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


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:

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

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


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.