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The Olympics are over for another four years but there is more magic to come. The Paralympics open in Rio on September 7th - but they need your help. 

 We need to help fill the seats. We do not want some of the greatest athletes in the world participating in empty stadia.  And we do not want to send the wrong message about the importance of disability sports at this critical time for the world.....read more


How to watch our Paralympians!

NBC will be broadcasting Rio 2016 Paralympics mostly on NBCSN

http://www.nbcolympics.com/news/paralympic-schedule


The IPC selects Dailymotion to live stream 680 hours from Rio 2016 Paralympics





Around 680 hours of coverage from 13 sports will be live streamed on 15 High Definition (HD) channels on the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) website Paralympic.org during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.





http://www.sanantoniosports.org/valorgames/

Valor Games Southwest



September 26-29, 2016 • San Antonio, Texas

The Valor Games Southwest is a multi-sport event with the goal to provide an adaptive sports competition to the veterans and service members with a physical disability. San Antonio Sports is proud to host this event, for the fourth consecutive year, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee.

Click this link to register and check back soon for more event updates.









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


Thank you to all of the Athletes who competed at the Texas Regional Games.

Results (click on the sport to go to the results)

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Recent Announcements

  • Brazilian Kids To The Paralympics The Olympics are over for another four years but there is more magic to come. The Paralympics open in Rio on September 7th - but they need your help.  We need ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2016, 6:44 AM by Paul Johnson
  • Valor Games Southwest Valor Games SouthwestSeptember 26-29, 2016 • San Antonio, TexasThe Valor Games Southwest is a multi-sport event with the goal to provide an adaptive sports competition to the ...
    Posted Jul 15, 2016, 12:38 PM by Paul Johnson
  • Track and Field Team 2016 U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Team nominated for RioCHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced today the 66 athletes who ...
    Posted Jul 5, 2016, 11:02 AM by Paul Johnson
  • Swim Team 2016 U.S. Paralympic Swimming Team Roster announced after successful Trials in Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, today announced the ...
    Posted Jul 5, 2016, 11:04 AM by Paul Johnson
  • Cycling Team Eighteen athletes nominated to the U.S. Cycling Team who will compete at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Team USA will have the largest cycling team of any country at ...
    Posted Jul 5, 2016, 11:05 AM by Paul Johnson
  • Junior Nationals informational conference call Please pass along to your athletes and parents this information regarding the Athletes and Parent informational conference call this evening. The first of two conference calls with Event Director, Gregg ...
    Posted Jun 8, 2016, 10:17 AM by Paul Johnson
  • Texas UIL Championships Congratulations to all of the competitors at the UIL State Track & Field 2016 Championships Jordan Lee (Arlington Lamar) and Tyler Buysee (Gunter) swept the wheelchair division winning the 100, 400 ...
    Posted May 17, 2016, 8:06 PM by Paul Johnson
  • Texas Regional Games Results Texas Regional GamesApril 28-May 1, 2016San Antonio, TexasThank you to all of the Athletes who competed at the Texas Regional Games.Results (click on ...
    Posted May 5, 2016, 8:23 AM by Paul Johnson
  • TRG Schedule Texas Regional GamesApril 28-May 1, 2016 San Antonio, TexasThursday, April 28th 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM             Texas Regional Games Event Check-In                                                             4:00 ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2016, 10:16 AM by Paul Johnson
  • Texas Regional Games Throwing Schedule Here is the throwing schedule for the Texas Regional GamesSaturday April 30, 20161000-1130 Personal Implement check in1200-1500 competitionTrack/Seated throwers will throw Discus and ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2016, 12:59 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.

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


 

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