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.


HOSTED by U.S. Paralympics Track & Field

U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships Presented by Toyota will take place May 18-20, 2023 in Chula Vista, CA.

Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center
200 Wueste Rd.
Chula Vista, CA 91915


Competition Schedule & Results

Chula Vista Meals

The process to purchase full meals at Chula Vista has passed.  There will be concessions operated by Chula Vista during competition sessions.  Chula Vista staff can accept Visa, Mastercard and cash.

Apparel Sales
U.S. Paralympics Track & Field will offer apparel sales.  Items and quantities are limited.  We can only accept Visa and cash. 

Scratch/Event Add 
Athletes will have one final opportunity to scratch/add event during the credential pick up process.  No changes will be allowed after 6:00pm Wednesday, May 17th. 

Information Packet
Click here for information packet

Athlete Safety Information


Click here to view World Championships Selection Procedures

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 and May 14, 2023 in a 2023 World Championship event for your classification in at least one event.  As long as you have met the requirement in one event you may enter all eligible Worlds events for your classification.
  3. Must have a national classification status of NP, NN, NC or NR OR have an international classification status of R, R with a fixed review date or C to be eligible for entry.  All athletes with a National Provisional (NP) or National Review (NR) classification will be required to undergo classification between May 16-17, 2023 prior to the start of competition.
  4. Must complete registration by April 21, 2023 11:59pm Mountain Time. 


Guest Paralympic athletes from other countries will be allowed to compete at U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships.  Guest athletes must have a World Para Athletics athlete license prior to registration.

To be eligible for entry with junior standards athletes must be Under 20.  Athletes must be 19 years of age as of December 31, 2023 to be eligible for junior standards entry.


Athlete Registration- $75 entry fee.  Registration Closed
Guide Athlete & Athlete Assistant Registration- Registration Closed
Parent/Guardian of Minor Athlete or Athlete with Intellectual Impairment Registration- Registration Closed
Coach & Athlete Assistant Registration- $35 entry fee- Registration Closed

Click here to verify you are entered into your correct events.
Click here to verify accredited team entries

Equipment Storage

Equipment storage will be available at the competition venue beginning May 16, 2023.


At this time, we will not be offering transportation assistance at National Championships.


The closest airport to Chula Vista, CA is San Diego International Airport (SAN).  


Local Hotel Options- There are only a limited number of rooms available at both hotels.  Hotels must be reserved by April 12th to receive the competition rate. 

Hampton Inn Chula Vista Eastlake
2424 Fenton St.
Chula Vista, CA 91914

Standard Rate Queen $309
Competition Rate $164
Breakfast, Parking and WIFI included
Click here to reserve your room online.  You can also contact the hotel at 619-591-4830 and mention Track & Field Championships to receive the competition rate.

Ayres Hotel Chula Vista
1710 Millenia Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91915

Standard Rate $269
Competition Rate $159
Full American Breakfast, Parking and WIFI included
Click here to reserve your room online.  You can contact the hotel and mention U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee to receive the competition rate.

Updates can be found in the information packet.

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