FIPFA & Confederations

federation internationale de powerchair football association (FIPFA)

The international federation of Powerchair Football is the Federation Internationale de Powerchair Football Association (FIPFA). FIPFA was established in 2006 when the founding members came together to create an international version of powerchair football. FIPFA moved their headquarters to England in 2020 after being previously based in Paris, France since its inception.

FIPFA works with the three international confederations to establish and grow the sport of powerchair football across the globe. As well as overseeing various international tournaments, FIPFA continually seeks to grow the sport. Referee and classification workshops as well as training camps help to grow the sport from grassroots to the highest level.

European powerchair football association (EPFA)

Europe features some of the oldest powerchair football nations, continually working to grow the sport. With the highest number of nations playing the game and the region’s best sharing their knowledge, the future is bright for Europe. EPFA hosts the EPFA Champions League annually, while the EPFA Nations Cup for national teams is played every 4 years.

EPFA recognises the following national powerchair football organisations:

AUSTRIABELGIUMCROATIA
DENMARKENGLANDFINLAND
FRANCEGERMANYITALY
IRELANDNORTHERN
IRELAND
POLAND
PORTUGALSCOTLANDSPAIN
SWITZERLANDTURKEY

American Powerchair Football Confederation (APFC)

APFC covers North, Central and South America. Featuring two-time world champions the USA and plenty of passionate up and coming teams, the APFC host various club and international competitions. The Americas Cup is for national teams and the Copa Sudamericana for South American nations. The Champions Cup bring the best club teams in the Americas together.

APFC recognises the following member countries:

ARGENTINABRAZILCANADA
MEXICOUNITED STATES
OF AMERICA
URUGUAY

ASIA PACIFIC OCEANIA POWERCHAIR FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (APO)

The APO zone brings together nations across Asia and beyond. Covering a vast region and the most populous region on earth, it is only a matter of time before powerchair football truly explodes across the zone. The APO Cup is the zone’s premier competition, hosted every 4 years.

APO recognises the following participating nations:

AUSTRALIAINDIAJAPAN
NEW ZEALANDSINGAPORESOUTH KOREA