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

USA’s Dunkin aims high at 2019 Women’s U25 World Championship

After winning the gold medal at the inaugural 2011 Women’s U25 World Championship in St Catharine’s, Canada, but then not taking part four years later in Beijing, China, Team USA are back and heading to the 2019 Women's U25 World Championship in Thailand. Hoping to...

Draw for Lima 2019 Parapan American Games set

The draws for the wheelchair basketball competitions at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games will take place on Friday 17th May 2019 at 10.30am (local time) in Lima. The Parapan Am Games will be held between the 23rd August – 1st September 2019 in Lima, Peru and will...

3X3 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules Released

IWBF are proud to announce the publication of the approved 2019 3x3 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules. These rules are valid with immediate effect and are mandatory for all official 3X3 competitions of the IWBF. The 3x3 Official Rules were approved by the IWBF...

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