Qualification for 11th ASEAN Para Games

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The Singapore National Paralympic Council (SNPC) has published the Selection Criteria Policy for the 11th ASEAN Para Games, earlier this month, on 9 October 2020. The 2021 ASEAN Para Games will be in Vietnam as Hanoi and the other neighbouring localities shall be the host from December 14 to 21. This is the second time Vietnam will host such games. The first was in 2003.

The Para Athletics (Singapore), PAS, welcome every eligible individual to put their respective abilities and potentials to the test and qualify for the above major games. As indicated by the SNPC, the qualifying period is from 1 April 2021 to 31 June 2021.

Here are some of the frequently asked questions about para-athletics and the qualification for the major games:

Am I eligible as a para-athlete?

You are eligible IF you are classified under one of these 10 eligible impairment types. To identify your eligibility, click here. If you have no idea which type you belong to, we could assist you, contact us.

My child has an impairment would he/she be eligible?

Your child would be eligible IF he/she is classified under one of these 10 eligible impairment types. To identify their eligibility, click here. If you have no idea which type your child belongs to, we could assist you, contact us.

I am eligible, how can I qualify for the Games?

You may submit your official trial records and/or competition results to us. Only those competitions and trials that are sanctioned by the PAS will be considered for nomination/qualification. If you have qualified “in-principle”, you shall be required to join the national para-athletics training regime.

Which competitions or trials sanctioned by the PAS?

All results from para-athletics competitions/meet sanctioned by the World Para Athletics (WPA) and those results from competitions/meet and/or trials conducted by the PAS shall be recognised for official deliberation to be nominated and qualify for the major games. E.g ASEAN Para Games, Asian Para Games, Paralympics

I believe I am eligible and I am interested, so how do I proceed?

The next step would be to get in touch with our sports development team and register your interest. We’ll get in touch with you as soon as we receive your message. Click here to register.

I am currently training with the para-athletics team, how can I qualify?

If you are currently in training with the para-athletics team either the PI or II Group, please approach your coaches-in-charge. They would guide you on the process of the qualification.

What if I have more questions about this?

You may contact us and we’ll be happy to assist you.

Selection Criteria from Singapore National Paralympic Council – www.snpc.org.sg