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Athletes with a Disability (AWD)

Metropolitan North encourages all students in affiliated schools to participate in Regional sporting events.

In order to progress beyond this level however, athletes with disabilities (AWD) students need to be correctly classified. Please read the classification information section.

Listed on the National Classification Calendar​ are opportunities in Australia for a Physical Impairment, if you wish to obtain a Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Impairment, Visual Impairment or Transplant Impairment Classification please visit the Para-athletics section on the Athletics Australia website.

Classification Information
Any athlete with a disability can apply to receive a classification. There are five national bodies that conduct athlete classifications for Athletics;

If you are wishing to obtain a classification for an impairment group other than physical impairment (i.e. Intellectual, Visual, Hearing, Transplant), please go to the 'Get Classified' page on the Athletics Australia website for more information of your classification process.​

For further classification information please follow this link to Para-athletics Classification in the Schools System or visit the Disability Advisory Committee page of Queensland School Sport.

Australian Paralympic Committee
Deaf Sports