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

Latest News

The Lakeshore Foundation in Birmingham, Alabama was the 2017 Tri Nations Invitational host from May 10-13, with the USA, Canada and Japan participating. The teams entered the invitational ranked by the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) 2, 4 and 3, respectively.
The 2017 Tri Nations Wheelchair Rugby Invitational will be held Wednesday, May 10 through Saturday, May 13 at the Lakeshore Foundation, and features the nations of Canada, Japan and the USA.

Upcoming events

2017 Japan Para Wheelchair Rugby Championships
25th May - 28th May 2017
Tokyo, Japan
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2017 Real Deal Low Point Tournament
26th May - 28th May 2017
Karlsruhe, Germany
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IWRF World Rankings

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