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NWBA Classifier Course to Be Hosted at University of Alabama

By NWBA, 12/13/22, 11:45AM CST


In-Person Course on January 20-22, 2023

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The Classification Committee for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is pleased to announce it will be hosting a training course to become certified as a NWBA Regional Classifier in the NWBA functional classification system. This course will be hosted at the University of Alabama in Stran-Harden Arena.

The NWBA and Classification Committee invite trainers, coaches, sports administrators, physical therapists, medical professionals and anyone interested in becoming a NWBA certified classifier to attend a training course. The course will also provide current NWBA Regional Classifiers the opportunity to test to become a NWBA National Classifier (must have served as Regional Classifier for two NWBA events). 

Spots are limited for the training courses and filled on a first come first serve basis. 

University of Alabama – NWBA Classification Course

Dates & Times:

-        Friday, January 20th, full day of coursework and on-court observation 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

-        Saturday, January, 21st, full day of coursework and on-court observation 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

-        Sunday, January 22th, testing from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

If you cannot attend all sessions then you cannot take the test. 

Meeting Location:

-       Stran-Harden Arena, 410 Peter Bryce Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401  

Registration Deadline:

-       Tuesday, January 10th, 2023

The registration fee for the training course is $100.00. The fee covers class material/training and lunches. Completed registration forms should be sent to Jayne Chilutti at The registration form for the training course is below for your convenience. Invoice for registration fee will be sent once your registration is confirmed by the NWBA Classification Committee.

Course attendees are responsible for their transportation to and from the facility during the course. Attendees are also responsible for your lodging cost; however support of lodging cost may be  provided on a limited basis for those in need. For questions contact Jayne at  

A NWBA Classifier Course must be held in conjunction with an NWBA sanctioned event that includes on court competition. If you are interested in hosting a NWBA Classifier Course please contact Jayne at