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Track and Field Season is upon us!  


Join us at the Metroplex Para Powerlifting & Throws Meet

CHANGE****March 25th 
This event will be a Seated Throws only competition now 
It will be held at the Intramural Fields on Mitchell Street just South of Maverick Stadium 
on the UTA Campus!
Powerlifting. will be in the UTA MAC 500 W Nedderman Dr, Arlington, TX 76013 for 
Cost: $10 to Throw, $10 to lift.  $5 discount for Adaptive Sports USA Members. (membership number required)


Tentative Schedule
07:30 AM-08:30 AM check-in at the Intramural Fields for throwers.
09:00 AM Throws competition
12:00-1:30 PM Weigh-in for lifters at PEB gym next to the MAC.
2:00 PM Powerlifting competition.






USTA Oklahoma is honored to host US Paralympic Gold Medalist, Nick Taylor, on April 1 for two Wheelchair Tennis Clinics. The clinics are free and open to all wheelchair tennis coaches, players, and advocates who want to learn. All levels of experience are welcome to attend. 

 OKC Clinic: 10 am to noon at OKC Tennis Center, indoor courts

Tulsa Clinic: 3 to 5 pm at LaFortune Tennis Center, indoor courts

Please email mmtennis@cox.net if you would like to register.

 


Texas Regional Games  San Antonio, Texas 

April 5th - 9th, 2017.

Competitions offered in the following sports:

Track & Field (Madison HS Soccer Field)

Archery (Madison HS Gym)

Power Lifting (Madison HS Weight Room)

Air Guns (Somerset high School)

Boccia (Madison HS Gym)

Cycling (Heroes Stadium)

Swimming (Blossom: Josh Davis Natatorium)

Registration is open.  Click here to register today

Details are at http://www.texasregionalparalympicsport.org/texas-regional-games-3

Volunteers can sign up at https://texasregionalparalympicsports.wufoo.com/forms/k1cz1y960otsyfg/

Host hotel is the Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio Live Oak Conference Center, 8101 Pat Booker Rd, Live Oak, Texas, 78233

A room is $99 per night through this link https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/gi/reservation/book.htm?execution=e1s1 






https://www.region10.org/programs/kid-netic-games/overview/
The Kid-netic Games is an annual weekend athletic event for students ages 2-22 (if still attending high school) with physical impairments such as amputations, spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, APE Logodwarfism, and other orthopedic impairments. 

The event allows individuals with physical disabilities to participate in track and field, wheelchair basketball, and power soccer.  Also offered are clinics in sports and recreational pursuits such as wheelchair tennis and boccia.  The Kid-netic Games provide an opportunity for students with physical disabilities to develop friendships and gain knowledge of various sports, and produces a variety of community resources and networking opportunities for families of students with physical disabilities.

https://www.region10.org/programs/kid-netic-games/overview/ 


Recent Announcements

  • Wheelchair Tennis Clinic USTA Oklahoma is honored to host US Paralympic Gold Medalist, Nick Taylor, on April 1 for two Wheelchair Tennis Clinics. The clinics are free and open to all wheelchair tennis ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2017, 8:26 AM by Paul Johnson
  • Kid-netics Games May 6 The Kid-netic Games is an annual weekend athletic event for students ages 2-22 (if still attending high school) with physical impairments such as amputations, spinal cord injuries, cerebral ...
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    Posted Feb 15, 2017, 5:20 AM by Paul Johnson
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