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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 World Ranking Regulations
These Regulations bring into force a new World Ranking system, based on points earned for results at IWRF sanctioned events. The new system tracks the performance of countries over a continuous four-year period. Each countries rank will reflect their overall performance over that time, not just the results of their most recent competition.
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 2015-2018 Strategic Plan
IWRF Molten Wheelchair Rugby Balls
IWRF Wheelchair Rugby Casebook
Wheelchair Manufactures List
Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Result Books

Latest News

This year will be huge for 12 wheelchair rugby teams. From 5-10 August, the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre and Genea Netball Centre will be the centre of action for the GIO 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championships.
This policy is based on guidance in the International Paralympic Committee's 2015 Athlete Classification Code. The Code requires sports to define in their regulations which types of impairment are eligible for participation.

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