Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair Basketball

Arvin Gym

18 Jun 1400 – 2100 Bracket Play to Bronze Medal Match

21 Jun 1500 Gold Medal Match

Competition

  • The tournament consists of six (6), ten-player (10) teams.
  • 24-Point team limit: At no time in a game shall a team have players on the court and participating whose total assigned point value exceed the 24-point limit.

Classification

  • Players will be assigned a point (classification) from one (1) to six (6) based on their function in relation to wheelchair. Players in each point group have different volumes of action, and this is what determines the final point value. All women drop 1 point in combined play.

Performance

    2015 DoD Warrior Games

  • Gold – Marine Corps / Silver – Navy / Bronze – Air Force

Fact

  • The chair is considered to be part of the body. For example: a player is out-of-bounds when any part of his/her body or wheelchair touches the floor or any object on or outside of a boundary line.
  • To execute a dribble, players must allow for one bounce of the ball for every two (2) pushes of their chair.
  • Wheelchair basketball athletes are required to have a calf-strap on their chair in order to stop players from using their feet to control their chair. Wheelchairs can also have anti-tip casters, which are used to prevent the wheelchair from tipping over backwards.

See game rules for more info.(best viewed using Firefox).