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DisAbility Sports Fest Coming to San Bernardino

10 Sep, 2015


Organizers of the 9th annual DisAbility Sports Festival and Assistive Technology Fair have announced that registration is now open for the free event at Cal State San Bernardino on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 from 9a.m. - 3:30p.m.

It is free for people with ANY disability and ANY age. The event is also able to pay for a hotel room for the first 10 out of town Warriors to register. Please go check out the Assistive Technology booths, as there are many exciting features to share as well as the sporting events.

Last year, more than 900 participants ages 2 to 84 years old participated, with people from several different states including Hawaii, Illinois, Oklahoma, and North Carolina with a total of over 2000 attendees. This year, it is expected that 1000 participants will participate including over 100 disabled veterans and active duty military at the free festival.

The event will introduce the participants to at least 25 different sports with most sports being coached by an elite internationally competing athlete with a disability. The event also provides free lunch and t-shirts to all participants who pre-register. There will be over 30 information booths about other community programs and services available for people with disabilities and their families. In all, a total of 2000-3000 people will attend the festival.

Please visit the link below for direct access to sign-up and view more information. Press the orange button that says “get tickets” to register. As a secondary option, we have attached the registration forms in English and Spanish with instructions for them to be mailed or faxed.

It is also possible to download the SquadUp app available for apple and android.

 https://www.squadup.com/events/disability-sports-festival-2015

 www.facebook.com/disabilitysportsfestival

 http://disabilitysports.csusb.edu/index.html

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