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The World Club Basketball Tournament is‘ The UK’s No1 International Basketball Event’ and now it is headed over to the USA! The defending World Title team Las Vegas Unknown will play host to the award winning World Tournament. The tournament is open to senior male players from teams across the world, including professional, semi pro or high standard amateurs.

WCBT was founded in 2015 and since then has included players who have competed ay the highest level around the world, including the NBA, NCAA, Euro League , and other professional leagues around the world.


There will also be a free children's coaching clinic, music, competitions, giveaways and entertainment  over the weekend making WCBT a fun filled activity for all the family  at one of the Europe's best basketball events. ​


Community Goal

​Our community goal for WCBT-Las Vegas is to​ raise funding for youth educational programs and bring awareness about entrepreneurship.


We want to educate not only the youth, but our entire community on the following:

  • accounting
  • money management
  • taxes
  • how to build and keep good credit
  • establishing a job/career
  • nutrition
  • self-defense
  • learning new language fluently
  • financial literacy


Background
The objective of tournament is to provide players off all abilities the opportunity to compete against other international teams, showcase their talent in front of coaches in attendance.


The tournaments has previously featured teams from countries including Canada, USA England, Europe and the Philippines. 


Kidney Research UK is once again the official charity of the World Club Basketball Tournament, England 2019.

In 2010, WCBT Founder Eric Douglin was fortunate to receive a kidney from his wife Mandi, and they made the decision to give something back to help raise awareness for this terrible disease.

Kidney disease is a silent killer. There are currently three million people in the UK with the condition (10% of the worldwide population) and there is no cure. The only treatments dialysis or a kidney transplant.

KRUK are the leading charity committed to developing treatments, patient information and raising vital public awareness to help save lives.

Media –Exposure
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 after been seen at our event, and by including the UK’s number 1 international tournament on their resume.

Tournament Location 

The tournament will be played at Chuck Minker Sports Complex- 275 N. Mojave Road Las Vegas, NV 89101


Day One will be May 24th and Day 2 will be May 25th, 2019 for Championship Saturday.
                                                         

he City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. The city anchors the Las Vegas Valley metropolitan area and is the largest city within the greater Mojave Desert.[7] Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city, known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. The Las Vegas Valley as a whole serves as the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada.


Airport: McCarran International Airport 


Transportation: Transportation for this event will be provided through rideshare services Lyft and Uber.

Recommended accommodation as follows:

  • SIEGEL SUITES- CHARLESTON II (2900 E Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104)- 0.7 MILES FROM VENUE


Tournament Format
The tournament format will consist of a three team round robin. The Championship Game Saturday, May 25 will feature the two teams with the best overall record from round robin play. All tie breakers will be decided based on tournament rules to be approved at a date closer to event.

Each team will play a minimum of two games. Games will be 40 minutes (4 quarters-10 minutes).

Medals and trophies will be available for winners, All-Tournament Team, Tournament MVP, along with testimonials and statistics compiled from the tournament organizers for all competing players.

Doors will be open from 5pm and 8pm on the Friday, and 3pm to 6pm Saturday for game play.


After the completion of each day there will be an open session for players to interact with fans that hold VIP Passes and take interviews with the press.


WCBT-LAS VEGAS Teams:

  • Las Vegas Unknown
  • Ballers Heaven United Kingdom
  • Silver State Kings


Entry Fee
The entry fee is $100 per individual player. Players will be placed with our feature team, Silver State Kings once payment is received. SPOTS ARE LIMITED! 


You can register for the tournament here:

Player Registration


Closing Dates for entries May 1, 2019.

Previous teams that have competed in our tournaments include:
Lake Michigan Admirals – USA               
ABA Toronto Knights – Canada
U-Hoops – USA
Team Kampi – Philippines
United Nation Ballers Club- Europe Select
Great Britain Police
USA Select Basketball – USA
USAF Lakenheath Eagles – USA
Coventry Tornadoes – England
Crawley BC- Lithuania Select 
Argyle Kings - England

We can also organize this or any tournaments, or exhibition matches to meet your requirements at any date suitable to your needs.
Please feel free to contact me for further details or we can arrange a Skype call if required.

Kind Regards


Eric Douglin
Founder – World Club Basketball Tournament
Chairman - Bexhill Giants Basketball
England Basketball Membership CA1256
+44 07971821457
www.worldclubbasketballtournament.com


Tony Eackles Jr.

Creator/Founder- Las Vegas Unknown-International Basketball

+17026017383

VegasInternationalBasketball.com

May 24-25, 2019

Las Vegas, NV

WORLD CLUB BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT LAS VEGAS