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IWRF Rules and Documents

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IWRF Official Rules and Regulations
Below are the most current rules for the Sport of Wheelchair Rugby dated January 1, 2015.

NOTE: Only documents published in English and distributed by IWRF are recognized as being official. Documents published in other languages are provided as a courtesy, but may not be current or a true interpretation of the official IWRF document. Read more...
IWRF Wheelchair Rugby Casebook
Interpretations from the International Rules for the Sport of Wheelchair Rugby. Revised April, 2015
Wheelchair Rugby Score and Penalty Sheets
This file includes the official IWRF score and penalty sheets.
Wheelchair Rugby Table Officials Manual
This document explains the responsibilities of each table official that works at the scorers table or penalty box during a wheelchair rugby game.
IWRF Competition Regulations
The IWRF Competition Regulations were revised in 2017, and apply to wheelchair rugby events sanctioned by the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF). Please refer to all four documents listed below.
Other rules and documents sections

Downloads

IWRF Molten Wheelchair Rugby Balls
IWRF Wheelchair Rugby Casebook
IWRF 2015-2018 Strategic Plan
Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Result Books

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2017 Womens WC Rugby Camp
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