22 November, 2021
28 February, 2023

How to qualify

Continuing with the success of the FIBA Competition System implemented for the 2019 World Cup, the qualification process for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 will include six windows over 15 months across the four regions of Africa, Americas, Asia/Oceania and Europe.

Here's the journey that awaits the 16 countries from the Americas looking to compete at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023

 

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Countries from the Americas will qualify for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 through six tournament windows over 15 months. The Qualifiers run from November 2021 to February 2023, with national sides playing home and away games across each of these event windows. This format ensures there's regular and competitive national team games for players to play and for fans from all around the world to experience.

The seven top national teams from the Americas during the qualification windows will earn a spot to compete at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023. Sixteen nations from the Americas are vying to compete at the flagship global tournament. They are the Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela, (US) Virgin Islands. 

1st Window: November 22 - 30, 2021
2nd Window: February 21 - March 1, 2022
3rd Window: June 27 - July 5, 2022
4th Window: August 22 - 30, 2022
5th Window: November 7 - 15, 2022
6th Window: February 20 - 28, 2023

Event Timeline

  • 31 Aug 21 Draw for #FIBAWC 2023 Qualifiers
  • 22 Nov 21 1st Window | Qualifiers
  • 21 Feb 22 2nd Window | Qualifiers
  • 27 Jun 22 3rd Window | Qualifiers
  • 22 Aug 22 4th Window | Qualifiers
  • 7 Nov 22 5th Window | Qualifiers
  • 20 Feb 23 6th Window | Qualifiers
  • 6 Mar 23 Draw for #FIBAWC 2023
  • 25 Aug 23 Start of FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023