The Technical Commission function is the following:

  • Draw up the text of the Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules, draft the amendments to these rules for consideration by the Executive Council, give official interpretations of these rules and solve doubtful cases or cases not clearly covered by the rules themselves. In addition, it is competent in all matters concerning the practical application of the Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules.
  • Draft the amendments for modifications of equipment or the playing court and present it to the Executive Council for its consideration.
  • Be responsible for the training, examination and qualification of international referees and referee examiners, as well as for preparing the referees for the main international competitions of the IWBF and the selection of the referees to the World Championships and Paralympic Games.

Technical Commission Organigram

Organisation structure of the Technical Commission

Amendments to Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules approved

A number of changes set to be made to the Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules were approved last month at IWBF’s World Congress. The amendments were presented to members at the World Forum, which took place on Thursday 23rd August 2018, by newly appointed Chairman of...

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