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FEDDF announces Spanish wheelchair basketball domestic season schedule

Yesterday, Federación Española de Deportes de Personas con Discapacidad Física (FEDDF) announced the schedule for the upcoming domestic wheelchair basketball competition.



La Liga División de Honor is scheduled to kick off the first round in the first full week of October of this year.  División de Primera is scheduled to start a month later, in the first full week of November.  Both divisions will have the first week of December off, and a two week Christmas break starting December 22.  


División de Primera has the second full week of January off.  In the middle of February, División de Honor has two weeks off, with the first for the IWBF and the second for the Copa del Rey.    División de Primera is scheduled to play during those weeks.  Both divisions have the first full week of March off for the Euroleague.  


The third full week of March is the eighteenth and final round of regular season play for División de Honor.  During that week, División de Primera plays.  The following week, División de Primera plays while División de Honor has the week off.  Following that, both divisions are off for Holy Week.  The next week, División de Primera plays a final four competition, and  División de Honor has their final round of the season. Following a bye week in the third week of April, both divisions have the Euroleague and the Champions League Finals in back to back weeks.

This season, teams get a one point reduction for all players on the court who are less than 23 years of age.

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2569 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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