2018 Brawl For The Ball - NCAA CERTIFIED

July 19-22, 2018 Grand Rapids, Michigan

Description

  • Tournament
  • All teams
  • Boys
  • entry fee
  • 4 games guaranteed
  • Exposure Certified event

Location

MSA Woodland
2100 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI, 49508

Contact

Chris Ponce
260-471-5270

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General Information

COACHES AND PARENTS - BE SURE TO CHECK BACK WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR SCHEDULE UPDATES

ALL COACHES AND SCOREKEEPERS MUST CHECK-IN AT MSA WOODLAND WITH A PHOTO ID AT LEAST 30-45 MINUTES BEFORE YOUR FIRST GAME. COACHES AND SCOREKEEPERS WILL RECEIVE PASSES FOR THE TOURNAMENT.

ADULT ADMISSION = $10 DAILY (Thurs - $35 WEEKEND PASS, Fri - $25 WEEKEND PASS, Sat - $15 WEEKEND PASS)

STUDENT ADMISSION = $5 DAILY ($10 WEEKEND PASS) - 10 YEARS OLD AND YOUNGER ARE FREE

Check-In Information (14u-17u)

CHECK- IN SITE: (MSA WOODLAND - 2100 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508)

-Please allow enough time for check-in.

-If you Do not check-in prior to your first game, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PLAY!

NCAA Roster Information for Coaches Check-in

1. NCAA Team Rosters will be locked by this Wednesday evening, 11:59 PM via bbcs.org.

  * If a player is not on the “locked” NCAA Team Roster, the player will be ineligible to compete this weekend.

  * If a coach is not on the “locked” NCAA Team Roster, the coach will be ineligible to coach this weekend.

  * You will not be able to add any player or coach to a “locked” roster after 11:59 PM on Wednesday.

  * During Team Check-in we will use the “locked” NCAA Team Roster (players & coaches) to verify eligibility.

  * Please ensure coaches bring a form of identification for check-in to receive coaches pass. (ie: ID/Driver’s License/Passport).

2. Coach Check In - If you want to sit on the bench or coach you must be NCAA Certified. You will need to check in before your first game to get your credentials. Please allow yourself enough time and go to a CHECK IN. If you show up to coach and DO NOT have the proper identification our staff will NOT allow you to coach. We will provide a pass for Head Coach, and 2 assistant coaches.

3. Gym Sites - Please know where your game is located and be there early, games may start early.

4. Rules - Please understand the Rules. Home team is listed first in pool play or on top of bracket(wear light uniform). 

5. EVENT APP FOR SCHEDULE AND SCORES - DOWNLOAD THE GYM RATS APP ON YOUR PHONE

7. Scores - These will ONLY be updated online.

8. Ejection Rule - If a player or coach gets ejected they will NOT be allowed to play in next game.EACH TEAM MUST PROVIDE A SCOREKEEPER/TIMEKEEPER 

EACH TEAM MUST PROVIDE A SCOREKEEPER/TIMEKEEPER 

FIRST TEAM LISTED IS HOME/WEARS LIGHT JERSEYS 

REFUND POLICY - NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE

NCAA COACHING REQUIREMENTS - APPLY EARLY!!!

Please be aware of the NCAA Requirements for teams participating in NCAA-Certified Tournaments.  START NOW to get certified before the viewing period begins!!!

All of the steps below must be completed by 8th Grade (14U) - 11th Grade (17U) teams in order to participate. Teams without approved coaches and rosters on the NCAA BBCS will not be allowed to participate in NCAA-certified events.

 

 

REMINDER: Teams who have not completed all of the above steps WILL NOT be allowed to participate in this tournament. 

HOTEL INFORMATION:

In an effort to make travel easier, Brawl for the Ball and the WM Sports Commission have partnered to create a 'Stay to Play' policy for this event.

In an effort to make your travel and stay, in Grand Rapids, as efficient and easy as possible, please make your hotel (teams and coaches) accommodations for our event through TBD Travel Service. This is a complimentary service that makes securing your rooms quick and easy. It is required that teams book their housing through this service to ensure placement in this tournament. Team and individual reservations can be made online or by phone.

CLICK HERE

TBD Travel Services

515.207.4910

Toll Free – 855-TEAMTVL

Email: teams@TBDtravelservices.com

NCAA Certified

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.

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 Chris Ponce at chrisp@gymratsbasketball.com or call 260-471-5270.

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