5 November, 2019

Funding support available for International Technical Officials

A new bursary of up to £200 per year is available for British Wheelchair Basketball’s International Technical Officials (ITO’s) and identified Pathway Officials for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons.

The bursary can be used for:

  • Relevant training and CPD
  • IWBF courses
  • Attendance at overseas tournaments (where expenses aren’t met by the Organising Committee)
  • Pathway officials can apply for a bursary to attend IWBF camps and courses 

In order to be eligible for a bursary the ITO must: 

  • Have affiliated with British Wheelchair Basketball
  • Demonstrate that knowledge gained has been used to support the development of wheelchair basketball in the UK
  • Be available for selection for IWBF tournaments
  • Have attended an IWBF tournament in the previous 4 years (doesn’t apply to Pathway Officials) 

One bursary is available per person, per year. ITO’s that can apply include: Classifiers, Referees, Technical Delegates and Instructors.

To apply for a bursary, please complete the following application form: https://britishwheelchairbasketball.co.uk/mdocs-posts/international-technical-officials-bursary-application-form/

Completed forms to be returned to officials@britishwheelchairbasketball.co.uk

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