COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO – The Junior Division Executive Committee and National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) are excited to announce it will be hosting a series of special events at the 2023 NWBA Junior National Wheelchair Basketball Championships on March 24-26 in Wichita, KS. The events will provide the athletes a unique playing experience and feature many of the talent athletes from the Junior Division.
All five events are scheduled for Friday, March 24, or Saturday, March 25, at the renowned Wichita Hoops facility and are FREE to participate in!
For more information about the 2023 NWBA Junior Wheelchair Basketball National Championships, visit www.nwba.org/nationals.
On Saturday, March 25, at 12:00 PM on Court 5 will be the Prep Exhibition Game, showcasing amazing athletes of Prep level of play in the Junior Division. The event will provide players a fun-environment for gaining an on-court opportunity to experience more competition. No signup necessary, just show up!
The Junior Boys Senior Showcase Game, is scheduled on Court 8 at 12:00 PM on Saturday, March 25, will feature our male players competing in their last year of play in the Junior Division. The event will provide players an opportunity to play in front of NWBA coaches, college coaches and National Team coaches. No signup necessary, just show up!
On Court 11 at 12:00 PM on Saturday, March 25, come check out Girl Power! All female players that are interested in a 10' game (hoop height) can compete in the Junior Girls Game. The event will provide players an opportunity to play alongside some of their friends/opponents but also in front of NWBA coaches, college coaches and National Team coaches. No signup necessary, just show up!
Put your skills to test with during this year's Jr. NBA Skills Competition! This event puts Junior Division athletes through a timed assault course to see who has the best skills amongst the group. The 1st Place Champions may be in the running to attend the National Finals ! The competition will be held on Courts 5,6, 9 and 10 at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 24. Competition will have two age divisions: Under 13 and Under 11 years old. Pre-registeration is encouraged to help with organization this event.
Calling all sharpshooters! At 2:00 PM, on Friday, March 24, the NWBA will hold a Varsity Three-Point Contest on Courts 7 and 8, featuring one participant per Varsity team (including Varsity teams competing in the Varsity Invitational Tournament). Signups to occur on-court at time of competition.