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  • The only full contact wheelchair sport in the world
  • An invasion and evasion sport...
  • Actively played in 26 countries with more in development
  • Wrecking wheelchairs around the world since 1977
  • Combines the ethos of Rugby with elements of basketball and handball
  • Don't just sit there - get in the game

IWRF Rules and Documents

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IWRF Referee Documents
IWRF Referees Training Manual for Wheelchair Rugby
This manual is designed to help teach the mechanics and principles of officiating for the sport of wheelchair rugby. Having a clear and thorough understanding of the IWRF International Rules of Wheelchair Rugby is a pre-requisite to this manual,
IWRF Wheelchair Rugby Casebook
Interpretations from the International Rules for the Sport of Wheelchair Rugby. Revised April, 2015
IWRF Pathway to Becoming a Referee
Interested in becoming an IWRF Referee? This document will help you learn about officiating and how to become involved.
IWRF Chair Check Procedure
The attached chair check procedure was originally put into effect on August 3, 2011, and will remain in effect until further notice.
IWRF Referee Signals
All the Wheelchair Rugby referee signals complete with pictures and descriptions.
Other rules and documents sections

Downloads

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

Latest News

There are around 276,000 people living with spinal cord injuries in the United States and 80 percent of them are men. While previous studies have shown that participation in adaptive sports in general has a positive impact on mental health, this is the first study to focus on frequency of practice in just one sport.
The Qualification Tournament will bring together eight countries to determine which will qualify for the last four positions at the GIO 2018 IWRF World Championship, to be held in Sydney, Australia, from August 5 to 10, 2018.

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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IWRF World Rankings

1. Australia
2. United States of America
3. Canada
4. Japan
5. Great Britain