Jr. NBA Skills Challenge Presented by Under Armour
The Jr. NBA Skills Challenge presented by Under Armour provides boys and girls, ages 13 and younger, the opportunity to showcase their fitness through a dribbling, shooting, and rebounding skills competition in the sport of basketball. The program is free for all participants and organizations. Boys and girls compete separately in two different age groups: 11U and 13U.
Local Competitions: November 1, 2019 – February 15, 2020 (Nationwide)
- Jr. NBA organizations can register to conduct the Jr. NBA Skills Challenge presented by Under Armour program for their participants using the online administrative tool kit.
- 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place finishers in each age and gender group are submitted and advance to a Regional Competition.
Regional Competitions: February 16, 2020 – April 26, 2020
- The NBA will host Regional Competitions at select pre−determined multi−court facilities on a Saturday or Sunday.
- Players receive t−shirts, awards, and potentially team sponsor related items.
- The 1st Place Champion in each age and gender group from each of the Regional Competitions will automatically advance to the National Finals.
National Finals: June 23, 2020 – June 26, 2020 (New York City)
- The Regional Competition Champions (top male and female in each age group) will compete in the National Finals.
- Finalists win an all−expense paid trip to New York City, receive gift bags, attend special events, interact with NBA/WNBA/G−League Players, Legends, & Draftees, and attend the 2020 NBA Draft presented by State Farm.
Administrators, thank you for your interest in hosting a Jr. NBA Skills Challenge presented by Under Armour local competition. Registration for 2019-20 is now open. Please click on the Register button below to register your Jr. NBA Skills Challenge presented by Under Armour local competition.
Note to Parents: You cannot register your child through the Jr. NBA Skills Challenge website. The best way to participate in a local Jr. NBA Skills Challenge event is to approach the local organization in your area and encourage them to register to host.
- Tool Kit
*Please note that the above video was produced prior to 2019-2020 program changes. The Jr. NBA Skills Challenge presented by Under Armour is for boys and girls ages 13 and younger. Each participant has 1 minute and a bonus free throw to score as many points as possible. Please review the administrative handbook for all 2019-2020 program rules and regulations.
The online administrative tool kit will allow organizations to easily administer the program. Administrators registered to host a Local Competition should download and utilize the below administrative tool kit. Please click each individual link to download the file.
- Submit Winners
Once registered as a Jr. NBA Skills Challenge presented by Under Armour local competition host site, you will receive an email from the Jr. NBA with instructions on how to submit your winners. Results must be received by the Jr. NBA for your winners to advance to the regional competition. If you need instructions sent to you again, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.