The World Games is an 11-day sports celebration held in the year following the Summer Olympic Games. The Games represents the highest level of competition for more than 3,600 international athletes and 30+ unique sports.
At the pinnacle of sports and entertainment, Birmingham, Alabama takes center stage July 7-17, 2022 to host The World Games 2022.
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.