Exhibitions & Competitions
Local St. Louis & Columbia Area
There are many Team Competitions and Exhibition games around the St. Louis and Columbia areas. Keep an eye on our calendar for dates, times, and locations.
DASA hosts a large competition every year in May. The Gateway Games offers competition for track and field, archery, boccia, paralympic powerlifting, and swimming. Keep an eye on our calendar for dates, times, and locations.
Athletes with spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, visual impairments, amputations, limb deficiencies, and other congenital anomalies from all over the United States and several foreign countries, ages 7-21 years, compete in Olympic-style events including archery, powerlifting, swimming, table tennis, and track and field.
Additionally, exhibition sports are often offered at Junior Nationals that extend the variety of sports offered. Athletes must qualify for Junior Nationals.
You can also train for the USA Paralympic Swim Team!
Paralympic swimming competition is open to male and female athletes with physical disabilities such as dwarfism, amputation/limb loss, blindness/visual impairment, spinal cord injury/wheelchair-users, cerebral palsy/brain injury/stroke, cognitive impairment, and Les Autres.
If you or your athlete is interested in trying out for the DASA swim team, please contact us today!