Desert Challenge Games
May 10-14, 2017
Event Details
Desert Challenge Games Event Details

Review the 2017 Desert Challenge Games Information Packet with details of the event including awards, classification, IPC licensing, drug testing, and more. A Team Leader Manual will be distributed to all registrants the week prior to the competition.

Desert Challenge Games Information Packet (updated 3.8.17)

Desert Challenge Games Coach-Team Leader Manual (updated 5.5.17)

Every athlete, guide runner and coach must download and complete the
event waiver. Send via fax to 480.610.2257 or email to Tiffany@arizonadisabledsports.com.

Venues:

Arizona State University Joe Selleh Track and Field - 400 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ 85281 - website
Kino Aquatic Center - 848 N. Horne Road, Mesa, AZ 85203 - website
Papago Park Archery Range - 6201 E. Oak Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008 - website
Ability 360 Sports & Fitness Center - 5031 E. Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034 - website
Broadway Recreation Center - 59 E. Broadway Road, Mesa, AZ 85210 - website
Westwood High School - 945 W. Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, AZ 85201- website
The Eye Center- 2974 N. Alma School Rd, Chandler, AZ 85224


Track and Field Venue Map
Westwood High School Venue Map
ASU Parking Instructions

Attention: Arizona State University will be hosting graduation commencement ceremonies the week/weekend of the Desert Challenge Games. Please use these parking instructions to assist with planning your travel times and where to park at the track and field venue.


Host Hotel:

Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa
1422 W. Bass Pro Drive
Mesa, AZ 85201
King Bed $104/night plus tax or Queen Beds $114/night plus tax 
(888) 492-8847 - Mention "Desert Challenge Games" for the group block rate available through April 15, 2017.
Complimentary hot breakfast daily; free Wi-Fi throughout all guests rooms.
Book Online
Restaurants and Things to Do
   

Additional recommended hotel:

Homewood Suites by Hilton & Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix/Tempe/ASU (properties are located right next to each other)
2102 & 2104 E Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, AZ 85281
$119/night plus tax for 3 Double Beds or 2 King Beds

Phone: 480-966-2780 

Sales Representative: Kenya Griffith, Email: kenya.griffith2@hilton.com

Mention "Desert Challenge Games" for the group block rate available through April 15, 2017.
Complimentary hot breakfast & happy hour daily, free Wi-Fi throughout all guests rooms, and airport shuttle.
Book Online
Online Booking for Hilton Garden Inn
Restaurants and Things to Do @ Tempe Marketplace


Transportation:
Important change to transportation for the 2017 event - please read!


The host organization will be providing a looping shuttle for athletes, coaches and guide runners that are staying at the host hotel - the Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa or the Hilton Garden Inn or Homewood Suites in Tempe. The shuttle will include transportation to/from the competition venue and classification appointments. The transportation package will not include airport transportation for the 2017 event. The shuttle will cost $50.00 per traveler and is available between Tuesday, May 9 and Sunday, May 14. The transportation request deadline is April 14, 2017 at 11:59pm PST. Late requests will not be accepted.  

Airport Transportation Options

Merchandise:

Registrants will have the opportunity to purchase Desert Challenge Games merchandise on the Simply Register registration site. Items available include sunglasses, bandana, visor, water bottle, drawstring bag, sweatshirt, or t-shirt. Limited selection of these items will be available for purchase at the event.