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Join the 1st International PCH Day - 7th April 2023
We are excited and proud to announce that we have decided to launch an awareness initiative to promote and boost knowledge of our beloved sport POWERCHAIR HOCKEY....
Denmark appointed as hosting nation for the IPCH European Championship 2024
IPCH is happy to announce that the hosting nation for the IPCH European Championship 2024 has finally been selected. Denmark will host the competition in ...
IPCH bids to organise Qualification Tournament 2023
Prior to the European Championship 2024 (EC 2024), there should be a qualification tournament (QT) to determine which of the European nations that are not automat...
Classification masterlist updated (09/22)
At the past IPCH World Championship in Sursee, the Classifiers have succesfully classified 49 athletes. As a result, the classification masterlist has been updated ...
Denmark wins the IPCH World Championship 2022 in Sursee
Denmark has won the IWAS Powerchair Hockey World Championship 2022 in Sursee (Switzerland), that took place from 9 to 14 August. They beat The Netherlands in a very ...
Game schedule announced for the IPCH World Championship 2022 in Sursee
IPCH is proud to announce the game schedule for the IPCH World Championship 2022, that will take place in a little over a month from now. The Local Organizing ...
15th Sport Congress takes place at 19 November 2022
The 15th Sport Congress of IWAS Powerchair Hockey (IPCH) will be held on Saturday 19th November 2022 - Online. PCH Sport Congresses are held every two years and ...
Classification masterlist updated
At the past IPCH Dutch Bever Nations Cup, the Classifiers have performed a huge task by successfully classifying 30 players. As a result, the classification ...
Game schedule announced for the IPCH Bever Dutch Nations Cup
IPCH gladly announces the game schedule for the upcoming IPCH Bever Dutch Nations Cup. This official event takes place on 28 and 29 May in Eindhoven, The Netherla...
IPCH SPORT CONGRESS 2022 - INFORMATION
During the last months, the IPCH Sport Executive Committee has several times discussed the opportunity to move the IPCH Sports Congress that normally happens right ...
Groups for the ipch world championship 2022!
On 5th March in Nottwil, Switzerland, the drawing ceremony for the IPCH World Championship 2022 took place. The ceremony was conducted by the Local Organizing ...
IPCH World Championship drawings ceremony - 5th March 2022 in Nottwill
The IPCH World Championship is approaching fast, after such a long period of inactivity we are all very eager to see some action on the international level again. ...
Finnish Powerchair Hockey players showcasing their skills in the men’s World Floorball Championships
Finnish Powerchair Hockey national team got an opportunity to showcase the sport and their individual skills during the final day of the men’s World Floorball ...
IPCH announces the Bever Dutch Nations Cup 2022
IPCH is happy to announce the IPCH Bever Dutch Nations Cup 2022. will be held in Eindhoven from 27th to 30th May 2022. This official IPCH event will be organized ...
Global Development Network a new SEC initiative
For quite some time, the IPCH Development Committee has been hard at work on a brand new initiative. We are now ready and excited to introduce to you the Global ...
Technical Delegates for WC2022 appointed
Little over 1 year to go for the IWAS Powerchair Hockey World Championship 2022! It is good to see some countries have resumed training and competition after such ...
Canada and USA 1 goal 2 countries
During the last six months there has been several meetings between the IPCH and representatives from both Canada and USA respectively. In the beginning the aim ...
1st IPCH Referee Town Hall
After such a long time away from the field and in the sight of the upcoming World Championship 2022 the IPCH Referee committee has organized yesterday the first-e...
CALLING FOR BIDS FOR QT23 and EC24
While the SEC is working hard on the organization of the upcoming World Championship 2022, time has also come to start looking forward. With the aim of having ...
IPCH Sport Congress - 5th June 2021
PCH Sport Congresses are held every two years and provides an arena for IPCH Member Nations to discuss and decide about policies, management rules and regulations ...
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2022: ALLOCATED NATION AND INVITATION SENT
The 5th IWAS Powerchair Hockey World Championship will take place from 7th to 15th August 2022 in Switzerland. This will be the first time Switzerland will host ...
SWITZERLAND APPOINTED AS HOSTING NATION FOR THE POWERCHAIR HOCKEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2022
IPCH is happy to announce that the hosting nation for the IPCH World Championship 2022 has finally been selected. Switzerland will host the competition in ...
2020 has been a very complicated year, that no one could predict. Many competitions and games have been cancelled or postponed, taking away from athletes and ...
IPCH EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP CANCELLED!
The complicated and unpredictable situation created by the COVID-19 Pandemic brought, last march, the IPCH Sport Executive Committee, in agreement with the Local ...
NEW DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
We're happy to announce that Danni Hillbrandt-Mogensen is the new Development Officer for the IPCH Sport Executive Committee. You may know Danni as a player for ...
As announced last June IPCH thanks to the work of the Classification Committee the refinement of the Trunk Assessment is now officially in place. IPCH also ...
