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BC Games Zone Try Outs announced - Lower Mainland

Article imageNovember 08, 2017 The 2018 BC Games in Kamloops, BC are fast approaching.   BCWBS is hosting our first Zone Try-Out, November 25/26 as part of the Junior Challenge Tournament, Trinity Western University, in Langley.  Try-out’s will be scheduled as a portion of this event and are open to athletes aged 12-21 years.   read more...

Game Schedule Announced for November 4/5 CWBL Western Conference Tournament

Article imageNovember 01, 2017 This weekend the best athletes from BC, Seattle and Edmonton are at the Richmond Olympic Oval for a weekend of Wheelchair Basketball action. All games are FREE for spectators to come and watch.  Bring the kids and see the action.   photo credit: Gerry Kripps read more...

National Coaches Week 2017

Article imageSeptember 26, 2017   September 23-30 is National Coaches Week. Join us as we Celebrate all thoe coaches who make a difference in our communities. read more...

BCWBS Call for Annual Award Nominations for the 2016 Season

March 08, 2017 We are now accepting nominations for individuals and / or organizations from your club or region for the 2017 Annual BCWBS Awards! We strongly encourage you to nominate persons/organizations from your region to recognize their hard work/generous support. Awards will be given out at our annual banquet on March 25th , 2017 at the BC-CWBL Finals in Victoria. read more...

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...

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