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

NEWS

Model of Tokyo 2020 Official Ball confirmed

Model of Tokyo 2020 Official Ball confirmed

IWBF and Molten are delighted to confirm the official balls to be used at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will be the B7G4500 and B6G4500. Molten, who are a global partner of both IWBF and FIBA, have recently released the new models of ball which, as well as the game...

Canada bid to host 2022 IWBF World Championships in Ottawa

Canada bid to host 2022 IWBF World Championships in Ottawa

Representatives from International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) were welcomed to Ottawa last week by Wheelchair Basketball Canada, as part of Canada’s bid to host the 2022 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships in the nation’s capital. IWBF’s Competition...

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