1 (in 1 host city)
| July 22–31|
Iran (3rd title)
| 12 (from 45 federations)|
The 2016 FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship is the 24th edition of the Asian Championship for Junior Men aged 18 years old and below. The tournament was held in Tehran, Iran from July 22 to 31. The top three teams will qualify and will represent FIBA Asia the 2017 FIBA Under-19 World Championship in Egypt. This will be the second time the country will host the tournament after successfully staging the 20th edition eight years ago.
2016 FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship Wikipedia
According to the FIBA Asia rules, the number of participating teams in the FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship is sixteen (16). Each of the six (6) FIBA Asia Sub-Zones had two places, and the hosts (Iran) and holders (China) were automatically qualified. The other four places are allocated to the zones according to performance in the 2014 FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship.
Only 12 teams registered to participate in this tournament. No teams from the Persian Gulf region entered despite being allocated two automatic berths.
Only 12 teams participate in this tournament. The FIBA Boys' World Ranking are shown within the parenthesis.
This year's tournament will be held at the Twelve Thousand People Sport Hall, located in the north & south of the main street of the Azadi Sport Complex.
All times are in Iran Standard Time (UTC+04:30)
The following referees were selected for the tournament.