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

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Further Information: 2022 IWBF World Championships postponement

Further Information: 2022 IWBF World Championships postponement

Following the directive from the Dubai Government that the 2022 IWBF World Championships can no longer take place in November 2022, the new dates for the Championships will be the 9-20 June 2023 (Dates for teams’ arrivals and departures 5-21 June 2023 inclusive). IWBF...

Japan and Turkey face off for gold at U23 World Championship

Japan and Turkey face off for gold at U23 World Championship

Turkey punched their ticket to the championship final at the 2021 IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship after an impressive 63-56 Semi-Final win against Germany behind Mahmut Acikgoz's big performance of 31 points. This win ensures Turkey to their second consecutive U23...

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