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

Steve Bach, Canada – President / Presidente | Email: stephen.bach@iwbf.org
Dilka Benitez, Puerto Rico – Vice-President Central America & Caribbean Region / Vice-Presidente Región Centro América & Caribe
Cristina Rosello, Uruguay – Vice-President South America Region / Vice-Presidente Región Sur América
Jon Burford, United States – Vice-President North America Region / Vice-Presidente Región Norte
Juan Magallanes, Mexico – Competition Officer / Oficial de Competencia
Anne Lachance, Canada – Classification Officer / Oficial de Clasificación
Jorge Bestilleiro, Argentina – Technical Officer / Oficial Técnico
Rui Marques, Brazil – Development Officer / Oficial de Desarrollo
Sergio Giordano, Canada – Treasurer / Tesorera
Maureen Orchard, Canada – Secretary General / Secretario General | Email: maureen.orchard@iwbf.org

 

ZONE MEMBERS

There are currently 20 NOWBs in the IWBF Americas these are:
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica

Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua

Panama
Peru
Puerto Rico
Uruguay
USA
Venezuela

NEWS

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Competition Schedule Announced

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Competition Schedule Announced

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) confirmed the event line-up for each session of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, following their postponement to 2021. Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee and the International...

IWBF Americas host live broadcast to discuss classification

IWBF Americas host live broadcast to discuss classification

IWBF Americas will host a virtual conference via live stream on Wednesday 5th August 2020 at 20:00 (AST) to discuss classification. The stream will be available for all players, technical teams, any NOWB’s and their representatives, as well as classifiers and anyone...

Olympic Channel welcomes Wheelchair Basketball

Olympic Channel welcomes Wheelchair Basketball

The Olympic Channel today announced that it has reached agreements with the international governing bodies for teqball and wheelchair basketball to collaborate on content for the International Olympic Committee’s global media platform. The two new cooperation...

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  1. Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympic Games

    August 24, 2021 - September 5, 2021
  2. Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

    July 28, 2022 - August 8, 2022
  3. Hanghzhou 2022 Asian Para Games

    October 9, 2022 - October 15, 2022
  4. Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

    August 28, 2024 - September 8, 2024

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