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DFW Throws and Powerlifting
When: April 4th, 2015
Where: UTA Maverick Stadium and Maverick Activities Center
What: DFW Throws and Powerlifting is a WASUSA sanctioned competition.  Check out details here and to register for this event.









Texas Regional Games
When:  April 24-26
Where: UTSA, San Antonio, TX
What:  Regional Competition for Para Athletes in Archery, Airguns, Boccia, Powerlifting, Swimming and Track and Field.
Basic Schedule
Thursday April 23 Registration and classification will start.
Friday April 24 Airguns, Swimming, some Field and Powerlifting.
Saturday April 25  Track and Field
Sunday April 26  Archery and Boccia
Complete detailed schedule to be posted when finalized.



http://www.region10.org/adapted-physical-education/events/kid-netic-games/

When: May 2nd, 2015

Where: St. Mark’s School of Texas, 10600 Preston Road Dallas, TX

What: The Kid-netic Games is a multi-sport event for school aged students with various physical disabilities. 

Who: Students ages 2-22 (providing the student is still enrolled in High School) with physical impairments such as amputations, spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, dwarfism, and other orthopedic impairments. 

Events: Competitions/Clinics in Track & Field, Wheelchair basketball, Power Soccer, Boccia, Wheelchair Tennis, Disc Golf and Archery. 

hosted by Region 10.  For more information about the 2015 Kid-netic Games click here














































































































Check out our 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






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
Officials needed for these events:
DFW Throws and Powerlifting  April 4th Arlington TX at UTA.
Texas Regional Games April 24-26  San Antonio at UTSA contact pjohnson@buchanan.com

Dallas Sled Hockey Winter 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


First Practice is Saturday January 10, 2015 3:00-4:00 PM at the Farmers Branch Dr. Pepper Stars Center.

Full practice schedule is on the sled hockey page.


Dallas Stars Tickets

Dallas Stars player Tyler Seguin has generously purchased a suite for the season and wants it to benefit persons with spinal cord injuries.

Tyler is providing a 12-person suite for every home game and is donating the use to SWAA’s Sled Hockey program.  We would love to have two to three guests and their families for each game. To show our support for this awesome person and his team the Dallas Stars.

Check out Tyler and Jamie Benn doing a little sled hockey at an event supporting MS and SWAA.  

Click here to register for a chance to attend.  Come back each month all season for the opportunity to enter for a chance to attend.

If selected you will be emailed and will need to pick up your tickets the Saturday before the game at the Sled Hockey practice held at Dr. Pepper Starcenter,  12700 N Stemmons Fwy, Farmers Branch, TX.

POC: Alfredo Corona, 682-556-1277 or email: dfwsledhockey@gmail.com




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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.

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