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...

"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.

Book your rooms by calling the front desk at 708-444-1100 and referencing the National Gay Basketball Association block, or group code (NGB) Or By going on their website: http://www.evenhotels.com/chitinleypark , entering their stay dates & group code (NGB) #pridemonth #crc30 #NGBA #CHICAGO #coadyroundballclassic