First list of 2016 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Qualifiers unveiled

22 Apr 2016

MIES, Switzerland (FIBA 3x3 World Tour) - There are no wildcards at the FIBA 3x3 World Tour. In order to participate to the number one 3x3 event in the world, teams must shine at a qualifying tournament. Here is a first list of events where to earn a ticket to the World Tour. This list will be updated on a regular basis.

Mexico City Masters (16-17 July)
USA National ChampsUSA Basketball FederationUSA28 October 2015
Hoop It Up OrlandoHoop It UpUSA7-8 November 2015
Uruguay QuestUruguay Basketball FederationUruguay23 April
NYC 3x3 BattleMetropathUSA2 May-11 June
2016 Canada Quest - West Finals Canada Basketball FederationCanada4-5 June
Tour Nacional Cultura 3x3 Puerto Rico 2016Cultura 3x3Puerto Rico24-26 June
Hoop It Up LouisvilleHoop It UpUSA25-26 June
Mexico DF Quest***WT LOCMexico25-26 June
2016 Canada Quest - East FinalsCanada Basketball FederationCanada9-10 July

Utsunomiya Masters (30-31 July)
Doha Challenger**Qatar Basketball FederationQatar31 March
NBA 3x IndiaNBA IndiaIndia9 April 
Penang Challenger**World HoopsMalaysia7-8 May
Abu Dhabi Challenger**Abu Dhabi Sports Council & Sport ArenaUAE24-25 June
Tokyo Marine Insurance CupCTTBAChinese Taipei17-18 June
Shenzhen ChallengerSunsportsChina16-17 July
L-MEN 3x3 Indonesian Tour3x3 IndonesiaIndonesia16 January - 17 July
.EXE Premier LeagueXEBIOJapan11 June - 17 July

Prague Masters (6-7 August)
Streetball Masters 2016 Netherlands Basketball FederationNetherlands27 March - 23 July
3x3 Urban Legends TourPlayfoolsGreece16 April - 26 June
Chance 3x3 QuestCzech Basketball FederationCzech Republic14 May - 19 June
B33 TourB33Hungary28 May - 9 July
Sprite 3x3 Streetball Tallinn Open QuestEesti 3x3 Korvpalli LiitEstonia28 May-30 July
NBA 3X OdenseGAMEDenmark5 June
Lipik Challenger**LIBOXCroatia8-9 July
Moscow Open**Streetbasket RussiaRussia22-23 July
Berlin ING Challenger**K1X - ShutupandplayGermany23-24 July

Lausanne Masters (26-27 August)
3x3 Belgian MastersVBLBelgium 14 May - 31 July
Turkish 3x3 TourTurkish Basketball FederationTurkey14 May - 14 August
3x3 Roda Serbia TourBasketball Federation of SerbiaSerbia14 May-20 August
Plaza 3x3 Spanish QuestFEBSpain28 May-23 July
Swiss TourSwiss Basketball Federation & PlaymakerSwitzerland5 June - 21 August
Open de FranceFrench Basketball FederationFrance5 June - 30 July
Polish 3x3 QuestPolish Basketball FederationPoland25 June - 31 July
Streetball Italia TourFIP & FISBItalia25 June - 31 July
Sibiu Challenger**Eco SportRomania30-31 July
Lugano Challenger**PlaymakerSwitzerland6 August

Debrecen Masters (7-8 September)
DBB 3x3 Open 2016DBBGermany30 Oct 2015-24 July
USL 3x3 2016USL 3x3Ukraine14 May-24 August
3x3 Tour Romania Sport ArenaRomania21-22 May-26-28 August
Croatian Basket TourBasket TourCroatia29 May - 30 July
Samsung DP Kosarka 3x3 National TourEkstrem & Slovenian Basketball FederationSlovenia11 June - 13 August
Ball Out 2016Reach and TeachUnited Kingdom1 July - 28 August
Bucharest Challenger**Sport ArenaRomania13-14 August
The Hague Challenger**Netherlands Basketball FederationNetherlands18-19 August

Beijing Masters (16-17 September)
Japanese 3x3 ChampionshipsJapan Basketball AssociationJapan25-27 March
Burger King TourBasketball New Zealand & There is A Better WayNew Zealand28 November - 2 April
Qatar City TourQatar Basketball FederationQatar10 March - 31 April
Abu Dhabi 3x3 QuestAbu Dhabi Sports Council & Sport ArenaUAE31 March-19 June
Chengdu ChallengerChengdu Basketball AssociationChina17-19 June
Lebanon QuestYasser HajLebanon12 June - 24 July
.EXE Premier LeagueXebioJapan11 June - 11 September
MCC Quest**Master Card CenterChina22 July - 11 September
FUSC TourFUSCChinatbd
CBA LeagueCBA & NikeChinatbd
G-Shock TourCasioChinatbd

Rio de Janeiro Masters (23-24 September)
II Circuito Paulista de Basquete 3x3ANBBrazil21 February - 5 June
Campeonato Brasileiro de Basquete 3x3***CBBBrazil30 April-18 September
Egyptian Quest - Road to RioHardwork EgyptEgypt15 July-29 July
Tour Ecuador 2016Triple EEcuador22-24 July- 19-21 August
Buenos Aires Challenger3x3NQNArgentina3-4 September
ANB Challenger**ANBBrazil10-11 September
Tour CABB 2016Argentina Basketball FederationArgentinatbd
ARG NQN Quest3x3NQNArgentinatbd
Chile Quest3x3NQNChile tbd

**Denotes tournaments from which 2 teams qualify for the World Tour
*** Denotes tournaments from which 3 teams qualify for the World Tour

The winners of each Masters and the best teams in the World Tour standings after the Rio de Janeiro Masters qualify for the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final, which will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE on 27-28 October.

All organisers interested in hosting a FIBA 3x3 World Tour Qualifier in 2016 or in following seasons can contact FIBA's 3x3 team.