NBL CANADA EXPANSION NOW OPEN FOR 2014-15 - INCLUDING THE WEST
Press Release September 3, 2013
(TORONTO, ON): The National Basketball League of Canada has now opened up expansion for the 2014-15 season with applications also being accepted from Western Provinces.
NBL Canada President & CEO, Andre Levingston, said the following: "We are now ready to begin accepting applications from Western Canadian cities to gauge the interest out there. We fully expect NBL Canada basketball to be played out West in the very near future."
"We have an unbelievably exciting product and we have visited several cities out West doing our due diligence, and there is a tremendous appetite for basketball," added Levingston. "There are also several markets even in Ontario that we have identified that could be ideal such as Kitchener, Kingston, and Hamilton, among others."
In order to apply to become an expansion owner in the NBL Canada, please visit the page on our website under "Expansion" by clicking the link below:
Critical Dates in the Expansion Process:
- January 31, 2014: Latest date that Expansion Applications & deposits will be accepted for the 2014-15 season.
- March 31, 2014: Latest date that signed arena leases and Articles of Incorporation are due to the League.
- April 15, 2014: Latest date that Board will take to ratify expansion clubs. Balance of expansion fee is due.
April 30, 2014: Arena available dates are due to the league.
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The National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC) was founded in 2011, and is Canada's only professional domestic basketball league. There are currently 10 teams, with two divisions: Central and Atlantic. The NBLC is committed to being one of the leading professional basketball leagues in the world. The NBLC provides Canadian athletes, international athletes, coaches and officials the opportunity to participate in the game they love at the professional level. The NBLC is also dedicated to raising awareness of the sport of basketball throughout Canada, by providing fans with an exciting and entertaining experience.