We place a strong focus on creating environments where people can be who they are and play the game they love.

   STRIVE-THRIVE-CHANGE LIVES Here at the NGBA our mission is to provide a safe-haven for all, free of judgement so you can express your love for the game. The Queen City HoopFest in Cincinnati, OH is an example of the NGBA accomplishing our mission.  We at the NGBA want to express our gratitude to each...

St. Peter High School multi-sport athlete Alex Bosacker Twitter: @STPHSActivities \When St. Peter High School basketball player Alex Bosacker came out as gay earlier this winter, he was met with hugs, love and acceptance from his teammates and coaches — the kind that numerous other LGBTQ athletes have received. But when the southern Minnesota school played...

National Gay Basketball Association                                                                                                      ...

"it is now time for me to pass the baton to the next generation."

Mark Chambers

I started my journey with the NGBA in 1998, but it was not until 2002 that this organization was something that I realized really needed to be formed to bring minimum standards to LGBT+ basketball events.



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