National Level Classification Opportunity - Physical Impairment
Registrations close 9:00am, Monday 3rd September 2018
Who can apply for a classification?
This form is for athletes with a physical impairment only, however, any athlete with a disability can apply to receive a classification. There are five national bodies that conduct athlete classifications for Athletics;
Physical impairment: Athletics Australia & its Member Associations (use this form to register)
Visual Impairment: Australian Paralympic Committee
Hearing Impairment: Deaf Sports Australia
Transplant Athlete: Transplant Australia
Intellectual Impairment: Sport Inclusion Australia
If you are wishing to obtain a classification for an impairment group other than physical impairment please follow this link to the 'Get Classified' page on the Athletics Australia website for more information of your classification process.
Registration for classification is required in advance and limited places are available. If there is strong demand, preference will be given to athletes who will be competing in the NSW All Schools Athletics Championships.
Please complete this registration form to be considered for classification.
There is no cost to register or to attend a classification appointment.
Appointments are generally between 45-60 minutes in length. You will have the ability to select a time preferences as part of this registration form. We will endeavour to cater for athlete preferences but cannot make any guarantees.
Do I need to supply anything else?
Athletes must provide a copy of a letter from their medical specialist (e.g. neurologist, rehabilitation specialist, orthopedic specialist) stating and outlining their diagnosis in addition to completing this form. Further details will be provided upon completion of this form.
What happens next?
Athletics New South Wales will contact athletes who register for classification and will allocate an appointment time slot. If the opportunity is full, athletes will be informed they are placed on a waiting list and will be able to attend the next available classification.
For more information please contact Imogen Kemp at NSW Athletics via email at imogen.kemp@nswathletics org.au or by phoning (02) 9746 1122