Game

  • Travel with the ball from your goal line to the opposing team’s to score a point. In between the goal lines, there is passing, dribbling, blocking and of course hitting. Check out the rules for more details.

  • Qualifications

    Basic qualification is an impairment in at least 3 of 4 limbs and decreased trunk control.

    Classification

    Each player is given a rating from 0.5 – 3.5 in increments of 0.5 depending on their level of ability.

    This is 2 part test. The first is a bench test to measure strength and balance. The next is an evaluation on the court to determine if your bench test correctly determines your playing ability.

    There are 4 players per team on the court. The sum of their classifications cannot be more than 8.

  • The Court

    court Regular basketball court- 94′ by 50′

    Goal

    -26′ 3″ by 5′ 3″

    The Chairs

    Def chair

    Defensive Chair

    Players with 0.5 – 1.5 classifications

    Cage and hooks on front to catch and hold others

    Made for blocking

    Off chair

    Offensive Chair

    Players with 2.0-3.5 classifications

    Fenders on front to break through barricades

    Made for speed

    The Extras

    USQRA-Ball-2008

    Ball

    Standard sized indoor volleyball

    gloves

    Gloves

    Any combination of gloves and sticky material to aide in ball handling and pushing

    1. Games are four 8-minute quarters.
    2. 4 timeouts for each team, plus 1 extra for each overtime played.
    3. One point is scored when the goal line is crossed with any two wheels of  the ballcarrier’s wheelchair with possession of the ball.
    4. 10 Seconds:  Players must dribble or pass or it’s a turnover.
    5. 12 Seconds:  Ball must be advanced over half-court or it’s a turnover.
    6. 10 Seconds:  Ball must be inbounded or it’s a turnover.
    7. 40 Seconds:  Teams must score after the ball is inbounded or it’s a turnover.
    8. 10 Seconds: Offensive player cannot be in the key longer or it’s a turnover.
    9. Only three defenders are allowed in the key at one time or it’s a penalty. (There is a penalty box.  Generally, players are released when the opposition scores a goal or when one minute served.)
    10. Hitting an opposing player’s chair behind the axles (a spin) is a turnover or a penalty.