The World Games is an 11-day international multi-sport event organized with the support of the International Olympic Committee. Held the year following the Summer Olympic Games, The World Games 2022 will showcase a New Generation of Global Sports in Birmingham from July 7-17, 2022. An anticipated 3,600 elite athletes from over 100 countries will compete for gold in more than 30 of the fastest growing sports in the world.
The World Games 2022 Birmingham Organizing Committee’s core value is to respect the rights and dignity of every person. From our board and staff, to our athletes, fans, and partners, we stand together with our community to uphold this ideal every single day. In July of 2022, we will welcome the first major international sporting event on American soil with a full fan experience since the pandemic. The world will see a new Birmingham. Like the world’s best athletes, we’ve learned from our past tribulations and strive to be a champion for all of our citizens.