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Hoopfest’s 22nd Year !

Article imageMay 18, 2016 On  May 19th, 2016 - BC Wheelchair Basketball Society will host its biggest fundraiser, Hoopfest, at the Richmond Olympic Oval. This fun wheelchair basketball tournament will feature  teams from  corporate and community organizations. Teams have spent the past several months raising money and awareness for wheelchair basketball across the Lower Mainland, and have accumulated $19,000 in donations to date, with the goal of reaching $25,000 by the end of Thursday night. read more...

BCWBS Debuts New Coaching Team

Article imageSeptember 23, 2015 In honour of National Coaches Week, BC Wheelchair Basketball Society is excited to announce new changes to our coaching staff. Congratulations to our new provincial coach, Simon Cass, who has been promoted from his previous role as the regional coach.  Makiko Harada will take on the regional coaching duties in addition to her position as our Manager of Program Development. read more...

Register Now for the NCCP Intro to Comp Coaching Course

July 15, 2015 BC Wheelchair Basketball Society, the City of Surrey, Viasport and Wheelchair Basketball Canada are hosting an NCCP Introduction to Competition Coaching Clinic for wheelchair basketball. The Introduction to Competition course is appropriate for entry level coaches who are interested in teaching athletes (both disabled and abled bodied) fundamental wheelchair sport skills in a fun and safe environment and preparing athletes for local and regional competitive opportunities. No prerequisits required, knowledge of basketball is an asset. read more...

Prince George Wheelchair Sports Have a Go Day

Article imageApril 16, 2015 Did the 2015 Canada Winter Games make you want to try wheelchair sports? You're in luck! BC Wheelchair Sports & BC Wheelchair Basketball will be hosting a Multi-Sport Have a Go Day in Prince George on April 25th from 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Whether you're able-bodied or have a physical disability/mobility limitations, you're welcome to come get in the game and meet BCWSA/BCWBS staff and athletes. We'll be demonstrating wheelchair athletics, wheelchair rugby, wheelchair tennis and wheelchair basketall!! It's FREE and all equipment is provided! read more...

Congratulations to the Winners of the Annual BCWBS Awards!

Article imageMarch 11, 2015  Every year, we honour our best and brightest at the BC Wheelchair Basketball Society Annual Awards. At this year's BC-CWBL Division 2 Finals banquet, we recognized the following people for their incredible contributions to the BC Wheelchair Basketball community. Congratulations to: read more...

Calling for BCWBS Annual Awards Nominations

Article imageJanuary 30, 2015 BCWBS is accepting nominations of individuals and/or organizations from the BCWBS member club or region for the Annual BCWBS Awards! The nomination deadline is February 13. The details can be found below. We strongly encourage all BCWBS members to consider nominating persons/organizations from their region to recognize their hard work/generous support. Awards will be given out at our annual banquet on March 7, 2015 with the BC-CWBL Finals. read more...

Registration is Open for Intro to Comp Coaching Course

December 10, 2014 BCWBS is hosting the Intro to Comp coaching course on January 16-18 at Fortius Sport & Health in Burnaby.  The course fee is $250 including meals. This does not include transportation or accommodation. However, some rooms are available at Foritus at the cost of $45/night based on double occupancy.  read more...

2014 Annual General Meeting Notice

November 06, 2014 Please be advised that the 2014 BC Wheelchair Basketball Society AGM will be held on Saturday, November 22nd 2014 at 1pm at Douglas College Gym, New Westminster Campus, 700 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3M 5Z5. read more...

BCWBS is Looking for Regional High Performance & Development Coach

Article imageJune 20, 2013 BC Wheelchair Basketball is looking for an energetic individual with basketball coaching experience for their Regional High Performance and Development Coach position. The Regional Coach will be responsible for the planning, implementation, coaching and evaluation of regional level athlete, coach and official development initiatives. For the complete job description, please click here.  read more...

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