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SPORT CONGRESS 2018 MINUTES

The minutes from the IPCH Sport Congress 2018 in Lignano, has just been released. Besides the representatives from the IPCH Sport Executive Committee, there were delegates from Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Read all about what was discussed at the Sport Congress, right here. More

INTERVIEW | ATSO AHONEN

I saw a newspaper article about Powerchair Hockey when I was 10 years old and just found out about my diagnosis. A year later I attended a course for families with kids with a muscular disease. There was a person who was presenting Powerchair Hockey. I tried and fell in love with the sport. I think Powerchair Hockey is the most enjoyable to watch of all ... More

4 NATIONS CONFIRMED FOR THE 2019 QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT

We have received 4 nations confirmation on their presence for the 2019 Qualification tournament. The Qualification tournament will take place from the 8th to the 14th October 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic. It is organized by CSOPD (Czech Sport Organization for Physically Disabled) and CPHF (Česká federace Powerchair Hockey). The 4 nations are: ... More

Wilfried Bouttelgier resignes from all positions in IPCH

After 8 years as international IPCH referee, Wilfried Bouttelgier has decided to resign from all official positions at IPCH. Wilfried has been an official IPCH referee since 2010 and been member of the referee committee since 2017. Head of committee, Davor Matijašević, would like to thank Wilfried for his role as an international referee and his ... More

Invitations sent for the IPCH Qualification Tournament

Invitations for the  IWAS Powerchair Hockey (IPCH) Qualification Tournament has been sent. It will take place from the 8th - 14th October 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic. The Qualification Tournament is organized by CSOPD (Czech Sport Organization for Physically Disabled) and CPHF (Česká federace Powerchair Hockey). 5 teams have been officially ... More

2018 WORLD RANKING LIST

During the Sport Congress 2018 the new concept of the World Ranking System and the consequent list was shared among the Nations. The new World Ranking System is based on the results of the individual games, putting more weight on newer results. Each team will get points for every game they play based on the result, the opponent and the type of tournament ... More

CLASSIFICATION MANUAL UPDATED

As announced earlier, the classification system has been refined. (Read more here) Now we're pleased to announce that the classification manual has been updated. You can find the updated manual and other classification related documents in the download section under "Classification".   More

NEW SPORT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

After the result of the elections in the Sport Congress that followed the IPCH World Championship 2018, the new elected SEC, as announced, has been looking to recruit some more people to fulfill some of the vacant position left. We are really proud to announce that Kenny Verbraekel accepted to join the Sport Executive Committee as Secretary Offic... More

INTERVIEW | AN VANHEUSDEN

I got to know Powerchair Hockey in the first week after I switched from a regular school to a specialized school. I met the person that would become my coach for many years, Hugo Verdict. Until the age of 16 I didn’t know anything about sports for people in electric wheelchairs.  What I like so much about this sport is that even if you need an ... More

CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM REFINED

As presented in the Sport Congress 2018 thanks to a certain number of evidence-based researches and studies the IPCH Classification Committee has succeeded in proving the need of creating and using “half point classes” to better describe the functionality of each player and ensure a more fair and precise overall classification for Powerchair Hockey. ... More