Participation is open to veterans with spinal cord injuries, amputations, multiple sclerosis, or other central neurological conditions who require a wheelchair for competition. Physical disabilities must impact mobility and be both permanent and measurable. Exclusionary primary diagnoses include but are not limited to pain, arthritis, and emotional and psychological conditions. All veterans registering for the Wheelchair Games must be eligible to receive care at a VA medical facility.
Download The Medical Form
Plan ahead for the 40th
Wheelchair Games - If you are seeing your VA physician this fall, you can take care of it early and get a jump-start on your athlete registration. Download here.
Do not send the Medical Form until you have completed the rest of your 2020 Wheelchair Games registration. If your condition changes between the time you submit your registration and the Wheelchair Games in July 2020, you must notify your VA physician and consult with the Wheelchair Games staff.
Registration for the 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games will open on January 6, 2020
. The event is limited to 600 athletes, so plan to register early! Completed registration forms are accepted in the order they are entered, with priority given to novice athletes.
One coach per five athletes may register by completing the required coach registration forms. All registration deadlines apply to both coaches and athletes.
Events and Divisions
Athletes can participate in more than 20 events including: