The Damen-Basketball-Bundesliga (DBBL) is the premier women's basketball championship in Germany. It was founded in 1947. DJK Agon 08 Düsseldorf and BTV 1846 Wuppertal are the most successful teams in the competition with twelve and eleven titles respectively, while TSV 1880 Wasserburg and Saarlouis Royals have dominated the competition in recent years. The leading teams from the DBBL enjoyed some success in FIBA Europe competitions in the 1980s and the 1990s, with Wuppertal winning the 1996 European Cup and Agon also reaching the competition's final in 1983 and 1986. The competition had been directly run by the German Basketball Federation (DBB) until 2001. On 21 June That year, the Damen-Basketball-Bundesligen GmbH was founded, an association which runs the first and second highest levels of women's club-level basketball in Germany.