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Men’s and Women’s National Championships Returning to Erie, PA


CollClubSports announced today that both the Men’s and Women’s National Club Basketball Association Championships will be returning to Erie April 19-21. The Men’s Championship will be held at Hagerty Family Events Center, while the Women’s National Championship tournament will take place at Mercyhurst University with the championship game moving to Hagerty Family Events Center for the second ever NCBBA-W live broadcast.

For Women’s, the winners of each of the six regional playoff tournaments plus two at-large bids will earn the right to participate in a single elimination tournament and will battle it out to be crowned the National Champion. While on the Men’s side the winners of the six regional playoff tournaments along with two at large bids will compete, hoping to be crowned a National Champion. All games begin on Friday, April 19th, with the skills competition taking place on Saturday, April 20th. The tournaments will conclude with the National Championship Games on Sunday, April 21st.

“The NCBBA-M is extremely excited to bring our 2024 National Championship Tournament back to Hagerty Family Events Center. As always Erie Sports Commission has been absolutely amazing in helping the NCBBA facilitate our National Championships since coming to Erie, PA,” said Matt Hazi, director of men’s basketball operations. “I’m ecstatic to have the qualifying teams back in Erie, PA for the third straight season.”

“The NCBBA-W is thrilled to be heading back to Mercyhurst University for the 2024 National Championship Tournament,” said Alec Verhoff, director of women’s basketball operations. “Owen McCormick Court has been the perfect host for the last two years. The Mercyhurst Athletic Department and Erie Sports Commission always go above and beyond for us and I could not be more grateful.”

“We have developed a strong relationship with CollClubSports over the years and are happy to once again play host to their National Club Basketball Association Men’s and Women’s Championships in April,” said Mark Jeanneret, executive director of the Erie Sports Commission. “It’s rewarding to know that the experience that the athletes, administrators and tournament officials receive from our hospitality and venue partners when they are here will bring organizers like CollClubSports back to our community year after year.”

More information on this event will be released as it draws near on Questions regarding the 2024 NCBBA National Championships can be directed to NCBBA Director of Men’s Basketball Operations, Matt Hazi at or 412-321-8440 x 103 or Director of Women’s Basketball Operations, Alec Verhoff at or 412-321-8440 x 112.