-April 27, 2017- The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), an amateur sports governing body, announced today that it will host its Boys & Girls Basketball National Championships in Orlando, FL June 30th
through July 2nd
. The annual event marks the culmination of the USSSA Basketball season and gives teams from around the United States the chance to compete for right to be crowned nation’s best. This year’s event will feature both Boys and Girls teams, grades 3 through 12, from up to 47 different states.
The 2017 USSSA National Basketball Championships will be hosted at the Marriott Orlando World Center. This venue will be the site for all eight of the event’s playing courts, providing participants and their families the convenience to stay and play all in one location. In addition to housing courts and lodging, the Marriott Orlando World Center also boasts 10 restaurants, water slides, splash-park, spa, fitness center, and golf course. Centrally located in Florida’s most popular tourist city, the Marriott Orlando World Center is just minutes from marquee attractions like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, Sea World, and more.
Teams participating in the 2017 USSSA National Championships can expect to play at least three games and potentially up to six games should they advance in the tournament. National Champions will receive championship rings. All participating teams will have the opportunity to experience on-site social media hubs, educational seminars, contests, special guests, and more. Team registration for the event is $500 and registration ends Wednesday, June 21st
Registration and Event Housing
Teams interested in participating should register online at www.usssa.com
or visit www.usssanationalbasketballchampionships.com
. All teams must stay in approved housing, book a minimum of four rooms at the Orlando World Center Marriott. Reservation for housing can be done at https://mmxreservations.com/fer/#/TCIHousing?pageCode=USSSA2017
Name: Chris Horton
About United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA)
The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) is a non-profit sports organization that serves as the governing body for 13 amateur sports across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Originally founded in 1968 as the United States Slow-pitch Softball Association, the USSSA has flourished for over 50 years as a hub for youth and amateur athletics. With over 3.5 million members, the USSSA is one of the largest amateur sports organizations in North America.