The Invictus Games

To be considered for selection for Team UK at the Invictus Games Düsseldorf 2023, you must first attend 2 pre-selection training camps. This provides a great opportunity for potential participants to explore the sports on offer before making the decision to apply to join Team UK at the Invictus Games. A total of 9 camps will be held at locations around the UK between September and December 2022.

Here's what you need to know:

How the training camps work

Every applicant must attend 2 pre-selection sports training camps for each of their chosen sports in order to be considered for a place at the Invictus Games. This is to ensure that the team have met you and are able to best support you so you can decide if you would like to continue with your Team UK application.

You are able to apply and participate in up to 4 sports at the Invictus Games.

Available sports are:

  • Athletics (Track & Field)
  • Archery
  • Cycling
  • Indoor Rowing
  • Powerlifting
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Rugby

When and where are the Training Camps?

The pre-selection sports training camps will take place across 8 locations on various dates between September and December 2022.
 

York Sport Village (September)

 

Lakeside Way, York, YO10 5FG

17th & 18th September

  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Wheelchair Rugby

Accomodation will be provided for you on the Friday and Saturday Night, Participants are required to attend both days of the training camp. 

Bath Sports Training Village (September)

Claverton Down Rd, Combe Down, Bath, BA2 7AY

24th & 25th September

  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Powerlifting
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Swimming

Accommodation will be provided for you on the Friday and Saturday Night, Participants are required to attend both days of the training camp. 

English Institute of Sport, Sheffield (October)

Coleridge Rd, Sheffield S9 5DA

1st-2nd October 2022

  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Rugby

Accommodation will be provided for you on the Friday and Saturday Night, Participants are required to attend both days of the training camp. 

 

Brunel University, Uxbridge (October)

15th-16th October

Kingston Ln, London, Uxbridge UB8 3PH

  • Athletics
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Rugby

Accommodation will be provided for you on the Friday and Saturday Night, Participants are required to attend both days of the training camp. 

Colchester Sports Park, Colchester (November)

Cuckoo Farm Way, Colchester CO4 5YX

5th-6th November 2022

  • Cycling
  • Indoor Rowing
  • Powerlifting
  • Sitting Volleyball

Accommodation will be provided for you on the Friday and Saturday Night, Participants are required to attend both days of the training camp. 

Battle Back Centre, Lilleshall (November)

Lilleshall National Sports Centre and Conferencing Centre, Lilleshall, Newport TF10 9AT

26th-27th November 2022

  • Archery
  • Indoor Rowing
  • Powerlifting
  • Table Tennis

Accommodation will be provided for you on the Friday and Saturday Night, Participants are required to attend both days of the training camp. 

 

York Sport Village (December)

Lakeside Way, York, YO10 5FG

3rd & 4th December

  • Archery
  • Cycling
  • Indoor Rowing
  • Swimming
  • Wheelchair Basketball

Accommodation will be provided for you on the Friday and Saturday Night, Participants are required to attend both days of the training camp. 

Medway Park, Gillingham (December)

Mill Rd, Gillingham, ME7 1HF

10th & 11th December

  • Cycling
  • Indoor Rowing
  • Table Tennis
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Rugby

Accommodation will be provided for you on the Friday and Saturday Night, Participants are required to attend both days of the training camp. 

Loughborough University (December)

Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3TU

17th-18th December 2022

  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Powerlifting
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis

Accommodation will be provided for you on the Friday and Saturday Night, Participants are required to attend both days of the training camp. 

How to apply for the pre-selection sports training camps?

To apply for a training camp you will need to provide details of your service history along with evidence of this which could include:

  • Medical Discharge Letter 
  • War pensions or disability pensions confirmation (AFCS or Veterans UK letter) 
  • Confirmation of diagnosis from a medical Professional 
  • Serving Only – Chain of Command Form 
  • Accessibility Requirements

Applications are now open.

Applications will close on 9th September 2022.

 

Want to be at the Invictus Games Düsseldorf 2023?

Want to be at the Invictus Games in 2023? You need to attend two training camps.

Apply for a Training Camp
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