IWRF Seeking Technical Deligates for 2014-2016 Events
The International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) is seeking qualified applicants to take on Technical Delegate positions for sanctioned events from 2014 to 2016.
The primary role of the Technical Delegate (TD) is to ensure that the wheelchair rugby competition is conducted in accordance with all rules and regulations of the IWRF. Prior to the event, the TD is responsible for liaison with the event Local Organizing Committee (LOC), providing advice and information on the technical requirements for the wheelchair rugby competition. During the event, the TD is the senior IWRF representative to the LOC, and has the authority to rule on all matters related to the rules and regulations of the IWRF.
The IWRF is working to develop and support individuals interested in filling this important position at key events. The aim is to invest in people who wish to develop their skills as a TD. This call for applications will start to create a pool of individuals who are able to commit to the sport and work with the IWRF to manage and develop a world-class competitive system.
IWRF will fill the following positions through this process:
- Assistant Technical Delegate, 2014 IWRF World Championship
(August 1-10, 2014, Odense, Denmark)
- Technical Delegate, Wheelchair Rugby, 2015 Para Pan American Games
(August 7-14, 2015, Toronto, Canada)
- Technical Delegate, 2015 IWRF European Zone Qualification Tournament
(Date and location TBD, between January and March, 2015)
- Technical Delegate, 2015 IWRF European Championship
(Date and location TBD, between June and September, 2015)
- Assistant Technical Delegate, 2015 IWRF European Championship
(Date and location TBD, between June and September 2015)
- Technical Delegate, 2015 IWRF Asia-Oceania Zone Qualification Tournament
(Date and location TBD, between October and December 2015)
- Assistant Technical Delegate, Wheelchair Rugby, 2016 Paralympic Games
(September 7-18, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
IWRF may also select TDs and ATDs from among the applicants for these positions for additional IWRF sanctioned events taking place from 2014 to 2016. IWRF will consult with the selected applicant to confirm interest before making these appointments. Selection as a TD for these events will create an opportunity for individuals to develop and demonstrate their skills, so that in future they may be eligible for appointment to World Championships or Paralympic Games based on their experience.
If you would like to learn more about this unique opportunity or submit an application of interest, please download the Call for Applications file or contact IWRF Secretary General, Eron Main at The deadline for submitting applications is June 7, 2013.