Get your School involved in our European Week of Sport TY Wheelchair Basketball Regional Championships! 

Irish Wheelchair Association Sport’s European Week of Sport 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. 

Two regional finals will take place in both Cork and Dublin on September 26th (Cork) and Dublin (29th) as part of European Week of Sport. Read our FAQs here.

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

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School Registration

  • Each participating school is asked to contribute €500 (per team). These funds will go towards IWA Sport participation and coaching programmes. 
  • All funds raised 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 top team from each regional final will be presented with a trophy.

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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?

A regional final will be played in Cork & Dublin on September 26th (Neptune Stadium, Cork) & September 29th (National Basketball Arena, Tallaght).

RegionalDateVenue / Contact
MunsterMonday 26th SeptemberNeptune Stadium, Cork
LeinsterThursday 29th SeptemberNBA, Tallaght

How many players can I have on a team?

Each team can have a maximum of 15 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 Regional Championship 2022 Trophy. 


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.  You can also email ciaran.oregan@iwa.ie for more information.


When do I have to decide by?

All entries must be received no later than Monday, September 12th, 2022. 
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 ciaran.oregan@iwa.ie 


When and how do I lodge funds?

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