Important Kickoff Meeting for anyone interested in the 2018 Games
November 4, 2017 2pm
Donor Network of AZ – Training Room
second floor across from the kitchen
201 W Coolidge St
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Please RSVP by replying to this email or click HERE for the RSVP form online
If you are interested in being on the Team this year or want to go to the 2018 DonateLife Transplant Games in Salt Lake City, you NEED to attend this meeting. The Donor Network AZ building is securely locked at all times, so please be on time.
We will hand out the Team application, information for registering for the Games, Team events and deadlines, fundraising and volunteer opportunities, and more! We are very excited to get everyone together!
If you are unfamiliar with the Games, read about the guidelines for participation on their website.
If you absolutely can’t make it, please let me know and we can make arrangements.
August 2 -7, 2018
What are the Games?
The games are a multi-sport festival event to help promote the need for Organ & Tissue donation. The purpose is to show the world that transplantation is a treatment that does indeed work. As a participant, you get to show the world that having a transplant is a second chance at life.
Who can compete?
To participate as an athlete, you must meet the Division One or Division Two requirements:
Division One requirements: You have received a life-altering solid organ transplant
Division Two requirements: You are a living donor, tissue, cornea, or bone marrow transplant recipient
- Transplant has occurred at least 9 months prior to the start of the games
- You are in healthy condition
- Your doctor has signed a medical waiver allowing you to participate
- You have signed a form stating that you meet all the above requirements
You must become a member of Transplant Team of Arizona to compete. Go to http://www.transplantteamaz.org/membership-page/ to apply for membership.
Always check the Transplant Games’ website http://www.transplantgamesofamerica.org for updated information on qualifications, registration, and more! You can also find results and photos from 2016 and 2017.