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

Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules now available in Persian

A Persian version of the IWBF 2018 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules (version 2) is now available. This is the latest translation of the rules released by IWBF, in a continued effort to make the game more accessible across the world. Chair of the IWBF Technical...

Spanish publication of the 2019 Comments and Interpretations available

A Spanish translation of the 2019 Comments and Interpretations of the 2018 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules is now available. The comments and interpretations presented in the document are the IWBF Official Comments & Interpretations of the IWBF 2018 Official...

USA crowned 2019 Women’s U25 World Champions

The finale of the 2019 Women’s U25 World Championship was the gold medal game between USA and Australia, a much-anticipated game as Australia were looking to get their revenge not only for their defeat earlier on in the tournament but also from their loss to USA in...

Upcoming Events

  1. 2019 European Championships for Men Division C 

    July 29 - August 4
  2. Lima 2019 Parapan American Games

    August 23 - September 1
  3. 2019 Men’s European Championships Division A

    August 28 - September 9
  4. IWBF Americas Congress

    August 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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