All individuals must have a valid NWBA membership to complete a registration on the NWBA website. If you are not an NWBA member, you will be automatically prompted to complete a membership when attempting to purchase registrations on the NWBA website.
Deadlines - Floor Officials
Registration for the 2020-21 season does not close but to be eligible for post-season play all officials must completely register by the following dates for each division:
Adult Division: December 31st, 2020
Women's Division: December 31st, 2020
Junior Division: January 15th, 2021
Intercollegiate Division: January 7, 2021
To fully complete the registration process all officials must also take all SafeSport training modules.
Individual Athlete Registration Dates
- Opens at 5:00 p.m. Mountain time on Wednesday, September 2
- Does not Close; but must register prior to the following deadlines to be eligible for postseason play for the division of play per previous announcement:
Adult Division - December 31, 2020
Women's Division - December 31, 2020
Junior Division - January 15, 2021
Intercollegiate Division - January 7, 2021
ATHLETES MUST COMPLETE ATHLETE REGISTRATION PRIOR TO NON-ATHLETE REGISTRATION.
Please make sure to read the steps below (scroll down to "Registration Process"), and watch these videos to provide a visual guidance on how to register.
Individual Registration will be separated into four categories: Junior Athlete, Adult Athlete, Non-Athlete and Volunteer & Hall of Fame.
Junior Athlete - All athletes that participate in the Junior Division (Prep and Varsity)
Junior Athletes that participate on an Adult Division (DI, DII or DIII) and/or Women's Division teams may register for those teams during this registration session.
Adult Athlete - All athletes that participate in the Adult Division I, Adult Division II, Adult Division III, Women's Division and Intercollegiate Division (Men's & Women's)
Non-Athlete - Includes registration for the following individuals: Coaches, Officials, Classifiers, Team Representative, Statistician, Athletic Trainer, Team Classification Reviewer, Equipment Manager, Administrator, Divisional and Conference Leadership, Board Directors and Event Directors.
Volunteer & Hall of Fame - All members of the NWBA Hall of Fame and volunteers of the NWBA.
Volunteer. A person who freely assist with NWBA operations and is NOT associated/involved with an NWBA team, group and/or committee (Example: NWBA event volunteer, office volunteer, etc.).
Athletes that also serve in Non-Athlete roles should also complete a Non-Athlete Registration.*
A team must complete Team Registration prior to an individual completing an Athlete or Non-Athlete Registration. Click here for more information on Team Registration.
All individuals must have a verified complete NWBA Athlete and/or Non-Athlete Registration 10 days prior to their first competition at a NWBA sanctioned event. All individuals registering within 10 days of an NWBA sanctioned event may NOT be eligible to participate. A complete Athlete and/or Non-Athlete Registration includes the successful completion of the following certifications: Background Check (Non-Athlete only), SafeSport Trained ("Applicable Adults"), Coaches Certification (if applicable), Officials Certification (if applicable), Team Reviewer Certification (if applicable).
We highly encourage you to register as soon as possible to avoid issues later in the season. Make sure your games count towards Nationals.
Junior Athlete (Prep and Varsity)
Junior Athlete Registration - $25.00 per person
Adult Athlete (Adult Division, Women's Division & Intercollegiate Division)
Adult Athlete Registration - $30.00 per person
Non-Athlete Individual Registration - $60.00 per person
*Registered Adult Athletes that need to register also as a Non-Athlete will only be charged an additional $30 as the Non-Athlete fee when completing an entry for 2020-21 Non-Athlete Registration.
Hall of Fame
$0 per person, membership dues waived - contact Brandon McBeain at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details prior to registering.
- A Membership Fee Waiver Request is available for individuals with significant financial hardship. Please submit a summary of your request to Brandon McBeain at email@example.com.
-Payment options are available for teams or organizations to sponsor individual registration dues of team athletes and non-athletes.
Credit card payments for individual dues processed online will include an online processing fees of (3.15% + $1.50) per payment.
Step #1 – Sign up for a SportsEngine Account
To complete Individual Registrations please visit www.nwba.org and click on the correct registration link. You will need a SportsEngine account to complete all registrations with the NWBA. If you already have a SportsEngine account, click here to learn how to login. If you have forgot your password to your SportsEngine account, click here to reset your password. If you need to create a SportsEngine account, click here to create a SportsEngine account.
Step #2 – Registration
Who are your registering?
You will be asked if you are registering yourself of another person. The option for registering someone else is ONLY for parents of minors (under 18 years of age).
Which of the following are you registering for?
Player, Coach, Team Representative, etc.
Note: For people who have more than one responsibility on a team (ie: Coach and player or Team Representative and Team Reviewer) you should select all the positions that apply.
Select your team. (Select "No Team" if not affiliated with a team)
Note: If your team is not listed on the pull down menu, email your team representative, coach and/or sponsor organization. They will need to complete 2020-21 NWBA Team Registration to be added into the list of teams on Individual Registration sessions.
Step #3 Athlete Registration - Required Information
- Contact Information
- Date of Birth
- T-Shirt Size
- Disability Information
- Jersey Number
- Personal Info
-Waivers: Liability, Hold Harmless, Concussion Acknowledgement, SafeSport Acknowledgement (for "Applicable Adults")
Junior Division Athletes
All High School Athletes
Only New Athletes (did not participate in 2019-20 season)
- Junior Minimum Disability Form – One-time submission
- Birth Certificate – One-time submission
Only one entry for Athlete Registration is required for athletes rostered on multiple teams.
- This includes athletes rostered on Adult Division AND Women's Division teams (Adult Athlete Registration)
- This includes athletes rostered on Prep and Varsity teams (Junior Athlete Registration)
- This includes athletes rostered on a Junior Division and a Adult or Women's Division team (Junior Athlete Registration)
Step #3 Non-Athlete Registration - Required Information
- Contact Information
- Date of Birth
- Disability Information (if applicable)
- Military Service (if applicable)
- T-Shirt Size
- Personal Info
Background check; integrated into registration
SafeSport - More info at: nwba.org/safesport
Team Classification Reviewer
- Must successfully complete the Team Classification Reviewer Test
- Visit http://www.nwba.org/teamreviewer to complete
- Valid for two years from date of completion
- Complete no later than September 30 or within 45 days of registering
Officials (Floor Officials or Referees)
- Must successfully complete the Officials Test on annual basis
Only one entry for Non-Athlete Registration is required for individuals serving in various roles.
Step #4 – Review and Complete Registration
You will have a chance to review your individual profile page and edit any information.
Step #5 - Edit Registration Entry
You may edit a registration entry previously submitted. Please click here to learn how to edit a registration entry.
Step #6 - SafeSport
More info at nwba.org/safesport. The SafeSport Training must be completed 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 members 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 membership registration.
Junior Athlete and Non-Athlete Individual Membership Registration(s)
These members will receive an email within 24 hours of submitting their membership registration with the instructions and the access code to complete the training.