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May 11-12, 2024
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NGBA Social Media Director, Jordan Howard, Announces Resignation
September 15, 2023 Lakewood, CA Sep 15, 2023 – The National Gay Basketball Association (NGBA) announces the resignation of Jordan Howard from the position of Social Media Director, effective September 15, 2023. During Jordan’s tenure at the NGBA, he played a pivotal role in developing and executing innovative social media strategies that significantly contributed to...
Spirit of Gay Games 2023 outshines COVID, politics, and doubters
In many ways, these may have been the most revolutionary and impactful Gay Games since the inaugural Gay Games four decades ago in San Francisco.
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PLAYER TESTIMONIALS

Amber

SoCal BallersAMBER CRANE


Becoming a player of the NGBA has been one of the most fulfilling decisions I have made. I've been able to strengthen my athletic game and make lifelong friends. Players accept me on and off the court, whether in my sneakers or high heel shoe.
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SC SENTINELSANDREW EILOLA

I’ve played basketball my whole life but I’ve never had as much fun or been more comfortable playing the game that I love than at NGBA tournaments. The games are competitive but in the end, it’s clear how much everyone supports each other.

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DC SENTINELSPAUL PRINCE

The NGBA has allowed me to connect with other LGBT players in cities and states across the country. These connections have blossomed into friendships that affords me the opportunity to reach out to people on multiple levels for support, advice, and encouragement for anything life throws at me
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Albuquerque, New MexicoJAVIER RIOS

Finding the NGBA was like discovering an awesome treasure I didn’t know existed. I had not experienced playing competitive basketball in a completely safe space as an out member of the LGBTQ+ community before NGBA.

OUR PRINCIPLES

The NGBA organizers work diligently to maintain a consistent quality to each event.
The NGBA is open to all LGBTQ and allies players regardless of experience, skill or ability. This Includes wheelchair basketball players.
The NGBA is here to assist in league formation and league support. Get more information here.
Working with startup and local organizations build stronger leagues and a more inclusive community.

PROFESSIONAL STUFFNGBA IN NUMBERS

Taking the NGBA to the next level requires continued growth. We have come a long way and will continue to keep it moving.
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CURRENT MEMBERSHIPMembers

The NGBA continues to grow each year.
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REGISTEREDTEAMS

The NGBA has upwards of 100 plus teams registered
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ACTIVE PLAYERSReady to play

Active membership fluctuates from year to years.
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CITY PROGRAMSLEAGUES

These are the active programs, and more to come soon.

LEARN MOREABOUT NGBA

The NGBA provides players the opportunity to play competitively in four divisions.
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