Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association

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Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association
CWSA
CANWheelchairRugbyLogo.jpg
CAN Wheelchair Rugby Logo
Sport wheelchair rugby and powerlifting
Category Wheelchair Sports
Jurisdiction Wheelchair Sports in Canada
Founded 1972 (1972)
Headquarters Ottawa, Ontario
President Donald Royer
Sponsor Sport Canada
Official website
www.cwsa.ca
Canada

The Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA) (French: Association canadienne des sports en fauteuil roulant (ACSFR)) is a non-profit organization and the governing body for wheelchair rugby and powerlifting in Canada. The organization represents Canada in the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) and the national wheelchair rugby team in the Canadian Paralympic Committee. The CWSA's President is 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 therefor, as well as for the promotion of the sports amongst prospective players, spectators, and fans.


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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]

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