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Nov 23, 2017 7:30 PM est
USA 85 vs. PUR 78
FIBA World Cup of Basketball for Men
2017-19 Americas World Cup Qualifier
Nov 26, 2017 5:00 PM est
USA 91 vs. MEX 55
FIBA World Cup of Basketball for Men
2017-19 Americas World Cup Qualifier

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2017 USA Women's Teams Schedule
Aug 12, 2017 3:00 PM edt
USA 78 vs. AUS 60
USA Women's U23 National Team
2017 U24 Four Nations Tournament
Aug 13, 2017 3:00 PM edt
USA 107 vs. CAN 61
USA Women's U23 National Team
2017 U24 Four Nations Tournament
Aug 15, 2017 3:00 PM edt
USA 103 vs. JPN 71
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2017 U24 Four Nations Tournament

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Player and Coach Eligibility Requirements

To participate in Official Qualifiers as well as the U.S. Open Basketball Championships, players and coaches must meet participation eligibility requirements set forth by USA Basketball.

Player Eligibility Requirements

All players must meet the age and grade (if applicable) requirements outlined below to participate in qualifying divisions to the U.S. Open Basketball Championships:

  • 8th Grade - Enrolled in 8th grade or lower as of October 1, 2017 AND cannot turn 16 prior to September 1, 2018

  • 13U - Cannot turn 14 prior to September 1, 2018 (this is an age division, grade exceptions are not permitted)

  • 12U - Cannot turn 13 prior to September 1, 2018 (this is an age division, grade exceptions are not permitted)

It is the responsibility of the head coach to provide age and grade (if applicable) verification for players at any time throughout the event. Permitted forms of player age verification include birth certificates, passports and government-issued IDs (originals, hard copies or digital copies). Permitted forms of player grade verification include school-issued report cards or school administrator confirmation of grade issued on school letterhead (originals, hard copies or digital copies).

Coach and Bench Personnel Eligibility Requirements

All coaches and bench personnel participating in the U.S. Open Basketball Championships must have a valid USA Basketball Coach License on file with USA Basketball prior to coaching in an Official Qualifier as well as throughout the duration of the championships. Either the gold or associate license is acceptable. To obtain a coach license, visit https://community.usab.com.

Violating the USA Basketball Coach License requirement in an Official Qualifier will result in ineligibility to coach in or sit on the bench at the championships should the team qualify.

It is the responsibility of the head coach to provide verification of coach licensure at any time. Once licensed, set your online coach account profile to “public” view for real-time verification of licensure.

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The USA Basketball Women in the Game initiative will return in 2018 with a conference set for April 7-8 at the Windward School in Los Angeles.

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