This January will mark the first time the NGBA will host a tournament on a cruise ship. This event will be a lot different than the regular events, mainly do to the limited time the basketball court is available, but also because this event will live up to the NGBA motto of More than basketball.
The National Gay Basketball Association (NGBA) is hosting a tournament on a 4 day Royal Caribbean cruise ship.
They have secured a great value for NGBA members and friends/family that want to participate in the basketball
tournament or just come to hang out and enjoy the amenities of the cruise ship. If you are interested, below are
the details. It will be a great time and spot will fill up fast!
tournament or just come to hang out and enjoy the amenities of the cruise ship. If you are interested,
below are the details. It will be a great time and spot will fill up fast!
When and where?
4 Days, Leaving Fort Lauderdale Florida
Depart 4:30 pm Thursday, January 18th
Arrive 7:00 am Monday, January 22nd
Pricing and Room Options
(Prices include food, taxes, gratuities, basketball fees (if you choose to play), t-shirt and group welcome cocktail reception are all included. Beverage packages sold separately if desired.
$500.34 per person - Inside cabins (double occupancy)
$585.34 per person - Ocean View cabins (double occupancy)
$700.34 per person - Balcony cabins (double occupancy)
Optional all-inclusive Alcohol package can be added for around ~$250 if desired
Other Refreshments packages available for Sodas, coffees, teas, juices, etc.
Average Temperatures in January
Fort Lauderdale, 75 High, 57 Low
Cozumel, 82 High, 68 Low
Other Things to Know...
Only $200 deposit required to lock in your reservation for (2ppl in cabin). Balance due November 4.
A passport is recommended but not mandatory
U.S. citizens on closed-loop cruises (cruises that begin and end at the same port in the U.S.) will be able to enter or depart the country with proof of citizenship, such as a government-issued birth certificate and laminated government issued picture ID, denoting photo, name, and date of birth.
Note: Baptismal papers and hospital certificates of birth are not acceptable. Voter registration cards or Social Security cards are not considered proof of citizenship.
FlowRider Surf Simulator
Rock Climbing Wall
Ice Skating Rink
Full-Size Indoor Basketball Court
6 Hot Tubs (two of them cantilevered whirlpools overlooking the ocean)
Outdoor Movie Theater Poolside
Mini Golf Course
22 Bars, Clubs, and lounges
Ship Built in 2008, Refurbished 2013
Registration and Full Details at...
Basketball Participants also need to register here