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    Table Tennis Camp for Veterans with disabilities and members of the Armed Forces with disabilities


    WHERE: Texas Wesleyan University – Sid Richardson Gym, 1100 S. Collard Street, Fort Worth, TX 76105WHEN: August 29-31, 2014

    WHO: Veterans with Disabilities (players could play wheelchair or standing)

    CONTACT: Jasna Rather Phone: (817) 715-4062 Email: jasna@usatt.org

    REGISTRATION: Please contact Jasna Rather for registration and to confirm participation

    DEADLINE: August 27, 2014

    COST: Free for Veterans with Disabilities and members of the Armed Forces with Disabilities


    Dallas Sled Hockey Fall practice schedule

    If you are a new skater or do not have any equipment please contact me so that we can make sure we have everything you need to skate. Please respond with age, height, & weight so that the correct gear is available. All equipment is kept offsite so we need to make arrangements to have everything for you. 

    Alfredo Corona- alcorona79@gmail.com

    Saturday, September 27, 20143:00-4:00 PMFarmers Branch Dr. Pepper Stars Center
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    Congratulations to all of the Juniors who competed in the 201 National Junior Disability Championships in Ames Iowa. July 5-12th. 
    You can find the results for all events here at http://www.njdc2014.com/2014Results.aspx





































































































    http://www.teamusa.org/US-Paralympics/Sports/Track-and-Field/2014-u-s-paralympics-track-field-national-championships/Event-Schedule

    The 2014 U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships were hosted at the College of San Mateo (CSM) Track and Field Stadium located in San Mateo, California.

    Congratulations to the atletes who competed in the National Track and Field Championships.

    You can find the results at http://www.rtspt.com/events/paralympics14/



    http://www.uco.edu/wellness/sr/endeavor/eg%20event%20info.asp

    UCO Endeavor Games June 5th-8th

    The University of Central Oklahoma was proud to present the UCO Endeavor Games for athletes with physical disabilities.

    The UCO Endeavor Games is a nationally recognized competition that allows all athletes with physical disabilities to participate in a multi-sport event. 

    You can find results for the Endeavor Games at http://www.uco.edu/wellness/sr/endeavor/eg%20results.asp



    Congratulations to the wheelchair racers and shot putters at the inaugural event.

    AUSTIN (May 10, 2014) -- 11 athletes from around the state came to Austin and competed in the UIL State Meet.  Abby Dunkin swept the girls in the three events.  Keyber Majano is the boys state shot put champion and Dustin Strelsky won both the 100 and 400 meter races.

    We are proud of all of the athletes who competed this weekend and hope they are leading the way for other high school athletes to join their teams and become state champions too!
    In the news Links to articles found in the news.


    Texas Regional Games

    2013 Texas Regional Games Highlights

    San Antonio, Texas April 10th - 13th.

    Congratulations to all of the Athletes who participated in the 2014 Texas Regional Games.

    Results are posted on the Texas Regional Paralympic Sport web site.  Click here to go to the results.






    Track and Field Officials

       
    Officials Training material area available though Wheelchair and Ambulatory Sports and US Paralympics web sites. Take the on-line training and test to add Athletics for the Disabled certification to your USA Track and Field Officials certification.  Click on the image to go to either site.

    http://www.teamusa.org/US-Paralympics/Sports/Track-and-Field/Officials-Training

            http://www.wasusa.org/athleticstrackfield.htm



    Check out our new page under resources.

    BEST PRACTICES for DISABILITY TRACK and FIELD

    Para Sport for High School Students

     (Provided by USOC-Paralympic Track & Field)






    These chairs are part of the SWAA-DFW loaner program.  If you're interested in checking out one of our racers contact us at swaa.wsusa@gmail.com










    SWAA lost a close friend and supporter.

    It's with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Larry Turner. Larry is a once in a lifetime kind of person. He shared his whole heart with the adaptive sports community. Larry passed, doing what he loved, playing wheelchair basketball with his team. Our hearts go out to the Austin community and his family. This is a huge loss for Texas. He is truly irreplaceable.







     
     
     
     
     
    Lyon 2013
    IPC Athletics World Championships 19-28 July
    Lyon, France will host the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships between 19-28 July. Around 1,300 athletes from 90 countries are expected to attend Lyon 2013. http://www.paralympic.org/Events/Lyon2013
    You can watch it on the web on You Tube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gleZdbb-J0
     
    Event schedule and results can be found here. http://www.paralympic.org/events/lyon-2013/live-results 
    note 09:00 Lyon start times begin at 02:00 central and 15:30 Lyon starts begin at 08:30 central
     
     

     
    2013 National Junior Disability Championships

    July 6-13, 2013

    Rochester, Minnesota

    Check out results and pictures at http://www.wasusa.org/

     

     

     


     

    SWAA Regional Meet

    hosted by Southwest Wheelchair Athletic Association

    Thank you to the Athletes and Volunteers who participated in the SWAA Regional Meet.  We look forward to seeing you at other SWAA events.

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    Southwest Wheelchair Athletic Association is the regional organization for Wheelchair & Ambulatory Sports USA.  The regional area includes: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma & Texas. 
     We are a non-profit 501c3 organization that provides sport competition for those individuals with a physical disability.

    You can make a donation to SWAA by clicking this link. 

     

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