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Canada–Mexico–United States bid
for the 2027 FIBA Basketball World Cup
Bid Details
Bidding nations Canada
Mexico
United States
Bidding federations Canada Basketball
Asociación Deportiva Mexicana de Básquetbol
USA Basketball
Proposed venues

32 (in 32 cities)

The Canada Basketball, Asociación Deportiva Mexicana de Básquetbol and the USA Basketball is bidding for the right to host the 2027 FIBA Basketball World Cup. On March 2023, the bid became a formal candidate together with the Argentina and Uruguay, as FIBA decided that the 2027 World Cup will be played in North America.

Timeline

Date Notes
August- September 2023Observers Programme at the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines
December 2019FIBA announced the 10 shortlisted nations.
December 2019Workshop in TBD
March 2020On-site Inspection of Probable Venues in Canada, Mexico and the United States.
March 2020 Canadian, Mexican and America's Bid was listed as a Candidate together with the Argentina and uruguay.
April 2020Submission of Final Candidature Files
October 2020FIBA to appoint host nations for 2027 and 2031 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Details

A number of sites were proposed as venues for the Basketball World Cup.

FIBA underlined some requirements for the venues to be used:

  • There should be at least a minimum of 24 venues, 8 venues for the Knock-out Stage
  • A press center 150 pax for the Group Stage and 300 pax for the Final Round, 2 square meters per person

Venues

There are 32 venues proposed by the Canadian Mexican American bid committee:

Canada

Toronto Vancouver Montreal
Scotiabank Arena Rogers Arena Bell Centre
Capacity: 20,511 Capacity:19,700 Capacity: 21,700
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Canadian candidate cities

Mexico

Mexico City
Mexico City Arena
Capacity: 22,300 Capacity: Capacity:
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Mexican proposed venues

United States

Brooklyn New York Los Angeles
Barclays Center Madison Square Garden Staples Center
Capacity: 35,446 Capacity: 19,812 Capacity: 18,000
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Syracuse Indianapolis Portland
Carrier Dome Bankers Life Fieldhouse Veterans Memorial Coliseum

  

Capacity:35,466 Capacity: 17,923 Capacity: 12,888
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Additional venue information

Canada

Mexico

United States

Venues excluded since start of bidding process


Venues that voluntarily dropped out during application process

Louisville Tacoma Phoenix
KFC Yum! Center Tacoma Dome Talking Stick Resort Arena
Capacity: 22,090 Capacity: 17,100 Capacity:18,422
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Venues not selected as host cities bid (2nd round)

Orlando San Jose, California
Amway Center SAP Center
Capacity:18,846 Capacity:18,543 Capacity:
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Birmingham, Alabama Paradise, Nevada
Legacy Arena Thomas & Mack Center T-Mobile Arena
Capacity:17,654 Capacity: 17,923 Capacity: 18,000
T Mobile Arena The Strip Las Vegas (29798246202)

Venues submitted bid, but not selected as potential venues (1st round)

Venues contacted, but did not submit bid

Inglewood, California Oakland, California
The Forum Chase Center
Capacity: Capacity:17,500 Capacity:18,064 Capacity: Capacity:

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References


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