Clarification on Classification: Impact on Participation

This is an online event.


Clarification on Classification: Impact on Participation
How have changes to the classification process impacted athletes and sports teams? What are sports organizations doing to prevent the classification system from becoming a barrier to sport participation? In this discussion, we are covering the impact of classification on parasport participation. The speakers include wheelchair basketball athlete and IPC member Erica Gavel, coach Faye Blackwood, wheelchair athlete Chad Jassman, and track athlete Jason Dunkerley.

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How to Register:
Register for this event using the form below. Only registrants who are also registered as a user on Project Echo will be confirmed as participants for this event. Register as a Project Echo user at Spots are limited on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Day of the Event:
Prior to the event, your registration will be confirmed and a Zoom link will be sent to your email. On the date and time of the event, join the discussion through the Zoom link. At the end of the event, there will be an opportunity to engage in discussion with the speakers and other participants. We encourage participants to pose questions and share personal experiences/opinions during the discussion. To assume anonymity, participants are free to change their name and keep their camera off during the discussion. After the event, the discussion will be posted onto the forum and participants can share additional comments on the forum.

What Are Deep Dive Discussions?
Deep Dive Discussions are live Zoom discussions where featured panelists will deep dive into a sea of topics in parasport. Combined with a synchronized online forum, participants can contribute by sharing personal experiences, asking questions, and engaging in meaningful conversation. Through sharing your participation experiences, you can help make parasport better for all.