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Track and Field Season is coming to the end!  

http://www.juniornationals2017.com/
The Games will be held in the great state of Wisconsin the week of July 15th to 22nd on the campus of Middleton High School, just outside of the capital city of Madison.   Adaptive Sports USA is pleased to be partnering with USA Track &Field to be offering Track & Field competition that qualify for the USATF Junior Olympics, a first of its kind competition.

visit http://www.juniornationals2017.com/ for full details

Congratulations to the SWAA Athletes going to Junior Nationals!

NicholasBadeauxNew IberiaLA
ChristoperHudsonMsportLA
MatthewWallaceShreveportLA
ValeraAllenKingwoodTX
TahlieBrandtAmarilloTX
WiliamButtsTylerTX
SamuelDeRousseSan AntonioTX
OwenHorsleyMcKinneyTX
HopeSantiagoMonahansTX
KevinSippleAustinTX
They have trained hard now is the time to go show the rest of the country what they can do!


Team USA Named For 2017 World Para Athletics Championships In London

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Fifty athletes and three guides were selected for Team USA competing at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships today by U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee. The event being held in London from July 14-23 will be the first major international track and field competition since the Paralympic Games Rio 2016 where Team USA won 42 medals.....Read More 

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SWAA received a grant for the Dallas Stars Foundation in support of Sled Hockey

Dallas Sled Stars - To provide sports and recreational opportunities for people with physical disabilities by facilitating, advocating, and developing a regional community based outreach program, providing resources and education, conducting regional competition, and access to national and international competition.

Funding will continue to provide ice time for the sled hockey program and expenses to attend the Disabled Hockey Festival. 

Thank you to the Dallas Stars for their continue support of the Sled Stars!


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Recent Announcements

  • Gateway to Gold Click here to register https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-gateway-to-gold-experience-tickets-33670593652
    Posted Jul 10, 2017, 11:04 AM by Paul Johnson
  • Reeve Foundation Grant   SWAA is a recipient of a Quality of Life grant from the Christopher Reeve Foundation to support our track and field program with the purchase of equipment.Thank you to ...
    Posted Jul 10, 2017, 11:01 AM by Paul Johnson
  • PhD Study My name is Wei-Ru “Andy” Yao and I am a graduate student working towards my PhD in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) at Georgia State University in Atlanta GA ...
    Posted May 26, 2017, 5:40 PM by Paul Johnson
  • Lone Star Para Invitational Results Congratulations to all of the Athletes who competed in the Lone Star Para Invitational!Results are below.Special thanks to Arlington ISD Lamar HS,Seguin HS Track Team volunteers HSAA ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2017, 5:01 PM by Paul Johnson
  • 2017 Texas Regional Games Congratulations to all of the athletes who competed this past weekend!Results can be found below for each sport!
    Posted Apr 15, 2017, 6:14 PM by Paul Johnson
  • Results Metroplex Powerlifting and Throws Meet Results from the Metroplex Powerlifting and Throws MeetDiscusBrandiSmithF55U23Female4.98mRachelKroenerF34U23Female14.59mRenardGashinot classed WCADMale ...
    Posted Mar 27, 2017, 7:45 AM by Paul Johnson
  • 2017 Endeavor Games June 8-11The Endeavor Games for athletes with Physical Disabilities was first held in 2000 on the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma. The goal was simple; to ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2017, 6:02 AM by Paul Johnson
  • 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 ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2017, 5:54 AM by Paul Johnson
  • Metroplex Para Powerlifting & Throws Meet Join us at the Metroplex Para Powerlifting & Throws MeetMarch 25th in Arlington, TXWe will be at Arlington High School, 818 W Park Row Dr, Arlington, TX 76013 for ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2017, 5:20 AM 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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