June 14-24, 2019
Volcano Vista High School - 8100 Rainbow Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
Dreamstyle Arena ("The Pit") - 1111 University Blvd, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Three on Three Half Court
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||50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+ (85+ age division has been added to the 2019 National Senior Games with the caveat that there must be at least 4 teams registered for the National Senior Games. If not, the 85+ group will be moved to the 80+ division.)
|CAPTAIN / COACH MEETING
Friday, June 14 (Men/Women – 55+, 65+) 7:00PM
All Captains Meetings will be located at the Albuquerque Convention Center (1st Floor) Address: 401 2nd St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
2019 Participant List: Participant Lists will be posted shortly after registration has closed.
Practice Information: TBD
NSGA Basketball: Wilson NCAA Solution Game Basketball - WTBO700 Men - WTBO701 Women - 28.5
Men - The circumference of the ball shall be within a maximum of 30 inches and a minimum of 29½ inches.
Women - The circumference of the ball shall be within a maximum of 29 inches and a minimum of 28½ inches.
Flooring Used: Wood Flooring at both venues
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
Dreamstyle Arena (The Pit)
Dreamstyle Arena is built in a 37-foot hole on Albuquerque's southeast mesa. First the roof was constructed, then the hole was dug and the Arena built. That all happened in 1966. The unique Behlen roof (338 by 300 feet) was set up by contractors and then 55,000 cubic yards of earth were removed. About 28,000 yards of concrete were poured in the initial construction, which allowed a seating capacity of 14,831. The cost - an incredibly economical $1.4 million in 1966. The Pit underwent a massive upgrade and expansion that was completed in time for the 2010-11 season that included $60 million of improvements. Among the improvements were the U.S. Bank club/suites level seating, upgraded lower bowl seating, two end wall video boards, ribbon boards, a unique graphics package showcasing the history of Lobo basketball and UNM athletics, upgraded concessions area, the new Lobo Den Store, and a remodeled concourse. NBA locker rooms were added for both the men's and women's teams along with a player's lounge.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
Rudy Davalos Basketball Center
The facility is located at the south end of the building and includes a practice floor with six baskets, offices for men's and women's basketball, a video viewing room and an area to accommodate media needs for Lobo games and upcoming NCAA basketball tournaments. The 2010 renovations successfully intregated the Davalos Center with The Pit, allowing Lobo men's and women's basketball to seemlessly move between the two facilities for practice and games and camps. Four wood half courts will be used for competition.
VOLCANO VISTA HIGH SCHOOL
Volcano Vista High School (VVHS) is a public senior high school opened in 2007 located on the West Mesa of Albuquerque, New Mexico within the Albuquerque Public Schools District. Two gymnasiums with ten half–court wood floors will be used for competition.