2021 Para Dressage Video Competition

We are pleased to once again invite entries to the annual Para-Dressage championships. Entry should be made my video following the steps below: Riders should contact their Virtus member organisation for assistance. Click here to submit entry (entry page will open in a new tab, please return here when complete). 

2021 World Tennis Championships

7.12.2020 – The entry information and forms are available now. Please email events@virtus.sport to receive a copy.

2021 World Table Tennis Championships – CANCELLED

Please note that due to higher levels of coronavirus in Thailand, this event has been cancelled to ensure the safety of all participants. Options to reschedule the event are currently being assessed and details be published as soon as possible.

2021 World Judo Championships – CANCELLED

Please note that due to the high levels of coronavirus in mainland Europe, this event has been cancelled. Details of rearranged dates/venue will be announced in due course.

2021 World & European Half Marathon Championships

São Miguel Island Azores, Portugal

Following the cancellation of the 2020 World Half-Marathon Championships, the 2021 event will be both a World and European Championship. The takes place alongside the Portuguese Half Marathon Championships and is delivered by the Portuguese Athletics Federation.


World Rowing are once again including an opportunity for athletes with an intellectual impairment to participate in the above event. The event takes place virtually and for further details please visit the link below. Athletes must appear on the Virtus II1 International Master List.

2022 World Skiing Championships – postponed

Due to the additional restrictions imposed on travel to Austria, Virtus regrets that the World Skiing Championships will be postponed. We are working with the LOC to provide alternative races and will publish details of these as soon as they are known. Alternative competitive opportunities As these are not Virtus competitions, please contact the LOC […]

National Athletics Championship FEDDI 2022

Valle Hermoso Stadium, Madrid

Virtus is pleased to sanction the Spanish National Athletics Championships which take place in the city of Madrid in May. Entry Information Entry form Please contact the LOC directly for any enquiries or further information.

WEBINAR – Para World Sailing Athlete Eligibility Introduction and OA Games 2022


Your chance to hear about the Para World Sailing Championship in Gold Coast, Australia. The Championship is part of the Virtus Oceania Asia Games 2022, where up to 1000 athletes and officials are competing for gold and glory in over 10 sports, including for the very first time, Sailing. This is the first World Sailing […]

2022 French Open Swimming Championships

Vichy, France

Virtus is pleased to sanction the 2022 French Open Swimming Championships, which take place in the venue of the 2023 Global Games. For more information please contact the LOC.

World Football Championships And World Challenge Competition -CANCELLED

It is with regret that the 2022 World Football Championships planned to take place in France in July will be cancelled due to insufficient teams being able to confirm their participation. Due to the upcoming Regional Games later in 2022 and then Global Games in 2023, it is unlikely to be possible to reschedule the […]

2nd Virtus European Regional Games

The 2nd European Regional Games take place in Krakow, Poland and features an expanded programme of 10 sports including II1, II2 and II3 competition. Please note the first entry deadline is 28th February and final entry deadline is 15th June 2022.

2022 World Half Marathon Championships – new dates!

Viseu, Portugal , Portugal

We are pleased to confirm that the 2022 World Half Marathon Championships will take place in Viseu, Portugal, host city of the 2017 World Futsal Championships. Please be aware that following a request from the LOC,  the event has been moved by 1 week to 2-5 September 2022.

2022 Americas Regional Games – cancelled

sao paulo Sao Paulo, Brazil

We are sorry to inform you that, at the request of the organising committee, the 1st Americas Regional Games have been cancelled. Further information regarding alternative competition opportunities will be available here shortly.

Para Sailing World Championships

Brisbane, Australia , Australia

Our partners at World Sailing have published the Para Sailing World Championship Notice of Race and entries are now invited from eligible sailors in any country. The Para Sailing World Championship will be held at the Southport Yacht Club on the Gold Coast, Australia, from 5 – 11 November 2022, as part of the Virtus […]

1st Virtus Oceania/Asia Regional Games

The Inaugural Virtus Oceania Asia Games will be held in Brisbane in 2022. Sport Inclusion Australia, the Virtus Australia Member will be hosting this event. A copy of the event information is now available on www.oagames2022.org https://youtu.be/uXKhz0g-G7E

2022 UK Learning Disability Tennis National Finals

Bolton Arena, UK Bolton, United Kingdom

Virtus is pleased to sanction this national event, which features some of the best tennis players with an intellectual impairment from across the UK.

2022 World Cross Country Championships

San Diego, California , United States

Virtus is pleased to announce that the 2022 World Cross Country Championships will take place in San Diego, California, home of the US National Cross Country Championships. For general event information about the Virtus 2022 World Cross Country Championship click here: For Virtus National Member Organisation, you can complete the Entry Pack by using your […]

2023 Para Dressage Video Competition (Round 1)

Welcome to Round 1 of the 2023 Para Dressage video competition. Please note that for riders considering entry to the 2023 Global Games, Virtus will review video entries ahead of the closing date by request to events@virtus.sport. Entry should be made by video following the steps below: Download Riders should contact their Virtus member organisation […]

CANCELLED: 2023 Indoor Athletics Championships (World & European)

Istanbul, Turkey , Turkey

We are delighted to confirm that Istanbul - Turkey will host the joint World & European Indoor Athletics Championships In March 2023 (following postponement of the World Championships in 2022). Please note that the final entry date is 14th February 2023. 14.2.2023 - Following the devastating earthquake in Southern Turkey/Northern Syria, the LOC have confirmed […]

2023 World Skiing Championships

The 2023 World championships will take place in Austria. This event was deferred from 2022 due to the impact of the global pandemic. For Virtus National Member Organisation, you can complete the Entry Pack by using your Virtus Member Access Code*. 2022.12.12 - Download the latest event newsletter *If you need a reminder for the […]

2023 Global Games

Vichy, France

The 6th edition of the Virtus Global Games takes place in Vichy-France and features the largest sport programme ever. Entry information is available to download below and further information can be found at GG2023. Downloads:

2023 Para Dressage Video Competition (Round 2) autumn

Virtus is delighted to launch Round 2 of the 2023 Para Dressage video competition. The video competition brings together the worlds best riders with an intellectual impairment, to compete in a World Championship from their home environment making this an exciting and efficient way to enter top level competition. With each edition, the number of […]

2023 World & European Cross Country Championships

Ciechanow, Poland , Poland

Virtus is pleased to confirm that Ciechanow-Poland will host the 2023 cross-country athletics competition. Due to the multiple changes to competition during the covid pandemic, this years event will be offered as a combined World and European Championship and includes competition for II1, II2 and II3 eligibility classes. Please note that the final entry deadline […]

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