National Championship

Indiana University (South Bend) – South Bend, IN – April 6th – 8th, 2018

The National Club Basketball Association is excited to announce the 2018 National Club Basketball National Championship tournament will be heading to the hoosier state and the campus of Indiana University (South Bend) in South Bend, Indiana.  Eight NCBBA teams will advance to the National Championship tournament, which is set to take place Friday, April 6th through Sunday, April 9th. The event will be a single elimination, three-day tournament that will ultimately determine the 2018 National Champion.  On Saturday (April 7th) we will be hosting the 3rd annual NCBBA skills competition and 2nd annual NCBBA All Star Game.

South Bend, IN will play host to the 2018 NCBBA National Championship Tournament

The varsity gym on the campus of Indiana University - South Bend will serve as the host venue for the 2018 NCBBA Championships

The NCBBA has partnered with VSBM to bring the 2018 National Championship to South Bend! Learn More

Attendance and Travel Information

Visit South Bend
For more information about South Bend and the surrounding area and attractions, check out the official tourism site of Visit South Bend.


If your trip to the NCBBA National Championship requires you to fly, South Bend International Airport (SBN) is just 20 min from IU – South Bend.  Visit for more details.  Alternate options are Chicago – Midway International Airport (MDW) and Indianapolis International Airport (IND) both of which are just a 2 hour drive from South Bend.


Renting Vehicles
Whether needing vans to get your team to the NCBBA National Championship or simply picking up a car at the airport, consider booking with Avis, official sponsors of the NCBBA.  Besure to use code D712300 when booking to get a discounted rate as well as having the under 25 fee waived.


The NCBBA has partnered with Visit South Bend to create a unique hotel booking portal for teams and fans alike to secure lodging while attending the National Championship.  Visit South Bend has negotiated a variety of hotel options to meet any budget and any taste while securing exclusive discounted prices for those attending the NCBBA Tournament.  CLICK HERE to get the exclusive NCBBA Tournament Discounts and be sure to book by March 29th before these discounts are gone!


Plug these addresses into your GPS to help you navigate around South Bend during your visit to the NCBBA National Championship:

  • Venue – Indiana University-South Bend – Student Activities Center – 1700 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, IN 46615
  • Parking – Teams and spectators should park in the Student Activities Parking Lot at the corner of Mishawaka Ave and 20th St. as seen on the IUSB Campus Map
  • HospitalMemorial Hospital – 615 N. Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601


Tickets to the NCBBA National Championship are available only at the Ticket Office the day of the game.  NO PRESALE.  Prices for a day pass are $6 for Adults, $5 for Students, and $4 for children 12 and under.  Visa, Mastercard, and Discover are accepted.


Game Day Program – Coming Soon


Continue to check back, more information will be added as it becomes available. We look forward to seeing you at the NCBBA National Championship!

Follow Live!

During the NCBBA National Championship, fans not in attendance will have the opportunity to listen to a live play by play broadcast of the tournament games over the internet as well as real time statistical game tracker.



Skills / All Star Competition

On Saturday April 7th, beginning at NOON EST, the NCBBA will be hosting the 3rd annual NCBBA Skills Competition.  Contestants from around the NCBBA will be competing in events such as a Three Point Competition, the NCBBA Obstacle Course, and a Slam Dunk Competition.  Following the Skills Competition, the 2nd annual NCBBA All Star Game will take place featuring participants from the NCBBA National Championship Tournament field.