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Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association

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Subject: World Wheelchair Rugby Championships, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Squash Canada, History of Canadian sports, Wheelchair rugby
Collection: Sports Governing Bodies in Canada, Wheelchair Rugby
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Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association

Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association
CAN Wheelchair Rugby Logo
Sport wheelchair rugby
Category Wheelchair Sports
Jurisdiction Wheelchair Sports in Canada
Founded 1972 (1972)
Headquarters Ottawa, Ontario
President Donald Royer
Sponsor Sport Canada
Official website

The Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA) (French: Association canadienne des sports en fauteuil roulant (ACSFR)) is a International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF), the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) and the national wheelchair rugby team in the Canadian Paralympic Committee. The CWSA's President is Dr. Donald Royer.

The organization is responsible for the selection and training of the teams that represent Canada in international tournaments, including the World Championships and Games of the Paralympiad and the qualifiers therefore, as well as for the promotion of the sport amongst prospective players, spectators, and fans.


Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (106868706RR0001) was registered with Canadian Revenue Agency as a Canadian amateur athletic association (RCAAA); therefore, they can issue official donation receipts and are eligible to receive gifts from registered charities since 1972-04-25.[1]

External links

  • Official site of the Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA)


  1. ^ Canadian Revenue Agency

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