NWBA 2021 Championship Schedule

Revised dates announced by the NWBA

The NWBA has revised event dates for the 2021 championship series

By NWBA Staff


The National Wheelchair Basketball Association announced revised dates for the 2021 NWBA Toyota National Championship Series.

Responding to membership feedback, input from divisional leadership and key stakeholders the NWBA has made accommodations to adjust the dates of these events.

NWBA leadership is excited to create this flexibility in hosting these events to allow more of an opportunity for members to participate and attend.

Intercollegiate Division – REMAINED AS SCHEDULED

Women’s and Men’s
Thursday, March 11 to Saturday, March 13, 2021
Wichita, KS
Venue: Heskett Center at Wichita State University
Host: American Collegiate Society for Adapted Athletics

Women’s Division – UPDATED

Friday, July 23rd – Sunday July 25th, 2021
Phoenix, AZ
Venue: Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities
Host: Ability360

Adult Division – UPDATED

Thursday, June 24th to Saturday, June 26th, 2021
Wichita, KS
Venues: Wichita Hoops & Wichita Sports Forum
Host: Visit Wichita

Junior Division – UPDATED

Prep, Varsity & Varsity Invitational
Friday, June 25th to Sunday, June 27th, 2021
Wichita, KS
Venues: Wichita Hoops & Wichita Sports Forum
Host: Visit Wichita

The top 16 ranked teams for each Adult Division (I, II, III) will earn an invite to their respective divisions’ national tournament. A total of 48 teams from the three Adult Divisions will battle it out for a coveted national title during this event.

The top 16 ranked teams for Varsity level of play in the Junior Division will earn an invite to compete in the National Varsity Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, based on their performance throughout the season.

Varsity teams ranked 17-32 will receive an invite to participate in the National Varsity Invitational Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. The top 16 ranked teams from Prep earn an invitation to participate in the National Prep Wheelchair Basketball Tournament.

The national tournaments for the Women’s Division and Intercollegiate Division (Women’s and Men’s) include all teams within the division that meet eligibility requirements as outlined by their division guidelines.

The Local Organizing Committees (LOCs) and NWBA will work to develop and publish detailed fact sheets for these events in a timely fashion to allow potential attendees and teams to plan accordingly.

All updates will be published on the NWBA website at www.nwba.org


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