Elite pathway for Wheelchair athletes
National Junior Wheelchair Championships (NJWC), previously Kevin Coombs Cup, is the Australian National Championship for wheelchair basketball. These championships present the only opportunity for junior wheelchair basketballers to represent their state in a National Championship. The age groups for the NJWC are based on international junior wheelchair basketball age groups; Under-23 for Males and Under-25 for Females.
Joining the program
Check out how you can get involved with the Queensland NJWC team.
Selection Process will be via Expression of Interest. From the EOI players will be invited to a full state camp selection trials / weekend should they meet the selection eligibility.
- Qld Resident
- Males aged 22 and under in year of competition
- Females aged 24 and under in year of competition
- Currently holding or eligible to hold a National Wheelchair Basketball Classification
- Currently participating in a Qld domestic competition or approved interstate/international program
Approximately Nov/Dec dependant upon national calendar of events.
Find out more about Wheelchair Basketball.
Wheelchair basketball is open to athletes with a physical impairment. It is played indoors on a regulation basketball court. Players are assigned a point value from 1.0 to 4.5 depending on their level of impairment. Teams consistent of 5 players and must not exceed at total of 14.0 points on the court at any one time.