Rock Hill, South Carolina is a short, easy 15-20 minute drive from the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Known for its friendly environment and hospitality, ROCK HILL is an affordable, adventurous, authentic southern experience. Take a stroll through downtown and the many shops, restaurants, and brew pubs. Or head out and enjoy the outdoor activities like kayaking, cycling and hiking.

The Rock Hill Sports and Events Center will play host to this year’s event and features:

  1. Championship Court w/1200 stadium seats
  2. Main court w/700 seats
  3. 8 basketball courts. The NACBA will have exclusive use of the facility throughout the memorable weekend.



Friday, May 22

NACBA HOOPLA at the Rock Hill Sports and Event Center
Players, families, and friends will get the chance to get on the courts and test their bball skills - in the 3-point shootout, shootaround, free throw shooting, obstacle course and more.

Sunday, May 24

The NACBA Sunday night banquet heads to CAROWINDS Amusement Park for a night of FUN and an all you can eat Carolina bbq feast. While there, enjoy the parks 14 coasters like Copperhead Strike. Or head to the water park and be the first to experience the Boogie Board Racer.



  • Hotels will only be a 3-5 minute drive to the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center. Information to follow.
  • An added bonus: the city of Rock Hill also provides free shuttle bus service from the hotel vicinity to the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center. My Ride is free to ride, and features all-electric buses, USB charging ports at every seat, and free wi-fi.
  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, NC is only a 15-20 minute drive to Rock Hill, SC.
  • Or fly into Raleigh Durham International Airport in Raleigh, NC. It’s a three hour drive to Rock Hill, SC but along the way, stop by to see the basketball museums of Duke University and the University of North Carolina. It’s the ultimate basketball ROAD TRIP.

For over 45 years, Carowinds has been right at the heart of where the Carolinas come together and where friends and family come together for lifelong memories. The premier entertainment destination of the Carolinas, Carowinds touts world-class thrill rides, live entertainment, delicious dining options, immersive events and more and offers a full day of fun and excitement for everyone. Folks enjoy strolling through the new Blue Ridge Junction area, featuring the new Blue Ridge Country Kitchen restaurant and Granny’s ice cream shop. Thrill-seekers get their fix on our astounding collection of world-class rides, including the new Copperhead Strike, the Carolinas’ first double launch coaster. Splash, slide and chill at Carolina Harbor Waterpark, included with admission, or pick a shady spot and enjoy some live entertainment. Memories with friends and family are waiting at Carowinds. Visit carowinds.com for more information.