Queensland Academy of Sport

Paralympic Sport
Talent Identification

Do you have a passion for pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in sport?

 

Are you ready to showcase your athletic abilities on the world stage?

 

Are you looking for the opportunity to expand your sporting horizons?

Aspiring athletes must be the age mentioned below at the time of testing:

Aged 13 to 30 years in 2024 (born 1994-2011)

The Queensland Academy of Sport is partnering with 9 Paralympic National Sport Organisations in one of the world’s largest Para-Sport talent identification programs.

Our Paralympic Talent Search events are focused on giving you the opportunity to demonstrate your potential for high performance within any of our partner sports. As part of the program, you will be able to meet and chat with some of Australia’s world-class Paralympic athletes and coaches, while gaining a provisional classification.

In partnership with the Sports, we will be holding a number of YouFor2032 Paralympic Talent Search events throughout the year. If you are interested in trying any of our Paralympic sports, please apply online.

In 2024, we will be hosting four Paralympic Talent Search events, with the first on in March!

 

In 2024, we will be hosting four Paralympic Talent Search events, with the first one to begin in March 2024. For more information and to register, please apply online apply online and more information will be provided soon. Spaces are strictly limited so get in quick!

Please note that each sport and event has specific impairment requirements and eligibility criteria. Unfortunately, that means that not everyone will ultimately be eligible to compete in every sport and some athletes may not be eligible for the YouFor2032 program. This will be discussed at the YouFor2032 Paralympic Talent Search events in more detail. All aspiring athletes are invited to register.

For more information about Paralympic classification and sport eligibility criteria, please visit the Paralympics Australia website.

If you think you have the courage and athleticism to soar above the competition, and the determination to reach new heights in your sporting career, take the first step on your Paralympic journey by clicking on the Application link below and sign up today.

Apply now

Testing session locations

We will be holding a number of YouFor2032 Paralympic Talent Search events throughout 2024. If you are interested in trying any of our Paralympic sports, please register online.

Our Paralympic Talent Search events are held over three sessions, allowing athletes the best opportunity to demonstrate their potential across a range of capacities and activities. Athletes should be available to attend all three dates to ensure the best possible chance of being invited to the next stage.

Please note that each sport and event has specific impairment requirements, so not everyone will be eligible for high performance in every sport. For more information about classifications and how they impact your sporting eligibility, please visit the Paralympics Australia website.

Brisbane

Queensland Academy of Sport, Nathan

Saturday 9 March, Saturday 16 March, Saturday 23 March

Gold Coast

A.B. Paterson College, Arundel

Tuesday 25 June, Wednesday 26 June, Thursday 27 June

Sunshine Coast

Sippy Downs (TBC)

September 2024 (Exact dates TBC)

Contact

Have an enquiry about Youfor2032? Contact the Queensland Academy of Sport via:

We want talent.
We want passion.
We want commitment.

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you.