The Fall & Winter NKCCA competitions are open events.  NKCCA membership is not required to participate. All-Star programs may exhibit without regard to locality.

NKCCA Membership for other events is open to only schools (high school, middle and elementary) located in the KHSAA Basketball regions 8, 9 & 10.  Scholarship opportunities are open to only NKCCA member programs & schools in the Greater Cincinnati area (Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana) that participate in the Fall or Winter competitions.