Athletes with Disabilities

Everyone’s Game Carnivals

The 2021 Everyone’s Game Carnivals will be held on 5 December at
Warwick Basketball Stadium
Cnr Warwick Rd & Wanneroo Road, Lloyd Dr, Warwick
from 10am to 1pm

For more information please contact Basketball WA at Nathan.berryman@basketballwa.asn.au
or jessie.goodluck@basketball.com.au

 

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability and acknowledge the 4.4 million Australians with disability.

Join the conversation this #IDPwD to help raise awareness, challenge stereotypes and break down barriers.

Together we can make our community more accessible and inclusive for people with disability so that everyone has the opportunity to participate.

 

Wheelchair Sports

Basketball WA & Rebound WA are responsible for managing wheelchair sport in Western Australia. Wheelchair Sports athletes compete in State, National and International competition in 10 sports. The Association also runs events, training, and competitions for Wheelchair Sports members, to assist athletes to be the best they can be.

Basketball WA manages the National Wheelchair Basketball League (NWBL) and the Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League (WNWBL) teams the Wheelcats & Western Stars. Rebound WA currently oversees the pathway for Wheelchair basketball and coordinates introductory programs.

Ivor Burge State Teams

The Ivor Burge Junior Basketball Championships is a competition run by Basketball Australia for athletes with an intellectual disability and is named in honour of Ivor Burge, one of the founding fathers of basketball in Australia.

These Championships run every year at the same time as the Under 20 Australian Junior Championships with Basketball WA selecting both a Men’s and Women’s team to represent Western Australia at this Tournament.

Trials for Teams take place around October. More information will be posted on this Basketball WA website link: https://basketballwa.asn.au/state-teams/ .

For further information about the Championships and /or Trials, please contact Reception on email Craig.friday@basketballwa.asn.au