Basketbull Summer Championships

Boys Tournament

The BasketBull Summer Championship tournament is one of the premier LIVE events held in the northeast during the July viewing period.  Our "LIVE" tournaments have typically drawn anywhere from 125 - 250 college coaches (last year this tourney had 150) from all levels and fields some of the best AAU/Travel programs in the northeast and country. 

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Tournament Information

  • July 11-13th, 2014
  • Approved as NCAA Sanctioned Event for Division I, II, and III college coaches to attend in 2014.
  • Age groups 14u, 15u, 16u, 17u/OPEN
  • Springfield, MA and greater W. Mass area


 

Tournament Updates

  • Tournament Schedule will be posted on the website by 5 days prior to the event.  Schedule link will appear on right-hand side of page.
  • The event is approved for Division I, II and III college coaches
  • Coaches of ALL teams, please send Rosters ASAP to naismithtourney@basketbull.org

Previous Years Results

Tournament Sites

  • Mass Mutual Center
    • Springfield, MA 
    • 4 Air-Conditioned Arena floors
  • Holyoke Community College
    • Holyoke, MA
    • 3 courts, not a/c
    • Building is A/C
  • Westfield State University
    • Westfield, MA
    • 3 courts, not a/c
    • Building is A/C

Tournament Format

4 Game Guarantee to be played as follows:

July 11 (4pm - 10pm)

July 12 (8am-10pm)

July 13 (8am-6pm)

Tournament Cost and Registration

•$500, teams must pay in advance, NO EXCEPTIONS
•ALL teams must submit roster to andy.burkholder@basketbull.org
•Teams are encouraged to pay online via "REGISTRATION" button in upper-right corner

Teams can send registration with enclosed registration form to:
                  Basketball Hall of Fame
                  c/o BasketBull, LLC
                  1000 West Columbus Ave.
                   Springfield, Ma. 01105

Upon registering and committing team to the tournament, please see tournament policies regarding cancellation policy and refunds.  If you are on the schedule, you are considered COMMITTED to the tournament.

College Coaches, Scouting and Media

The Event has applied to the NCAA to be open to Division I, II and III college coaches as well as national media outlets.

College coaches, please check back shortly for access to purchasing your college coaches packet online.

Additionally, there will be a coaches hospitality room set up at the Mass Mutual Center.

NCAA Sanctioned Event

For all Coaches and Teams participating in an NCAA certified event

COACHES

Go to: https://screening.lexisnexis.com/eventcheck/ncaa
Click the Apply for Approval button – if your approval number has expired, click the previously approved applicant button.
Complete the process as directed by the website.
Approval takes 7-10 days to process.

Education Portion of the Background Check

The test has been replaced by a more significant educational component on a SEPARATE website – the NCAA Eligibility Center Coaching Education Course; a FREE course developed by the NCAA Eligibility Center and the National Federation of State High School Associations.

To complete the coaching education course, each operator and coach will need to do the following:

Go to http://www.nfhslearn.com/
Hover over the word COURSES
Select NCAA Eligibility Center Coaching Education
Complete the course.

Harsh Penalties

Applicants will have to acknowledge that they have completed the educational course as part of the First Advantage application; but background checks will be withheld until the education component is completed, but could be impacted as follows:

Failure to complete the educational component prior to the applicable deadline will result in the WITHDRAWL of the Participant Approval number; requiring the applicant to re-apply (with additional fees) in order to be reinstated.
Provision of false and/or misleading information on the acknowledgement page will result in the WITHDRAWL of the Participant approval number and render the individual unable to obtain a Participant Approval for a period of Five Years.

All teams participating in NCAA certified events must register online prior to reporting to participate in the event (no fee required).

Register at: http://web1.ncaa.org/BBCS/exec/login

Coaches are expected to keep their online rosters updated and accurate with each player’s information.
Do not use coaches address or telephone number or email address except for own daughter.
Coaches will need to “Opt In” to all events in which the team will participate.
Must scroll to bottom and “Save” for operator to have the ability to review your team information.

Failure to register or to submit all required information in the NCAA BBCS system will result in the team being denied participation in all NCAA certified summer events.

For additional information:

Contact LexisNexis NCAA Support Team at 1-800-631-8777 or NCAASupport@screening.lexisnexis.com

Information for coaches participating in a certified event            http://www.ncaa.org/enforcement/basketball-certification?division=d1

Tournament Contact Information

Colin Tabb
857-540-9042
CTabb at BasketBull.org

The following teams have either registered already or put in their intent to participate in this tournament.

  • Albany City Rocks
  • Albany City Rocks
  • ALBANY CITY ROCKS
  • B.O.E.S. Basketball
  • Bay State Jaguars
  • Bay State Magic
  • Beacon Elite
  • Beacon Elite
  • Blackbear North
  • Boston elite
  • Boston Titans
  • Boston Warriors
  • Boston Warriors
  • Boston Warriors Black
  • cj hawks howarth
  • cj hawks howarth
  • Connecticut Force
  • CT ATTACK
  • CT Gladiators
  • CT Gladiators
  • Ct Gladiators
  • CT Playmakers
  • CT Playmakers
  • CT Playmakers
  • CT Playmakers
  • CT RoughRiders
  • CT Roughriders (Sanchez)
  • CT Select-Bags
  • ct wave
  • CT Wizards
  • Ct. Stars
  • Ct. Stars
  • CUCD
  • Demarcus Cousins (DC) Blue Devils - NH
  • Edouard-Montpetit College
  • Fort Washington Elite
  • Game 7
  • Gamepoint Basketball
  • Gamepoint Basketball
  • Gamepoint Basketball
  • Greater Boston Lions (GBL)
  • Greater Boston Lions (GBL)
  • High Rise Elite
  • ICC Truth
  • Kingston Komets
  • KYDA
  • L.O.X
  • L.O.X
  • Lone Wolf Athletics
  • Lone Wolf Athletics
  • Long Island Lightning
  • LP Fam
  • LP Fam
  • LP Fam
  • LP fam
  • Mass Elite
  • Mass Premier
  • Mass Premier Courts
  • Mass Premier Courts
  • Minutemen
  • Minutemen
  • Monroe County All Stars
  • Monroe County All Stars
  • Montmorency
  • Move Ur Feet
  • New England Storm
  • New York Elite Basketball
  • Next Level
  • NJ Gym Ratz
  • NY GATORS
  • NY GATORS
  • NYC Jayhawks
  • NYC Jayhawks
  • nyc jayhawks
  • PAC 13 JAYHAWKS
  • Qc United
  • Rising Stars
  • Riverside Hawks
  • Riverside Hawks
  • Riverside Hawks
  • Riverside Hawks
  • Riverside Hawks
  • Roc City Ballers
  • Roc City Ballers
  • S.T.A.R. Athletic Club
  • S.T.A.R. Athletic Club
  • SQBA Blue
  • Syracuse Nets
  • Syracuse Select Basketball
  • Team NYC
  • Team NYC/Molloy
  • Test
  • Truth ICC
  • United Sons and Daughters
  • Westside United
  • Wolfpack Elite
  • Wright Way Basketball
  • Wright Way Basketball

The following schools have committed to attending this tournament.

  • Brown University
  • Central Connecticut State University
  • Iona College
  • Northeastern University
  • Towson University
  • University of Minnesota

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