Collect, Play, Win!
Over 250 teams have already submitted to play in the 1st Ballerz Invitational, with up to $15,000 worth of prizes on the line! Let’s catch you up so you don’t miss any of the action starting this Friday.
Collect Ballerz and Sneakerz on Gaia to play. 1 Ballerz & 1 Sneakerz is needed to fill 1 of 5 spots per team. Coordinate with other holders in Discord to get your full team together, or if you roll deep, grab 5 of each and submit a team solo!
Submit your 5×5 team here by May 4th at 11:59pm PST, then kick back and sweat the livestream on Gaia Live, hosted by Micah & Mike starting Friday May 5th at 1pm PST.
Up to $15,000* in physical AND digital prizes! Check below for a few of the top-tier graded physical cards you win:
🏅 Quick Tournament Details
Jump to tournament Page
- 5v5 with a regular season & single-elimination playoffs
- 5 Ballerz & 5 Sneakerz per team submission
- 1 – 5 unique holders per team submission
Already have your Ballerz & Sneakerz? Get off the bench and register your team here.
New? Hop in our Discord and the community is here to help you out!
Prize Pool Valued at over $15,000**
By entering the Ballerz Invitational, you’re automatically entered to win a Gem Mint 10 Josh Giddy Rookie Card worth $599! 1 entry max per player.
Prize Pool Activations
As per above image, the Ballerz Invitational prize pool is based on the number of unique tournament entrants. Time to recruit!
- 100 or less unique holders – Rookie
- If 100 unique Ballerz holders join the tourney, the prize pool is $2,100 in Dapper credit, 3 Ballerz NFTs, 5 Sneakerz NFTs, and 6 physical sports cards with a fair market value of over $2,000.
- 300 or more – Veteran
- If 300 unique Ballerz holders join the tourney, the prize pool jumps to $2,500 in Dapper credit, 5 Ballerz NFTs, 10 Sneakerz NFTs, and 11 physical sports cards with a fair market value of over $5,000.
- 500 or more – Hall of Fame
- And if 500 unique Ballerz holders join the tourney, the prize pool leaps to $4,000 in Dapper credit, 7 Ballerz NFTs, 15 Sneakerz NFTs, and 21 physical sports cards with a fair market value of over $12,000!
BBL Major Upgrades & Updates
The “BBL-Tool” and “Team Builder” are now simply baked into our Ballerz Basketball League! These major upgrades, new features, and improvements are designed to level up the BBL gaming experience. You can now manage your teams and tournaments way more efficiently. Let’s dive in:
Tournament Page Updates
1. Visuals are here!
We’re excited to announce that BBL visuals are here, bringing you into an immersive experience like never before. Show off your “Playz” on socials and watch, replay, and share your favorite moments!
2. Tournament Page
We’ve made significant improvements to how you navigate all BBL Tournaments. You can now see active, upcoming, and completed tournaments to tap into the action. Additionally, a Rules tab has been added to officially formalize BBL regulations.
Note: Tournaments are now run directly on the BBL site. Watch live here on Gaia!
3. Games & Statistics
Within active tournaments, you can now check published games for scores, stats, and Playz. Review your box scores or check out where you stand in the top-10 leaderboards for various stats. This gives you the chance to build up your Ballerz rep and share Playz on socials.
Note: You’ll see stats update after games are fully completed.
“Team Builder” Updates
- Team Invites now must be accepted by the receiving party in order to build a team together.
- Team “Submit” Button now allows you to formally enter your team & validate there are no duplicate submissions of Ballerz or Sneakerz in the same tournament.
- In the event there are any duplicates during submission, an error message will appear with the ones you need to replace.
- Upon accepted submissions, a sharable image will now appear with your team.
For those of you who may not know what about Ballerz, Sneakerz, & Ballerz Basketball League (BBL), we’re excited to introduce you. Read below:
What are Ballerz NFTs?
Ballerz is a community-driven pixelated NFT set that brings basketball fandom, art, community, & imagination to another level. Each Ballerz has unique traits & skillsets. Having sold out already, you can find secondary listings on Gaia Marketplace. Ballerz holders can be found in Ballerz Discord & all over Twitter to connect, play, and celebrate their love for all things basketball!
Our squad of holders includes celebs such as Miami Heat player Duncan Robinson, WNBA World Champion Kelsey Plum, NBA veteran Charlie Villanueva, and ESPN basketball broadcaster Ros Gold-Onwude.
What are Sneakerz NFTs?
Every Baller needs a pair! Sneakerz are the official footwear of Ballerz with unique traits & accessories, bringing added utility and boosts to the court. Sneakerz were a free airdrop to Ballerz holders 2:1 that has already completed. You can also find secondary listings on Gaia as well.
What is Ballerz Basketball League?
Ballerz Basketball League (BBL) is where we ball out, bringing Ballerz & Sneakerz to life through visually immersive gaming competitions. Build your team solo or with other holders, then submit your teams into weekly & monthly tournaments for prizes and bragging rights. Find the right combination of traits & skills to dominate on the court.