With the introduction of 3×3 basketball into the Olympic program (set to debut at Tokyo 2020), the National Basketball League and Basketball Australia have joined forces to create 3x3Hustle, which is the Official National Pathway from grass roots to the World stage. This pathway will not only drive participation and interest in the game of basketball across the country at all levels, it will also allow talented players to be identified and rise through the elite system based on their desire to play.
Big Hustle is where the elite qualification pathway begins. With Big Hustle State being the "State Championship" and Big Hustle National being Australia’s 3x3 "National Championship".
The Big Hustle State Championship will be run in each State and Territory in Australia between November and March of each year. The top teams from each Big Hustle State will qualify through to the Big Hustle National Championships.
Big Hustle Nationals is the best of the best teams in Australia battling it out for National Championship glory. Big Hustle Nationals is the season FINALE for u12, u14, u16 and u18 3x3Hustle teams. For Open ages this is the chance to take home a national championship title and get on the National High Performance radar for next seasons Pro Hustle! Big Hustle National will be run in alignment with an NBL 3x3 Pro Hustle event.
If world stage is the goal, Pro Hustle is your ticket. Open teams will either qualify their way through to the Pro’s from select events or through a wildcard invitation.
3x3 Pro Hustle is the pinnacle 3x3 event in Australia. With the best of the best teams battling it out for prize money and selection for the FIBA World Tour, there is plenty to play for! For further information on how YOU can join the 3x3Hustle elite pathway please contact the 3x3Hustle Team at firstname.lastname@example.org