German Basketball Association

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German Basketball Association
German Basketball Federation Neu.jpeg
Founded 1949
Place of foundation Dusseldorf
president Ingo Weiss
societies 2,106
Members 212.093
Association headquarters Hagen

The German Basketball Federation e. V. (DBB) is the national German basketball umbrella organization. He organizes basketball in Germany . The office is based in Hagen .


The association was founded on October 1st, 1949 in Düsseldorf . The first chairman was Siegfried Reiner . The forerunner, founded in 1947, was called the "Society for the Promotion of Basketball". As of January 2019, according to the inventory of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) , the DBB had 212,093 memberships and thus had the highest number in its history. The lowest value with 190,152 members was found in the DOSB statistics in 2010.


The statutes, adopted in 1976 and subsequently amended several times, provide for the organization of German championships and participation in international championships and the Olympic Games . Other tasks include the training of referees and trainers, the promotion of competitive, popular, leisure, as well as youth and school sports.

National competitions of the association

Administrative headquarters of the association in Hagen

In the responsibility of the DBB, five competitions are held annually across Germany:

In addition, for the internal maxi basketball / the Federal Best Games basketball from age category Ü45 pitted for women and men.


President / 1. Chairman Term of office
Siegfried Reiner 1949-1953
Gerhard Nacke-Erich 1953-1964
Hans-Joachim Höfig 1964-1973
Anton Kartak 1973-1984
Manfred Ströher 1984-1994
Roland Geggus 1994-2006
Ingo Weiss since 2006

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Presidium. German Basketball Federation, accessed on February 3, 2019 .
  2. a b c 2019 inventory (PDF) German Olympic Sports Confederation, accessed on May 19, 2020 .
  3. ^ History. German Basketball Association V., accessed on February 14, 2015 .
  4. DBB: Maximum number of members !!! German Basketball Association, accessed January 15, 2019 .
  5. * September 9, 1922, DTS magazine , 1977/18 p. 15.