Background & Objective
HKPC&SAPD is committed to developing and promoting para sports, as well as enabling local Paralympic athletes to achieve sporting excellence since its establishment. Hong Kong Team has achieved remarkable results in the international competitions and has been able to capture medals at every Paralympic Games since its first participation in 1972.
In order to nurture young talents and sustain Hong Kong Team’s success in the international sports arena, HKPC&SAPD is going to organize the Young Athletes Recruitment to identify potential athletes for 7 sports, including archery, athletics, badminton, boccia, swimming, table tennis and tenpin bowling. HKPC&SAPD will provide professional training to talented participants who meet the basic requirements (including the degree of disability), and those who are in the eligible age group may also be selected to represent Hong Kong in the Dubai 2017 Asian Youth Para Games held in December this year.
Date: 8 October 2017 (Sunday)
Time: 2pm to 6pm
Venue: Hong Kong Sports Institute (25 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, N.T., Hong Kong)
Sports and types of disabilities:
(Participants can choose a maximum of 2 sports according to their types of disabilities)
|Types of Disabilities / Sports||Archery||Athletics||Badminton||Boccia||Swimming||Table Tennis||Tenpin Bowling|
|Spinal Cord Injury||●||●||●||N/A||●||●||●|
Short Stature (eg. Dwarfism)
Skill Test Format: Please click here
Eligibility Requirement: Participants must be with physical disabilities and aged between 8 and 25 years old on 8 October 2017.
Enrollment Method: Please click here
to download the enrollment form. Participants should submit the duly completed form by email, fax, post or in person to HKPC&SAPD.
Enrollment Deadline: 25 September 2017 (Monday)
Address: Unit 141-148, G/F., Block B, Mei Fung House, Mei Lam Estate, Shatin, N.T.
Tel: 2602 8232
Fax: 2603 0106
Bad Weather Arrangement
If the Hong Kong Observatory has issued the gale or storm signal no. 8 or black rainstorm signal at 11am on 8 October (Sunday), the Recruitment will be cancelled. HKPC&SAPD will have corresponding arrangement according to the actual weather condition and participants should refer to the latest announcement in this website or HKPC&SAPD Facebook page. HKPC&SAPD will not give prior notice to participants individually.
Direction Association for the Handicapped
Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association
Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association
Hong Kong Archery Association
Hong Kong Badminton Association Ltd.
Hong Kong Federation of Handicapped Youth
Hong Kong PHAB Association
Hong Kong Spinal Cord Injury Fund
Hong Kong Table Tennis Association
Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress
Little People of Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities
The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation
The Hong Kong Society for the Blind