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

Mexico and Puerto Rico qualify for Lima 2019 Para Pan Am Games

After five disputed days of competition at the Men’s 2018 Central Americas and Caribbean Championships (CentroBasket2018), the position of six teams for the final games on Saturday have been decided. In the opening game of day five the Dominican Republic...

Upcoming Events

  1. 15th Kitakyushu Champions’ Cup

    November 16 - November 18
  2. Men’s 2018 South America Championship

    December 1 - December 8
  3. 2019 Women’s U25 World Championships

    May 20, 2019 - May 30, 2019
  4. Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympic Games

    August 25, 2020 - September 6, 2020

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