Specially catering to students with intellectual disabilities, the NSSC aims to create opportunities for such students to compete competitively and to scout for promising athletes that will be able to represent Singapore at major international competitions. Potential newcomers will be given opportunities to further hone their athletic abilities if they show promise, and interest, in joining the National Training Squad. Results from the events are also used as selection criteria for major local or international competitions.
• Creating opportunities for students in SPED schools to compete.
• Identifying potential athletes for further development.
• Using the results as selection criteria for major or international competitions.