HOF New England Championships

HOF New England Championships

Boys Tournament

The New England Championship tournament is a top-notch tournament for teams wishing to get college exposure.  We have applied for NCAA sanctioning and are hopeful the event will be LIVE for Division I, II and III college coaches in 2012.  In 2011, this tournament attracted over 50 Division II and III college coaches. In addition, over 140 teams participated in 2011 with multiple scouting services and media coverage present.

Registration is Open

Regular Team Price: $500.00

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5th Grade Team:
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7th Grade Team:
8th Grade Team:

Register & Pay

Tournament Information

  • April 20-22, 2012
  • Applied for NCAA Sanctioned Event status for Division I, II, and III college coaches to attend.
  • Age groups 11u, 12u, 13u, 14u, 15u, 16u, and 17u
  • Over 140+ teams came in 2011...and 50+ college coaches
  • The tournament is currently SOLD OUT.  We are looking for additional courts, but as of right now, we are NOT accepting any more registrations.

Tournament Updates

  • The RUSH will be on site to film ALL games at Wesleyan University - Click their logo for more info -
  • Tournament Schedule can be found on the right-hand side of the page.
  • 2012 Event has been approved by the NCAA
  • Schedule will be out at least 3 days prior to the tournament, and usually by Tuesday of the tournament weekend.
  • Coaches of ALL teams, please send Rosters ASAP to naismithtourney@basketbull.org

Tournament Sites

  • Wesleyan University - 5 courts
  • Hartford Sports Sciences
  • Bulkeley High School
  • East Catholic High School
  • Surrounding High Schools

Tournament Format

Teams will compete and either 3 or 4 team pools and get a minimum of 2 pool play games and 1 game in single-elimination brackets, based on how they finish within their pool.  Exact tournament format will be decided when registration is completed.

All BasketBull tournaments use only IABBO Certified Officials

Tournament Cost and Registration

  •     $500 for 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade teams.  $425 for 5th - 8th grade teams....must pay in advance, NO EXCEPTIONS
  •     ALL teams must submit roster to naismithtourney@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

  •     Multiple team discounts are available with 3+ teams

Upon registering and committing team to the tournament, please see tournament policies, regarding cancellation and refund policy.  If you are on the schedule, you are considered COMMITTED to the tournament and will be responsible for payment, if it hasn't already been made.

There are NO REFUNDS for teams that do not get their NCAA approval # in time or for teams that pull out of the tournament after schedule has been released. 

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 Wesleyan University. 

The tournament is open to Division I, II and III college coaches.

In addition, mutiple scouting services from the midwest will be in attendance.

All teams must go through the following process in order to participate in the tournament:

To apply for an approval #, click here - https://screening.lexisnexis.com/eventcheck/ncaa
• scroll to bottom of page
• click new or previously approved applicant
• or Returning applicant
• $40.00 fee or $55 if after a certain date

Our event has been approved by the NCAA, so you can now visit the NCAA registration website to submit your team information by clicking here - http://web1.ncaa.org/BBCS/exec/login
• Log-in or Create new coach activity
• Create team information
• Create roster
• Choose events you’ll be attending by clicking box next to event

A couple of reminders when filling out the registration info:
• All participants, coaches and players, must have UNIQUE phone number and home address.  They cannot share information with other players and coaches on the team.
• Teams can only have 3 players from an adjoining state. 
• Whatever information you provide on the NCAA website will be the information used in the college coaches packet.  So, please make it as accurate as possible.

There are NO REFUNDS for teams that do not get their NCAA approval # in time or for teams that pull out of the tournament after schedule has been released.

Tournament History

Past organizations to have played: Team Jersey Elite, Connecticut Elite, Dwight Howard All-Stars (Fla.), Connecticut Select, Connecticut Basketball Club, Lynchburg Hoops (va.), Expressions Elite, Team Next (NJ), New England Playaz, New York Panthers, Long Island Lightning - Dingle, Metro Boston, Boston Amateur Basketball Club, Westchester Hawks (NY), MBR, Albany City Rocks, Hunting Park Warriors (Pa.),  Connecticut Knights, Rhode Island Hawks, Boston Warriors, Connecticut Gold, East Coast Elite, Long Island Avengers, Central Jersey Hawks, BC Eagles (NY), West Coast All-Stars, Brooklyn Patriots (NY), Life for Champions (NY),

College Coaches/Media in attendance: National Big East Basketball Report, New England Recruiting Report, New England Hoop News, and more....

Tournament Contact Information

  • Colin Tabb @ 413-382-0272 (office line)
  • Colin.Tabb@basketbull.org
  • Schedule requests need to be made via an email to the tournament director, or they may not be granted.  It is at the director's discretion to grant a request.

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