The 2017 National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament presented by ABC Medical will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, March 30-April 2. The tournament will feature levels of play at Junior Prep Division, Junior Varsity Division, Junior Varsity NIT Division, Division I, Division II and Division III.
Divisions & Teams (96 teams total):
At a huge 1.2 million square feet, the Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC) is the perfect host for the 2017 NWBT. The KEC is adjacent to the Crowne Plaza Louisvill Airport, headquarters hotel, and minutes away from the Louisville International Airport.
The KEC will feature 12 basketball courts for competition for the 2017 NWBT. The KEC will have food vendors, sponsor tables and much more making for a great tournament experience for attendees of the 2017 NWBT.
Kentucky Expo Center – South Door
Trailer Parking available in South Wing C in Lot B2
Adult Division - Division I, Division II & Division III
Junior Division - Junior Prep, Junior Varsity & Junior Varsity JNIT
The Crowne Plaza Airport Hotel, one of Louisville's premier hotels, will be the headquarters hotel for the 2017 NWBT. All membershiphsip meetings and banquets will be held at this hotel. The hotel is located adjacent to the Kentucky Expo Center, which allows attendees of the 2017 NWBT the convenience of being within walking distance to the venue.
Crowne Plaza Airport Hotel
The NWBA has reserve blocks of rooms in other hotels in Louisville, KY. Please view the 2017 NWBT Fact Sheet to view the hotel information, room blocks and rates.
The NWBA General Assembly Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 29 at 12PM at Crowne Plaza Airport Hotel. Delegate Registration for the NWBA General Assembly Meeting will be from 11AM to 12PM on Wednesday, March 29. The NWBA General Assembly will include a presentation from Board of Directors and NWBA Executive Director, Bylaw Amendments and BOD elections. More information is available below.
NWBA Annual Assemble Absentee Ballots
The request of an absentee ballot must be received by the NWBA no later than February 27, 2017.Send requests to Scott Voskovitch by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All absentee ballots must be received by Scott Voskovitch, NWBA Board of Directors and Governance Committee chairperson no later than March 24, 2017. Send ballots to Scott Voskovitch by email to email@example.com.
The 2017 NWBT is a ticketed event for all non-team attendees.
The NWBA Junior Division banquets will be held on Saturday, April 1 at the tournament host hotel, the Louisville Crowne Plaza.The Junior Prep Banquet will start at 6 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall at Louisville Crowne Plaza. The Junior Varsity Banquet will start at 7 p.m. in the Crowne Ballroom at Louisville Crowne Plaza. The Junior Prep and Varsity Banquets are ticketed events for all attendees. Click on the link below for more information.
The NWBA will be providing the NWBA Operation Rebound clinic supported by the Department of Veteran Affairs during the 2017 National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament presented by ABC Medical. This wheelchair basketball clinic will provide assistance with chair fitting, instruction from coaches on game fundamentals, introduction to classification, opportunity to view elite competition and participation in games.
Click on the flyer, schedule and registration form below for more information.
Click on the flyer and registration form for more information on the NWBA Classification Course offered during the 2017 NWBT. Please contact Brandon McBeain at firstname.lastname@example.org or (719) 266-4082 ext 108 with any questions.
Please click on the NWBA annual awards for copies of nomination forms and applications.