National ParaSport Conference

BlazeSports is excited to announce the 2021 National ParaSport Conference in Acworth, GA October 14th-15th, 2021 located just outside of Atlanta. With two methods to attend (virtual and in-person), we will bring together industry leaders in parasport from across the country. Our theme this year, “Coming Together-Moving Forward” reflects how we can continue to grow and improve the parasport community for both providers and athletes alike.

Our 6 conference tracks help to connect the major areas in parasport as well as reflect current trends.

*Please be aware that 2-3 of the sessions during the conference will be virtual to accommodate traveling restrictions of presenters.

Whether you are new to adaptive sports or an adaptive sports specialist, this conference will have something for you.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

11 NCTRC and CARSS approved Continuing Education Units are available for general session and 8 CEUs are available for pre-conference certifications.

2021 Session Highlights

Allied Health

Murder Ball: Changing Lives and Giving Hope to Athletes and Healthcare Providers

Technology

Beyond the Blade: Prosthetics in Adaptive Sports

Veterans

Adaptive Sport as a Rehab Multiplier: Why & Why Now

Coaches Corner

Biomechanics of wheelchair pushing 

Inclusion

Building community through inclusive dance

Developing Youth Athletes

Prepping your athlete for college adaptive sports

Register for the 2021 National ParaSport Conference

Register today to take advantage of the 11 NCTRC and CARSS approved Continuing Education Units available for general session and 8 CEUs available for pre-conference certifications.

Conference Fees

General Conference Admission – $175

CARSS Holders – $125

Student Rate – $50

Event Location

Acworth Community Center
4361 Cherokee St,
Acworth, GA 30101

Hotels

Fairfield Inn & Suites Atlanta Acworth
(1.8 miles away from Acworth Community Center)
3508 Baker Road
Acworth, Georgia 30101
Phone Number: 770-917-9458

Pre-Conference Certification Sessions

Join us pre-conference, October 13th for your choice of two certification sessions:

  • Adaptive Rowing Coach Certification *NEW*
  • Certified Adaptive Sports Coach (CASC) *NEW*

Spots are limited to 20 attendees per workshop. Attendees can sign up for 1 of the 2 certification sessions offered.

Adaptive Rowing Coaching Certification (ARCC)

The BlazeSports Adaptive Rowing Coaching Certification prepares volunteers and coaches how to properly coach athletes with a variety of disabilities in the sport of rowing. This certification will provide you with a better understanding of adaptive rowing equipment, coaching techniques, program management, water safety and much more.

Certified Adaptive Sports Coach (CASC)

The BlazeSports Adaptive Sport Coaching Certification prepares coaches how to properly train and coach athletes with a variety of disabilities in various sports.  This certification will provide you with a better understanding of adaptive equipment, coaching adaptive athletes, understanding disabilities, injury prevention and much more.