2021 World Futsal Championships – cancelled

We are sorry to confirm that, due to the resurgence of coronavirus across Europe and changes to national regulations in Portugal, we have no choice but to cancel the upcoming World Futsal Championships. We apologise for the inevitable disappointment but this decision was beyond our control. The Virtus Football Committee are looking at options to […]

2021 FISA World Virtual Indoor Rowing Championships @ Virtual Event

As part of our growing collaboration with International Federations of sport, we are really pleased to inform you about an exciting upcoming competition opportunity for Virtus rowers. The 2021 FISA World Rowing Virtual Indoor Championships (WRICH) take place between 23 – 27 February and athletes with an intellectual impairment, who hold Virtus international eligibility, are invited to participate in the Open […]

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

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.

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

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 […]

2022 Americas Regional Games – cancelled

sao paulo Sao Paulo

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.

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