COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO – The National Wheelchair Basketball Association and Visit Wichita are excited to announce the first edition of the fact sheet and host hotel information for the Adult and Junior Division portions of the 2022 NWBA Toyota National Championship Series presented by ABC Medical. The following events will be hosted on March 31 to April 3 in Wichita, Kansas:
The Fact Sheet includes event information regarding competition, entry tickets, hotels, and other important event details. The Fact Sheet will be updated as more information is available. Please check for updates on the Fact Sheet and more information on the 2022 NWBA Toyota National Championship Series webpage presented by ABC Medical at www.nwba.org/nationals. Information on the Intercollegiate Division and Women's Division events will be made available on this webpage as well.
The information on season details to be eligible for 2021-22 NWBA postseason play and postseason timeline can be found here.
The NWBA will continue to support and host events for those that can and want to compete in the 2022 NWBA Toyota National Championship Series presented by ABC Medical. The NWBA will continue to utilize the following principles as it relates to COVID-19 while hosting these events:
Please visit the Nationals webpage for direct links to COVID-19 for these groups/organizations associated with each of these events.
The Wichita Marriott will serve as the host hotel for the Adult and Junior Division portions of the 2022 NWBA Toyota National Championship Series presented by ABC Medical. The Wichita Marriott is within 15 minutes of the competition venues, Wichita Hoops and Wichita Sports Forum. The Wichita Marriott is within five miles of shopping and dining at Greenwich Place. Local attractions near the hotel include Wichita State University and Intrust Bank Arena. Please feel free to view the information below to make a reservation at the Wichita Marriott:
Click here to reserve a room online at the NWBA group rate – Adult & Junior Events
Call: (316) 651-0333 & mention “NWBA” for group rate
The cut-off date to make a reservation is March 7, 2022. The block rate will not be available after.
Visit Wichita and NWBA have again coordinated with other hotels for alternative lodging accommodations from Wichita Marriott for these events. Please view the Fact Sheet or nationals webpage for the alternative options available.
The 2022 NWBA Toyota Adult & Junior Wheelchair Basketball National Championships presented by ABC Medical, similar to the 2021 event for Adult & Junior Divisions, will be again utilizing a "Stay to Play Model" for lodging for the event. Please see below for more information on "Stay to Play Model" which is commonly used in hosting sporting events:
Over the last several years, Wichita has hosted the NWBA for the 2020 and 2021 versions of the NWBA Toyota National Championships presented by ABC Medical. Wichita has established itself as a sports city hosting the Midwestern and Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships, NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship first and second round games, waterski national championships, and United States Bowling Congress’ U.S. Open.
The NWBA hosts eight national tournaments annually to its various divisions of play. Teams play in regular season games and tournaments from October to May, culminating with an invite to the team’s respective divisional national tournament. The “Toyota National Championship Series” is the umbrella of the NWBA’s eight divisional National Wheelchair Basketball Tournaments.