2021 World Games

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XI World Games
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Host city United States Birmingham, Alabama United States
Opening ceremony 15 July
Closing ceremony 25 July
Main venue Legion Field
Website theworldgames2021.com

The 2021 World Games will be hosted in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. It was chosen by the International World Games Association on January 22, 2015.[1]

Bidding process[edit]

Birmingham's bid was presented by David Benck, Edgar Welden, and Lil Scotty Meyers. The cities that bid for the 2021 games were

The final decision was announced on January 22, 2015 in Lausanne, awarding the games to Birmingham.[2][3]

In addition to Legion Field, Barber Motorsports Park will also be a prime venue for the games.


  1. ^ Bryant, JosephD. (January 22, 2015). "Birmingham wins! City chosen as site for 2021 World Games". www.al.com. Retrieved January 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ "World Games win an affirmation: It's time to believe in Birmingham again". www.al.com. January 22, 2015. Retrieved January 22, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Birmingham chosen to host 2021 World Games". www.abc3340.com. January 22, 2015. Retrieved January 22, 2015.