Allianz Partners Named Official Travel Partner of 2024 Wheelchair Basketball National Championships

RICHMOND, VA – (Thursday, March 21, 2024) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club, is proud to name Allianz Partners as the Official Travel Partner of the 2024 Wheelchair Basketball National Championships. The top 100 Adult and Junior Division wheelchair basketball teams from across the country will compete for national titles April 5-14, 2024 at the Henrico Sports and Events Center. Tickets are on sale now at

“One of the biggest barriers athletes with disabilities face is the inaccessibility they often experience when traveling across the country,” commented Hunter Leemon, Sportable Chief Executive Officer. “With more than 1,000 athletes traveling into Richmond, we are incredibly grateful for the support of Allianz Partners for helping us proactively make these wheelchair basketball athletes’ travels as easy and accessible as possible. Allianz Partners is a global leader in travel and specialty insurance, and a leader in accessibility and inclusivity in our community.”

“Sportable is a remarkable organization that transforms lives by making sports accessible for athletes of all ages, backgrounds and abilities,” said Jeff Wright, CEO of Henrico-based Allianz Partners USA.  “We are proud to be named the Official Travel Partner of this year’s Wheelchair Basketball National Championships and look forward to welcoming the players and their families to Henrico.  Our associates will be out in force, helping to ensure that everyone has a safe trip and a great experience.”

As the Official Travel Partner, Henrico-based Allianz Partners is facilitating cross-country travel for more than 1,000 wheelchair basketball players attending the National Championship tournament. By providing travel tips for athletes with disabilities, sponsoring an in-depth travel webinar, staffing the official welcome center at Richmond International Airport, and assisting with equipment transportation, Allianz Partners is helping to deliver a first-class travel experience.

Taking place on eight courts over six days, games begin April 5-7 when 52 Varsity and Prep level youth teams compete at the state-of-the-art Henrico Sports and Events Center. The top 16 ranked wheelchair basketball teams for each Adult Division (I, II, III) will compete for national titles the following week, April 12-14, 2024. 

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About Sportable

Since 2005, Sportable has created opportunities and transformed lives through sport for individuals with physical disabilities and visual impairments. The non-profit organization provides sporting opportunities to more than 400 athletes of all ages by offering competitive and recreational adaptive sports programs year-round. By fostering a fun, inclusive, competitive, and accessible environment, Sportable transforms the lives of athletes and frees them to see beyond their disabilities, enhances their peer relationships and helps them to reach their personal finish line. To make an impact today, visit

About Allianz Partners

In the United States, Allianz Partners USA (AGA Service Company) offers Allianz Travel-branded travel protection plans and serves millions of customers each year. In addition to travel protection, the company offers event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. AGA Service Company is doing business as Allianz Global Assistance Insurance Agency in California (License # 0B01400) and Massachusetts. Allianz Partners USA is part of the Allianz Partners group. Allianz Partners is a world leader in B2B2C insurance and assistance, offering global solutions that span international health and life, travel insurance, mobility and assistance. Customer driven, our innovative experts are redefining insurance services by delivering future-ready, high-tech, high-touch products and solutions that go beyond traditional insurance. Present in over 75 countries, our 19,400 employees speak 70 languages, handle over 58 million cases each year, and are motivated to go the extra mile to offer peace of mind to our customers around the world.


Sportable has created opportunities and transformed the lives of individuals with physical disabilities and visual impairments through sport since 2005. For more information about Sportable, please visit