TRACK AND FIELD
Get on Track Now!All high school students in Florida, Georgia, and Kentucky with a permanent, physical disability may be eligible to participate on their school’s track and field team. Students must meet all eligibility requirements. They will have the opportunity to compete in the wheelchair races and the shot put. There will be two (2) divisions of competition in the shot put based upon the disability.
Students will be members of the school’s track and field team and will compete at all the school's meets (regardless of the number of wheelchair competitors). The athletes must complete in their school’s team uniform. The top eight (8) qualifiers over the entire track season in each event will advance to compete at the State Track Meet.
Coaches receive training from AAASP with regard to coaching student athletes with physical disabilities.
Athletes who wish to compete must contact their high school coach. Coaches and high school athletes, call the adaptedSPORTS® office at (404) 294-0070 for more information.
See National Interscholastic Recommendations.