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All International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Approved events can be found by visiting the by the IPC Athletics Competition Calendar.

Athletes who hold a current IPC Athletics License must compete at an IPC Athletics Approved event for results to count for the IPC Athletics World Ranking List(s), IPC World and Regional record applications, U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Team status and IPC Athletics international competition qualification (i.e., Parapan Am Games, World Championships, Paralympic Games, etc.).

Competitions can be approved in one of two ways.

IPC Athletics IAAF/NF Endorsed Competition Guidelines and Application
IPC Athletics Endorsed Competitions are IAAF/NF able bodied track & field or road competitions in which athletes with a disability may compete and their results will be recognized for IPC Athletics World Ranking List(s), IPC World and Regional record applications, U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Team status and IPC Athletics international competition qualification (i.e., Parapan Am Games, World Championships, Paralympic Games, etc.). Local Organizing Committees/Event Directors/Athletes must complete this application and submit the required supporting documentation to U.S. Paralympics at least six weeks in advance of the scheduled competition start date.

IPC Athletics International/National Competition Guidelines and Application
IPC Athletics Approved International and National Competitions are competitions for athletes with a disability (or where these events form part of a wider programme). Local Organizing Committees/Event Directors must complete this application and submit the required supporting documentation to U.S. Paralympics at least four months in advance of the scheduled competition start date. Upon approval of the competition, an IPC Athletics Technical Delegate will be appointed by IPC Athletics.

Contact Tina Kauffman-Cain at tina.kauffman-cain@usoc.org or at 719-866-2065 for more information regarding IPC Approved Events. 
2016 International and National Classification Opportunities and Forms

2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials-Track and Field Event Website

2016 Paralympic Games
IPC Information (website)
Local Organizing Committee (website)