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This Week in the NWBA (Feb. 19-25)

02/20/2018, 1:00pm CST
By Pasha Zolfaghari

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is excited to offer sanctioned events in Alabama, California, Indiana and North Carolina.

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.

 

2018 Alabama Collegiate Classic (Feb. 23-24)

The University of Alabama will host the 2018 Alabama Collegiate Classic from February 23-24, 2018. The tournament will take place at the University of Alabama’s Adapted Athletics Arena.

For more information, please contact Event Director Kassie Teeter at (205) 348-5124.

 

2018 Junior Wheelchair Basketball Midwest Conference Championships (Feb. 24-25)

Turnstone will host the 2018 Junior Wheelchair Basketball Midwest Conference Championships from February 24-25, 2018. The tournament will take place at Turnstone, located at 3320 North Clinton St, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

The following 14 Junior Varsity Division teams will be featured in the tournament: RHI Racers – A of Indianapolis, IN; RHI Racers – B of Indianapolis, IN; WASA Junior Bucks of Brookfield, WI; Chicago Skyhawks – Varsity of Chicago, IL; Peoria Wildcats of Peoria, IL; Mary Free Bed Jr. Pacers of Grand Rapids, MI; Motor City Wheelz - Varsity of Ann Arbor, MI; LWSRA Rolling Hawks of New Lenox, IL; Achievement Centers Jr. Wheelchair Cavaliers of Strongsville, OH; Synergy Jr. Bulls of Carol Stream, IL; Cincinnati Dragons of Covington, KY; Miami Valley Jr. Raptors of Beavercreek, OH; St. Louis Jr. Rolling Rams of St. Peters, MO and the Rockford Junior Chariots of Rockford, IL.

The following nine Junior Prep Division teams will also be featured in the tournament: LWSRA Rolling Hawks – Prep of New Lenox, IL; Synergy Jr. Bulls – Prep of Carol Stream, IL; RHI Racers – Prep of Indianapolis, IN; Mary Free Bed Jr. Pacers – Prep of Grand Rapids, MI; Motor City Wheelz – Prep of Ann Arbor, MI; Turnstone Flyers of Fort Wayne, IN; Cincinnati Dragons – Prep of Covington, KY; Chicago Skyhawks Junior Prep of Chicago, IL and the WASA Junior Bucks – Prep of Brookfield, WI.

For more information, please contact Event Director Jamie Garzon at (260) 969-7677 or jaime@turnstone.org.

 

San Diego Spring Tournament (Feb. 24-25)

The Adaptive Sports and Recreation Association will host the San Diego Spring Tournament from February 24-25, 2018. The tournament will take place at the Municipal Gymnasium, located at 2111 Pan American Plaza San Diego, California.

The following five Adult Division II teams will play in the tournament: San Diego Silverbacks of San Diego, CA; NMCSD Wolf Pack of San Diego, CA; Magee Spokesmen of Philadelphia, PA; Rancho Renegades of Downey, CA and the PossAbilities Rolling Cubs of Lake Elsinore, CA.

The following four Women’s Division Teams will also be featured in the tournament: San Diego Black Widows of San Diego, CA, University of Arizona – Women of Tucson, AZ, Arizona Storm of Tucson, Az and the PossAbilities Shield Maidens of Culver City, CA.

Finally, the following three Junior Varsity Division teams will also play in the tournament: San Diego Hammer of San Diego, CA, Sacramento Jr. Royals of Sacramento, CA and the Rancho Jr. Renegades of Downey, CA.

For more information, please contact Event Director Lindsay Holzhammer at (619) 336-1806 or lholzhammer@asrasd.org.

 

Triangle Thunder vs. Port City Spokesmen (Feb. 24)

On February 24, 2018 at 1:00 PM EST, the Triangle Thunder of Raleigh, NC will play the Port City Spokesmen of Wilmington, NC. This is a sanctioned Adult Division III game.

 

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