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The 2015 U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships will be hosted at the Robert and Alexandra Klas Center which is located on the Hamline University campus in St. Paul, Minnesota. June 18-21, 2015

Results will be posted live during the competition www.halfmiletiming.com.

Good luck to all of the athletes competing.



Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at Children’s Specialized Hospital and the NJDC2015NJ organizing committee is pleased to announce


2015 National Junior Disability Championships TM - July 18-24, 2015
Most competitions will be in various parks of the Union County NJ Parks System

Host Hotel: Renaissance Hotel Woodbridge, 515 US Highway 1 South, Iselin, NJ 08830.

Check out all of the details atwww.njdc2015nj.com


Recent Announcements

  • NJDC News & Reminders! Closing Banquet Cost Reduction:Great news! Through the hard work of the LOC and our generous sponsors we are now able to offer the banquet at the following prices:Adult meal: $20.00Child’s meal (chicken fingers): $15.00At these prices you don’t want to miss the fun, excitement and memories of the final night of NJDC2015NJ! Change the amount on your application to reflect the difference; adjustments will be made to those applications already submitted and money refunded where appropriate.Host Hotel Block Rate Reservation Deadline: Cut-off date to receive the Championships' rate is June 24, 2015. Make your reservation TODAY!If you have problems before June 24, contact us immediately at: info@njdc2015nj.com ...
    Posted Jun 17, 2015, 1:19 PM by Paul Johnson
  • 2015 Endeavor Games Congratulations to all of the competitors of the 2015 Endeavor Games.  You can find the results at https://www.uco.edu/wellness/sr/endeavor/eg%20results.asp
    Posted Jun 17, 2015, 6:55 AM by Paul Johnson
  • UTA Adapted Sports Camp July 17-19 UTA Adapted Sports Camp July 17-19The Rees-Jones Foundation provides a grant for an adapted sports camp (wheelchair tennis, wheelchair basketball, track and field) for residents of Texas who are involved in the Texas University Interscholastic League adapted sports competitions. The grant covers the costs of 20 athletes and 10 coaches to attend the camp and learn more about adapted sports training, curriculum and equipment.Click here for more information
    Posted Jun 4, 2015, 5:42 AM by Paul Johnson
  • 2015 Junior Athlete of the Year Nomination Do you know a Junior Athlete that is deserving recognition as the athlete of the year?  Nominations for the 2015 S'NS Junior Athlete of the Year are open on the SPorts N Spokes web site.  Athletes must be 21 years of age or younger to be considered. The deadline for nominations is June 15, 2015. Winners will be announced at the NJDC closing ceremony July 2015.  Click here to nominate a Junior Athlete
    Posted Jun 4, 2015, 5:37 AM by Paul Johnson
  • Regional Results from DFW Throws, Texas Regional Games, GUMBO Acadiana and Gateway Games Check out the sortable results on the Regional Track and Field Results 2015 page.  Click here.
    Posted May 26, 2015, 7:25 PM by Paul Johnson
  • UIL Boys 400 Meter Champion congratulations Dustin Strelsky Event 704 Boys 400 Meter Dash Wheelchair ================================================================ State: + 1:20.55 2014 Dustin Strelsky, Rockdale Name Year School Finals ================================================================ Finals 1 Strelsky, Dustin Rockdale 1:10.23+ 2 Alvidrez, Christopher Dumas 1:12.65+ 3 Hamdorf, Tucker Boerne 1:14.32+ 4 Thompson, Ben WF Hirschi 1:16.26+ 5 Forward, Jace Briscoe Ft. Elliott 1:21.06 6 Prado, Bryan CC Carroll 1:40.45 7 Benitez, Johnny Del Valle 1:49.74 8 De Rousse, Sam Northside Clark 2:21.32 9 Gilbert, Brody Pampa 3:10.75
    Posted May 26, 2015, 10:25 AM by Paul Johnson
  • UIL Girls 400 Meter Champion congratulations Emilee Hilbish Event 703 Girls 400 Meter Dash Wheelchair ================================================================ State: + 1:17.65 2014 Abby Dunkin, New Braun.Cany Name Year School Finals ================================================================ Finals -- Hilbish, Emilee Amarillo River Road 1:22.56 -- Boldt, Kortney Cibolo Steele 1:28.71 -- Shawlinski, Rachel El Paso El Dorado 1:35.22 -- Kirby, Emily El Paso Franklin 3:56.53
    Posted May 26, 2015, 10:23 AM by Paul Johnson
  • UIL Boys 100 Meter Champion congratulations Dustin Strelsky Event 702 Boys 100 Meter Dash Wheelchair ===================================================================== State: + 20.41 2014 Dustin Strelsky, Rockdale Name Year School Finals Wind ===================================================================== Finals 1 Strelsky, Dustin Rockdale 18.76+ 1.9 2 Forward, Jace Briscoe Ft. Elliott 19.22+ 1.9 3 Alvidrez, Christopher Dumas 19.52+ 1.9 3 Hamdorf, Tucker Boerne 19.52+ 1.9 5 Thompson, Ben WF Hirschi 20.76 1.9 6 Prado, Bryan CC Carroll 25.74 1.9 7 Benitez, Johnny Del Valle 27.48 1.9 8 Ladyman, Blake 09 McGregor 29.32 1.9 9 Gilbert, Brody Pampa 40.54 1.9
    Posted May 26, 2015, 10:20 AM by Paul Johnson
  • UIL Girls 100 Meter Champion congratulations Emilee Hilbish Event 701 Girls 100 Meter Dash Wheelchair===================================================================== State: + 19.88 2014 Abby Dunkin, New Braun.Canyon Name Year School Finals Wind ===================================================================== Finals -- Hilbish, Emilee Amarillo River Road 21.14 2.1 -- Boldt, Kortney Cibolo Steele 21.70 2.1 -- Shawlinski, Rachel El Paso El Dorado 23.61 2.1 -- Kirby, Emily El Paso Franklin 33.02 2.1
    Posted May 26, 2015, 10:18 AM by Paul Johnson
  • Blind high school pole vaulter Charlotte Brown wins bronze medal at Texas state championships Blind high school pole vaulter Charlotte Brown wins bronze medal at Texas state championshipsAUSTIN, Texas –  For three years, Charlotte Brown has been chasing a medal by trying to jump over a bar she couldn't see.The senior pole vaulter cleared that bar Saturday, earning a third-place finish at the Texas state high school championships. And proudly joining her on the podium as the bronze medal was draped around her neck — her service dog Vador.Check out Fox News story here http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/05/16/blind-high-school-pole-vaulter-charlotte-brown-wins-bronze-medal-at-texas-state/
    Posted May 16, 2015, 7:11 PM by Paul Johnson
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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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