Alpha Cold Arena, August 12, 2011 – Eight months following the inception of the Virtual Basketball Association (VBA), Emerald Ishtari, Chairman and Commissioner of the VBA proudly announces the debut of the Women’s Virtual Basketball Association (WVBA) to the Second Life community.  The WVBA will follow suit as the premier basketball league in Second Life for women consisting of teams mirroring the rl league. 

Women now have the opportunity to play games inworld using a full court – complete with animations for the participants – shooting, slam dunking, dribbling and even stealing the ball from opponents.  All scores for games played will be tracked and progress can be viewed using the WVBA website (, ultimately leading the East and West Conferences to the Championship at the Alpha Cold Arena!

The WVBA wants you!  We’re currently looking to fill roles in team management (Coaches and Players).  Now is your chance to play for the team of your dreams.  Visit the WVBA Recruiting Center on the Alpha Cold Arena to pick up an application or speak with Kings Valentine, VP, Technology for more information.

Interested in owning a franchise team?  Speak with Emerald Ishtari or Risse Zeplin, VP of Development directly for more information.

The VBA and WVBA audience is vast within and outside of the virtual community – resulting in being the most recognized sports league in Second Life.  We offer a variety of outlets to reach our fans, Alpha Cold Arena Mall, Alpha Club, radio broadcasts, special events and interactive advertising.  Interested in a store in the Alpha Cold Arena?  Speak with TOPAZ Collins, VP of Sim Operations for more information.

Interested in reaching out to our fan base by advertising your business?  Interested in co-sponsoring a WVBA event?  Speak with Gladiola Mistwallow-Bodenhall , VP of Marketing for more information.


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