Event Info

For the first time in U.S. Paralympics’ history, the trials will feature two sports being contested concurrently, all within the city of Charlotte through Partners for Parks, which will serve as the local organization committee for the competition. The multi-sport trials will take place June 30-July 2, 2016, with a team naming ceremony on July 3. General spectator, volunteer and media information is below. Sport specific information can be found for swimming and track & field here.



All events are free and open to the public.


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Working members of the press on assignment to cover the U.S. Paralympic Team Trials - Swimming and Track & Field must be credentialed through U.S. Paralympics. Click here to fill out the online credential request form


  • Volunteers - Meredith Beaver, Convention & Event Services Manager, A Division of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA), meredith.beaver@visitcharlotte.com 704-331-2736
  • Media - Beth Bourgeois, U.S. Paralympics director of communications, Beth.Bourgeois@usoc.org or 719-866-2039
  • Swimming - Jamie Martin, U.S. Paralympics associate director of swimming national team programs, Jamie.Martin@usoc.org or 719-866-2024. 
  • Track & Field - Tina Kauffman Cain, U.S. Paralympics associate director of track & field national team programs, TinaKauffman-Cain@usoc.org or 719-866-2065.