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PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY AS IT PERTAINS TO TIMELY AND IMPORTANT TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
July 22, 2018
Players, Coaches, Fans, Family & Friends:
It is our pleasure to host the Jayhawk Summer Finale in Overland Park Kansas. 90+ teams, from all over the country, are participating and feature some very prominent high school basketball student athletes. Every game in the 15U - 17U is played under one roof to increase the visibility / exposure aspect of the event. We have added 12U - 14U divisions for the first time. Those games will be played at New Century Field House in New Century Kansas. The 15U - 17U tournament is NCAA certified.
We hope you enjoy your stay in Kansas and THANK YOU for participating in the 2018 Jayhawk Summer Finale.
Roger A. Morningstar
Team Check in:
IMPORTANT: Team Check In: All 15U - 17U teams must check in at the Team Entrance to Drive 5 Sports Center on Thursday, July 26. Check in will open at 11am. We suggest that all teams check in prior to 5pm.
All 12U - 14U teams must check in at New Century Field House on Friday, July 27 prior to 5pm. Check in will open at 3pm. Only one coach will need to check a 12U - 14U team in. Players are not required to be there. None of the NCAA required information is necessary for these 3 divisions.
All 15U - 17U coaches have to be present at check in, players do not. Make sure you bring your ID and be prepared to go over your roster and certification numbers. You may then proceed to the court to start playing.
All NCAA required information will have to be in order at the time of check in or you will not be allowed to participate.
There are new NCAA requirements for team events this year as player profiles must first be created on the BBCS (https://BBCS.ncaa.org). Coaches can only create their “bench” from players that have completed their profiles on the NCAA website. Any coach desiring to sit on the bench also much have obtained a USAB Gold License (www.USA_Basketball.com/NCAALicense)..
A team coach can edit a ROSTER until 11:59 pm the day before the event. (if adjustments are made after July 24th they will not make the college coaches book. Just a reminder the BBCS will only ALLOW for three (3) out of state athletes per team roster and they must be from an adjoining state. ALSO, it is the coach’s responsibility to correctly identify all athletes and their correct jersey numbers!
Make sure that all of the roster information you submitted on the NCAA website is accurate. Please double check this as it is very important. Coaches must have a valid coaches number.
Game Scores & Bracket Updates:
All tournament game scores and brackets will be updated on jayhawktournaments.com (Jayhawk Summer Finale) as games are completed.This will allow you to get “real time” updated scores to track division results, location of next game and opponent. (format is smart phone friendly)
The tournament schedule, including brackets, will be posted on jayhawktournaments.com (Jayhawk Summer Finale) on Monday July 23. Please make sure you check the schedule frequently and especially prior to your games for any changes or adjustments that may have been made. You are responsible for knowing where to go and when.
All 15U - 17U games are played at Drive 5 Sports Center, 12140 W 135th St. Overland Park, KS 66221. All 12U - 14U games will be played at New Century Field House, 551 New Century Parkway, New Century, KS 66031
The referees will choose a suitable game ball from one of the participating teams for each game.
Coaches in all divisions will receive their passes at check in. Players will be admitted with their uniform. All others have to pay the tournament admission fee.
Tournament Pass: $30
Under 5: Free
Wristbands must be worn at all times to gain admittance.
Game rules are posted on the scorers table of each court and at jayhawktournaments.com
All teams in the 12U - 14U divisions must volunteer a person to keep either the book or clock for each game.
Jayhawk Summer FinaleT-shirts are available for $15. We have a limited supply, they will go quickly.
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The Jayhawk Summer Finale is into it's 6th year offering a well organized and run event, great competition from around the country, and a high degree of visibility and exposure. The Finale is held the last weekend of the NCAA evaluation period, with over 150 college coaches in attendance. The Jayhawk Summer Finale is a great way to conclude the summer with the 15s, 16s and 17s all under one roof at the Drive 5 Sports Center in Overland Park, KS. 2018 has brought the addition of 14s, 13s, and 12s at the New Century Fieldhouse in New Century, KS.
- All teams
- entry fee
- 3 game guarantee
The Jayhawk Summer Finale will host approximately over 100 teams total, so don't miss out. This event will ensure some of the best competition in the country. The Jayhawk Summer Finale is the place to be to end the season!
THE JAYHAWK SUMMER FINALE
July 26 - July 29
15u - 17u
Drive 5 Sports Center
12140 W 135th St., Overland Park, KS 66221
**NCAA CERTIFIED EVENT**
12u - 14u
New Century Fieldhouse
551 New Century Pkwy, New Century, KS
For questions, please contact Roger Morningstar at firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-423-0577
Verify that this event is NCAA certified by visiting certified basketball events and summer leagues on the NCAA website.
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.
- Basketball Certification System (Roster Submission)
- Basketball Certification Policies and Procedures
All individuals who are involved in coaching activities at a NCAA certified event must renew their 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 Roger Morningstar at Rogermorningstar@mac.com or call 785-423-0577.