- Opens Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 5 p.m. Mountain time
- Remains open throughout the 2021-2022 season*
*Participants are STRONGLY encouraged to register as early as possible to avoid eligibility issues.
Team Registration MUST be complete prior to that Team's affiliated participants submitting an Individual Registration. Click here for more information on Team Registration.
Individuals with multiple roles should submit multiple Registrations--Athlete Registration prior to Non-Athlete Registration. Review additional details below in the Membership Categories section.
Please make sure to read the steps below (scroll down to "Registration Process"), and click on the links below to watch videos on how to register.
Junior Athlete - All athletes that participate in the Junior Division (Prep and Varsity)
Junior Athletes that participate on a Junior Division Team as well as an Adult Division (DI, DII or DIII) and/or Women's Division teams may register for ALL of their teams through submitting this one Junior Athlete Registration.
Adult Athlete - All athletes that participate in the Adult Division I, Adult Division II, Adult Division III, Women's Division, Intercollegiate Division (Men's & Women's) and the Men's and Women's High Performance Pool/National Teams.
Non-Athlete - All non-athletes which includes the following roles: Coach, Official, Classifier, Team Representative/Voting Delegate, Team Support Staff Members (Statistician, Medical Professional, Team Classification Reviewer, Equipment Manager, Administrator, Personal Care Attendant, Other), Hall of Fame member, Board of Directors, Standing or Ad hoc Committee or Task Force Leadership, Divisional and Conference Leadership, Event Director or Sanction Holder, and Affiliate (Employees, Interns, Contractors, etc.)
Athletes that also serve in Non-Athlete roles should submit both an Athlete Registration and a Non-Athlete Registration.
NOTE: Members are only required to pay for one membership per season. A unique discount code will be provided to individuals submitting both an Athlete and Non-Athlete Registration. The discount code will waive the $30 NWBA membership registration fee, leaving only the $30 NCSI fee for the background check (which is required for all Non-Athlete registrations).
Step #1 - SportsEngine Login
To complete Team Registration, please visit: www.nwba.org and click on the appropriate registration link. All NWBA Registrations require a SportsEngine account.
Step #2 – Registration Notes and Required Information
Team Classification Reviewer:
Officials (Floor Officials or Referees)
Must successfully complete the Officials Test on annual basis. The link to the Officials Exam will be provided to individuals who select “Official” with an Non-Athlete Registration. Officials must score 70% or higher on the first attempt.
Step #3 – Review and Submit Registration
After reviewing the information entered to confirm it is complete and correct, click on "Complete Order" to submit the Individual Registration. A copy of the receipt and Individual Profile will display and will also be sent to the email included in the SportsEngine profile used to submit the Individual Registration.
Step #4 – Save the Confirmation Email received after submitting the Individual Registration for easy access to edit/update information if/as necessary throughout the season.
Edit Registration Entry: Please click here to learn how to edit a registration entry.
Step #5 – Complete SafeSport Training
Trainings and additional resources can be found by visiting: https://www.nwba.org/safety
Adult Participants (age 18 and older)
All Adult Participants submitting any NWBA Individual Membership Registration (i.e., Junior Athlete, Adult Athlete, and Non-Athlete) MUST complete SafeSport Training each season within 10 days of submitting the NWBA Individual Membership Registration and prior to engaging in any activities with the NWBA
-Adult Athlete Individual Membership Registration: These participants can directly access the Training by clicking the SafeSport "Complete Certification" button provided in the eligibility/confirmation email received within 24 hours after submitting an NWBA Adult Athlete membership registration.
-Junior Athlete and Non-Athlete Individual Membership Registration(s): These participants will receive an email within 24 hours of submitting their membership registration with the instructions and the access code to complete the training.
Minor/Youth Athletes (age 17 and younger)
Minor/Youth Athletes should complete the age-appropriate Training for Minor/Youth Athletes
Parents should complete the “Parent’s Guide to Misconduct in Sport” Training.