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2017-18 NWBA Membership Enhancements & Benefits

06/27/2017, 12:30pm CDT

As the NWBA continues to roll out information on registration for the 2017-18 NWBA season, there are numerous benefits and enhancements that have been developed to increase your involvement within the association. The newly restructured NWBA Membership Program is focused on deliverables and benefits to members. The following are the many benefits and new enhancements that teams and individuals will receive as NWBA members. All members benefit from being a participant in the largest disabled sport organization and wheelchair basketball league in the world.

Since the close of the season, the NWBA has worked in establishing more benefits and enhancements to the membership program. Some of the exciting new features are: 1. Using your tablet and/or smartphone to register; 2. No processing fees; 3. No background check fees for non-athletes; 4. Reduced insurance deductible to $500 for any secondary-accident coverage for all members.

Individual Benefits

  • Competency Training & Certifications (Officials, Coaches, Team Reviewer, SafeSport)
  • Exclusive access to participate in NWBA programing
  • Access to digital newsletters and other announcements
  • Secondary Accident Insurance Coverage

Individual Membership Enhancements

  • Streamlined individual registration process
  • You can register using your tablet and/or smartphone
  • More registrations & forms available electronically
  • No background check fees for non-athletes
  • Personal profile on website
  • New "Find A Team" map
  • Discount offers from NWBA partners
  • Access to NWBA Classification Database
  • More educational & training materials
  • Live interactive videos & webinars
  • Player Recognition Program
  • Membership & registration giveaways

Team Membership Benefits

  • Team-specific web page
  • Recognized delegate for NWBA membership voting 
  • Eligible to compete in NWBA sanctioned events
  • Eligible to compete (pending invitation) divisional national tournament
  • Accident Insurance Coverage


Team Membership Enhancements

  • Streamlined team registration process
  • Team registration fee payment plan options
  • Management of team score input
  • Access to live scoring app
  • More education & training materials
  • More live stream video of competition
  • Provided a Team Guide Book to reference and track team operations
  • Provided a hard copy of the NWBA scorebook
  • Provided grassroots promotional resources
  • Turn key sales kits for team fundraising
  • Team Recognition Program
  • Membership & registration giveaways

The NWBA Board of Directors and staff look forward to continuing to provide great service to our members. The NWBA will continue to work on increasing the benefits for all NWBA members.

If you have questions please contact Brandon McBeain, Director of Membership Services and Programs, at or (719) 266-4082 ext. 108.

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