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Basketball Certification

The Basketball Certification process provides activity operators who agree to operate their activities in accordance with the applicable legislation and certification requirements the opportunity to receive League Certification to allow the participation of Division I student-athletes and/or Event Certification to allow NCAA Division I coaches to attend and observe prospective student-athletes who are participating in the activity. Event Certification has a post-event requirement as well.

Contact Enforcement Certification and Approvals Group (ECAG)

ALL applications to request NCAA-certification of an event/league and ALL roster building will be done in a NEW technology platform in 2017.

NOTE:  You will not be able to submit an event/league application nor create a team roster prior to obtaining your USA Basketball GOLD License. So, you should go to www.usab.com/NCAALicense and start that application right away. Obtaining your USAB Gold License now will enable you to access the BBCS as soon as it becomes available.

BBCS Launch Announcement emails will be sent in the three stages outlined below.  Once you have received your invitation, you can click here for access:  https://BBCS.ncaa.org

  • Event/League OPERATORS who participated in 2016 will receive an email with instructions and the URL shortly after the site opens.  INVITATIONS SENT FEB. 1
  • COACHES who participated in 2016 will receive an email with instructions and the URL a week or two later.
  • ATHLETES who participated in 2016 will receive an email with instructions and the URL no later than March

[email addresses used for communication are those provided by the user in the BBCS in 2016. Coaches who submitted their own email address in lieu of an athlete(s) will receive emails for each of those athletes as result of failing to provide accurate contact information.]

Below is a comprehensive manual detailing certification requirements and including step-by-step instructions on each of the BBCS functions. The first installment is being posted now and will be updated as new content is available.

NCAA-Certified Events and Leagues