WORLD CLUB BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT - INTRODUCTION   9th & 10th SEPTEMBER 2017


 Bexhill Giants Basketball Club are pleased to confirm they are  hosting  the second  World Club Basketball Tournament hosted by on the 9th & 101th September 2017.


The Basketball England  endorsed tournament is open to Men’s over 18 teams, and they must be registered with their relevant association during the 2016/17 season along. Players should also be registered with their relevant association.

The tournament format will consist of two groups of five or 6 teams depending on the number of entries with the top two from each group progressing to the quarter finals, semi-finals then finals.


There will be extensive media coverage of the tournament including live streaming of matches, exclusive tournament videos including player interviews, distribution on our extensive social media networks and our dedicated event website www.worldclubbasketballtournament.com

A number of players who have received exposure at our tournaments have gone on to gain professional contracts overseas , by including the UK’s number 1 international tournament on their resume.

Medals and trophies will be available for winners, runners up and MVP.  
Each team will play a minimum of four matches 2 x 15 minutes halves, the matches will be played over two days on the Saturday and Sunday.

Teams are expected to arrive on  the Friday before the tournament for the opening ceremony and registration if they are able to. Alternatively depending on the schedule and travel arrangements teams can arrive on the Saturday no later than 9.30am.


Matches will be played from 11am until 7pm on the Saturday and until 6pm on the Sunday, teams should check they are able to fulfil these fixture schedule.


Accommodation will be available at a low cost for the Friday and Saturday evening with a social event and meal for all players on the Saturday evening of the tournament .   

Transportation can also be arranged to and from the venue if required.

The event is a two-day tournament and the cost is £250 per team to be paid on completion of the application form which will be sent to teams which confirm they would like to compete. This price does not include accommodation and travel, accommodation details will be sent separately but we are planning to use the excellent facilities in the town.

#WCBT2015 & #WCBT2016  featured international teams including USA Basketball Select as part of their European exposure tour, ABA Toronto Knights, Lake Michigan Admirals, Coventry Tornadoes Team Kampi Philippines ,and the United Nations Basketball Club  as well other European teams from USA and England.


Bexhill on Sea is in the south of England, East Sussex 30 miles from Gatwick Airport, 5 miles from Hastings, and 25 miles from Brighton.

The matches will be played on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September 2017,and teams will be  registering on Friday the 8th September or Saturday 10th by 9.30am. The first match will be start at 10:30am.
Teams who would like to take part or request further information or an application form should contact eric.douglin@btopenworld.com or visit our Facebook page worldclubbasketball


 Best Regards, Eric Douglin Bexhill Giants Basketball -07971821457