València Basketball

"TARONJA" BASKETBALL

The València Basket Club is identified with the color 'taronja'

Taronja (orange) is the official colour of València Basket Club and is said to represent the city's sporting spirit. The former ACB Liga champions, Spain’s foremost competition in this sport, are València's leading basketball club.

The team plays its home matches at the Fuente de San Luis Arena, known as La Fonteta, which seats 8,500 spectators.

The ACB Liga runs from October to May, with playoffs held throughout the months of May and June. The team plays at La Fonteta every 15 days. If you’d like to attend a match, it’s advisable to check the season’s fixtures in advance, which can be found on València Basket website. Match tickets can be purchased via the Internet or at the arena itself, with box offices opening an hour before each match.

The city’s fondness for this sport comes from the numerous courts, both indoor and open air, private and municipal, which can be found across the city. It’s common to see groups of fans playing in the dry bed of the Turia river. School and municipal championships are also especially well frequented. Fans also congregate in local bars to watch the team battle it out for important titles.

L'Alqueria del Basket

The European basketball training house is also in Valencia. L'Alqueria del Basket was born as the home of the Valencia Basketball quarry and as a generating centre of basketball in society. Today it has established itself as an international benchmark for grassroots basketball, hosting major tournaments and holding numerous events related to basketball. 15,000 square meters dedicated to this sport, with 13 courts, in a facility that has already called the attention of the main franchises of the NBA.

INFORMATION OF INTEREST: 

Pabellón Fuente de San Luis

Avinguda dels Germans Maristes, 16, 46013 València

Tel. (+34) 963 73 76 61

Capacidad: 8.500

 

València Basket Club

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 09:30 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 20:00

Tel. (+34) 963957084

www.valenciabasket.com

 

L'Alqueria del Basket

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 22:00 hours

Tel. (+34) 961 21 55 43

https://alqueriadelbasket.com/

 

COMPETITIONS

MALE LEAGUE

The ACB League

From October to May

 

Playoff

May and June

 

Euroleague

From October to May

 

King's Cup

February

 

FEMININE LEAGUE

The DAY league

From October to April

 

Playoff

May

 

Eurocup Women

From October to May

 

Queen's Cup

February