CLASSIFICATION: TRUNK ASSESSMENT REFINEMENT
In 2016 a first research on the Trunk Assessment was conducted by students of the University of Applied Science in The Hague (The Netherlands), the project led to ...
Call for bids: 2022 IPCH World Championship
Dear Sporting Friends, We proudly look back on a very successful IWAS Powerchair Hockey World Championship in 2018: the efforts of the Italian organizers with all ...
NEW DATES FOR THE POSTPONED EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP
We can now announce the new dates for the IPCH European Championship 2020, which was postponed due to the COVID-19. The IPCH and the Local Organizing Committee ...
IPCH EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP POSTPONED
THE IPCH EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP 2020 POSTPONED! Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The IPCH and Local Organizing Committee have decided ...
UPDATED WORLD RANKING LIST - GERMANY NEW NUMBER 1
The IPCH Euro Stars Tournament was a very thrilling experience for all the teams involved in the competition as well as for the IPCH Officials and Staff involved. ...
ITALY WINS THE IPCH EURO STARS
Last week 4 nations were gatheret in Lignano Sabbiadoro, for the official IPCH Euro Stars tournament. The tournament was meant as a warm-up tournament for the ...
IPCH EURO STARS SCHEDULE
The IPCH Euro Stars tournament is coming closer and we hope you're as excited as we are. Here you find the match schedule for the tournament:
BOOKING INFORMATION EURO STARS 2020
Don’t miss the chance to follow live the IPCH Euro Stars tournament - warming up to EC2020! In order to follow your team in Lignano supporters can book a room ...
SPORTS CONGRESS 2020
Dear Powerchair Hockey friends, The Sport Congress 2020 will be held on Monday 8th June 2020, in Pajulahti Olympic and Paralympic Training Centre that will host ...
SPOTS OPEN FOR REFEREE OBSERVER AND JURY COURSES
For the upcoming Euro Stars Tournament, there are still spots open for the Referee Observer and Jury courses. We highly encourage the nations to consider this ...
IPCH EURO STARS TOURNAMENT CONFIRMED
We are happy to confirm the IPCH Euro Stars Tournament will take place from 20 to 24 February in Lignano Sabbiadoro (UD). The tournament will count for I...
GROUPS FOR THE IPCH EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP 2020
Today during the Apuväline assistive technology & accessibility exhibition in Tampere, Finland, the drawing ceremony for the European Championship 2020 took ...
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP DRAWING
On the 9th of November the drawing ceremony for the 2020 European Championship will take place in Tampere, Finland. The drawing ceremony will together with an ...
TECHNICAL DELEGATES FOR THE EC2020 ANNOUNCED
We're happy to announce that IPCH have chosen Anna Rossi (Italy) as Technical Delegate and Aina Budde (Denmark) as Assistant Technical Delegate for the European ...
Training courses Euro Stars tournament
Dear IPCH Friends, We're happy to announce that, FIWH and the Italian National Team offered IPCH to organize training courses. The courses will be for Referees, ...
IPCH EURO STARS | WARM UP TO EC2020
Dear Teams, We're happy to announce that FIWH and the Italian National Team offered IPCH the chance to organize an official IPCH Tournament valid for WRL in ...
TWO SEC MEMBERS RESIGNED
We’re sorry to announce that both Niels ten Hagen and Nikolaj Richelsen have chosen to resign from all of their SEC and IPCH duties, due to personal reasons. All ...
EC2020 Dates Announced
We are very pleased to inform you that the Finnish Sports Association of Persons with Disabilities has been awarded the hosting of the IWAS Powerchair ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Wilfried Bouttelgier resigns 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
NEW SPORT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
At the Sport Congress this passed monday, the new IWAS Sport Executive Committee put together after the nominees was voted in. Current chairman Fabio Rodo ...
ITALY WORLD CHAMPIONS 2018
After a very close final between Denmark and the home team of Italy. We would like to congratulate Italy with the 2018 IPCH World Championship! It has been a ...
INTERVIEW | ANDERS BERENTH
In 2004, me and some other guys played hockey in a wheelchair for fun while practicing for another type of wheelchair hockey, called el-hockey (this sport is only ...
INTERVIEW | MEGHAN HINES
When I was 9 I was at a doctor’s appointment at Bloorview Kids Rehab in Toronto (one of the Toronto rehab centres) when a boy and his mother approached me and ...
INTERVIEW | KIERAN WATTS
I discovered Powerchair Hockey in 2010. I had been playing other sports previously, but I had friends that played Powerchair Hockey. They were preparing for the ...
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP LIVESTREAM
8 Nations, 78 players, 20 exciting matches! Be sure not to miss out on any of the IPCH World Championship 2018 matches! You can watch all matches live on the ...
UPDATED CLASSIFICATION MANUAL
We have updated the classification manual. The updated classification manual will be valid after the 2018 Sport Congress and can be found in the Sport Congress ...
INTERVIEW | BERRIE HOMMEL
I got to know Powerchair Hockey via the gym lessons in school. I liked it because it’s a team sport and I’m able to sport despite my handicap. My specialty was ...
