PUBLIC NOTICE
UNITED STATES OLYMPIC & PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR RECOGNITION
AS THE PARALYMPIC SPORT ORGANIZATION 
FOR THE SPORT OF WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL

APPLICATION OF NATIONAL WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

This serves as public notice pursuant to Section 220521(b) of the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act and Section 8.10 of the USOPC Bylaws that the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee ("USOPC") will hold two public hearings to consider an application for recognition as the Paralympic Sport Organization for the sport of Wheelchair Basketball and for membership in the USOPC as a Paralympic Sport Organization.  An application has been submitted by one organization, National Wheelchair Basketball Association.

A copy of the application and the Bylaws for National Wheelchair Basketball Association is available on TeamUSA.org, please click HERE to view the application.   

The second public hearing will be held on March 22, 2021 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM, MT via Zoom online conferencing. The link for this hearing can be found https://usopc-org.zoom.us/j/99191886453.

Individuals may participate in the hearing via Zoom video conferencing. Individuals who would like to participate by Zoom can do so by clicking the link above. Individuals may also comment in writing concerning the application by submitting such comments via e-mail to Laurel.Travis@usopc.org.   

Any individual seeking information concerning the application or Bylaws may do so by contacting Holly Shick, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at Holly.Shick@usopc.org