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Classification: for athletes and teams

Classification: For athletes and teams

Understanding classification

Learn more about classification in Para sports through this interactive course from the International Paralympic Committee.

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Classification documents

To ensure that each athlete is classified, it is essential that the classification rules regarding the application procedure are followed correctly. All forms and medical supporting evidence must be submitted to IWAS HQ at least six weeks prior to the event.

A classification fee of 50 GBP is payable to Wheelchair Fencing for all first-time classifications. All policies and documents relating to classification in wheelchair fencing can be downloaded below.

Document Action
COVID-19 Self-Declaration form Download
Athlete Evaluation Consent Form Download
Medical Diagnostic Form Download
Classification Protest Form Download
Medical Review Form Download
Master Classification List READ MORE
Classification Rules (Amended February 2023) Download
Classification Certification Training Programme  Download
Classification Data Protection Policy Download
Classifiers Code of Conduct Download
notice Please contact to report any anomalies identified on the Master Classification List.