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Complete this Application to Qualify for Face of America 2018

National non-profit World T.E.A.M. SportsFace of America bicycle and hand cycle ride to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania will be held Friday, April 27 through Sunday, April 29, 2018. There are two routes to choose from in 2018 – from Arlington, Virginia and from Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

Adaptive military, active duty military, first-responder and civilians are invited to complete this application to receive an invitation to register for this inclusive two-day ride.

Applications for adaptive athletes will be accepted through Thursday, November 30 during our open application period. Following that date, applications will be accepted for our replacement rider list. Replacement riders fill openings from athletes who drop out unexpectedly for medical reasons or official military orders.

Important Note: All questions marked with an asterisk (*) are required for consideration. If you are unable to submit, review the questionnaire for any missed required questions.

Participating Adaptive Athlete Requirements

To be considered as a candidate by our adaptive athlete participation committee and be invited to register as a participant, the successful applicant must:

  • Have a documented physical, emotional or developmental disability through birth, injury or illness;
  • Be physically fit to be able to complete daily cycling of 50 to 60 miles on hilly terrain;
  • Be able to fully commit at the time of registration to our April 27-29, 2018 event. A valid credit card will be required at registration.

What Happens Next?

Thank you for your time and interest in completing our adaptive athlete application to participate in Face of America 2018.

If you successfully registered, a confirmation screen will appear on your browser stating so. In addition, you will receive an email confirmation.

All applicants will be carefully considered by our qualification committee, but note that applying does not guarantee acceptance as a participant. Selected athletes will include a mix of first-year athletes and returning, experienced athletes.

A representative from World T.E.A.M. Sports will be in contact by direct email message if you are selected for participation. At that time, you will be invited to register for Face of America using a special code that unlocks the category.

If you have a medically-required caregiver, he or she will be required to also register as a caregiver at the time of your registration. The caregiver must be medically required, with full documentation from your physician.

Note that all information in this questionnaire will be kept confidential by World T.E.A.M. Sports.