Our Sports


All five of our sports are modified and designed for people in electric wheelchairs. Balloon Soccer, Hockey, Powerchair Hockey and Powerchair Football are non-contact sports. All sports except for Powerchair Hockey have a speed limit of 10km/ph. Balloon Soccer, Powerchair Hockey and Rugby are played at National level. Powerchair Football is played at National and International level, while Powerchair Hockey is also played Internationally.

For more information on our sports, please contact Luke David

Phone 0424 160 174 | E-mail luke.david@vewsa.org.au


Hockey

Hockey

Hockey

Broadly based on field hockey rules, but played with either a:

 Hockey Stick  T-Stick
Light-weight plastic Unihoc stick Plastic ‘T’ bar fitted to the wheelchair

As well as using a light-weight Unihoc ball. Teams of 5 on-court players plus interchange players. (click to view rules)


Balloon Soccer

Balloon Soccer

Balloon Soccer

Score goals by hitting a large balloon with your head or wheelchair. (click to view rules)


Rugby League

Rugby League

Rugby League

A tennis ball is used to commence play and to convert a TRY into a GOAL. The game is played by imagining the flight of a ball between numbered players who call the number of their team mate who is intended to receive the ‘ball’, subject to ‘Tackles’ by opposing players.  (click to view rules)


Powerchair Football

Powerchair Football

Powerchair Football

The sport is played with two teams of four players. Players use their wheelchair to push and spin kick a 330mm Football. (click to view rules)


Powerchair Hockey

Powerchair Hockey

Powerchair Hockey

The sport is played with two teams of five players. Powerchair Hockey is broadly based on Ice Hockey/Floorball. A barrier surrounds the court which allows players to rebound the ball. It is a competitive, high intensity sport that physically empowers people with a disability. It is a fast-paced, tactical game and thus an excellent spectator’s sport. (click to view rules)