Alpe Adria Cup (AAC) was formed in the competition season 2015/16 in the Alpe-Adria region to enable ambitious basketball teams to upgrade their domestic competition with international experience. Eight teams from four countries competed in the first year, which was the starting signal for a rapid growth.
After counting 13 teams in it second season, the 2017/18 competition was played with 16 teams from six countries, namely Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia. This number increased to seven 2018/19, when the Polish team GTK Gliwice joined the competition. After a year-long hiatus, due to Covid-19 pandemic situation, Alpe Adria Cup will write his next chapter in season 2021/22, along with some familiar and new faces. The Alpe Adria Cup will feature the best lineup in the history of this competition. Back are reigning champions from Pardubice and also their opponent from the finals – Děčín. Since the beginning of the Alpe Adria Cup, we can count on Patrioti Levice, from Slovakia, we have the largest group of teams – 4. Czech Republic, Croatia, and Austria provided 3 clubs, Slovenia two and we have one from Poland. 16 teams from 6 countries, divided into 4 groups, with each team playing the others in its group in home and away games, following a round-robin system. Group winners and teams in second place will earn tickets to the quarterfinals. The play-offs will be played in home and away games. If the Covid-19 situation got worse, the games are going to be played in a bubble-based event.
Alpe Adria Cup – Champions
2015/16 Helios Suns Domzale (SLO)
2016/17 MBK Rieker Komarno (SVK)
2017/18 KK Zlatorog Lasko (SLO)
2018/19 Egis Körmend (HUN)
2019/20 BK JIP Pardubice (CZE)