Tournaments, Events, and News 

Wheelcats 360 Newsletter






Tennis

  • practice Tuesdays, 6-8 pm centennial sportsplex, Nashville, Tn
  • Wheelchair US Open, St. Louis, MO, August 25-30
  • Fall Southern PTR Wheelchair tennis championships, Hilton Head, SC
    September 11-14

  • Capital Cities Grand Prix Championships, Nashville, TN 
    September 27-28

Racing & Handcycling 

  • Achilles International PRACTICE wednesDAYS, 6:30-8 PM, McCabe Community Center

  • AchilLES INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE SaturDAYS, 8:30-10 aM, Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehab Hospital


Softball  

  • Wheelchair Softball World Series, Minneapolis, MN
    ​August 13-16


​Amputee Golf

  • NATIONAL AMPUTEE & NATIONAL SENIOR AMPUTEE CHAMPIONSHIPS
    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 
    ​AUGUST 25-29


Sled Hockey

PRACTICE SunDAYS, 12-1:30 PM (beginning Oct. 5)  CENTENNIAL SPORTSPLEX, NASHVILLE, TN




Fishing

  • Okie Open, Eufaula, OK
    September 26-27



PRACTICE TUESDAYS, 6-8 PM CENTENNIAL SPORTSPLEX, NASHVILLE, TN

The National Wheelcats, Inc.


to educate, encourage, and inspire individuals WITH DISABILITIES through actively participating in sports to become more independent and productive, as well as strengthen their physical abilities and emotional well being.

Celebrating over 50 years of providing sport activities for Individuals with physical disabilities

**The Adaptive Climbing clinic is not a NWC sponsored event**

The National Wheelcats have sad news to share. Ronnie "Bird" Alsup passed away, Thursday, August 14.

Bird, a navy veteran, a member of the Music City basketball program for over 3 decades, including their 1989 national championship season. In addition to basketball, bird played amputee seated volleyball, and was an avid golfer.

The Wheelcats softball team will dedicate our participation this weekend in the wheelchair softball world series tournament in his name. The 2014-2015 basketball season will also be dedicated to his memory. Our thoughts, prayers, and condolences are with his family.

 

***  Friday Viewing will take place Aug. 22, 1:00-6:00 pm at Scales & Sons Funeral Home, 318 E. State Street Murfreesboro, TN 37130. ***


Saturday Viewing (12:00-1:00 pm) and Funeral service will take place at New Vision Church,  1750 N Thompson Ln, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.

After the Funeral service, Burial will take place at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, and family and friends can get together at Bradley Academy in Murfreesboro for food and fellowship.  If anyone wants to bring food, Bradley Academy will open at 11 am to receive and arrange for later in the day.