National Championship

Gannon University – Erie, PA – April 17th – 19th, 2020

The National Club Basketball Association is excited to announce the first ever National Club Basketball Association Women’s National Championship tournament will be held in Erie, PA in the Hammermill Center on the campus of Gannon University. Eight NCBBA-W teams will advance to the National Championship tournament, which is set to take place Friday, April 17th through Sunday, April 19th. The event will be a single elimination, three-day tournament that will ultimately determine the 2020 National Champion. On Saturday (April 18th) we will be hosting the 1st NCBBA-W skills competition and NCBBA-W All Star Game.

Erie, PA will play host to the 1st ever NCBBA-W National Championship Learn More

The Hammermill Center on the campus of Gannon University will serve as the host venue for the 2020 NCBBA-W Championships Learn More

The NCBBA has partnered with the Erie Sports Commission to bring the 1st NCBBA Women's National Championship to Erie, PA. Learn More

Attendance and Travel Information

Visit Erie/Erie Sports Commission
The NCBBA is proud to partner with the Erie Sports Commission to host this inaugural National Championship Event.  For more information about Erie and the surrounding area and attractions, check out the official tourism site of Visit Erie.

 

Airport
If your trip to the NCBBA National Championship requires you to fly, Erie International Airport (ERI) is just 15 min from Gannon.  Visit ErieAirport.org for more details.  Alternate options are Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF), Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) all of which are just 2 hours or less from Erie.

 

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-W is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Country Inn & Suites and Hawthorne Suites as the host hotels of the 2020 NCBBA-W National Championship.  The Country Inn & Suites is located 15 minutes from the Hammermill Center, the site of the 2020 NCBBA-W National Championship. Teams will have the option of double bed rooms or single king bed rooms for $103 per night. Hawthorne Suites will cost $119 per night, located across the street from Country Inn & Suites and is connected to Splash Lagoon, an indoor waterpark. Both properties feature complimentary breakfast, fitness centers, pools, and free Wi-Fi.  They are available to all teams, family, and fans, however higher priority will be extended to the teams.  All parties looking to reserve rooms can call the Country Inn & Suites directly at (814) 866-5544 or the Hawthorne Suites at (814) 864-2500. Be sure to mention that you are reserving with the NCBBA to ensure that your group receives the discounted rate.

 

Directions
Plug these addresses into your GPS to help you navigate around Erie during your visit to the NCBBA-W National Championship:

  • Host Hotel –  Country Inn & Suites – 8050 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509
  • Venue – Gannon University – Hammermill Center – Intersection of Peach St & S Park Row  Erie, PA 16501
  • Parking – Teams and spectators should park either on the street if available or in the 712 Peach St Garage as seen on the Gannon Campus Map
  • HospitalUPMC Hamot – 201 State St, Erie, PA 16550

 

Tickets
Tickets to the NCBBA-W 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-W National Championship!

 

Follow Live!

During the NCBBA-W 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 18th, beginning at NOON EST, the NCBBA-W will be hosting the 1st annual NCBBA-W Skills Competition.  Contestants from around the NCBBA-W will be competing in events such as a Three Point Competition, the NCBBA Obstacle Course, and Shooters Chaos Competition.  Following the Skills Competition, the 1st annual NCBBA-W All Star Game will take place featuring participants from the NCBBA-W National Championship Tournament field.