3. deild karla (English: Men's 3. Division) or D3 is the fourth tier basketball competition among clubs in Iceland. It is organized by the Icelandic Basketball Federation (Icelandic: Körfuknattleikssamband Íslands – KKÍ). It consists of 8 teams and the season consists of a schedule of 14 games. The top four teams meet in a playoff for the victory in the 3. deild. The two finalists achieve promotion to 2. deild karla.
|Number of teams||7|
|Level on pyramid||4|
|Promotion to||2. deild karla|
|Domestic cup(s)||Icelandic Basketball Cup|
|Supercup||Icelandic Super Cup|
|Most championships||Breiðablik-b, Álftanes,|
Sindri (1 title)
|CEO||Hannes S. Jónsson|
3. deild karla originated in 2015 and consists of 10 teams. On 13 March 2020, the 2019–20 season was postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Iceland. The day after, the Icelandic Basketball Federation canceled the rest of the season. The 2020–21 season was initially postponed in October after another outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. In January 2021 it was announced that the season would start on 13 February but with Hamar-b having withdrawn from the league.
The current 3. deild karla teams for the 2020–21 season are:
|2016–17||Sindri Höfn||Þór Þorlákshöfn-b||82-67|
|2019–20||Season canceled early due to the Coronavirus pandemic in Iceland.[a]|
|2020–21||Season canceled early due to the Coronavirus pandemic in Iceland.[b]|
Titles per clubEdit
|1||Breiðablik-b, Álftanes, Gnúpverjar, UMF Sindri Höfn|
- Reglugerð umkörfuknattleiksmót
- 3. deild karla (2015–16)
- Runólfur Trausti Þórhallsson (13 March 2020). "KKÍ aflýsir neðri deildum og yngri flokkum". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 13 March 2020.
- Anton Ingi Leifsson (14 March 2020). "KKÍ tekur endanlega ákvörðun um Dominos-deildirnar á miðvikudag". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 14 March 2020.
- Davíð Eldur (12 January 2021). "Keppni í neðri deildum og yngri flokkum aftur af stað". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 23 January 2021.
- "Gnúpverjar Íslandsmeistarar 3. deildar karla í körfubolta í ár!". skeidgnup.is (in Icelandic). 26 April 2016. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
- "Leikur: Sindri 82 - 67 Þór Þ. b". kki.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 17 April 2018.
- "Álftanes Íslandsmeistarar". karfan.is (in Icelandic). 14 April 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
- "Vestri-B tryggði sér silfrið í 3. deild". Bæjarins Besta (in Icelandic). 16 April 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
- Ólafur Þór Jónsson (17 April 2019). "Breiðablik-B Íslandsmeistarar í 3. deild". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 18 April 2019.
- Anton Ingi Leifsson (13 March 2020). "KKÍ setur allt á ís í að minnsta kosti fjórar vikur". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 14 March 2020.