Jr NBA Global Championship returning in 2019

Jan. 10, 2019

The second annual Jr NBA Global Championship, a youth basketball tournament for the top 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls teams from around the world, will be held Aug. 6-11 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Fla.  Thirty-two teams will participate in a week of on-court competition and off-court programming centered on the Jr NBA's core values of teamwork, respect, determination and community.

Hosted in partnership with Canada Basketball, provincial cup champions from all 10 provinces will compete in regional tournaments across the country starting in April 2019. Details for Alberta will be announced soon

The winning girls and boys teams from each provincial cup will advance to represent Western Canada, the Prairies, Ontario, Eastern Canada, and the Atlantic Provinces at the Jr NBA Global Championship Canada Regional Finals in Ontario in June 2019.. The Jr NBA Global Championship Canada Regional Finals will feature single elimination games to determine the boys and girls teams that will represent Canada in Orlando

More information about the Jr NBA Global Championship can be found at jrnbagc.nba.com

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