UCLA Community: Are you ready for the Angel City Games?

Move Well is committed to fostering campus wide access to culturally sensitive programs, events and opportunities to MOVE and BE MOVED.  As part of this initiative, Move Well is proud to highlight the Angel City Games on June 19-20, 2015 at Drake Stadium on the UCLA Campus. This will be the first ever Los Angeles Paralympic Competition, Clinic, and Exhibition.

This exciting event is open to qualifying adaptive athletes, volunteers, and interested spectators from the entire UCLA community.

Through collaboration with a core volunteer team known as Team Ezra, UCLA Recreation is proud to co-host the only multi-sport competition for children and adults with physical disabilities in Los Angeles.

Adaptive Athelete Ezra Frech, seven-time national champion in Track and Field. Photo Credit: Jason Gould

About Team Ezra

For spectators and participants, this dynamic inaugural event includes Competitive Track and Field events and clinics, and a Wheelchair Basketball Clinic and Exhibition. Attendees can also walk through the vendor village to learn more about adaptive sports and active living. All events are open to the public, and all children, adults, veterans, active duty military personnel with physical disabilities are welcome to register and participate.  Families can take advantage of the Kids Zone, where children can participate in multi-ability Obstacle Course, Basketball Hoops, a Bounce House, Face Painting, and more.

 

 

 

Are you an adaptive athlete interested in participation in the clinics, exhibitions, or competitions?

All athletes need to be classified for the Track and Field competition, and can go through an evaluation if they have not done so already.  To register as a Paralympic athlete with the Angel City Games on June 19-20, 2015, click here.

The Angel City Games is sanctioned by USA Track & Field and Wheelchair and Ambulatory Sports/USA (WASUSA) and is IPC (International Paralympic Committee) approved.

Are you an adaptive athlete ally interested in supporting the event?

For those interested in volunteering with event coordination, management, and chaperoning athletes, you can volunteer to be an “athlete angel” by clicking here.

Questions? For additional information, contact: info@theangelcitygames.org or mgarafola@recreation.ucla.edu

 

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