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
International Referee Examination and Refresher Opportunities 2019
IWBF have published the new version of the Official Rules for both the 3x3 and 5x5 game. The new versions will become valid on 1st January 2021. The update comes following FIBA’s update of their rules In the 5x5 rules there are no wheelchair basketball specific...
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