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June 16, 2024by Mark

NGBA Women's+ Division to Host East Coast Classic National Tournament in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, NY – The National Gay Basketball Association (NGBA) is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated Women’s+ Division East Coast Classic national tournament, set to take place in Brooklyn, NY on September 21-22, 2024. This exciting event will be held at the Major R. Owens Community Center, located at 1561 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225.

Following the historic success of the West Coast Classic held in March 2024, the Women’s+ Division is poised to build on that momentum and continue fostering a spirit of inclusion, competition, and camaraderie in the LGBTQ+ basketball community. The East Coast Classic will feature 18 teams from across the United States, showcasing the incredible talent and passion of women’s+ basketball players.

Commissioner Dianna Prince expressed her enthusiasm for the upcoming tournament, stating, “We want to continue the momentum we’ve gained and give more players the opportunity to play in our tournaments from across the US. The East Coast Classic is not just about competition; it’s about bringing together a community and celebrating the love of the game.”

**Event Schedule:**
– **Thursday:** Early arrivals
– **Friday:** Player credentialing
– **Saturday:**
– Tournament Pool Play: 9 AM – 6 PM
– Social events: To be announced
– **Sunday:**
– Championship Games: 10 AM – 4 PM
– Closing celebration: To be announced

The NGBA invites fans, supporters, and the community to join in this celebration of women’s+ basketball. This event promises not only thrilling basketball action but also opportunities for social connection and community building.

For more information on the tournament, player/team registrations, and event details, please visit the NGBA website at

About NGBA:
The National Gay Basketball Association (NGBA) is dedicated to promoting inclusivity, diversity, and excellence in basketball within the LGBTQ+ community. Through national tournaments and local leagues, the NGBA provides a platform for athletes to compete, connect, and celebrate their love for the game.

Dianna Prince