MWBA - Maritime Womens Basketball Association

Plenty of News and Notes From Around MWBA

News and notes as basketball season is around the corner and the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association beckons next spring.

*Plenty of potential MWBA players will be suiting up at the USPORTS, Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association or local leagues in preparation for the 2022 inaugural season.

*There is a large number of former players who have re-connected and have been in touch with all six franchises. The MWBA will announce initial player rosters by Jan. 31, 2022 when eight players are to be introduced per squad.

*All MWBA teams will carry 16 players. Final playoff rosters for June championship will be declared in late May.

*The MWBA and Sports and Entertainment Atlantic have reached a promotional agreement. S|E|A is handling all corporate partnership pursuits. Individual teams are still free to create their own community-based partnerships.

*MWBA is awaiting word on announcing its official basketball supplier. Stay tuned.

*Teams will wear advertising on their jerseys and shorts.

*Home gymnasiums will be announced in early winter for all six franchises. Windsor Edge is anticipating playing out of Kings Edgehill School.

*Apparel and other swag is available for the Fredericton Freeze, Halifax Hornets and Port City Fog of Saint John.

*As of early October, 119 women have officially registered to try and play in the MWBA. That is a remarkable number and shows the interest level is high.

*A championship site for next June’s Final 6 has yet to be determined, but at least two organizations have expressed interest in hosting the three-day event.

*Although not yet official, Moncton’s franchise is leaning toward the Mystics as its nickname.

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