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KEY EVENTS: 2018 Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals in Fort Wayne

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -

Nearly 300 athletes and coaches, including 5 local athletes, from across the United States will gather in Fort Wayne,IN to compete in the 2018 Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals competition taking place July 22-27, 2018. All participating athletes must qualify in order to be eligible to compete in this premier junior competition for young athletes with disabilities. Many of the young athletes will be seeking to break national records and have their eyes set on future Paralympic Games competition. Key events are listed below. 

Sunday, July 22nd  

Paratriathlon Competition        9:00am-10:30am         Summit Middle School


Monday, July 23rd

Swimming (short course)          8:00am-12:00pm         Summit Middle School


Archery Competition                1:00pm-5:00pm           Homestead High School


Tuesday, July 24th

Swimming (long course            8:00am-12:00pm         Helen P. Brown Natatorium*


Shooting Competition              1:00pm-5:00pm           The X Count Shooting Range
Welcome Ceremony                 6:00pm-8:00pm           Plassman Athletic Center

Wednesday, July 25th

Field Competition                    8:00am-12:00pm         Homestead High School

                                                  1:30pm-5:30pm           Homestead High School

Thursday, July 26th

Track Competition                    7:30am-1:00pm           Homestead High School

Table Tennis Competition        1:30pm-5:00pm           Plassman Athletic Center

Powerlifting Competition         4:00pm-9:00pm           Plassman Athletic Center

Friday, July 27th

Track Competition                    8:00am-12:00pm         Homestead High School

Closing Ceremony                    6:30pm-9:30pm           Plassman Athletic Center


Where: 2018 Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals events will be held at five sites across Fort Wayne. Admission is free and open to the public.

·         Short Course Swimming and Paratriathlon events will take place at Summit Middle School Natatorium, Entrance 9 (4509 Homestead Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46814).

·         Long Course Swimming will take place at Helen P. Brown Natatorium (3301 S Calhoun St, Fort Wayne, IN 46806). *Photo ID required to access athlete area.

·         Powerlifting and Table Tennis will take place at Plassman Athletic Center at Turnstone (3320 N. Clinton St., Fort Wayne, IN, 46835).

·         Archery - Track and Field will take place at Homestead High School (4310 Homestead Rd, Fort Wayne, IN, 46814).

·         Air Rifle Shooting will take place at The-X- Count Shooting Range (5301 Merchandise Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46825).

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