48th Annual Tri-State
Regional Games, May 25th-27th, 2018
Track & Field, Powerlifting, Archery
TRACK EVENTS WILL BE ELECTRONICALLY TIMED
(Swimming is not
This meet is a Level 3 ASUSA / ATFUSA / World Para
Results by athletes with an IPC license
will be reported to WPA
Results by junior athlete will be
reported to ASUSA for meeting standards for
the 2018 Junior
Nationals in Fort Wayne, Indiana .
North Jersey Navigators Paralympic Sports Club,
Wheelchair Athletic Association,
Pascack Valley Regional High
Adaptive Sports USA,
U.S. Department of
Alexander’s Real Tea,
The Tri-State Games is a part of the
Wheelblazers Grand Prix
The 5,000 meter open track event
have been designated as the event for the competition and it will
take place on Saturday, May 26.
All the athletes competing
in the 5,000 meter event must meet the defined qualifying
Pascack Valley Regional High School
200 Piermont Avenue
Hillsdale, NJ 07642
Host Hotel for Tri-State Wheelchair & Ambulatory Regional Games:
Hotel reservations must be made no later
than May 9th, 2018. A credit card is
needed to guarantee each reservation. A form of payment is
required at time of check-in to cover all anticipated charges.
Lodging arrangements are the responsibility of each team or individual
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Paramus
601 From Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
Tel. (201) 262-6900
Hotel Room Rate Block Availability: May 25 -
Hotel Room Discounted Rate:
$129.00 + Applicable Tax
(State and Hotel Occupancy Taxes)
Included in rate:
Free Hot Breakfast
Refrigerators & Microwaves in every room
Complimentary High Speed Internet Access (Wi-Fi)
Complimentary Shuttle Service within a 5 mile radius of the Hotel
On-Site Guest Laundry facility
Bonefish Grill Restaurant on-site that also offers room service for
lunch & dinner
Hotel Reservation Options:
Click on the link below to make the
Book Hotel for TSWAA
Contact the Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel:
Hotel Reservations Contact:
Maureen Moran, General Manager
Group Code: TWC
When calling the hotel to make a reservation
mention that you are part of the “Tri-State Wheelchair & Ambulatory
Games” and provide the Group Code “TWC” to receive the discounted rate
available through May 9th, 2018.
Note: Fairfield Inn & Suites
Paramus is also the host hotel for the Kessler Foundation Wheelchair
The fees include registration, online registration service
fee, lunch, meet sanctioning and qualification for the 2018
Adaptive Sports USA Junior National Championships. Online
Registration must be completed by
May 4, 2018
to avoid a late fee.
A late fee of $50.00
will be assessed for each online registration
5th - 11th.
For Juniors and Adults:
On or before May 4th.
May 5th to May 11th - $115.00
be either IPC Classifiable athletes and members of ASUSA
Review the Tri-State
Wheelchair & Ambulatory Games Packet document for the classification
and eligible events details on Pages 5-8
and the Simply Register Online Registration instructions on Page 21
prior to start the online registration.
ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM:
The Tri-State Games
LOC reserves the right to limit or cancel events based on enrollment
as of May 11, 2018.
will NOT be considered after May 11.
Registration will NOT be available at the games.
Paralympics has updated the National Policies and Procedures and a few
changes were made that went into effect last year
that will affect your events National classification. Please
read the information in the Games packet very carefully in order to
not miss any deadlines regarding the required classification paperwork
and documentation. National classification appointments are
reserved for U.S. citizens only. If you are a citizen of another
country and you have never undergone classification evaluation you
must first obtain proof of citizenship in the U.S. before you will be
scheduled for classification evaluation by a U.S. National
This The request for national classification for
track and field was submitted and we are waiting for the U.S. National
classification panel assignment. In
order to participate, you must be classified in each sport you wish to
compete in. If you have not been classified you will be notified
of your classification time. Classifications will be held on
Friday, May 25
(During the afternoon/evening) and Saturday, May
the morning) for those competing in track, field and archery events.
If an athlete is not a U.S. Citizen the athlete will go through the
classification process but he or she will be given a temporary
classification to compete at the Tri-State Wheelchair and Ambulatory
Effective this year, all athletes that need to go through a
National classification evaluation in track and field must
fill out a National Medical Diagnostics Form.
National classification at the Tri-State Wheelchair and
Ambulatory Games will only be offered for track and field.
The National Medical Diagnostics Form does not need to be
filled out by a doctor, but can be filled out by the athlete
or parent who can give information on the athlete’s eligible
This will help classifiers in different ways:
One, it eliminates athletes who sign up for classification
evaluation who are not eligible for competition.
Two, it will assist the classifiers in preparing for the
athletes who will be evaluated at the meet.
National Medical Diagnostics Form can be found at the end
of the Games packet document (After the Simply Register
Online Registration Instructions) or can be downloaded
from the TSWAA website
The complete form must be returned to Sherrice Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than Friday,
May 4, 2018.
The US Paralympics will review the form and then sent to
the National classifiers that are working the Tri-State
Wheelchair & Ambulatory Games event for review and
determination of eligibility to receive a classification
Athletes with Visual Impairments
Athletes with Intellectual Impairments
Athletes with an intellectual impairment competing in
track and field at the Tri-State Wheelchair and Ambulatory
Games must contact Athletes Without Limits
to apply for eligibility to obtain their national
Please send all
completed forms to Sherrice Fox at
or by fax at 719-866-2029 by Friday,
May 4, 2018
or contact her you have any questions regarding classification.
Tri-State Wheelchair & Ambulatory Regional
Sanctioned by Adaptive Sports USA
IPC Approved only for Track & Field Events
Athletes can set Junior and Adult ATFUSA National
Records in Track nd Field.
6 lane Mondo 400m Track (8 lane 100m)
Electronic timing for Track events
Track & Field will follow IPC and ATFUSA rules
Archery will follow Adaptive Sports USA Rules
Powerlifting will follow Adaptive Sports USA Rules
There will be two track competition
be two track competitions; an Open Track event on Saturday, May 26 and
another Track event on Sunday, May 27. The 5,000 meters Open
event will take place on Saturday, May 26. All the athletes
competing in the Open Track Event (Including the 5,000 meters event)
on Saturday, May 26 must meet the defined qualifying standards.
In addition, the Open Track competition will be limited to specific
classes and track events. The Track competition on Sunday, May
26 is not World Para / IPC Approved.