Event operators interested in hosting a qualifier event leading to the 2018 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships may apply to obtain an official qualifier bid. Approved events will be afforded the opportunity to send team(s) to the 2018 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado, for the following divisions of play:
2018 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships qualifier events must be approved by USA Basketball and FIBA, and the event must conclude on or before Feb. 25, 2018. The steps below outline the application process.
: Complete and submit the USA Basketball 3x3 Qualifier Event Application
Applications are considered and either approved, denied or wait listed in the order they are received.
To obtain more information including age requirements, approval process and criteria, please call 719-590-4800.
Applications must be submitted by Jan. 7, 2018.
: All applications are reviewed by USA Basketball for approval.
: Once your application has been approved, USA Basketball will set up an event overview and planning call.
: USA Basketball will send an invoice to be paid within 14 days.
The placeholder fee will be refunded after the qualifier’s team(s) participate in the USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships
: Create your qualifier event on em.3x3planet.com
. For a tutorial on using the FIBA 3x3 Event Maker, click HERE
: All players participating in the qualifier tournament must create and confirm their player profiles prior to the qualifier. Operators are responsible to oversee this process.
To be deemed a USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships Qualifier, all participating players must have confirmed profiles prior to the qualifier event. Qualifier events with unconfirmed player profiles risk losing qualification status and the placeholder fee.
: Enter tournament results within 48 hours of the qualifier’s conclusion on em.3x3planet.com
to declare the event official by FIBA 3x3.
The USA 3x3 National Championships bid is contingent on FIBA 3x3 declaring the qualifier as official. Qualifier events that are not declared official will risk losing qualification status and the placeholder fee.
: Send the winning teams’ contact information to USA Basketball within one week of qualifier conclusion.