The FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018 features 20 men's and 20 women's teams.
They are divided into 4 pools of 5 and seeded automatically based on the 3x3 Federation Ranking.
Each team plays the other 4 in their respective pools. The top two teams from each pool qualify for the quarter-finals and then play knock-out games all the way to the final.
On top of the men's and the women's team event, there are 3 individual contests:
All five competitions will be played with the official 3x3 ball.http://www.fiba.basketball/3x3WC/2018Participating teams
The FIBA 3x3 Federation Ranking on 17 January 2018 was used as basis to determine the participating FIBA member associations.The hosts, Philippines qualifies automatically for both the men's and women's events, while the champions of the previous edition (Serbia for men's and Russia for women's) also qualifies automatically. The top 20 teams in the men's and women's
Rankings qualifies with the following conditions applied: A maximum of 10 teams from a single continent could qualify and at least 30 FIBA member associations must participate. The qualified 40 teams (20 each for the men's and women's tournaments) had to confirm their participation by 30 November 2017. FIBA confirmed the participation of 37 member associations in 18 January 2018.Men's tournament