Adaptive Sports USA has a unique network made up of athletes, chapter organizations, and adaptive sporting event opportunities hosted regionally, nationally, and internationally. As a multi-sport organization providing recreation opportunities for individuals with disabilities we provide resources, outreach, education, and competitive opportunities to our members.

Adaptive Sports USA encourages annual membership to enjoy the benefits available. To participate in the Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals, travel with an IWAS Team or receive a certificate acknowledging a track & field record, annual membership is required.

For questions regarding membership, please contact Shelli Fazzini, Office Manager at or 720.412.7979.

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Starting at $50/year

Athletes, coaches, officials, board members, supporters

Annual membership from the date of purchase.


  • Be a part of a community of athletes with a disability that support and mentor one another.
  • Network with peers on the web, on Facebook and on Twitter.
  • Access to the Athlete Development Fund (ADF Account).
  • Opportunities for classification at sanctioned events.
  • Access to training clinics for athletes, coaches, and officials.
  • Opportunity to qualify and compete at Junior Nationals.
  • Discounted registration for the Adaptive Sports USA National Conference.
  • Opportunity to be selected to Team USA to compete at International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports Federation competitions around the world.
  • Access to Adaptive Sports USA Rulebooks via free downloads online
1 Year Membership (Auto Renewal)
$50.00 annual fee plus $1.80 credit card processing fee.
Want to mail in your application and payment?

Download Individual Membership Application

What is an Athlete Development Fund Account?

ADF Account Information
Download ADF Account Application

$225/year (January 1 – December 31)

Partner organizations, supporting organizations, event hosts
Annual renewal with optional insurance coverage.


  • Opportunity to work alongside and in cooperation with other Adaptive Sports USA member chapters.
  • Eligible to apply for Adaptive Sports USA grants as they arise.
  • One free sanctioned event per year.
  • Access to Adaptive Sports USA technical support for multi-sport competitions.
  • Insurance coverage for one event per year.
  • Adaptive Sports USA banner to display at events.
  • Chapter logo and link to website on Adaptive Sports USA website.
  • Marketing for your chapter and events through the Adaptive Sports USA website.
  • Event information included in Adaptive Sports USA e-newsletter.
  • Access to a team Athlete Development Fund Account.
  • Discounted registration for the Adaptive Sports USA National Conference.

Available at an additional charge:

  • Access to an approved system to do background checks on coaches and volunteers.
  • Eligible for event, practice, and exhibition liability insurance through our carrier at a very reasonable and competitive rate under Adaptive Sports USA liability umbrella policy.
  • Eligible for Directors’ & Officers’ insurance at a competitive rate through Adaptive Sports USA carrier.

Chapter Membership Qualifications

  • Currently serving youth and/or adults with physical disabilities and/or visual impairments through sport.
  • Is committed to the development of adaptive sports programs and/or competitions, to include a minimum of one of the Adaptive Sports USA focus sports (archery, athletics, powerlifting, shooting, swimming, table tennis).
  • Is incorporated as a nonprofit organization under the laws of one of the states within its geographic area of service and is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as having attained status as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, or has made application to attain such status and can reasonably be expected to be accorded such status within one year from the date of application for recognition by Adaptive Sports USA.
  • Provides an equal opportunity to athletes, coaches, trainers, managers, administrators, and officials to participate in its affairs and programs, without discrimination based on race, color, religion, age, sex, or national origin.
  • Believes in and actively promotes the mission of Adaptive Sports USA at a local level to engage, evolve, and empower individuals with a disability to be involved in adaptive sport through education, coaching and advocacy.
  • Will utilize the Adaptive Sports USA logo on collateral material and all social media platforms.
  • Will maintain an active and accurate profile of the populations of athlete served, services provided and outcomes achieved and submit an annual report annually to Adaptive Sports USA.
  • Fiscally responsible with the understanding that Adaptive Sports USA shall not incur any financial obligation for or to the chapter.
  • Conducts SafeSport practices.
Chapter Membership
$225 annual membership plus $8.00 card processing fee.
1-2 Insurance Certificates (Complimentary)
Chapter Membership with Insurance
$2,225 annual membership plus $67 credit card processing fee.
2+ Certificates of Insurance ($2,000) plus Chapter Membership Fee ($225)
Do you want to mail in your application and payment?

Download Chapter Membership Application

What does Chapter Insurance cover?

Chapter Insurance Information

What is an Athlete Development Fund Account?

ADF Account Information
Download ADF Account Application