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NWBA Announces the 2021 NWBA Toyota National Championship Series

07/20/2020, 3:30pm CDT
By NWBA

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO – The National Wheelchair Basketball Association Board of Directors is excited to announce the host, dates, and locations for all events of the 2021 NWBA Toyota National Championship Series.
 

Intercollegiate Division

Women’s and Men’s
Thursday, March 11 to Saturday, March 13

Wichita, KS

Venue: Heskett Center at Wichita State University

Host: American Collegiate Society for Adapted Athletics
 

Women’s Division

Friday, March 19 to Sunday, March 21

Phoenix, AZ

Venue: Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities

Host: Ability360
 

Adult Division

DI, DII & DIII

Thursday, March 25 to Saturday, March 27

Wichita, KS

Venues: Wichita Hoops & Wichita Sports Forum

Host: Visit Wichita
 

Junior Division

Prep, Varsity & Varsity Invitational

Friday, March 26 to Sunday, March 28

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 and distributed to NWBA registered members.

The NWBA expresses deep gratitude to American Collegiate Society for Adapted Athletics, Visit Wichita and Ability360 for serving as a LOC for an event within the series. The NWBA is looking forward to the great hospitality provide to NWBA members and fans by host cities and communities throughout the series.


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About the NWBA
The National Wheelchair Basketball Association is the recognized National Organization for Wheelchair Basketball by the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation and the High Performance Management Organization by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. The NWBA trains and selects teams for participation in the Paralympic Games, World Championships, and other international competitions. The NWBA was founded in 1949, and today consists over 200 teams in the following divisions of play: Adult Division (I, II and III), Women's Division, Intercollegiate Men's Division, Intercollegiate Women's Division and Junior Division (Prep and Varsity levels of play). For more information, visit:
www.nwba.org.

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