First list of FIBA 3x3 World Tour 2017 Qualifiers unveiled

19 Apr 2017

MIES (FIBA 3x3 World Tour) - In order to participate in the FIBA 3x3 World Tour, teams must shine at a qualifying tournament. Here is a first list of events where to earn a ticket to the number one 3x3 event in the world. This list will be updated on the official World Tour website on a regular basis.

Saskatoon Masters (15-16 July)
Puerto Rico National TourPuerto Rico Basketball FederationPuerto Rico19 February
USAB National FinalUSABUSA9 April
Basquete 3x3 QuestANBBrazil21 May
Club Triple ETriple EEcuador18 June
Canada Quest*Canada BasketballCanada9 July
NYC TourMetropathUSAtbc
Lipik Challenger*LIBOXCroatia30 June - 1 July

Utsunomiya Masters (29-30 July)
Burger King TourNew Zealand Basketball FederationNew Zealand25 March
Nanjing Challenger*Jiangsu SportChina29-30 April
Penang Challenger*World HoopsMalaysia13-14 May
Mongolia Challenger*3x3 MMongola AssociationMongolia3-4 June

Prague Masters (5-6 August)
Odense Challenger*GAMEDenmark10-11 June
3x3 Urban LegendsPlayfoolsGreece25 June
Decathlon B33 TourB33Hungary2 July
Poland QuestPoland Basketball FederationPoland23 July
Sibiu Challenger*Eco Sport TeamRomania15-16 July

Lausanne Masters (25-26 August)
The Hague Challenger*NBBNetherlands10 June
Open de FranceFFBBFrance29 July
Bucharest Challenger*SportArenaRomania12-13 August

Debrecen Masters (31 August-1 September)
Netherlands QuestBasketball BondNetherlands23 July
Moscow Open*Streetbasket RussiaRussia28-29 July
Ljubljana Challenger*Slovenia NFSlovenia18-19 August

Chengdu Masters (23-24 September)
Huai An Challenger*Jiangsu SportChina21-22 May
TPE Challenger*Absolute 3x3Chinese Taipei9-10 September
MCC BloomageBloomageChina-
Japan ChampionshipsJBAJapan26 March
Xebio LeagueXebioJapantbc

Mexico City Masters (30 September-1 October)
Sao Paulo Challenger*ANBBrazil tbc
FISU LeagueFISU-tbc

 *Qualifies two teams 

For the first time in World Tour history, the top 8 teams in the FIBA 3x3 Team Ranking of the previous year were also awarded between 1 and 3 spots to the FIBA 3x3 World Tour.

Additionally, each World Tour Masters organiser is awarded a local wildcard.

The winners of each Masters and the best teams in the World Tour standings qualify for the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final.

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