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

Easter Tournament 2019 welcomes top national teams

The fourteenth edition of the Easter Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, will take place this weekend (19th - 21st April 2019), at the Sport Vlaanderen Centre in Blankenberge, Belgium.The tournament is highly regarded among the top wheelchair basketball...

IWBF Americas Congress confirmed

IWBF Americas have confirmed the date and time of their Zone Congress.The IWBF Americas Congress, which is held every four years, will take place on Thursday 29th August between 10.00 – 14.00 (local time).It will be held during the 2019 Parapan American...

Tokyo 2020: Paralympic pictograms revealed

With exactly 500 days to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, the Organising Committee has unveiled the official Paralympic sport pictograms. There are 23 designs, with 22 of the Paralympic sports each represented by one pictogram, and one...

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