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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...

2014 BC Winter Games Coach and Manager Positions Available

Article imageApril 16, 2013 2014 BC Winter Games will be held in Mission February 20-23, 2014 and wheelchair basketball will be one of the sports in the Games. We are looking for zone coaches and team managers to support our young athletes in each zone preparing for and competing in the Games. If you are interested in these volunteer positions, please see below for the job descriptions and application form. 2014 BC Winter Games Zone Coach Job Description 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...

BC Games 2014 & Canada Games 2015 for BC Junior Athletes

December 11, 2012 If you are a wheelchair basketball athlete born on January 1, 1991 or after, there are two great sport events coming up for you in next few years. Learn about these games and you could be one of the atheltes on a team that will be playing in these games!!  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...

Celebrate and Support the 20th Anniversary of Hoopfest

Article imageDecember 03, 2012 Join to celebrate our 20th anniversary and come play wheelchair basketball at or support our Annual Fundraiser Hoopfest! Hoopfest is an exciting community wheelchair basketball tournament held annually since 1994 to raise funds in support of wheelchair basketball programs throughout British Columbia. A variety of corporate and community organizations such as the Fire Fighters and Police Departments participate in this event. We are seeking the support of the corporate and small business community to help this fundraising event.  read more...

Nominations Accepted for BCWBS Annual Awards

November 29, 2012 In an effort to recognize outstanding contributions and achievements in the sport of wheelchair basketball in British Columbia, the following 7 awards are distributed annually by the BC Wheelchair Basketball Society. Full nomination criteria can be found below: * Athlete of the Year (male and female categories) * Junior Athlete of the Year * Coach of the Year * Volunteer of the Year * Official of the Year * Outstanding Community Support Award When nominating an individual/group, please consider the following: read more...

Wheelchair Basketball Canada Applauds 2012 CWSA Award Winners

November 28, 2012 Wheelchair Basketball Canada Press Release For Immediate Release: November 28, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) – Wheelchair Basketball Canada congratulates members of the London 2012 gold medal winning Canadian Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team recognized with four awards at the 2012 Canadian Wheelchair Sport Association (CWSA) Awards including Team of the Year, Male Athlete of the Year, Coach of the Year, and Athlete with Fair Play and Dedication to Excellence. read more...

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