Event Spectator FAQs

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to the Basketball England National Cup Finals 2023/24 at the NBPC. 

Join us for a great weekend of exciting basketball in England's oldest basketball cup competition.

Below you will find some key information regarding the event, but if you have any questions, please contact [email protected]


Where is the event being held? +

The National Cup Finals will be held at the National Basketball Performance Centre, Kirkmanshulme Lane, Manchester M12 4TF.

For Google Maps information, please CLICK HERE.

What are the tip-off times for the National Cup Finals? +

The tip times for the weekend are as follows:

Saturday 20 January 2024

  • 11:00 - Under 16 Girls National Cup Final
  • 13:15 – Under 16 Boys National Cup Final
  • 15:30 – Under 18 Women’s National Cup Final
  • 17:45 – Under 18 Men’s National Cup Final 

Sunday 21 January 2024

  • 13:00 – Senior Women’s National Cup Finals
  • 16:00 – Senior Men’s National Cup Finals
What time do the doors open? +

Spectator access to the venue is one hour before the first game, each day.

  • 10am on Saturday
  • 12pm on Sunday
How does ticketing work? +

Digital tickets can be purchased via the Basketball England shop.

For a limited time basketball fans can enjoy a 10% discount on all tickets. 


Saturday 20 January 2024

  • Adult - £5
  • Concession/Student/Child Under 18 - £2.50 (proof of age/student card will be required)

Sunday 21 January 2024

  • Adult - £10
  • Concession/Student/Child Under 18 - £5 (proof of age/student card will be required)

The cut-off for buying digital tickets is Friday, 19 January 2023. 

Digital tickets will be scanned upon entry to the National Basketball Performance Centre.

There is an option to purchase tickets on the door if they are not sold out.

You will not be permitted entry without a ticket.

What parking is available at the venue? +

Onsite parking is available within walking distance of the National Basketball Performance Centre. 

There will be parking attendants in the main cark park and there will be overspill parking at St Peter's High School, across the road from the centre.

Will there be food and drink available? +

Food and drink vendors will be available outside the National Basketball Performance Centre.

How can I get a programme for the event? +

The official programme will be available online.

Will there be basketball merchandise to buy? +

A wide variety of basketball merchandise will be available for sale from the Basketball England shop. 

The shop will be situated in the foyer of the performance centre.