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2021 Desert Challenge Games Photographers

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Arizona Disabled Sports

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested

Arizona Disabled Sports is seeking individuals that are experienced in taking action photographs.
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Desert Challenge Games will be held May 25th-30th, 2021 in the Phoenix Metro Area of Arizona.

The Desert Challenge Games are a multi-day competition for individuals ages 6 through adulthood with a physical, visual or intellectual disability.

The 2021 Desert Challenge Games will be hosted at Mesa Community College, Kino Aquatic Center, and Broadway Recreation Center in Mesa.

All photographers must sign up prior to taking photos at any Desert Challenge Games event. You will need to show a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of your scheduled time slot and email proof to You will notbe permitted on the competition grounds to take any photos if you have not signed up prior to the event. Pictures taken must be submitted to Arizona Disabled Sports. All photographers must wear a mask at all times while on the premises.

If you have any questions regarding photographing at the Desert Challenge Games, please contact Event Director, Taylor Wilson at / 480.835.6273

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5 Shifts

  • Wed May 26, 2021 - 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
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  • Thu May 27, 2021 - 03:30 PM to 09:00 PM
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  • Fri May 28, 2021 - 07:00 AM to 09:30 PM
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  • Sat May 29, 2021 - 07:00 AM to 09:30 PM
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  • Sun May 30, 2021 - 07:00 AM to 09:30 PM
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About Arizona Disabled Sports


59 E. Broadway Rd., Mesa, AZ 85210, US

Mission Statement

Recognizing the importance of recreational, leisure and competitive opportunities that contribute to the quality of life, the primary mission of the Mesa Association of Sports for the Disabled is to provide a variety of programs and activities to individuals with disabilities. Toward this end, the Association will work to educate, inform and include the community in a comprehensive effort to provide year round activities. Through participation, the athlete will realize individual accomplishment, self-esteem, respect for themselves and others.


The Mesa Association of Sports for the Disabled (MASD) is a non-profit
organization dedicated to providing sports and recreation opportunities to
individuals with all types of disability. This could include but not be limited
to developmental disabilities, orthopedic impairment, sensory deficit and/or neurological involvement.

The Association provides year round sports training and competition through our Team Mesa adaptive programs for athletes who are intellectually disabled. In addition, sports and recreation opportunities are provided for individuals with physical disabilities through our programs sanctioned by Wheelchair & Ambulatory Sports, USA; BlazeSports America; Disabled Sports, USA; and the United States Paralympics.

The Association coordinates various resources in a cooperative effort with
Mesa Public Schools and the City of Mesa Parks, Recreation and Commercial Facilities to provide a comprehensive program of sports and recreation to individuals with disabilities of all ages.

Because of the unique nature of the programs offered by the Mesa Association of Sports for the Disabled, participation is not limited to residents of Mesa, Arizona. Participants in MASD programs have resided throughout the metropolitan Phoenix area and the state of Arizona. For this reason among others, the organization began doing business as Arizona Disabled Sports in 2007.

Approximately 1000 local athletes participate in seasonal training sessions and competitions and an additional 500 athletes from throughout the country
compete in various Associations sponsored events. These events include the Desert Challenge Games, the largest annual athletic competition for athletes with physical disabilities held in the southwestern United States and the PowerBlast Power Soccer Tournament, a competition held for athletes who use power wheelchairs to play soccer. In addition, recreational opportunitiessuch as SkiAble and informational workshops are held annually.

The Mesa Association of Sports for the Disabled is incorporated as a non-profit
organization through the Arizona Corporation Commission, recognized as a 501-(c)(3) corporation by the Internal Revenue Service.The Association is a chapter of Wheelchair & Ambulatory Sports, USA and Disabled Sports USA and is a Paralympic Sport Club. MASD serves as Team Mesa in competitions hosted by Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ) but is a separate non-profit organization providing programs to athletes with intellectual disabilities in Mesa.

The Mesa Association of Sports for the Disabled is governed by an
all-volunteer board of directors.

People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Veterans & Military Families


Wed May 26, 2021 - Sun May 30, 2021
07:00 AM - 09:30 PM   This opportunity has 5 shifts


Mesa Community College1833 W Southern AvenueMesa, AZ 85202



  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Graphic Design
  • Video Production
  • Advertising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Outdoor Recreation


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 16
  • Anywhere between 3-6 hour shifts. Must be at whole assigned shift. If you cannot please reach out to Ashley Helmi at
  • Proof of negative COVID-19 test result with 72 hours of your assigned shift.

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