Fédération Internationale de Powerchair Football Association (FIPFA) is the International federation for Powerchair Football that governs the game on a world level.
Muscular Dystrophy UK is the charity for the 70,000 people living with muscle-wasting conditions in the UK.
Muscular Dystrophy UK is the charity for the 70,000 people living with muscle-wasting conditions in the UK. We bring together people affected by more than 60 rare and very rare progressive muscle-weakening and wasting conditions.
“Powerchair football is an exciting and inclusive sport which is growing rapidly. We know how much it means to compete and play Powerchair football and more than half of Powerchair footballers having a muscle-wasting condition. Muscular Dystrophy UK is committed to ensuring the sport has the support to grow and become accessible to all those who want to play.”
Robert Meadowcroft, CEO of Muscular Dystrophy UK
Muscular Dystrophy UK has a range of services to help people affected by muscle-wasting conditions, including information on conditions, advocacy support, peer to peer support and funding for equipment and grants. Visit www.musculardystrophyuk.org or call our helpline to find out more about our services 0800 652 6352.
We support thousands of people every year and many families get involved in the charity in different ways. We’re really proud of our family funds, who are ambassadors of the charity, made up of exciting supporters with real commitment, ambition and passion for fundraising and Muscular Dystrophy UK. Find out more about family funds on our website: http://www.musculardystrophyuk.org/get-involved/family-funds/
Sportswik is a new app that makes is simple to create fun and professional looking coverage from trainings and games at any level. Everyone at the arena can report, and everyone at home can follow and cheer for their team.
The Sportswik app allows every game at any age or level to get a fun, engaging and professional looking match coverage. It allows players, friends, family and fans to get behind the team by posting comments, pictures, videos and contribute to a fun and engaging match coverage. There are also easy to use features for live reporting of goals and game events.
The WFA have partnered with Sportwik for the 2017/18 season to provide a way to showcase powerchair football and report on all the action from this seasons competition. We are working with Sportswik to also provide a platform to stream all the league action.
For supporters who can’t be at a particular fixture, the app enables them to follow their team’s progress with goal updates, match reports, pictures and videos via their smartphone. It will remind all team followers of upcoming games, provide results from across the league and updated tables automatically.
To find out more, please visit www.sportswik.com/wfanational
If you wish to install the Sportswik app, these are available from the App Store or Google Play
We have always worked in partnership with The FA as the National Governing Body for Football in England.
The Village Hotel Club Nottingham provides national league accommodation and hosts events for the WFA.
The Nottingham Hotel offers Stylish bedrooms, state of the art Health and Fitness Club, Beauty and Hair Salon a fantastic restaurant, great pub and coffee shop. Village Hotel Club Nottingham has live party nights and a Velocity Fitness Shop. Throw in free WiFi throughout the hotel and over 300 free car parking spaces – no other hotel company gives you more than the Village Hotel Club.
Find out more about WFA event accommodation.