Birmingham-South hosts 5 events at the 2022 World Games—find them out


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Count the days. (Birmingham-Southern College)

The various facilities at Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) will host five of the 2022 World Games competitions as athletes from around the world will call their residences home throughout the competition. Keep reading to see what games you can see at BSC.

Ju-Jitsu, Karate and Wushu all took place at Bill Battle Coliseum 🥋

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3 events in one easy place. (Birmingham-Southern College)

With a seating capacity of 1,600, the athletics cornerstone of Birmingham-Southern College, the Bill Battle Coliseum, hosts three martial arts events at the 2022 World Games: Ju-Jitsu, Karate and Wushu.

  • Ju-Jitsu is a Japanese martial art and a method of close combat and self-defense.
  • Karate is a Japanese martial art that includes punches, kicks, knee strikes, elbow strikes, and open hand techniques.
  • Wushu is the collective term for martial arts practices that originated and developed in China.
  • Get your tickets for Ju-Jitsu, Karate and Wushu!

Fistball at Goldfarb Field at Berylson Soccer Park 👊

BSC’s soccer facility has served as the home ground for numerous regional soccer conferences and tournaments, including the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championships and numerous conference championships. With a seating capacity of 1,000, the expansive grassy area provides the perfect venue for the 2022 World Games Fistball competition.

  • Fistball is an outdoor team sport that has many similarities to volleyball.
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The whole campus will host the orientation race 📍

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Orienteering at TWG 2017 in Poland. (The World Games / Flickr)

With a 192-acre campus, including a lake and urban environmental park, the Birmingham-Southern College campus will be the setting for Sprint Orienteering at the 2022 World Games.

  • Orienteering is a sport that combines racing and navigation.
  • This is a timed race where participants find their way to various checkpoints using a map and compass…we can’t wait to watch this one.
  • Orienteering is a FREE event!

Athletes’ Village

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Not a bad place to call home for a few weeks. (Birmingham-Southern College)

The BSC Halls of Residence will serve as the Athletes’ Village for the 2022 World Games, housing up to 980 athletes, coaches and officials.

The college looks forward to welcoming athletes as well as fans as they watch and participate in these iconic events.

“Birmingham-Southern is honored to be part of the 2022 World Games as a venue for competition and a ‘home’ for the athletes staying in the Athletes’ Village at our residences. We look forward to welcoming fans and athletes from around the world on our hilltop campus.

Daniel B. Coleman, President, Birmingham-Southern College

The countdown begins ! Get your tickets for these 2022 TWG events in Birmingham-South now.

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