Athletes with Disabilities

2023 Everyone’s Game Carnivals

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: .

For further information about the Championships and /or Trials, please contact Reception on email