2024.0320 Nationals and CHoR NEWS

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU Presents 2024 Wheelchair Basketball National Championships Junior Division Awards Banquet

RICHMOND, VA – (Wednesday, March 27, 2024) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club, is proud to name Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2024 Wheelchair Basketball National Championship Junior Division Awards Banquet. Taking place during the Championship tournament on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at the Science Museum of Virginia, the Junior Division Awards Banquet will honor outstanding National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) Junior Division players, coaches, and teams.

“Youth wheelchair basketball players from across the country look forward to the Junior Division Awards Banquet every year,” commented Hunter Leemon, Sportable Chief Operating Officer. “Celebrating the accomplishments of these youth players and throwing them the party of the year is truly special and is something they will never forget. Thanks to the support of our friends at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever. We can’t wait to make memories of a lifetime on April 6th.”

“At CHoR we are unconditionally committed to nurturing the champion in every child. Our mission aligns with the meaningful work Sportable does in our community and we’re proud to partner with them on this incredible event,” said Elias Neujahr, president, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.

The top 52 junior wheelchair basketball teams in the country will compete for national titles in Prep, Varsity, and Tournament Invitational divisions at the state-of-the-art Henrico Sports & Events Center April 5-7. Prior to the Championship matches, teams will celebrate the 2023-24 season on Saturday, April 6 with dinner, dancing, and a prom-like atmosphere at the Junior Division Awards Banquet. The event is cost-free for athletes and families thanks to supporting sponsors, including Winged Keel and Sportable.

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