Governance & Membership

The Alberta Basketball Association (ABA) is the governing body for the sport of basketball in Alberta.       

ABA is committed to providing a safe environment and fair competition for all of its members. This policy provides guidelines and regulations for groups running events, programs  and tournaments helping to ensure a safe and fair environment.

This policy applies to all basketball related activities, events and tournaments participated in, organized by and run by ABA and its members.  

Purpose of Governance

  • Ensures a commitment by the event organizer that the event will be conducted in accordance with ABA guidelines

  • Ensures that the event will be conducted in a fair and safe manner

  • Encourages the recognition of results

  • Ensures that the event meets a standard of quality required for sanctioning by ABA

  • Provides insurance for participants’ safety for those activities sanctioned by ABA


2024/2025 ABA Membership

  • Membership Year runs annually - September 1st - August 31

  • Individual Membership Fees are:

  • Category

    ABA Fee

    CB Fee


    Divisions: 5U - 9U




    Divisions: 11U - 17U












    Adult - 18+





    • To purchase Individual Membership - CLICK HERE
    • Annual membership purchase instructions package is now being provided to make purchasing membership easier for all.
  • Organization Registration Fee is: $100.00

    • To purchase Organization Registration for 2024-25 - CLICK HERE


ABA & CB Membership Benefits


 The Case for Alignment Document

  • Governance Policies, Procedures and Best Practices
    • Ongoing Return to Play Guidelines due to COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Organization Access to RAMP Online Registration System
  • Electronic ABA Membership Card with Photo ID
  • Membership Insurance Coverage
  • Access to the following programs:
    • Fall Development
      • Jr. Academy
      • Sr. Academy
      • Targeted Athlete Strategy (TAS) - in conjunction with Canada Basketball
    • Mini Clinics
    • Jr NBA
    • Team Alberta
      • Open Tryouts, Assessment Camp, Final Selection
      • Western Canada Summer Games
      • Canada Summer Games
      • Canada Basketball National Championships 15U & 17U 
    • Alberta Summer Games - Zone Teams
  • Coaching Development
    • NCCP Courses - Community Coach/FUNdamentals, Learn to Train, Train to Train and Train to Compete
    • NCCP Evaluations 
    • GamePlan & The Locker Assistance
    • Professional Development (in person & online)
  • Events
    • Youth Provincials
    • ABA 3X3 Championships
    • FIBA 3X3 Satellite, Challenger and Women’s Series
    • Western Canada ID Camp
    • jr NBA Global Championships
      • Provincial and Regional Qualifiers


ABA Governance Handbook
ABA General Waiver and Permissions
Exemption Form


What all is covered with your insurance policy:

ALBERTA BASKETBALL's INSURANCE COVERAGE - Follow link for more information or click on the individual links below

For more information on how you or your organization can become a member please contact the Alberta Basketball office @ (780) 427 - 9044.