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 & Acting 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

Brazil Opt For Experience At Lima 2019

Brazil Opt For Experience At Lima 2019

The Brazilian men’s team will go to the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games with a wealth of experience to help them qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Brazil qualified for the Parapan Am Games by finishing second at the Men’s 2018 South American Championship...

Tokyo 2020: Paralympic competition schedule unveiled

Tokyo 2020: Paralympic competition schedule unveiled

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has unveiled the event line-up for each session of the Paralympic Games, which will be held from 25 August to 6 September 2020. In advance of the launch of the ticket lottery applications...

USA’s Lykins and Serio eye gold at Lima 2019

USA’s Lykins and Serio eye gold at Lima 2019

USA’s Head Coach, Ron Lykins, has named the 2019 Toyota USA men’s team to compete at the Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games taking place between 23rd August to 1st September 2019. The National Wheelchair Basketball Association announced its final roster for Lima 2019 at the...

Upcoming Events

  1. Lima 2019 Parapan American Games

    August 23 - September 1
  2. 2019 Men’s European Championships Division A

    August 28 - September 9
  3. IWBF Americas Congress

    August 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  4. 2019 Asia Oceania Championships

    November 27 - December 8

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