Players verse each other on court as part of the Kevin Coombs Cup

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.

Program selection

Selection process

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.

Selection criteria

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Athletic development
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Skill level
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Game sense


  • 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.

Frequently asked questions

Need a bit more information?

Want to learn more about the National Junior Wheelchair Championships? Get in contact with our BQ Wheelchair High Performance Coach, Nick Such via

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