U.S. Paralympics Track & Field


Mikey Brannigan competes at the 2017 World Championships.

National Team Competitions

Unless noted as HOSTED, the events listed below are not U.S. Paralympics Track & Field hosted competitions so are not under the jurisdiction of the USOPC or subject to its policies. If you are a Participant of the USOPC/U.S. Paralympics Track & Field at the time of a competition listed below, you are still required to be familiar with and comply with the USOPC Athlete Safety Policy and USOPC Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies while participating at the event. The polices and information regarding reporting allegations of misconduct can be found at www.teamusa.org/athletesafety.

All World Para Athletics (WPA) Approved events can be found by visiting the by the WPA 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
  • 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@usopc.org for more information regarding WPA-approved events.

Competitions

HOSTED by U.S. Paralympics Track & Field

U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships Presented by Toyota will take place May 18-21, 2023 in Chula Vista, CA.

Venue
Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center
2800 Olympic Pkwy
Chula Vista, CA 91915 

Eligibility

The 2023 National Championships are open to all athletes who have met the following minimum requirements. 

  1. Must have a 2023 WPA Athlete License by registration deadline.
  2. Must have met a National Championships entry standard between January 1, 2022 through May 14, 2023 in a Paris 2024 event for your classification in at least one event.
  3. Must have a national classification status of NP, NN, NC, NR or have an international classification status of R, R with a fixed review date or C to be eligible for entry.
  4. Must complete registration by April 28, 2023 11:59pm Mountain Time.

Standards
2023 Standards Available Soon 

Competition Schedule- Tentative
May 15- Registration
May16- Registration /Training/National Classification
May 17- Registration/Training/National Classification/Technical Meeting
May 18- Registration/Training/Competition PM
May19
- Registration/Training/Competition AM & PM
May 20- Registration/Training/Competition AM & PM
May 21- Registration/Training/Competition AM (tentative)/World Championships Team Announcement

Click here for a list of all Grand Prix Competitions

If you are interested in attending a Grand Prix please contact us at USParaTFInfo@usopc.org for entry information. 

2023 World Championships
July 8-17
Paris, France
Charlety Stadium
Click here to read the press release for 2023 World Championships

2024 World Championships
May 17-25, 2024
Kobe, Japan
Kobe Sports Park Universiade Memorial Stadium
Click here to read the press release for 2024 World Championships

At this time there are no plans to host a Junior World Championships in 2022. 

Details including selection event dates and selection criteria will be available after the release of the qualification criteria for each World Championships competition. 

2023 Parapan American Games
November 17-25, 2023
Santiago, Chile

You can find additional information by clicking here.

Move United sanctioned competitions are open to all ages and skill levels unless otherwise noted. Click here for a full list of Move United sanctioned competitions