Membership Information

Becoming a member of Virtus opens up new opportunities for your athletes and gives your organisation access to a host of events and services to help you grow sport for athletes with an intellectual impairment in your country.

Membership is open to the following categories of organisations:

  • A – National Member Organisations of Sport for people with an intellectual impairment
  • B – Virtus Regions
  • C – National Federation of sport (where no National Organisation exists, i.e. category A)
  • D – International Federations/Organisations of sport for people with an intellectual impairment
  • E – Individual Members

Application Forms and Guidance

Membership Fees

Membership fees are due by 31st March each year. Only nations who have paid their membership fee may enter events or participate in the General Assembly.

Athlete Licensing

To be eligible for Virtus competition, athletes should also hold an annual licence.