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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...

Register Now For BC Wheelchair Basketball Referee Clinic

Article imageAugust 29, 2013 If you're interested in learning about refereeing wheelchair basketball, or if you're a student looking for volunteer hours, come out to the BC Wheelchair Basketball Referee Clinic. The clinic is open to anyone over 16 who is interested in becoming a referee. Experience playing basketball and/or refereeing basketball is an asset, but is not required. The clinic will take place: When: Monday, Sept 9th, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Where: Port Moody Recreation Complex Cost: Free! read more...

The 20th Annual Hoopfest a Big Success!

Article imageMay 01, 2013 Thank you to all the participants, coaches, referees, sponsors, partners, and volunteers who helped to make the 20th Annual Hoopfest such a success. The event raised appx. $6000 to support wheelchair basketball programs around the province. Congratulations to the Burnaby Firefighters on their winning Hoopfest performance. The final standings were: read more...

Enter BCWBS’ Contest and Win Concert Tickets

Article imageMay 01, 2013 It’s the end of the wheelchair basketball season and we want to thank everyone for a great year! Whether you’re an athlete, an official, a coach, a family member, a fan, or even a newcomer waiting to start your wheelchair basketball career, we’re grateful for your help building wheelchair basketball in B.C. To say thank you, we’re giving you a chance to make your off-season a little more exciting. We’ve got two pairs of concert tickets and we’re giving them to two lucky wheelchair basketball fans. There are two ways to enter: read more...

Douglas College Royals and Tacoma Titans Win Provincial Titles

Article imageMarch 08, 2013 As the expression goes, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” This was surly the case for British Columbia’s wheelchair basketball athletes. Apart from the awful rain we had on the weekend, the 2013-BC CWBL finals took place at Pinetree Community Centre in Coquitlam. The event began on Friday March 1st where the Division 1 Royals took another win over the Lions to secure their championship title for the season. Royals will represent BC at the CWBL Finals in Montreal April 12-14. read more...

BC Wheelchair Basketball Society Honours Its Members At Annual Awards Night

Article imageMarch 05, 2013 This Saturday, we celebrated the achievements of our members at our annual awards night. The banquet took place at the Executive Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Coquitlam, and was hosted by BCWBS provincial coach Marni Abbott-Peter. A large congratulations to our winners. read more...

2013 Kelowna Wheelchair Basketball Jam - May 11/12

Article imageFebruary 26, 2013 5th Annual Okanagan Thunder Jam, Kelowna, BC Kelowna Secondary School - 1079 Raymer Ave, Kelowna, V1Y 4Z7 May 11/12, 2013 Saturday 9:00- 5:00 / Sunday 9:00-2:30 read more...

Dean and Tim to be Inducted into Basketball BC Hall of Fame

February 01, 2013 From Basketball BC Newsletter: Mark You Calendars! Join us and celebrate the Best of BC at the Basketball BC Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the Langley Events Centre Banquet Hall! The BC Basketball community will come together presenting Awards to outstanding High School, College, University and International players as well as Coaches, Officials and the Team of the Year, along with our 2012 Hall of Fame Inductees. read more...

Holiday Office Closure

Article imageDecember 10, 2012 BCWBS office will be closed December 21 - January 2 for holidays. BCWBS staff will have no access to their voice messages and minumum access to their email. Please contact us before December 21 or after January 2 if you need immediate assistance. Otherwise, please leave your message/email and we will get back to you as soon as we are back in New Year. BCWBS would like to thank all our members and supporters for their hardwork and generous support for us in 2012. We wish you all happy holidays!!   read more...

2012-13 Wheelchair Basketball Officials Exam Now Available

November 29, 2012 The annual officials exam is now on the WBC website.  The exam is 30 questions this year instead of 25 and you must complete and pass (i.e. 27/30 score) to be considered for any post-season assignments.  The exam can be found at here. BCWBS requires all officials at the provincial and national level to complete this exam annually - and we encourage everyone to complete it in an effort to stay up to date and educated on any changes in the game. read more...

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