Americas Region

Jamaica celebrate after winning a Bronze Medal at the Netball World Cup 2023

Scope of the Region

The Americas Region covers a total of 54 countries. 

Current Regional & World Netball Members

Any country within the Region is encouraged to play and develop netball and those who join both the Regional Federation and World Netball, as either Associate or Full Members, gain access to a wider range of support services.

The Americas Region currently has two Associate Members and 17 Full Members.

If you would like more information on joining your Regional Federation and World Netball please contact World Netball.

Full Members

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
BERMUDA
DOMINICA
ST LUCIA
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
GUADELOUPE
ARGENTINA
CANADA
GRENADA
ST MAARTEN
USA
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
BARBADOS
CAYMAN ISLANDS
JAMAICA
ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
ST KITTS & NEVIS

Associate Members

VENEZUELA
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Other Netball Nations

ARUBA
CHILE
GUYANA
PARAGUAY
ST EUSTATIUS
TURKS & CAICOS
BAHAMAS
CUBA
HAITI
PERU
URUGUAY
BONAIRE
CURACAO
Montserrat Flag
MONTSERRAT
SABA
US VIRGIN ISLES

Lead Agency

The Americas Federation of Netball Associations, known as Americas Netball (AN) is the recognised World Netball Agency for the Americas Region.

AN has launched their 2022-2026 Regional Strategic Plan setting out how they will support the development of Netball over the next four years.

Click here to view the AN Regional Strategic Plan.

The plan links closely with the World Netball Strategic Plan which can be viewed here.

Regional Federation Officials

Officials of the AN Executive Committee are elected by Members of the Association at the Annual General Meeting every 4 years. The term of office is 4 years.

The current AN Executive Committee includes

  • President – Dr Bridget Adams
  • 1st Vice-President – Simone Forbes
  • 2nd Vice-President – Javon Edwards
  • Honourary Secretary – Shirley George-Benjamin
  • Treasurer – Jacintha Ballantyne
  • World Netball Regional Director – Dr Bridget Adams

The current President is also the World Netball Regional Director.

The Executive meets at least six times per year.

Regional Meetings

AN members meet quarterly with one AGM per year. Other meetings are held as necessary.

Competition

AN organizes competitions for senior teams in the Region and also organizes competitions for U21 and development teams.

The Association also organizes Regional qualifying tournaments every four years for the Netball World Cup and the Netball World Youth Cup. These are held the year prior to these Netball World Cup events.

AN also encourage its members to play in external competitions and competitions amongst other teams within the region.

Training Courses

AN organizes training courses for its Members in Governance, Coaching, Umpiring, Bench Officiating and other Developmental courses.

Further Information

For further information on Americas Netball please contact the Honourary Secretary – Mrs Shirley George-Benjamin at americasnetballsecretary@gmail.com