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2023 Fred Lamback Georgia Para-Swimming Open (Georgia)
September 29 - October 1
Hosted by Georgia Swimming LSC; Sanctioned by U.S. Paralympic Swimming
Eligibility: Open to all swimmers with a physical impairment, visual impairment, or intellectual impairment, this is an open/developmental meet with no time standards.
Note the classification ‘appointments’ offered at this event are only for athletes with physical or visual impairment. Athletes with Autism, Down Syndrome & Intellectual Disability should apply to Athletes Without Limits in lieu of a classification appointment.
Swimmers who meet Paralympic National eligibility requirements (Virtus II1 Group for Intellectual Disability) below are eligible to compete in Paralympic-sanctioned swim meets:
- IQ Assessment showing IQ of 75 or lower,
- Adaptive Behavior Assessment showing significant limitation in at least one domain area, and
- Onset before age 22
Only the Virtus II1 group for Intellectual Disability is offered at Paralympic events. This is different from AWL trips to Virtus sanctioned meets which offer a separate competition group for athletes with Down Syndrome (Virtus II2) and an additional competition group for athletes with Autism who have an IQ above 75 (Virtus II3).
Eligibility Application Deadline: Applications & all supporting documentation must be submitted to Athletes Without Limits by September 13th in order to be reviewed by the September 20th entry deadline.
Competition Dates: September 29 – October 1, 2023
Event Registration Deadlines: Early entry by Sept. 12, 2023 includes t-shirt option by 11:59pm EST
On Time Entry by Sept. 20, 2023 by 11:59pm EST
Meet Packet: Download PDF from event webpage
Registration Link: Posted on Event Web
Registration: Swimmers should register directly with the event organizers. AWL will inform U.S. Paralympics of new swimmers who have completed National eligibility.