blue Line Franconia-Springfield

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