The NWBA has released its hosts for the 2021 Series ©NWBA

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) in the United States has announced the hosts, dates and locations for the 2021 NWBA National Championship Series.

This includes the Intercollegiate Division where the women's and men's series will run from March 11 to 13 in Wichita in Kansas, at the Heskett Center at Wichita State University.

The American Collegiate Society for Adapted Athletics will host the competition.

In the separate women's division, the competition will run from March 19 to 21 in Phoenix in Arizona.

Ability360 will host at its venue, the Ability360 Sports and Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities.

The adult division will see Division I, II and III athletes also compete in Wichita from March 25 to 27, at the Wichita Hoops and Wichita Sports Forum, hosted by Visit Wichita.

Some of the US' biggest wheelchair basketball players started in the NWBA ©Getty Images
Some of the US' biggest wheelchair basketball players started in the NWBA ©Getty Images

Finally, the junior division will be hosted by Visit Wichita in the same venue as the adult division – but running from March 26 to 28.

For the adult division, the top 16 teams in each of the three tiers will be invited and will all compete for the national title.

The top 16 varsity teams will be invited for the junior division, while those ranked 17 to 32 will participate in the National Varsity Invitational Wheelchair Basketball Tournament.

The top 16 prep ranked teams will also compete for their own national title.

Men's and women's intercollegiate divisions will include teams that meet the eligibility requirements outlined in the division guidelines.