INAS Athletics is pleased to confirm that the forthcoming INAS Athletics Championships will feature a new ‘Youth Challenge’ event. The competition, specifically for younger athletes, is part of INAS strategic objective to grow participation and is the first step towards an INAS Athletics Youth Championships in the future.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by both organisations following extensive discussions and planning over the last few months.
The role of Marketing and Communications Manager is a new role within the staff team and is initially offered as a part-time (2 days pw) post but has the potential to increase to full-time if successful.
The role of Sports Manager was established in late 2014 to drive participation in INAS events, create strategic partnerships for growth, and to works closely with our team of Sport Directors and Local Organising Committees to oversee the INAS sport and event programme. The Sports Manager is responsible for liaison with key partners including the International Paralympic Committee, International Federations of Sport and Member Organisations.
Registration is now open for the 2017 INAS General Assembly which takes place in Brisbane, Australia, host city of the 2019 INAS Global Games.
In addition to the General Assembly, the event incorporates the INAS Conference, INAS Awards and an opportunity to visit the venues of the 2019 Global Games.
INAS members are advised that the dates of the 2017 World Futsal Championships have been revised. The competition will now take place between 8th – 15th April 2017.
The INAS Swimming Committee have confirmed that Mexico will host the 2017 INAS Swimming Championships. The event takes place in Morelia City, Michoacán – the first time the event has been held in the Americas region.
The event is hosted by the Mexican Federation for Special Athletes (FEMEDE) between 27 November to 4 December 2017.
The Federazione Svizzera Sport Paralimpici (INAS Switzerland) have become the latest members of INAS taking membership in Europe to 28 members.