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How to Qualify

Teams earn their spot at the New England Basketball Championship by placing 1st or 2nd in an Official Qualifier Tournament or League (listed below.)

Is your team interested in earning an At Large Bid to State?  Click here to learn more and fill out an At-Large application. 

2022-23 STATE QUALIFER TOURNAMENTS

Qualifier Events are run by independent, community-based youth sports organizations. Register to support a local Qualifier near you!

Interested in becoming a Regional Qualifier Tournament or League?  Email Tournament Director Chase Gardiner to submit your event for consideration.

States Reps will attend many of our Qualifier Tournaments to award qualifying coaches with a golden ticket invitation to States.


2022-23 Qualifier Leagues

Dates Qualifier League Forms division qualification at State
NOV-FEB Connecticut Basketball Winter Season State invites are based upon standings after Feb. 19
NOV-FEB CVU Hoop Hawks Sunday League State invites are based upon league playoffs ending Feb. 19
NOV-FEB Fairfield County Basketball League State invites are based upon standings after Feb. 12
DEC-FEB Central Maine Travel League State invites are based upon league playoffs ending Feb. 19
DEC-FEB Merrimack Basketball League
NOV-FEB Connecticut Boys Travel Basketball League State invites are based upon league playoffs ending Feb. 26
NOV-FEB Connecticut Girls Basketball League State invites are based upon league playoffs ending Feb. 26

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