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

Cristina Rosello, Uruguay – President / Presidente | Email: cristina.rosello@iwbf.org
Juan García, El Salvador – Vice-President Central America & Caribbean Region / Vice-Presidente Región Centro América & Caribe
José Herrera, Venezuela – Vice-President South America Region / Vice-Presidente Región Sur América
Jeff Downes, United States – Vice-President North America Region / Vice-Presidente Región Norte
Steve Bach, Canada – Competition Officer / Oficial de Competencia
Anne Lachance, Canada – Classification Officer / Oficial de Clasificación
Jorge Bestilleiro, Argentina – Technical Officer / Oficial Técnico
Dilka Benitez, Puerto Rico – Development Officer / Oficial de Desarrollo
Maureen Orchard, Canada – Treasurer / Tesorera
Sergio Durand, Mexico – Secretary General / Secretario General | Email: sergio.durand@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

Zonal Qualification Places Confirmed for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

The zonal qualification spots for the wheelchair basketball competitions at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games have been confirmed. In March 2018 IWBF announced a new format of qualification for major world events, with this qualification format subject to...

IWBF present inaugural Activity Report

IWBF are pleased to present their first ever Activity Report. The aim of the report is to inform members, stakeholders and other interested parties, about the activity of IWBF and our zones over the past four-year term. This period has been very exciting...

Maureen Orchard named as IWBF’s first Honorary Secretary General.

Retiring secretary general Maureen Orchard has been named as honorary secretary general for the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF)   IWBF President, Ulf Mehrens, presented Orchard with the new title at the IWBF World Congress, which took...

Upcoming Events

  1. Asian Para Games 2018

    October 6 - October 13
  2. Men’s 2018 Central America and Caribbean Championship

    October 21 - October 29
  3. Women’s U24 European Championships 2018

    October 31 - November 4
  4. 15th Kitakyushu Champions’ Cup

    November 16 - November 18

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