National Homeschool Basketball Championships in Springfield canceled amid coronavirus fears

National Homeschool Christian Tournament

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Organizers of the National Homeschool Basketball Championship announced it is canceling its national championships next week in Springfield.

The group made the announcement on Twitter. Organizers site President Trump's remarks on the coronavirus and the decision by the NBA to suspend its season.

More than 300 teams of all ages would have competed in the tournament at gymnasiums across the city. This would have been the 29th annual tournament.