Birmingham Hammers Wheelchair Football

Birmingham Hammers 2023 Season is Coming!

Think you have what it takes to join the team? Tryouts are being held Saturday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lakeshore Foundation. Register here.

Birmingham Hammers logo. A blue "B" in front of a forging hammer. Birmingham Hammers Wheelchair Football in black text beside the graphic.


The Birmingham Hammers, based out of Lakeshore Foundation, is one of nine teams in the USA Wheelchair Football League. This co-ed league plays a fast-paced game with contact and touch tackles on a 76-yard, hard surface field. Learn more about the league at


2023 Season Details

September 8-10 (Tampa, FL)
October 20-22 (Las Vegas, NV)

The Hammers will have a maximum of 22 players. The travel roster will have no more than 14 players.  All players must be age 18 or older.

To be eligible to play in the USA Wheelchair Football League, a player shall have a permanent physical disability which consistently reduces the function of the lower limbs to a degree where they cannot run, pivot, block or tackle at the speed and with the control, safety, stability and endurance required to play running football as player without a disability.

2023 Roster

Coming soon!


In 2020, thanks to generous support from the NFL-Bob Woodruff Foundation Salute to Service Partnership, Move United established the first ever USA Wheelchair Football League. Birmingham was one of nine cities added to the league as an expansion team for the 2021 season including Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Phoenix and Tampa.

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