USA Basketball

2017 Events Information

USA BASKETBALL WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM PROGRAM

USA Basketball will have the following events in the summer of 2017 – the FIBA Americas U16 Championship, the FIBA U19 World Championship and a new U23 International Tournament. USA Basketball selection committees are responsible for selecting athletes to participate in team trials, the actual selection of each 12-member team and ongoing performance evaluations of team members. Athletes may show their interest in participating on a 2017 USA Basketball National Team by submitting an Athlete Consideration Form (found at www.usab.com and click on Women’s National Teams, Athlete Consideration Form).

2017 FIBA Americas U16 Championship

The 2017 FIBA Americas U16 Championship serves as the qualifying tournament for the 2018 FIBA U17 World Championship. Trials to select the finalists for the 12-member team will be held May 25-29 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Athletes will receive invitations to attend the trials during March of 2017. It will again be possible for athletes not receiving an invitation to participate in the trials by submitting an application. Attendance will be limited to 150 athletes, determined by the USA Developmental National Team Committee. Training camp will include a variety of practices, scrimmages and friendly games as follows (dates and location will be confirmed as soon as possible):
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May 25 - 29 Trials U.S. Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO
TBD Training Camp U.S. Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO
TBD FIBA Americas Championship TBD

2017 FIBA U19 World Championship


The 2017 FIBA U19 World Championship will be held July 22-30 in Udine and Cividale del Friuli, Italy. Trials to select the 12-member roster will be held May 18-21 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The 12-member team will begin training camp on July 7 and athletes will return home following the conclusion of the tournament. Athletes will receive an invitation to attend the trials progressively and no later than following the USA Junior National Team Committee meeting at the NCAA Final Four in early April. Training camp will include a variety of practices, scrimmages and friendly games as follows:

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May 18-21 USA U19 National Team Trials (Colorado Springs, CO)
July 7-14 Training Camp (Colorado Springs, CO)
July 15-21 Preparation games/tournament (Europe)
July 22-30 FIBA U19 World Championship (Udine and Cividale del Friuli, Italy)
July 31 Return to United States

Players eligible for this team must be U.S. citizens and born on or after January 1, 1998.

2017 U23 International Tournament

USA Basketball, along with other elite women’s basketball federations, will participate in an inaugural international tournament for college-aged athletes.  This tournament is an important USA Basketball Athlete Pipeline development event intended to prepare athletes for the senior-level USA National Team Pool.  The tournament will include top national teams around the world providing meaningful competition and development. The 2017 U23 International Tournament will be held in the first half of August. Plans for the trials to select the 12-member team are still being finalized but will either be May 18-21 or in August prior to the U23 training camp and tournament.  Athletes will receive an invitation to attend the trials following the USA Junior National Team Committee meeting at the NCAA Final Four in early April. During trials and training camp, there will be an emphasis on skill development by position and understanding the culture of success exhibited by the senior-level USA National Team.  Dates are tentative at this time and will be confirmed as soon as possible.  Players eligible for this team must be U.S. citizens who are currently freshmen, sophomores or juniors in college.

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