Today marks the start of the 2018 Selection Process as invitations for the 2018 USA Wheelchair Rugby Selection Camp were emailed out. Over 35 invitations were sent out and the camp will take place at Lakeshore Foundation in Birmingham, AL on 3-7 January, 2018. The following athletes have been invited to attend camp and a response, either accepting or declining the invitation, is due back no later than Friday, 8 December 2017 to Mandy Goff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The squad of up to 16 will be training for a spot on the 2018 World Championship team, which will be the first opportunity for an automatic qualification for the 2020 Paralympic Games.
**DISCLAIMER- applications will not be sent to athletes who have retired and are no longer in the USADA pool unless requested by that athlete. Additionally, all names are subject to confirmation of legal status by the USQRA, as of December 1st. If the athlete has not met those requirements the invitation will be revoked.