British Wheelchair Basketball has today announced the dates and venues for selection events for the 2021 School Games National Finals.
With the return of the School Games now only two months away, athletes of school age who are interested in representing their region/Home Nation at the School Games are invited to attend the trials, which will be led by each team’s appointed coach.
Each region/Home Nation will be holding their own selection camp in July, with the 2021 School Games taking place at Loughborough University from 2-5 September 2021. The Wheelchair Basketball competition will be played with the 3X3 format and will feature separate boys’ and girls’ competitions.
A full list of trial dates and venues are below, and all athletes interested in attending must sign-up in advance via Playwaze. Please note: To attend a selection camp, athletes need to be a BWB 2020/21 Member (this includes 2021 Pre-Season Membership).
Saturday 24th July, Regional Performance Centre, Mains Loan, Dundee, DD4 7AA – https://bwbw.playwaze.com/scotland-regional-association/7jrk1two2rff/groupplaymanager-display/b3t1bzlvea3q5h/20210705
Sunday 25th July, National Basketball Performance Centre, Kirkmanshulme Lane, Manchester M12 4TF – https://bwbw.playwaze.com/activity/corh35n4y4/groupplaymanager-display/j36mebqo3myj/20210705
Sunday 1st August, Leeds Becket University, Headingley Campus, Leeds, LS6 3QS – https://bwbw.playwaze.com/activity/corh35n4y4/groupplaymanager-display/4ytjkn4ibs/20210705
Sunday 25th July, Nottingham Wildcats Arena, Greenwood Road, Sneinton, Nottingham NG3 7ED – https://bwbw.playwaze.com/activity/corh35n4y4/groupplaymanager-display/4cb3p6pkkb/20210705
Saturday 31st July, University of Worcester Arena, WR2 5JN – https://bwbw.playwaze.com/activity/corh35n4y4/groupplaymanager-display/lp3cv59i8z/20210705
Sunday 25th July, K2 Crawley, Pease Pottage Hill, Crawley RH11 9BQ – https://bwbw.playwaze.com/activity/corh35n4y4/groupplaymanager-display/kzwyc2j1iarg1y/20210705
Saturday 31st July, Aldershot Garrison Sports Centre, Rawlinson Rd, Aldershot GU11 2LQ – https://bwbw.playwaze.com/activity/corh35n4y4/groupplaymanager-display/udoyntpgwvb27d/20210705
Wales – TBC
To be eligible to compete at the 2021 School Games, each athlete must be age 17 or under on 31 August 2020 (the youngest age a player must be is 13 at Midnight on 31st August 2021) and must be registered as a paid BWB member with BWB for the 2021/22 season, in addition to holding a player licence for the 2021/22 season. They must also have been within full-time education in the 2020/21 Academic year.
Eligibility requirements for the different England regions and Home Nations is listed in the Athlete Selection Policy.
Via: British Wheelchair Basketball