The FIBA 3×3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Masters is back, and it’s gearing up to be an electrifying weekend of basketball excitement. From the location to the teams, the Championship Village, and the important points at stake, here’s everything you need to know about this sporting extravaganza.
The Location: Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium
Discover the iconic backdrop for this year’s tournament.
The FIBA 3×3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Masters will occur outside the renowned Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain. This breathtaking setting adds to the event’s allure, making it a memorable experience for players and fans. Plus, there’s convenient public parking nearby. Check out our images link and social media channels for more details and a map.
The Teams: A Global Line-Up
Meet the teams and players who will light up the court.
This year’s tournament boasts 14 teams representing 9 countries, including some Olympic medal winners. Whether you’re a die-hard 3×3 basketball fan or new to the game, get ready for high-octane action that will have you glued to your seats. For in-depth team and player bios, visit our dedicated page.
The Championship Village: Fun Beyond the Court
Experience the festivities beyond the basketball court.
When you’re not watching the games, head to the Championship Village, just opposite the main arena. It’s a hub of excitement with a live DJ, delectable food truck options, and various cuisines to satisfy your cravings. Refuel and then explore the mix of arcade games, the Giant Colouring Wall for kids, the LED bracelet experience, and more. Don’t forget to watch for our beloved mascot, Fahad.
Important Points: Paris 2024 Qualification
Learn about the significance of the Abu Dhabi Masters in 3×3 basketball.
The FIBA 3×3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Masters holds special importance as it is the final master event of the current season, where federations accumulate points for Paris 2024 qualification. The cut-off date for these points is November 1, 2023, just four days after the Masters in Al Ain concludes.
Schedule and Entry: Jam-Packed Action
Get a glimpse of the action-packed schedule and entry details.
Day 1 starts with the first game at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 28. The excitement continues with 15 games, live entertainment, dance performances, and thrilling giveaways until around 11.30 p.m. Day 2, on Sunday, October 29, promises to reignite the action at 5.15 pm, leading up to the grand Final at 9.15 pm. Stick around after the Final for the Closing Ceremony.
Entry to this year’s event is complimentary, but remember that seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. So, arrive early to secure your spot!
Conclusion: Get Ready to Dunk!
In conclusion, the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Masters promises to be a slam dunk weekend for basketball enthusiasts and families. With top-notch teams, a vibrant Championship Village, and the allure of Paris 2024 qualification points, this event is not to be missed. Mark your calendars for October 28-29, and prepare for an unforgettable basketball spectacle!