Invictus Games Orlando 2016 Tickets on Sale Now

ESPN To Cover Invictus Games Orlando 2016

Fans can go to http://invictusgames2016.org/tickets/ to learn more and buy tickets. The Invictus Games Orlando 2016 presented by Jaguar Land Rover will take place on May 8-12 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Bringing together more than 500 competitors from 15 nations, the Invictus Games are the only international adaptive sporting event for injured active duty and veteran service members. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect of all those who serve their country as well as their families and caregivers.

Today’s announcement provides competitors’ friends and families as well as fans from around the world the chance to have a front row experience at the Games.

“With just over two months left until the 2016 Invictus Games kick off, now is the time to buy your tickets. The Organizing Committee is excited that tickets are now on sale and we can’t wait to see Invictus supporters from across the country support our nation’s heroes as they compete for the gold,” said Ken Fisher, Co-CEO of the 2016 Invictus Games.

The US Team is captained by retired Army Captain Will Reynolds.

“Myself and my teammates cannot wait to start competing at the 2016 Invictus Games and want to encourage folks to buy their tickets today and be there to cheer us on, it will be an unforgettable event,” said Captain Reynolds.

Captain Reynolds lost his leg after an improvised explosive devise detonated in Iraq. He underwent 26 surgeries as doctors tried to save his left leg but they ended up amputating his left leg at the knee. During the 2014 Invictus Games in London, Captain Reynolds won four bronze medals in men’s classified 100- meter and 200-meter athletics sprints, the Road Race and the Time Trial in cycling. Originally from Pittsford, NY, Captain Reynolds and his wife and four children now reside in Bethesda, MD.

Ticket information:
Single Session Tickets – $18 for adults and $13 for children, seniors, and veteran and active duty military

personnel. Children under the age of three are free of charge.

  • Single session tickets allow entry to a single designated sports session, which can be selected at time of purchase.
  • Spectators can purchase single session tickets for the following sporting events: archery, cycling, indoor rowing, power lifting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis.

Under 3 years old

3-18 years old

Adult

Military (active duty and veteran)

Senior (60+)

Single Session

Free

$13

$18

$13

$13

Opening Ceremonies

Free

$45

$65

$45

$45

To see all ticket options and make a purchase, fans can visit http://invictusgames2016.org/tickets/. Tickets for the 2016 Invictus Games are available through Ticketmaster and over the phone at 1-800-745-3000.

In partnership with The Invictus Games, ESPN also announced today the Games will be televised on the ESPN family of networks.

ESPN’s more than 40 hours of coverage will begin with the Opening Ceremony televised live by ESPN2 on Sunday, May 8. ESPN2 will feature daily event coverage May 9-11 with more than 35 hours of live action on ESPN3. The Closing Ceremony will be carried live on ESPN2 on Thursday, May 12. All coverage on ESPN2 will also be available to stream live on WatchESPN across computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices via an affiliated video provider.

“The Invictus Games are a celebration of the long journey to recovery, for both competitors and families, and the world’s premier sporting network ESPN is the perfect partner to showcase these amazing people and their inspirational stories,” said Fisher. “We hope fans can join us in Orlando but if you’re unable to, we’re thrilled people can watch from home on ESPN properties.”

Prince Harry founded the Invictus Games after visiting the Warrior Games in the United States in 2013 and hosted the inaugural Invictus Games in London in 2014.

“We are proud to collaborate with the 2016 Invictus Games and utilize ESPN resources to bring focus to the Games and the true heroes who participate in them,” said John Wildhack, ESPN executive vice president, production and programming. “We hope our worldwide coverage of the games Prince Harry founded will help increase interest, participation and awareness of the challenges these veterans have overcome.”

 

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