BIRMINGHAM, USA | ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ JULY 7-17, 2022

University of Alabama at Birmingham


Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a part of the University of Alabama System, is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center.

Competitions for The World Games 2022 will take place throughout UAB’s campus, including Lacrosse, Tug of War, Racquetball and Squash. It will also host The World Games 2022 UAB Athlete Village, which will offer housing in UAB residence halls for athletes, coaches, and officials. UAB Medicine will be the Presenting Sponsor for athletics and spectator medical services at The World Games 2022 venues.

BBVA Field

Home to UAB’s soccer teams and the Legion FC, BBVA Field will host The World Games 2022 Lacrosse competitions.


Track & Field

Fans interested in Tug of War action will find it at UAB’s Track and Field facilities.

Tug of War

UAB Rec Center

Racquetball and Squash will take place on the courts and gymnasiums of UAB’s University Recreation Center.



Bessie Estell Park

A 5.2-acre park near UAB’s campus, Bessie Estell Park is a popular outdoor destination. Its natural setting will host Boules Sports competitions, including Lyonnaise and Pétanque.

Boules Sports

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