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Athletes with a disability

Wide Bay School Sport offers students with a disability the opportunity to participate in an inclusive school sport programme.

Regional trials are held in cross country, swimming and track and field for athletes with a disability. Students are selected in the regional team to attend the Queensland School Sport State Championships.

View our regional calendar​ for the trial dates and information.

Procedures for Inclusion of Students With Disabilities​

10-12 years

Para athletes 10 to 12 years, are invited to compete for specific places in the cross country, swimming and track and field teams.

To compete as an Para athlete a student must have a classification based on the athlete's disability. All information necessary to gain such a classification can be found on the Queensland School Sports website.

13-19 years

Para athletes aged 13 to 19 years, are invited to compete for specific places in the cross country, swimming and track and field teams.

To compete as a Para athlete a student must have a classification based on the athlete's disability. All information necessary to gain such a classification can be found on the Queensland School Sports website.