Competition Rules - General
All events in the series will be conducted under IPC rules, and all athletes entering the competition must adhere to the rules, conditions and licences that the IPC have in place in order to compete.
Athletes must have an IPC sanctioned classification to compete at the event. Athletes must also have a valid IPC licence.
Winners of track events will be determined via the fastest time, first through the finish line
Field events will have distances adjusted via the use of IPC scoring tables based on their specific classification, which can be found at the following website; http://ipc-athletics.paralympic.org/Downloads/ Please be advised that this is subject to change at the IPC’s discretion, where the most up to date scoring table will be used for the competition.
The letter “T” indicates a competitor in a track event.
The letter “F” indicates a competitor in a field event.
The numbers below, which appear after the letter T/F indicate the specific type of impairment;
T/F 11-13 Athletes with a Visual Impairment
T/F 31-38 Athletes with Cerebral Palsy
T/F 40-46 Amputee & Les Autres (including Dwarf Athletes)
T 51-54 Wheelchair Racers
F 51-58 Seated Field Athletes
Winners of track events will be determined via the fastest time, first through the finish line. Photo Finish equipment will be used in all races, with starting blocks and false start equipment being used where applicable.
Distances achieved in field events will be adjusted using the applicable points scoring tables from the IPC.
Wind Gauges will be used in where applicable.
Athletes will be permitted 6 trials during field event competitions.