INTERVIEW | MAARTEN CLAES
I got to know Powerchair Hockey via a teacher of my elementary school, she knew the sport and introduced me to it. What I love so much about it, is the fact that ...
CLASSIFIERS FOR THE 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCED
We are pleased to announce the team of classifiers that will carry out the classification procedure at the 2018 IPCH World Championship. The team with chief ...
INTERVIEW | JÖRG DIEHL
At my school, a Powerchair Hockey workshop was offered and since I’ve always been interested in sports, I participated. I got a new wheelchair back then but as my ...
INTERVIEW | NELSON BRAILLARD
I discovered Powerchair Hockey in 2008. The first team of the French part of Switzerland was created by M. Degonda, The Whirldrivers Lausanne. M. Degonda asked me ...
OBSERVERS & JURY MEMBERS FOR THE 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCED
We're happy to annonce the Observers and Jury Members for the IPCH World Championship 2018!
INTERVIEW | CLAUDIO COMINO
I got to know Powerchair Hockey in February 2013 thanks to some of my friends, because they were already playing this wonderful sport. I have always wanted to play ...
REFEREES FOR THE 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCED
We are pleased to announce the appointed referees for the IPCH World Championship 2018! We have a great team of very competent referees to make sure all matches ...
INTERVIEW | DENNIS VAN DEN BOOMEN
I joined my primary school hockey team in 1994 thanks to my gymnastics teacher who suggested me to start. She thought I would do well. I can put everything ...
NEW 2018 SPORT CONGRESS DOCUMENTS RELEASED
We have released new documents for the 2018 Sport C0ngress, that will take place in Lignano Sabbiadoro right after the World Championship. The documents include ...
IPCH QUALIFIATION TOURNAMENT 2019 AWARDED TO CZECH PCH
The IWAS Powerchair Hockey Sports Executive Committee are very happy to announce that Czech Federation of Powerchair Hockey have been awarded the IWAS Powerc...
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH SCHEDULE RELEASED
In under two months 8 nations will gathered in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy, to compete to be the next world champion. In September last year, the 8 nations was ...
CALL FOR NOMINEES!
Every four year Nations have the opportunity to nominate new candidates for the Sport Executive Committee. The Sport Congress are rapidly approaching, that ...
CANADA REPLACING USA AT THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
Unfortunately the USA have informed the IWAS SEC that they are not able to participate the World Championship 2018. A combination of lack of time and funds in the ...
NEW RESEARCH ON TRUNK FUNCTIONALITY RELEASED
New research on trunk functionality in PCH has recently been released. You can read a summery of the research here: The influence of trunkfunctionality on the ...
HAPPY NEW YEAR - THANK YOU FOR 2017
Merry Christmas everybody! We hope you had a lovely evening with family and friends. As the year is coming to an end, we would like to look back at what has been an ...
GROUPS FOR THE IPCH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
The drawing ceremony for the IPCH World Championship 2018 in Italy, has taken place tonight in the Press room of Dacia Arena, Udine. A total of 8 nations was ...
CONFIRMED NATIONS FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
We are very pleased to announce that we have received confirmation from the following 8 nations, on their wish to use their allocated qualification slot for the ...
FIVE STARS INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT
As part of the preparation for the IPCH World Championship 2018, the LOC Italy 2018 will be organizing the Five Stars - International tournament. This will be a ...
OFFICIAL PCH REFEREE AND JURY COURSE DURING THE INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT IN ITALY
Dear hockey friends It is with pleasure that the IPCH hereby announces that from 31st October to 6th November 2017, during the international tournament for ...
Allocated qualification slots for the IPCH World Championship 2018
IWAS Powerchair Hockey Sport Executive Committee have now allocated the qualification slots for the IPCH world championship 2018 in Italy. The slots for the IPCH ...
New classification manual released
Dear IPCH Nations, We are really happy and proud to be able the release the IPCH Classification Manual edition 2017. Classification is a fast moving field, in ...
ITALY AWARDED THE IWAS POWERCHAIR HOCKEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
Italy will be hosting the IWAS Powerchair Hockey World Championships 2018! From 24 September to 1 October 2018, the IWAS Powerchair Hockey World Championships will ...
OFFICIAL PCH CLASSIFICATION COURSE DURING THE PARAGAMES IN BREDA
Dear hockey friends With pleasure the IPCH hereby announces that from 21st to 26th June 2017, during the ParaGames in Breda (The Netherlands) an official PCH ...
RASMUS DISSING NIELSEN APPOINTED AS IPCH MARKETING & COMMUNICATION OFFICER
Dear IPCH Friends, the Sport Executive Commitee has a brand new member!! We are very very happy to introduce you all to the new IPCH Marketing and Communication ...
TWO NATIONS BIDDING FOR WC2018
IPCH is very proud to announce that we have received two excellent bids to host the World Championships 2018. Italy as well as the Czech Republic is applying to ...