The International Wheelchair Rugby Federation will meet in Frankfurt ©IWRF

Elections will top the agenda when the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) meets for its General Assembly in German city Frankfurt.

Officials from the Paralympic sport will begin to assemble tomorrow at the Best Western Premier IB Hotel Friedberger Warte for four days of meetings, which includes the Assembly on Monday (November 14).

Cathy Cadieux, chief executive of the Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association, is running unopposed to become treasurer of the IWRF.

Two roles are also available to become Board members, with five candidates in the frame.

Those standing include Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby trustee Richard Allcroft, who took oath on behalf of all judges and referees at the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

South Africa's Clyde Holland and Gary Pate of USA Wheelchair Rugby have also been nominated, along with Mike Spence, the leader of Great Britain's wheelchair rugby team at the Invictus Games, and Indonesia's Rodney Holt.

The Rio 2016 Paralympic tournament, won by Australia, will be on the agenda ©Getty Images
The Rio 2016 Paralympic tournament, won by Australia, will be on the agenda ©Getty Images

All positions are for a term of four years and will expire at the end of the IWRF General Assembly in 2020.

In accordance with IWRF regulations, candidates must receive at least 50 per cent plus one of the votes cast to be elected.

The IWRF Board will hold a meeting tomorrow, before various conference sessions and planning meetings.

Three motions have been put forward for discussion at the Assembly, including a request from Brazil and Colombia for the creation of a separate South American zone.

Australia have asked for discussion on video reviews of "flagrant fouls that lead to suspensions" while the United States have called for classification panels to include an athlete representative.  

IWRF President John Bishop will begin the Assembly with his report, while September's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will also be discussed. 

Australia successfully defended their Paralympic title with a thrilling 59-58 victory after double overtime over London 2012 bronze medallists the United States.