The Edmond Sun

June 10, 2013

UCO Endeavor Games come to a close

The Edmond Sun

EDMOND — The UCO Endeavor Games for athletes with physical disabilites began with clinics used for warm-ups for competitors and a learning session for athletes new to the sports.

From beginners to Paralympians, the competitive fields wound down on Sunday throughout the Edmond area.

The UCO Endeavor Games are Wheelchair and Ambulatory Sports, USA level 3 sanctioned event. Athletes ages 7-21 are encouraged to use their Endeavor Games results to qualify for the National Junior Disability Championship (NJDC). NJDC is the largest multi-sport, multi-disability event for juniors in the United States.

The WASUSA premier event brings together hundreds of athletes with physical disabilities from all over North America to compete in archery, field, table tennis, track, swimming, and weightlifting.