Get your School involved in our TY Wheelchair Basketball Regional Championships! 

Irish Wheelchair Association Sport’s TY Wheelchair Basketball Regional Championship immerses TY students in a fast paced, edge of your seat, Paralympic Sport and provides an authentic first hand inclusive experience of this incredible game. 

The Transition Year Wheelchair Basketball Championships will take place in Neptune Stadium, Cork (April 9th) and Gormanston, Meath (April 16th).

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To register your school in this event, please complete our registration form.

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School Registration

  • Each participating school has to pay €1000 per team entry fee. These funds will go towards IWA Sport participation and coaching programmes. 
  • Payment must be lodged to Irish Wheelchair Association no later than 2 weeks prior to the competition taking place. 
  • Teams to be made up of boys and girls. Any non-coeducational school can pair with another opposite sex school on the day. 
  • The winning team in each region will receive a trophy to commemorate the day.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can enter?

This competition is open to the TY students of all secondary schools.
Ideally schools will be co-educational but teams can amalgamate for the purposes of having a mixed team.

What is the competition format?

Schools can pick whether they play in the Munster or Leinster and play regional finals in their respective regions or as close to their region as can be facilitated.

When and where will competitions be played?

Championships will take place in Neptune Stadium, Cork (April 9th) and Gormanston College, Meath (April 16th).

RegionalDate Venue / Contact
MunsterApril 9thNeptune Stadium, Cork
LeinsterApril 16th Gormanston College, Meath

How many players can I have on a team?

Each team can have a maximum of 20 players. Five players on court at any time with a ratio of three and two (either three girls and two boys or vice versa). 

What do we need to bring?

An enthusiastic team and a set of your school jerseys. Irish Wheelchair Association will provide all other equipment and resources. 

What do the winners receive?

Regional winners will receive a TY Wheelchair Basketball Championship Trophy and a Wheelchair Basketball and Disability Awareness session for their school, which will include a teachers vs students playoff! 

Can I bring supporters?

Supporters are welcome. Please let us know in advance how many students you are planning to bring as there may be a restriction depending on the capacity of the venue. You can let us know this number through the registration form.

How do I find out more about this programme?

Express your school’s interest today by filling in the registration form and a member of IWA Sport will contact you directly.

When do I have to decide by?

All entries must be received no later than two weeks before the event you are entering.
Once we reach capacity for the TY Wheelchair Basketball Regional Championship we will not be able to take any more registrations. These are being held on a first come first served basis as places are limited.

How do I register my school?

You can fill in your registration from here. If you are having any issues, you can contact IWA-Sport directly. 

When and how do I lodge payment?

Payment must be lodged with the Irish Wheelchair Association no later than 2 weeks prior to taking part in regional competitions.