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 22 NOWBs in the IWBF Americas these are:
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba

Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico

Nicaragua
Panama
Peru
Puerto Rico
Uruguay
USA
Venezuela

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Officials selected for inaugural 2020 3×3 Open World Championships

Officials selected for inaugural 2020 3×3 Open World Championships

Twenty-two International Technical Officials from eighteen countries will be part of history made after being selected to officiate at the inaugural IWBF 2020 3x3 Open World Championships being hosted at the IWAS World Games in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Luc...

WADA 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods now in force

WADA 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods now in force

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that the 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List), which was first published on 30 September 2019, came into force on the 1st January. The List, which is one of six International Standards that are...

Season’s Greetings from all at IWBF

Season’s Greetings from all at IWBF

On behalf of the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation I would like to wish our entire wheelchair basketball family and friends the very best over the festive season, and hope you have a peaceful and prosperous 2020. I would like to thank you for being part...

Upcoming Events

  1. IWBF 3×3 Open World Championships 2020

    February 25 - February 27
  2. 2020 IWBF Afro Paralympic Qualifiers

    March 1 - March 7
  3. 2020 10th ASEAN Para Games

    March 20 - March 28
  4. 2020 Men’s U23 European Championship

    August 3 - August 12

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