2023-2024 Youth Wheelchair Basketball
United States of America
The BlazeSports Wheelchair Basketball program offers both competitive and recreational experiences for athletes 6 – 18 years old who have a physical disability. Our program is sanctioned under the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) Junior Division and have teams in both Prep (5-13 y/o) and Varsity (14-18 y/o) divisions.
Season Kick off – August 26th
Kick off Location: Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta
5342 Tilly Mill Rd, Dunwoody, GA
Kick off time 9:00am- 11:00am Varsity, 11:30am – 1:30pm Prep
Practice Time: Saturdays 9:00am - 11:00am - Varsity, 11:30am - 1:30pm - Prep
Location: St James United Methodist Church
4400 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30342
Competition: In a typical season, the BlazeSports Jr. Hawks travels within and outside of the South Eastern Conference (SEC). The tournaments range from 4-6 a season depending on the team.
Athlete eligibility: Ages 6 – 18* up to 22 if enrolled in high school. Primary diagnosis characterized as a physical disability that impacts their lower body motor output/control. These diagnosis include but not limited to: Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Amputation, Limb Difference, Traumatic Brain Injury, etc.
Athletes of all skill levels are welcome.
Equipment: The BlazeSports Equipment Loan Program is available for all Youth Members. If your athlete needs a sportschair, BlazeSports staff & coaches will fit your athlete to the most suitable chair we have available. The loan program has no initial cost to the youth member although credit card information is required.
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