IWBF

28th August - 6th September

Worcester, England

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Structure of the event

 

The Championships take place over 10 days between 28th August and 6th September 2015, with both men’s and women’s teams playing and competing each day.

Date

Event

 Friday 28th August

 Opening Ceremony & Opening Pool Games

 Saturday 29th August

 Pool Games

 Sunday 30th August

 Pool Games

 Monday 31st August

 Pool Games

 Tuesday 1st September

 Pool Games

 Wednesday 2nd September

 Pool Games

 Thursday 3rd September

 Men's Quarter Finals & 9-12 Classification Games

 Women's Pool Games

 Friday  4th September

 Men's Semi Finals & 5-8 Classification Games

 Women's Semi Finals & 5-7 Classification Games

 Saturday 5th September

 Classification Games

 Sunday 6th September

 Men & Women's Bronze Medal Games

 Men & Women's Final

 

The Women’s Championship is run firstly as a ‘round-robin’ with each nation playing once against each other. Based on their respective table positions after this stage, this is followed by Semi Finals, Classification games and a Final game to determine medals and the overall winner of the Championship.  The women’s competing nations are France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain and Turkey.

The top four nations will qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

 

Teams in the Men’s Championships are spilt into 2 Pool Groups.

 Pool A

 

 Pool B

 Poland

 Netherlands

 Spain

 Turkey

 Czech Republic

 Israel

 France

 Switzerland

 Germany

 Sweden

 Great Britain

 Italy

 

Each nation plays once against every other team in their respective group. The top four teams in each Pool then go through to compete in the Quarter Finals, Semi Finals, and the Final to determine medals and the overall winner of the Championship. Classification games also take place to determine other positions.

The top five nations will qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympics.