Walt Disney World Resort to host Jr. NBA World Championship in Summer 2018

Maria H. (ndm#130) (2578 Posts)

A Disney blooded, crafty, fun-lovin' wife/mom/organizer/planner, etc who is obsessed with all things Disney 🙂 Maria grew up with the Magic Kingdom and has loved watching WDW evolve into what it is today. A firm believer in the Power of Pixie Dust, she is the owner of The Disney Driven Life - A Community for Neurotic Disney People & a d.i.y. crafty blog, Carousel of Projects - create~inspire~share.


 

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort to host Jr. NBA World Championship in Summer 2018

jr nba tournamentESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort will host the newly announced Jr. NBA World Championship Aug. 7-12, 2018, featuring the top boys and girls teams ages 14 and under from around the world.

The first-of-its kind tournament will include 16 regional champions (eight U.S. and eight international teams) in boys and girls divisions, and will tip off in spring of 2018 with U.S. and international games across various regional sites.

Cleveland Cavaliers guard and three-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade and Los Angeles Sparks forward and WNBA champion Candace Parker will serve as global ambassadors for the Jr. NBA World Championship.

The tournament is the latest basketball event to take place at Disney’s world-class sports complex, which regularly hosts elite professional, international, collegiate and recreational youth sports competitions. During its 20-year history, the sports complex has hosted AAU National Championships, the AdvoCare Invitational college basketball tournament and Orlando Magic training camp.

Maria H. (ndm#130)

A Disney blooded, crafty, fun-lovin' wife/mom/organizer/planner, etc who is obsessed with all things Disney :) Maria grew up with the Magic Kingdom and has loved watching WDW evolve into what it is today. A firm believer in the Power of Pixie Dust, she is the owner of The Disney Driven Life - A Community for Neurotic Disney People & a d.i.y. crafty blog, Carousel of Projects - create~inspire~share.

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