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    January 20, 2014

    Team Manitoba Wheelchair Basketball Recruiting Athletes Ages 13-24 for 2015 Canada Winter Games

    The Manitoba Provincial Wheelchair Basketball Program has announced that it is currently recruiting able body athletes and athletes with physical disabilities. Wheelchair Basketball is fully integrated, meaning the sport is coed and eligible to people with and without physical disabilities. The age eligibility for Canada Games participation is 13 – 24 before January 1, 2015.





    Canada Winter Games 2015: Wheelchair Basketball 
    February 13 - March 1, 2015 in Prince George, British Columbia. 

    Overview: The Canada Games are Canada's largest national multi-sport competition for young athletes. The event brings together the top young amateur athletes in Canada who compete for their respective province or territory.  The Canada Games take place every two years, alternating between the summer and winter program. The Games act as a stepping stone in the development of Canada's next generation of national, international, Olympic and Paralympic champions. Each province has played host to the Games at least once since their inception in Quebec City in 1967. Wheelchair basketball made its debut at the winter edition of the Canada Games in 1995.

    Team Toba Schedule

    • Regular Practice Tuesday’s at the University of Winnipeg 7:00PM – 8:30PM 
    • Talent ID Camp Saturday & Sunday February 1 - 2, 2014 TBD 
    • Training Camp Sunday March 2nd, 2014, Joe Doupe Gym at HSC TBD 

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    For more info contact MWSA at 204-925-5790, mwsa@sportmanitoba.ca, or visit www.canadagames.ca and www.wheelchairbasketball.ca. Be sure to follow what’s happening in the wheelchair sports community in Manitoba; check us out at www.mwsa.ca and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/manitobawheelchairsports.
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