Tournament Information - NCAA Requirements, Schedule
The following applies to all teams in grades U15/9th through U17/11th only.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION PLUS IMPORTANT REFERENCE LINKS TO ACCESS BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THIS EVENT!
Since the Nike Summer Championship games are within the NCAA "live" dates, Division I, II, III, NAIA, and Junior College coaches will be allowed to attend and observe prospects.
To be a NCAA Certified Event, teams and participants must also meet certain NCAA requirements. These requirements must be completed by all teams in the 9th, 10th, and 11th grade divisions. The following steps MUST be completed by every team:
1 - Verify that this event is NCAA certified by visiting certified basketball events and summer leagues on the NCAA website.
2 - All teams participating at an NCAA certified event must register online prior to reporting to participate in the event. NCAA basketball certification website and FAQ pages:
- Certification website: www.ncaa.org/basketballcertification
- FAQ: https://ncaa.egain.cloud/kb/ECAG/home)
3 - USA Basketball Gold License - 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. Coaches should RENEW their existing USAB gold license and NOT obtain a new one. If the coach obtains a new license, then it will not auto-validate in the BBCS and will delay their access to the BBCS. This must be completed in order to sit on a bench at any NCAA certified event.
4 - Basketball Certification System (BBCS) registration – Team organizations, coaches, and athletes need to be registered in this database. Returning coach and athlete users should RENEW their previous account and NOT create a new one.
PLEASE NOTE: ALL TEAMS WILL PLAY ON FRIDAY!
- Before your first game: Please arrive at your site of play one hour prior to the start of your game. You and your team will be able to check-in at the Cedar Point Sports Center, Coaches/Teams Entrance. You cannot play your game without being given a wristband that distinguishes an NCAA Certified Coach from a Spectator/Student.
- All other games: Please make sure you give yourself and your program plenty of travel time to get to your venue where you’re scheduled to play.
- The Nike Summer Championship Forfeit Rule is reiterated below, and will be strictly enforced. NCAA Regulations do not allow us to begin games after 10:00PM.
If you’re late, your team will FORFEIT that game. NO EXCEPTIONS!
*** For every day of the event, 5 minutes will be allotted from the scheduled start of the game.
Every minute thereafter this grace period, a point will be awarded to the team present at the game for up to 5 minutes
(Ex. If you arrive 8 minutes late, 3 points will be awarded to the other team at the start of the game). At 10 minutes, a forfeit is called.
ONLY A SITE DIRECTOR OR TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR CAN CALL A FORFEIT.
- Player admission to any site: The only way a player or team can get into a site without paying the Admission Prices is to have their Team Jersey ON their person.
If a player does not have their Team Jersey on their person, they will not be allowed to enter ANY site without paying the admission price for that day.
- Coach admission to any site:
The only way for a Coach to enter any site in the Nike Summer Championship is to have the proper color wristband ON HIS/HER WRIST. If you’re a coach without the correct wristband color, you will not be allowed entry into a site without paying the admission price for that day.
Information on the Nike Summer Championship schedule will posted in a banner announcement at the top of this page when it is available. The best way to keep up with the schedule and possible changes is to use the TNBAOhio app on your phone.
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