Dru Joyce Classic Akron

April 27-29, 2018 Akron, Ohio


We the staff at the Dru Joyce Classic want to thank all of your for your support this past weekend. We hope you enjoyed yourselfves and will come back next year.

Dru Joyce & Staff

4/30/2018 7:41 PM

Teams still needing to check in can do so Saturday morning beginning at 7am. At the University of Akron James A Rhodes(J.A.R.) Arena.

4/27/2018 10:50 PM

A few last minute changes have occurred. No other changes will be made. Please review the schedule, we will see you all at check in tomorrow. Good luck this weekend.

4/26/2018 1:34 PM

Check in for teams in grades 2 through 8 who are arriving late Friday night check in will be at the University of Akron, James A Rhodes Arena, 373 Carroll St. Akron.

Check in will begin at 7am so all teams must still check in before their first game.

4/25/2018 7:11 AM

The schedule has been updated please make sure you check today.

Check-in times: Grades 2 through 8 - 3pm to 10pm on Friday 4/27
Grades 9 through 11 - 6pm to 8pm

All teams Must check-in before their first game.

Check in at the House of the Lord, 1650 Diagonal Road, Akron 44320

4/25/2018 6:48 AM

The Dru Joyce Classic wants to welcome everyone to this year’s event. All coaches must check-in at the House of the Lord, at 1630 Diagonal Rd., Akron 44333, before they play their first game

Coashes in grades 2 through 8 must bring a printed roster

Admission: Friday only. $10
Weekend Pass $25
Championship Sunday. $15

The schedule has been released. You can view it on our website (www.neobasketball.com) or on Exposures NEO Basketball app.

4/24/2018 2:26 AM



Dru Joyce Classic is the premier US travel basketball tournament series for youth in grades 2-11.

  • Tournament
  • All teams
  • $250.00-$550.00 entry fee
  • 3 games guaranteed


Greater Akron Ohio Area
15 N. Maple St
Akron, OH, 44303


Dru Joyce Classic Admin


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General Information

Our event is a “Stay to Play” event.
Passion8 is the housing service provider for the Dru Joyce Classic! We have contracted the lowest group rates available at each hotel. As many of you know this is a popular event and rooms fill up quickly. Make sure you complete your booking as soon as possible. Should you need assistance, contact us at housing@passion-8.com or 1-(833)-836-8197.
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NCAA REQUIREMENTS for teams in 9th - 11th Grade:

All teams participating at an NCAA certified event must register online prior to reporting to participate in the event. Failure to register and submit all required information will result in a team being denied participation in all NCAA certified events. Coaches are expected to keep their online rosters updated.

All individuals who are involved in coaching activities at a NCAA certified event must be have a USA Basketball Coach License and be approved by the NCAA prior to participation in the event. This must be completed in order to sit on a bench at any NCAA certified event.

All event related questions should be directed to Dru Joyce Classic Admin at info@neobasketball.com.

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