National Championship

Indiana University (South Bend) – South Bend, IN – April 12th – 14th, 2019

The National Club Basketball Association is excited to announce the 2019 National Club Basketball National Championship tournament will be returning to the hoosier state and the campus of Indiana University (South Bend) in South Bend, Indiana for a 2nd straight year.  Eight NCBBA teams will advance to the National Championship tournament, which is set to take place Friday, April 12th through Sunday, April 14th. The event will be a single elimination, three-day tournament that will ultimately determine the 2019 National Champion.  On Saturday (April 13th) we will be hosting the 4th annual NCBBA skills competition and 3rd annual NCBBA All Star Game.

South Bend, IN will AGAIN play host to the 2019 NCBBA National Championship Tournament

The varsity gym on the campus of Indiana University - South Bend will once again serve as the host venue for the 2019 NCBBA Championships

The NCBBA has partnered with VSBM to bring the 2019 National Championship BACK to South Bend ! Learn More

Waterford Estates Lodge has officially signed on to be the official lodging partner of the 2019 National Championship. 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.

 

Airport
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 FlySBN.com 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.

 

Lodging
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.  We have negotiated an exclusive deal with  Waterford Estates Lodge to be the official host hotel of the 2019 NCBBA National Championship with exclusive discounted prices for those attending the tournament.  CLICK HERE to get the exclusive NCBBA Tournament Discount and be sure to book by April 4th before these discounts are gone!

 

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

  • Host Hotel –   Waterford Estates Lodge  – 52890 SR 933 North, South Bend, IN 46637
  • 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
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.

 

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 all the tournament games over the internet as well as a real time statistical game tracker.

 

Skills/All Star Competition

On Saturday April 13th, beginning at NOON EST, the NCBBA will be hosting the 4th 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 3rd annual NCBBA All Star Game will take place featuring participants from the NCBBA National Championship Tournament field.