Selection Procedures

The process by which athletes qualify for U.S. teams to major international competitions, such as World Championships and the Paralympic Games, is posted prior to the competition. U.S. Paralympics or the relevant national governing body may use other methods, including invitation, to select teams to other international competitions.

Background Check Policy

The USOPC Background Check Policy now applies to athletes age 18 and older.  Please review the following letter that will serve as an amendment to the 2019 Parapan Am Games Athlete Selection Procedures.

Click here for the USOPC Background Check Policy Letter

2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships

Athlete Selection Procedures

 

2020 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships

Athlete Selection Procedures - Coming Soon

 

2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

Athlete Selection Procedures

Staff Selection Procedures

Click here to download a PDF of the 2017 UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships Selection Procedures (Carson, CA).

Click here to download a PDF of the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships Selection Procedures (amended 25 June 2017) (Pietermaritzburg, South Africa).

Click here to download a PDF of the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships Selection Procedures (amended 20 January 2017).

Click here to download a PDF of the 2017 UCI World Cups #1 & #2 selection procedures.

Click here to download a PDF of the 2017 UCI World Cup #3 selection procedures (updated 19 May 2017).

Paralympic Games

Click here to download a PDF of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games Selection Procedures - Athlete (amended 11 June 2016). 

Click here to download a PDF of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games Selection Procedures - Team Leader (TL). 

Click here to download a PDF of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games Selection Procedures - Coach (CH).

Click here to download a PDF of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games Selection Procedures - Additional Official (AO) (amended 16 June 2016).

 

Track World Championships

Click here to download a PDF of the 2016 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championship Selection Procedures (amended 27 January 2016).

 

Road World Cups

Click here to download a PDF of the 2016 UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup 1 (Pietermaritzburg, South Africa).

Click here to download a PDF of the 2016 UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup 2 (Oostend, Belgium).

Click here to download a PDF of the 2016 UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup 3 (Basque Country, Spain).

Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 Road World Cup 4 Selection Procedures (Pietermaritzburg, South Africa).

Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 Road World Cup 3 Selection Procedures (Elzach, Germany).

Click here to download a PDF of the Road World Cup 1 & 2 Selection Procedures (Maniago, Italy and Yverdon Les Bains, Switzerland) (Updated 1 May 2015). 

Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 Challenge Longhi & Defi Sportif Selection Procedures and Link to Application.

Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championship Selection Procedures.

Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championships Selection Procedures (amended on 22 January 2015). 

Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 Parapan American Games Selection Procedures - Athlete (amended on 24 April 2015). 

Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 Parapan American Games Selection Procedures - Coach.

Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 Parapan American Games Selection Procedures - Team Leader.

Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 Parapan American Games Selection Procedures - Additional Official.