Classification opportunity for athletes with a physical impairment

Athletics Victoria are conducting a classification opportunity for athletes with a physical impairment in Melbourne, Victoria, wishing to be classified for athletics.

Athletes will be assessed for a National Classification, enabling eligible athletes to compete up to and including National Championship events in their sport.

CLICK HERE TO ‘GET CLASSIFIED’

Who can attend?

Athletes with a physical impairment wishing to compete in athletics events against other athletes with a disability.

Further information about classes and eligibility for athletics may be found on the Athletics Australia website: http://www.athletics.com.au/Participate/Para-athletics/Classification/FAQs

Athletes age 8 years and above are encouraged to attend.

Date: Wednesday 17th September, 2014
Classification usually takes between 45 – 60 minutes.

Location: Athletics House,
31 Aughtie Drive
Albert Park, Vic, 3206

Parking: Parking is available at Lakeside however  please be aware of and adhere to the Terms and Conditions displayed at each entrance or you may be issued with a Payment Notice.
Parking rates may apply

Cost: There is no cost to attend classification.

Registration: Bookings are required in advance and limited places are available. Please complete the attached ‘Classification Opportunity Form’ by Friday 12 September, 2014 and send to Sally Koenitz at: officials@athsvic.org.au

Contact: For further information please contact Sally Koenitz on
(03) 8646 4502 or email via officials@athsvic.org.au

What do I need to bring?

Athletes will be provided further information about preparing for National Level Classification following registration for classification. Information is also available on the Athletics Australia website.

Athletes should bring a letter from their medical specialist (eg neurologist, rehabilitation specialist, orthopedic specialist) stating and outlining their diagnosis.

Classification sessions are limited, book early to avoid disappointment