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Events

As a part of the Gateway to Gold program, U.S. Paralympics and its community partners, including National Governing Bodies, Paralympic Sport Clubs and veteran organizations are hosting free introduction to sport and talent identification events across the country. The target population for the program is Paralympic-eligible (classifiable) athletes with a physical, visual or intellectual impairment. Events are open to individuals of all ages who have a Paralympic-eligible impairment, although some events may be invitation-only.

 

Upcoming 2016 events

Gateway to Gold Performance dates:

October 16
Houston, Texas
University of Houston Recreation Center, 4500 University Drive
Harris County Houston Sports Authority Gateway to Gold Performance
Sports: powerlifting, rowing, track and field
Please click here to register!


Gateway to Gold Experience dates:

March 19
Portland, Oregon
Adaptive Sports Northwest Gateway to Gold Experience
Sports: track and field
Please click here to register!

March 25
Sacramento, California
U.S. Paralympics Track & Field Clinic
Sports: track and field
Please click here to register!

April 2
San Diego, California
U.S. Paralympics Track & Field Clinic
Sports: track and field
Please click here to register!

April 16
Downey, California
U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Clinic
Sports: track and field
Please click here to register!

April 17
Redlands, California
U.S. Paralympics Track & Field Clinic
Sports: track and field
Please RSVP to Cotie Williams at cowilliams@llu.edu or call 909-558-6384.

April 17
Queens, New York
City University of New York Athletic Conference
Sports: rowing, sitting volleyball, track and field, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis
Please click here to register!

May 21
Atlanta, Georgia
U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Clinic
Sports: track and field
Please click here to register!

June 11
Utica, New York
CABVI Gateway to Gold Experience
Sports: goalball, track and field
Please RSVP by May 27 to Stephanie Fitzgerald at stephanief@cabvi.org or call 315-797-2233

July 30
Anchorage, Alaska
Challenge Alaska Gateway to Gold Experience
Sports: cycling
Please click here to register!

August 13
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Turnstone Center Gateway to Gold Experience
Sports: cycling, sitting volleyball, sled hockey, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby
Please click here to register!

August 20
Richmond, Virginia
SportAble of Richmond Gateway to Gold Experience
Sports: track and field
Please click here to register!

October 1
Lexington Park, Maryland
Paralympic Sport Southern Maryland Gateway to Gold Experience
Sports: archery, shooting
Please RSVP to Christina Bishop at christina.bishop@stmarysmd.com or call 301-475-4200 x1802