IWBF Americas

IWBF Americas, on behalf of IWBF, promotes, supervises and directs the sport of wheelchair basketball within America. It strictly recognises the autonomy of each NOWB within its own territory, while following the policies of IWBF as established by the World Congress and the IWBF Executive Council.

IWBF AMERICAS EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

Steve Bach, Canada – President / Presidente | Email: stephen.bach@iwbf.org
Dilka Benitez, Puerto Rico – Vice-President Central America & Caribbean Region / Vice-Presidente Región Centro América & Caribe
Cristina Rosello, Uruguay – Vice-President South America Region / Vice-Presidente Región Sur América
Jon Burford, United States – Vice-President North America Region / Vice-Presidente Región Norte
Juan Magallanes, Mexico – Competition Officer / Oficial de Competencia
Anne Lachance, Canada – Classification Officer / Oficial de Clasificación
Jorge Bestilleiro, Argentina – Technical Officer / Oficial Técnico
Rui Marques, Brazil – Development Officer / Oficial de Desarrollo
Sergio Giordano, Canada – Treasurer / Tesorera
Maureen Orchard, Canada – Secretary General / Secretario General | Email: maureen.orchard@iwbf.org

 

ZONE MEMBERS

There are currently 20 NOWBs in the IWBF Americas these are:
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica

Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua

Panama
Peru
Puerto Rico
Uruguay
USA
Venezuela

NEWS

Dates for IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship in Chiba confirmed

Dates for IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship in Chiba confirmed

International wheelchair basketball will return to Japan next year in the form of the IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship. The event will take place between 27 May – 4 June 2022 at the Chiba Port Arena in Chiba, Japan. The Championship, which showcases elite junior male...

IWBF Players’ Commission first-ever Election Announced

IWBF Players’ Commission first-ever Election Announced

The first-ever IWBF Players’ Commission Election will be held between 1 - 14 February 2022. In April 2020 IWBF appointed an Athlete Steering Committee to actively lead and build the foundations to establish and institutionalise a common voice for wheelchair basketball...

New Translations of the 2021 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules available

New Translations of the 2021 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules available

Chinese, Persian, and Portuguese versions of the 2021 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules are now published and available from the IWBF download website. IWBF Chair of the Technical Commission, Cristian Roja, said: “We are very proud to be able to offer the rules in...

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