Welcome to the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation
(IWRF). Within this website is information provided to assist
both the novice and experienced Wheelchair Rugby enthusiast.
using the navigate menu on the left and the links located at
the top and bottom of every page, you will quickly find your way
The IWRF will strive to include as much
news and information as possible here, but needs your help. If you
have upcoming events, press releases, stories, photos,
or anything else related to Wheelchair Rugby we want to know.
Please share these items with us so that we can post them for
the world to enjoy. You can
contact the IWRF from the links
located in the top right corner of any page.
World Wheelchair Rugby Championships to be held in Vancouver,
Wheelchair Rugby Federations (IWRF)
World Wheelchair Rugby Championships will be held in
Canada. The event will take place from September 16 to 25th, at the
Richmond Olympic Oval, a new sports facility built
for the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
the worlds best National teams will travel to Vancouver in
September to begin their quests for a spot in the 2012 Paralympic
Games to be held in London. Wheelchair Rugby is a full contact
sport that is played indoors on a modified basketball court. The
game was originally founded in Canada in 1997, and has since been
named a "Heritage Sport". With more than twenty-seven countries
participating in the game, Wheelchair Rugby is often referred to
as the fastest growing wheelchair sport in the world today. To
learn more about the 2010 IWRF World Championships, please visit
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