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Notice of the 2021 NWBA Annual Assembly & Divisional Annual Meetings

By NWBA Team , 02/26/21, 1:00PM CST


2021 NWBA Annual Assembly to be held Thursday, June 24 in Wichita, KS

 COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO – The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) Governance Committee is pleased to provide NWBA membership formal notice of the 2021 NWBA Annual Assembly. The Annual Assembly will be held at 8:15 p.m. Central Time (local time) on Thursday, June 24 in Wichita, Kansas. The Annual Assembly will be held in the Kansas Grand Ballroom at the Wichita Marriott (9100 E Corporate Hills Dr, Wichita, KS 67207).  

Additional details including, but not limited to, the Board of Directors available positions, Bylaws amendment proposals, participation and voting information (including requirements) can be found on the newly designed 2021 NWBA Annual Assembly webpage, which can be accessed below. 

Based on membership feedback from prior years, we have worked diligently to create this webpage to provide all Annual Assembly information in one easy location to reference. 

All are welcome and strongly encouraged to participate in the Annual Assembly (in-person or electronically). Only the respective registered Team Representative/Voting Delegate of each 2020-2021 NWBA Registered Team is allowed to vote. 

Your voice matters. Annual Assembly is the perfect opportunity for membership and other NWBA constituencies to gather and provide input on important matters relating to the organization. The 2021 NWBA Annual Assembly will include an opportunity for Membership to pose questions to the Board of Directors and Executive Director. The meeting will also include: 

  • “State of the NWBA” from the Board of Directors 
  • Managerial report from Executive Director, Will Waller 
  • Voting on Proposed NWBA Bylaws Amendments 
  • Elections for Board of Directors Available Positions 

The Annual Assembly will be held in conjunction with the 2021 NWBA Toyota Adult & Junior Wheelchair Basketball National Championships. Competition for this event is slated to begin on Thursday, June 24 for the Adult Division and on Friday, June 25 for the Junior Division. More event information for the 2021 NWBA Toyota Adult & Junior Wheelchair Basketball National Championships will be provided when available. 

The Executive Committees for the Junior Division, Adult Division and Intercollegiate Division are also pleased to announce the details for their Annual Divisional Meetings. During these meetings divisional leadership will present on matters outlined in their divisional guidelines and conduct any formal business for the division (elections and/or amendment proposals to divisional guidelines). Further details are included on the 2021 NWBA Annual Assembly webpage: see below for the slate of currently scheduled Annual Divisional Meetings: 

Adult Division Annual Meeting 

  • Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Central Time  
  • Kansas Grand Ballroom, Wichita Marriott 

Intercollegiate Division Annual Meeting 

  • Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time  
  • Wichita Ballroom, Wichita Marriott 

Junior Division Annual Meeting 

  • Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Central Time  
  • Kansas Grand Ballroom, Wichita Marriott 

Women’s Division Annual Meeting 

  • Time/Date/Location TBD 
  • Likely July 2021 - in conjunction with Women’s Division National Championship  

The NWBA will exercise COVID-19 mitigation measures to ensure a safe environment for those participating in any of the above in-person meetings. More information on this along with further details on participating in the Annual Assembly and Divisional Annual Meetings electronically are included on the 2021 NWBA Annual Assembly webpage:

We look forward to, and appreciate in advance, your active participation in outlining the future path of the organization!