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This week in the NWBA (Feb. 12-18)

02/12/2018, 6:15pm CST
By Pasha Zolfaghari

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is excited to offer sanctioned events in Connecticut, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland and Ohio.

All events are open to the public. The NWBA asks that teams and spectators share their experience by posting their photos and tagging the NWBA. Use the hashtag #NWBA to be featured on our social media sites.

 

Eastern Conference Championships (Feb. 16-18)

The Bennett Blazers will host the Eastern Conference Championships from February 16-18, 2018. The tournament will take place at the Bennett Gym, located at 3835 Greenspring Ave., Baltimore, MD.

The tournament will feature the following four Junior Prep Division teams: Fairfax Falcons of Fairfax, VA, Bennett Blazers of Baltimore, MD, Katie’s Komets of Collegeville, PA, and the New York Rolling Fury Prep of New York, NY.

The tournament will also feature the following six Junior Varsity Division teams: Sportable Spokes of Richmond, VA, Fairfax Falcons of Fairfax, VA, Katie’s Komets of Collegeville, PA, Ryan Martin Foundation Trojans of Simsbury, CT, Bennett Blazers of Baltimore, MD, and the New York Rolling Fury Varsity of New York, NY.

For more information, please contact Event Director Gerry Herman at 443-923-7844 or hermang@kennedykrieger.org.

 

Connecticut President’s Day Weekend Basketball Tournament (Feb. 17-18)

The Hospital for Special Care will host the Connecticut President’s Day Weekend Basketball Tournament from February 17-18, 2018. The tournament will take place at the Hospital for Special Care Research & Education Center, located at 370 Osgood Avenue, New Britain, CT.

For more information, please contact Event Director Carlos Quiles at 860-827-1958 or c316los@aol.com.

 

Orlando Magic 7th All-Star Invitational (Feb. 17-18)

The Harper Family Charitable Foundation is hosting the Orlando Magic 7th All-Star Invitational from February 17-18, 2018. The tournament will take place at the West Orange Recreational Center, located at 309 S. Crown Point Rd, Winder Garden, FL. The tournament will involve pool play, followed by a single-elimination format.

The following six Adult Division III teams will be featured in the tournament: Orlando Magic Wheels of Orlando, FL, LWSRA Hawks of New Lenox, IL, Charlotte Rollin’ Hornets of Cornelius, NC, Sheperd Stealers of Atlanta, GA, Brooks Ballers of Jacksonville, FL, and the Sunrise Suns of Sunrise, FL.

For more information, please contact Event Director Joyce Prakke at 321-689-6014 and joyceprakke@gmail.com.

Las Vegas YUCCAS DII & DIII at UNLV (Feb. 17-18)

The City of Las Vegas and Paralympic Sports Club of Las Vegas will host the Las Vegas YUCCAS DII & DIII at UNLV from February 17-18, 2018. The tournament will take place at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, located at 4505 S Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV.

For more information, please contact Jonathan Foster at 702-229-4796 or jfoster@lasvegasnevada.gov.

 

MV Raptors Double Header (Feb. 18)

Miami Valley Adaptive Sports will host the MV Raptors Double Header on February 18, 2018. The tournament will take place at the Payne Recreation Center, located at 3800 Main St., Dayton, OH.

The double header will be between the Miami Valley Raptors – DII of Xenia, OH and the Cincinnati Royals – DII of Cincinnati, OH.

For more information, please contact Event Director Greg Johnson at 937-416-6159 or gregfj156@gmail.com.

 

Edinboro University at Cleveland Wheelchair Cavaliers Double Header (Feb. 18)

Edinboro University of Edinboro, PA will face the Cleveland Wheelchair Cavaliers of Cleveland, OH in a double header on Sunday, February 18, 2018. They will play their first game at 12:30 PM CST and their second game at 2:30 PM CST. The games will take place in Cleveland, Ohio.

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