The IWBF Europe is the European wheelchair basketball federation and the counterpart to FIBA Europe. The IWBF Europe belongs to the IWBF (International Wheelchair Basketball Federation), which consists of 4 Zones (America, Africa, Asia-Oceania, Europe). IWBF Europe is by far the largest and most important zone. IWBF Europe, on behalf of IWBF, promotes, supervises and directs the sport of wheelchair basketball within its Zone, strictly recognising the autonomy of each NOWB within its own territory, while following the policies of IWBF as established by the World Congress and the IWBF Executive Council.


  • To encourage the growth and development of the sport in all European nations through an organised programme of education and instruction
  • To direct the work of the Zone on behalf of its NOWBs
  • To organise the competitions of the Zone for nations and clubs
  • To establish the standard for training and certification of referees, classifiers and examiners maintaining the same standard as IWBF
  • To sanction all major competitions held within the Zone
  • To control and maintain the classification of players, the issue of Player Identity Cards and Player Classification Cards as directed by IWBF

IWBF Europe Executive Council