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Return to Play

Return to Play

We are currently in STAGE 1 of British Wheelchair Basketball's Return to Play Guidance (please check the specific guidance for your country)

Please always adhere to latest Government and local Government directives.

British Wheelchair Basketball is currently in STAGE 1 of its Return to Play guidance, but please always refer to the latest guidance issued by your Home Government as any BWB Sanctioned Activity must adhere to restrictions (local and national) imposed by UK and Home Country Governments, and their guidance on social distancing and maximum capacities.

British Wheelchair Basketball will update our Return to Play Guidance Document and Return to Play Matrix, to reflect any changes or updates that may be required. The documents will outline advice, guidance and support for individuals and clubs to Return to Play throughout the UK in compliance with all home nations guidance and stages of return.

The Return to Play documents are intended for use by both our club network and individual participants.

England: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus  

England is currently in STAGE 1 of BWB’s Return to Play Guidance, allowing BWB Sanctioned Activity to resume outdoors for all participants, and indoor activity for disabled participants (disability sport exemption). From 12th April 2021, Under-18s (disabled and non-disabled) will be able to resume indoor activity, in line with Government exemptions.

Northern Ireland:  https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/campaigns/coronavirus-covid-19  

All British Wheelchair Basketball Sanctioned Activity is suspended until further notice, with the exception of British Wheelchair Basketball Performance Programme (Elite Sport Training) which will be delivered in accordance with government guidance. 

Scotland: https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/  

Scotland is currently in STAGE 1 of BWB’s Return to Play Guidance, allowing BWB Sanctioned Activity to resume outdoors for all participants.  

Wales:  https://gov.wales/coronavirus 

Under-18s can resume outdoor activity, in line with British Wheelchair Basketball’s STAGE 1 Guidance. All other BWB Sanctioned Activity remains suspended in Wales, with the exception of British Wheelchair Basketball Performance Programme (Elite Sport Training) which will be delivered in accordance with government guidance. 

Staged Progression

The progression through the staged Return to Play (Matrix) will be dependent upon two factors:

  • Government advice of England and the Home Countries support the transition to the next phase together.
  • British Wheelchair Basketball as the Sport NGB feels confident that our participants and clubs are ready to do so, and are meeting the guidance outlined within the current stage of return.

Important Notice

Any movement of the sport on the ‘Return to Play’ matrix will be communicated publicly as well as directly to members and clubs.

British Wheelchair Basketball must stress that the information on the ‘Return to Play’ matrix and guidance will be continuously reviewed, and updates published. Please always refer to the latest published documentation – the publishing date is written on the front page of the both the Return to Play guidance and on the Return to Play matrix.

Please read British Wheelchair Basketball’s Return to Play Documentation in conjunction with the latest Government guidelines.

Please note: This information was correct at the time of publishing (29th March 2021). Please read in conjunction with British Wheelchair Basketball’s Return to Play Guidance and Matrix. Please read this document in conjunction with your home Government’s guidelines.  

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