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Details Announced for Junior Athlete & Adult Athlete Memberships for 2024-25 NWBA Season

By NWBA, 07/10/24, 7:45PM CDT

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COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO – The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is excited to announce details for the Junior Athlete and Adult Athlete memberships and registration process for the 2024-2025 NWBA season. Athletes are invited to become a member for the first time or renew their membership with the NWBA. For an 11th year, the NWBA will utilize the same membership platform, SportsEngine.

The registration links for Junior Athlete and Adult Athlete will be posted on the NWBA webpage at https://www.nwba.org/individualregistration. The registration links for will be available at 5 p.m. Mountain time on Thursday, August 1.


JUNIOR ATHLETE AND ADULT ATHLETE MEMBERSHIP DUES

The following will be the Junior Athlete and Adult Athlete Membership Dues for the 2024-25 NWBA season:  
 
Early Individual Registration  
August 1, 2024 thru September 30, 2024 

  • $35 Junior Athlete
  • $50 Adult Athlete

Open Individual Registration  
Register Thursday, October 1, 2024 and after  

  • $45 Junior Athlete
  • $60 Adult Athlete

This information was shared during the 2024 NWBA Annual Assembly (May 2024 - recording here). 


BECOMING AN ATHLETE MEMBER

To become a NWBA member in good standing, you will have completed each of the following: 

1. Establish, or sign into existing SportsEngine Account (same as previous years) 

2. Establish or renew your NWBA Membership (integrated directly in the registration process) 

3. *NEW MEMBERS or THOSE WITHOUT ELIGIBILITY PREVIOUSLY ESTABLISHED ONLY* - Review and complete the necessary information and processes for player eligibility with the NWBA PRIOR to completing Athlete Registration. The information is available at https://www.nwba.org/playereligibility.  

4. Complete applicable 2024-2025 Registration Session (Junior Athlete or Adult Athlete) 

Various requirements apply for each membership category and registration session. Details can also be found at https://www.nwba.org/individualregistration.  

For individuals registered on multiple teams, you will only be required to register and pay one time (i.e. athletes on an Junior, Adult Division (DI, DII or DIII), Military Division and/or Women's Division teams may register for those teams during one registration session. 


ATHLETES WITH SPINAL CORD INJURY – MEMBERSHIP DUES FULLY FUNDED!

For the 2024-25 NWBA season NEW athletes with a spinal cord injury that have not previously been registered with the NWBA will have their membership dues fully funded at no cost! The support to cover the cost of these membership dues for this season for those athletes with spinal cord injuries is being provided by a Craig H. Nielsen Foundation Grant awarded to the NWBA. More details and process for the membership dues being funded will be integrated into the Junior Athlete and Adult Athlete Registrations. 

We appreciate the consideration by athletes with spinal cord injuries to make a donation in the amount of their expected membership dues when completing their registration! 


Early Individual Registration for Non-Athletes opens at 5 p.m. Mountain time on Thursday, August 1. More information will be shared in an announcement tomorrow. 

A team must complete Team Registration prior to an individual completing any registration (Junior Athlete, Adult Athlete, or Non-Athlete). Visit https://www.nwba.org/teamregistration for more information on team registration.