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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 five documents listed below.
Other rules and documents sections

Downloads

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

Latest News

The rules of Wheelchair Rugby are written for IWRF sanctioned events. Competitions outside of these events can and do change the rules to suit their competitions.
Member nations were asked to provide feedback to their Zone representatives by 24 November 2017. The following summarizes those comments and feedback received, and the CC response to these.

Upcoming events

2018 Vancouver Invitational
9th March - 11th March 2018
Richmond Olympic Oval
Richmond, Vancouver, Canada
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2018 Wheelchair Rugby Quad Nations
9th March - 11th March 2018
Leicester Arena
Leicester, England
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2. United States of America
3. Japan
4. Canada
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