Date: Thursday 15th and Friday 16th February 2018
Venue: Carrara Stadium, Gold Coast, Queensland
Competition: Held in conjunction with the 2018 Australian Athletics Championships and Nomination Trials
Registrations close at 5:00pm on Thursday 6th February 2018
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)
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 new athletes and to those competing in the Australian Athletics Championships (15th – 18th February 2018).
Please complete this registration form to be considered for classification.
Cost: There is no cost to register or to attend a classification appointment.
Appointment Time: Appointments are generally between 45-60 minutes in length. You will have the ability to select your time preferences (morning/afternoon) as part of this registration form.
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 Australia will contact athletes who register for classification and will allocate an appointment time slot for the on one of the two available days. If the opportunity is full, athletes will be informed they are placed on a waiting list and be able to attend the next available classification.
For further information please contact the Athletics Australia Para Athletics Coordinator Cathy Lambert on 08 8415 6803 or email mailto:email@example.com