COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The NWBA and our valued sponsors are excited to announce the special events schedule for the 2020 NWBA Toyota Adult & Junior Wheelchair Basketball National Championships from March 12-15. Please read below on general details for each of these fun activities occurring. For more information on the 2020 NWBA Toyota National Championship Series please visit the series webpage at www.nwba.org/2020nationals.
On Friday, March 13th, we are excited to present our Celebrity Game featuring local Wichita celebrities, highlighted by Brandon Whipple, recently reelected and 101st mayor of Wichita! Other NWBA participants will include former and current Paralympians and World Champions. The game will be hosted on court Court 8 starting at 2:00 PM and ending at 3:30 PM. All attendees of the nationals are invited to watch the game and cheer on participants during this fun event.
The Per4Max Shootout is a shooter’s challenge to see which Junior Division athletes can score the most points in a set period of time from different spots on the floor. There will be a variety of awards presented via the Per4Max Shootout. The 1st place winner will receive a brand new Per4Max Sport Chair!
Interested players can sign up at the Per4Max booth at the Wichita Hoops facility during the event. The shootout will occur on Friday, March 13th from 12:00-1:30 p.m. on court 10.
The Top End Clinic is a clinic of skills and drills run by the Top End Elite Athletes for players who want to improve their wheelchair basketball fundamentals. All Junior Division athletes are eligible to sign up for the clinic, so be sure to secure a spot and fine-tune your skills!
Eligible players can sign up at the Top End Booth starting on Thursday, March 12th, at the Wichita Hoops facility. The clinic will take place on Friday, March 13th from 6:00-7:30 PM on courts 5 and 6.
Put your skills to the test during the RGK Mad Skillz Competition. This event puts Junior Division athletes through a timed assault course to see who has the best skills amongst the group. There will be leaderboards prizes for the top 3 finishers. The RGK Mad Skillz Competition will be held on courts 10 and 11 on Saturday, March 14th, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Be sure to stop by the RGK booth to secure your spot and show off your skills!