2015 National Veterans Wheelchair GamesJune 21-26, 2015
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REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 15TH!
The National Veterans Wheelchair Games are presented each year by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans), with additional support from numerous corporate and community sponsors.
The 35th National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) will be held in Dallas, Texas from June 21-26, 2015. The deadline for submitting your postmarked registration packet is on April 15, 2015. Please Don’t delay, inform the VA and the local Zia PVA that you are going to the games. The NMVA will be offering re-imbursement on a first come bases, but you must let us know when you submitted your registration packet and when you receive confirmation from National that you have been accepted. Send an e-mail message with the list of events you will be participating in to: Michelle.McKenzie@va.gov or call and leave a message at (505) 265-1711, ext. 6085. Local cutoff date to inform Michelle is Friday, April 3, 2015
The following events are open for registration; 9-Ball, Air Guns: (We follow IPC Shooting Rules and Classification from USA Shooting), Archery, Basketball, Boccia (We are following the national standards for Boccia that have men and women competing against each other in each class.) Bowling, Handcycling: (10K) – Competition combines the Classes II-III; IV-V; 1C-1B. With the correct equipment and practice, the advantage is not significant between these classification groupings. We have monitored the results since 2003 and the competition has been outstanding), Field Events, Motor Rally, Power Soccer, Quad Rugby, Slalom, Softball, Swimming Table Tennis, Track (600m Biathlon – This is a new event for the 2015 NVWG. We are evaluating the competition and combining the Para Class and the Quad Class), Trapshooting and Weightlifting: ( Weight Categories follow Wheelchair and Ambulatory Sports USA standards and the classification groups are set up to support the NVWG event.) For forms and information go to: http://www.wheelchairgames.org
Save the Date! MSCPVA Chapter to host the 2016 National Veterans Wheelchair Games! Details forthcoming.
|2011 NVWG Event Photos|