The West Tennessee Jaguars will play host to the NWPBL Celebrity team at Jackson’s Oman Arena as the NWPBL Kickoff Weekend, the festivities will include a Youth Fitness Challenge and Basketball Clinic, Skills Challenge for Charity, Greek Benefit Challenge and Charity Basketball game. The cost for the event is $10.00 for Adults, $7.00 for Youth and kids 3 and under will be admitted for free
The New World Professional Basketball League will hold a Meet and Greet to introduce the hometown West Tennessee Jaguars on Friday, January 27th at the Carl Perkins Civic Center. Tickets for the Meet and Greet are $25.00 with proceeds going to the City of Jackson Parks and Recreation and the YMCA of Jackson, Tennessee.
On, January 26, 2012, the NWPBL will hold its Inaugural League meeting at the Marriott Hotel located in Jackson, Tennessee. The meeting will consist of representatives from all 24 franchises as well as league officials. This will serve as the launch for the New World Professional Basketball League. During the meeting the teams will conduct the Draft Order as well as designate representatives for Minority Ownership Advisory Board and Leadership Committees that will help oversee the direction of the league as a whole.