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Move United Seeks Host City For National Adaptive Sports Competition

Wheelchair racers compete at a earlier competitors hosted by Move United

Proposals for 2025-26 The Hartford Nationals Now Being Accepted

ROCKVILLE, MD, UNITED STATES, September 22, 2023 / — Move United, the nationwide chief in community-based adaptive sports activities, is in search of a bunch metropolis and sports activities associate for a nationwide adaptive sports activities competitors for the 2025 and 2026 years.

Celebrating the top of the summer season sport season, The Hartford Nationals carried out by Move United encompasses a youth and grownup competitors part. The weeklong occasion, which happens yearly in July, is for youth, grownup, and masters athletes with a bodily incapacity, visible impairment, or mental incapacity.

The Hartford Nationals has moved to a 2-year cycle for the host metropolis. It’s the intention of the group to maneuver the occasion across the nation each two years, with the will to rotate between the West, East, and Central areas. The 2021 and 2022 occasions have been hosted in metro Denver, Colorado and the 2023 in addition to the 2024 occasion might be hosted by Hoover/Birmingham, Alabama. A robust host metropolis will be capable to ship an impressive occasion for athletes, coaches, members of the family, supporters, and most people. Host cities ought to have accessible venues and lodge properties, be enticing as a trip vacation spot, and is an reasonably priced location for households attending the weeklong nationwide championship occasion.

This annual occasion dates again to 1957 and the junior portion of the championship is now the biggest annual multi-sport occasion for younger athletes with bodily, visible, and/or mental impairments within the United States. It’s anticipated that over 400 athletes, 100 coaches, 500 volunteers, in addition to households, buddies, and spectators assist convey the occasion to life.

Move United is an affiliate of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee. This occasion serves as a chance for people to advance alongside the athlete pipeline which will at some point cause them to the Paralympic Video games. Athletes should be classifiable beneath the Worldwide Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) classification code and should meet qualifying requirements in line with classification and age divisions in an effort to be eligible to compete. The sports activities contested on the occasion embrace archery, paratriathlon, para powerlifting, taking pictures, swimming, observe and discipline, and wheelchair tennis. Worldwide athletes and/or groups are welcome with a twin medal system utilized.

Move United will consider bids based mostly on varied standards, together with accessible venues and lodge properties, expertise in sport occasion administration, assist of the local people, a powerful native organizing committee (LOC) with the power to generate native occasion sponsorships and assets, refined venues and lodge properties, and affordability of the occasion for contributors.

Bids for the 2025-2026 competitions might be accepted till October 15, 2023. Potential hosts can take a look at the complete Request for Proposals at

Shuan Butcher
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