2018 HARDWOOD CLASSIC

***PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS REGARDING SCHEDULE CONFLICTS. IT IS COACHES RESPONSIBILITY TO CHECK BACK FOR CHANGES. TEAMS WILL BE NOTIFIED IF/WHEN CHANGES ARE MADE***

"IT WAS A FIRST-CLASS EVENT. VERY ORGANIZED & THE FACILITY IS BEAUTIFUL. WE'LL BE BACK NEXT YEAR."

-LEGENDARY AAU COACH BOO WILLIAMS ON 2017 HARDWOOD CLASSIC

2018 HARDWOOD CLASSIC

#BESEEN

SESSION 1: JULY 19TH-22ND & SESSION 2: JULY 26TH-29TH
LAWRENCE, KS - 9u-17u BOYS
**BOTH SESSIONS NCAA CERTIFIED**

HARDWOOD EVENTS IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE TWO SESSIONS FOR THE 2018 HARDWOOD CLASSIC!
TEAMS CAN CHOOSE TO COMPETE IN EITHER THE 1ST OR 2ND SESSION, OR PLAY IN BOTH TO SAVE BIG $$$.

2018 COMMITTED PROGRAMS

OAKLAND SOLDIERS

MOKAN ELITE

BOO WILLIAMS

ALBANY CITY ROCKS

HOWARD PULLEY

COLORADO HAWKS

ALL IOWA ATTACK

KINGDOM HOOPS

IOWA BARNSTORMERS

OMAHA SPORTS ACADEMY

THE HYPE IS REAL. SEE FOR YOURSELF.

WHAT MAKES THE HARDWOOD DIFFERENT?

  • SCHEDULING: EASILY ACCESSIBLE ON HARDWOOD CLASSIC APP
  • COMPETITION: NATIONALLY RELEVANT COMPETITION
  • COLLEGE COACHES: OVER 350 IN 2017! #BESEEN
  • FACILITY: 8 COURTS UNDER ONE ROOF
  • TROPHIES: CUSTOM MADE TITLE BOXING BELTS
  • SPECIAL EVENTS: SLAM DUNK & 3 POINT CONTEST (Session 1)

PLAY BOTH SESSIONS.

SAVE

AGE GROUP

PRICE PER SESSION

2-SESSION DISCOUNT

SAVINGS

15u-17u TEAMS

$550

$400/SESSION

$300!

9u-14u TEAMS

$250

$200/SESSION

$100!

2018 EVENT DETAILS

DATES

SESSION 1: JULY 19th-22nd
SESSION 2: JULY 26th-29th

LOCATION

SPORTS PAVILION LAWRENCE*

*SPL WILL SERVE AS THE MAIN SITE FOR BOTH SESSIONS. OTHER GYM SITES WITHIN LAWRENCE WILL BE UTILIZED.

AGE GROUPS, COST & GAME GUARANTEE

15u-17u BOYS: $550/SESSION* - 4 GAME GUARUNTEE

9u-14u BOYS: $250/SESSION** - 3 GAME GUARUNTEE

*15u-17u TEAMS SAVE $300 WHEN THE PLAY BOTH SESSIONS
**9u-14u TEAMS SAVE $100 WHEN THEY PLAY BOTH SESSIONS

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT INFORMATION

REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR SESSION 1 IS THURSDAY, JULY 12TH. REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR SESSION 2 IS THURSDAY, JULY 19TH. NO REFUNDS WILL BE PROVIDED ONCE THE SCHEDULE IS RELEASED. GAMES FOR SESSION 1 ARE ELIGIBLE TO START AT 10:00AM ON THURSDAY, JULY 19TH. GAMES FOR SESSION 2 ARE ELIGIBLE TO START AT 10:00AM ON THURSDAY, JULY 26TH.

FOR TEAMS MAILING A CHECK/MONEY ORDER FOR PAYMENT, ALL CHECKS CAN BE MADE OUT TO 'HARDWOOD CLASSIC' & MAILED TO THE ADDRESS BELOW.

HARDWOOD CLASSIC
P.O. BOX 7634
OVERLAND PARK, KS 66207

ADMISSION

ADULTS: $10 DAILY ADMISSION
KIDS (AGES 6-17): $5 DAILY ADMISSION
5 & UNDER: FREE

CONTACT US

FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING THE HARDWOOD CLASS, EMAIL TODD MILLER AT IOWAGYMRATS@GMAIL.COM.

NCAA CERTIFICATION

NCAA BASKETBALL CERTIFICATION WEBSITE
STEP #1: In order to participate in the event (15u/9th, 16u/10th & 17u/11th) you must have the following:

1. USA Gold Certified coaches can only coach your team.
2. Players and coaches must be registered with NCAA.
3. Roster must be submitted on NCAA website 1 week before the event.

To answer any questions about these items, please refer to the following link:

APPLY FOR USA GOLD COACHING LICENSE
STEP #2: All coaches (15u/9th, 16u/10th & 17u/11th) must renew a USA Basketball Gold license to be approved for NCAA certified events. Please click the link below to go through the process - everything you need to do is on this page, but do so before April to avoid paying the higher fee. Coaches that don't do this CAN NOT COACH IN THE EVENT. It takes 1-2 weeks to complete.

REGISTER TEAM AND COACHES WITH NCAA
STEP #3: All teams and coaches will need to register with the NCAA. Once the players are established on the NCAA certification website you will be responsible for submitting a roster through the system for each NCAA certified event.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS ON NEW RULES
STEP #4: If you have questions about the process including the following:

1. USA Gold Coaching License
2. Creating your team roster and adding players.
3. Adding coaches to roster.

STAY TO PLAY POLICY

HARDWOOD EVENTS HAS ADOPTED A "STAY TO PLAY" POLICY FOR ALL OF OUR EVENTS. THIS REQUIRES ALL PARTICIPANTS (TEAMS & GUESTS) IN NEED OF HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS TO MAKE THEIR RESERVATIONS THROUGH TBD TRAVEL SERVICE. THIS IS A COMPLEMENTARY SERVICE AND MAKES SECURING YOUR ROOMS QUICK & EASY. IT IS REQUIRED THAT TEAMS BOOK THEIR HOUSING THROUGH THIS SERVICE TO ENSURE PLACEMENT IN THE TOURNAMENT.

*HOTEL AVAILABILITY FOR TEAM & INDIVIDUAL RESERVATIONS CAN BE FOUND ONLINE OR BY CALLING TBD TRAVEL SERVICE.

TBD TRAVEL SERVICES
TOURNAMENT ACCOMODATIONS -- CLICK HERE
PHONE: 515.207.4910
TOLL FREE - 855-TEAMTVL
EMAIL: TEAMS@TBDTRAVELSERVICES.COM
HOURS: MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:00AM-4:30PM CDT
WWW.TBDTRAVELSERVICES.COM

2018 SPONSORS

COLLEGE COACH INFORMATION

College coach packets & wristbands can be purchased online using the links below. Packets & wristbands can only be picked up from Sports Pavilion Lawrence (100 Rock Chalk Ln - Lawrence, KS). Please use the back entrance on the North side of the facility.

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