2018 FIBA U18 Americas Championship

Powering UP | Niagara 2021

The 2021 Canada Games Host Society is the steward tasked with hosting the 28th edition of the Canada Games. To be hosted across all twelve Niagara Region municipalities, the Games will attract over 5,000 athletes and coaches to the Niagara Region in the summer of 2021. The Games are a catalyst and will provide transformative social and economic legacy for the entire Niagara Region, Ontario, and Canada.

As an official test event to the 2021 Games, Niagara Host Society has partnered with Canada Basketball to execute the June 2018 FIBA Americas Championship.

Event Profile

June 10th – 16th, 2018 | Meridian Centre, St. Catharines, ON

The 2018 FIBA U18 Americas Championship is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018. The Championship has eight (8) participating teams each from a different country.

The event takes place over a 7 day period with a maximum of 24 games being played. The event will consistent of an initial round robin, featuring two groups of 4 teams, followed by a playoff to determine the medalists; scheduled for Saturday, June 16th, 2018.

This marks the first time the Championship has been hosted in Canada.



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