National Team Competitions

All World Para Athletics (WPA) 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 a WPA approved competition for results to count for the WPA ranking list(s), WPA world and regional record applications, U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Team status and WPA international competition qualification (i.e., Parapan American Games, world championships, Paralympic Games, etc.).

Competitions can be approved in one of two ways:

World Para Athletics  Approved Events Form

Click here to fill out the World Para Athletics event approval form All requests must be submitted at least four weeks in advance of competition to allow for processing.

WPA International/National Competition Guidelines and Application
WPA Approved International and National Competitions are competitions for athletes with a disability (or where these events form part of a wider program). 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, a WPA Technical Delegate will be appointed by WPA.

MASH Call Room Form

Contact Sherrice Fox 719-866-3353 or USParaTFInfo@usoc.org for more information regarding WPA-approved events. 

2020 Competitions

Please click here for a list and dates for all 2020 World Para Athletics Grand Prix events. 

U.S. Paralympics Track & Field has a very limited number of international classification requirements for 2020.  If you are interested in getting internationally classified in 2020 please contact us at USParaTFInfo@usopc.org

June 25-28, 2020
Minneapolis, MN
Breck High School

Details and information regarding trials and trials entry standards are forthcoming.