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Chula Vista, CA - USA Archery has opened registration for the U.S. Paralympic Team Trials - Archery. This is an open event following the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) selection procedures, which permits all USA Archery members to compete in the 2012 Paralympic Games, provided the United States has secured a quota slot in their sport classification.
Following IPC guidelines brings the Paralympic Team Trials in line with the Olympic Team Trials selection procedures, allowing all archers with dreams of the Paralympics to compete. Six quota slots are available for nomination during the 2012 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials - Archery. Jeff Fabry, a Paralympic Games medalist, has already qualified for the Paralympic Games thanks to his top three performance at the 2011 World Archery Para Championships.
The six open quota slots are divided among five sport classifications, including two quota slots for Compound Men Open, one for Compound Men W1 (taken by Fabry), and one each for Recurve Standing Men, Recurve Standing Women and Recurve Men W1/W2.
As part of their registration, all archers who have not yet been IPC Internationally Clasified will need to undergo classification prior to the beginning of the Trials event. The IPC Classification will take place on April 23-24, with appointments available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Click here to view complete event information, including the registration packet.
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