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Established in 2004, The NGBA has helped hundreds of LGBT athletes play the gay they love in a safe and welcoming environment.
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2002-2006
SUCCESS FROM THE START

The NGBA was formed to bring organization and minimum standards to the LGBTQ basketball community. from 2002 to 2006 the NGBA started promoting the future path of LGBTQ basketball, and that path started to shine at the 2006 GayGames in Chicago
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INCLUSION

The NGBA prides itself on diversity and inclusiveness while ensuring the overall experience is enjoyable to all.

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FIRST EVENT

The first Offical basketball event was held in Salt Lake City Utah in October 2006.

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DIVISIONS

The NGBA changed the game by offering players the option to play in 4 competitive divisions

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VOLUNTEERS

The NGBA is run by volunteers and it needs your expertise. Join us to help change lives.

2007-2010
CITY TEAMS GROWTH

Many LGBTQ basketball programs were created during the first five years of the being in NGBA in operation. NGBA offered help to players to start programs in their our cities, and some did it on their own.
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2010-NOW
MORE MEMBERS,

The growth of the LGBTQ basketball has continued to have an upward trajectory, with larger venues and new cities as a way for players to compete and enjoy travel and experiencing new cultures.
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CITY LEAGUES

City leagues keep the NGBA going. The work done by local leaders can never be thanked enough. Without these leaders, we would not see the flow of new members.

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GYM LOCATION

There are many cities with open and league play. The NGBA will be your information source to help you find a place to play, or start your own

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WOMEN

The NGBA’s women’s program started in 2018. After a number of years apart. Women will be joining in with the NGBA travel team events.

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U21 Players

16-20 year olds

A program targeting at-risk LGBTQ youth that teaches the fundamentals of the game of basketball.

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MEET NGBA

We are a competitive/recreational organization – for LGBTQ players around the world

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