NHR State Tournament
Minneapolis, MN
May 31st - June 2nd

Overview

Open to teams from MN, Dakotas, Canada, Wisconsin, Iowa.

Prep Hoops Next tournaments are a look into the future of grassroots basketball. An independent platform that provides the visibility, coverage, and experience of the elite shoe circuits, coupled with the flexibility, logistical, and financial effectiveness required to run an elite program.

If you are a program not currently a part of the Prep Hoops Next Circuit and interested in learning more, apply HERE.

Not interested in the Prep Hoops Next Circuit but still wish to play in this event? No problem! Please continue below to register online.

Tournament Structure

  • 4-game guarantee
  • All events will contain bracket play (Pending final division numbers)
  • Open to all 11U-14U teams
  • All games streamed LIVE on BallerTV.com
  • Media coverage provided by PrepHoopsNext.com and other outlets

Spectator Tickets

  • Weekend passes and day passes will be offered. Weekend passes can be pre-purchased online below or on-site via debit or credit card. Day passes will be offered on-site only. Cash transactions will NOT be allowed.

 

Hotel Information

Traveling teams looking for the most cost-effective hotels that are closest to the venues can book their hotels through Prep Network’s SaveToPlay HERE.

Please note that teams traveling more than 90+ miles will be required to book 6 rooms per night per team. You can set up a block of rooms for your team(s) using the hotel booking link.

Please reference our hotel policy HERE if you have any questions or email support@prepnetworksupport.zendesk.com.

 

Event Directors

Krystal Queen - Check-In


Tyree Washington - Admissions | Trainer


Pat Buchanan

Pat Buchanan - Event Director


Pat Buchanan has 20 years of coaching experience in Minnesota. He is currently the Boy's Head Basketball Coach at Bloomington Kennedy. He recently served as the head boy’s basketball coach at Apple Valley for two years and before that three years at Mayer Lutheran. While at Mayer Lutheran, the boy's basketball team achieved a conference championship and a third-place finish in the state tournament in 2018. During his time at Mayer Lutheran, his record was 60-31 while achieving the most wins in a single season (29) and the school’s longest win streak of 21 games. Currently, He serves as the Athletic Director at Trinity at River Ridge in Eagan, Minnesota.

Connect With Our Team

Ryan James

Ryan James

Regional Event Director

Venues

  • Shakopee High School

    Ages: 11U-14U

    100 17th Ave W, Shakopee, MN 55379

  • Chaska High School

    Ages:

    545 Pioneer Trail, Chaska, MN 55318

Team Registration

This event has reached capacity.

Frequently Asked Questions

The deadline to register is 5 PM CST 11 days prior to the event start date. However, registration may close sooner if there is limited court space available.

We strongly recommend registering as soon as possible to guarantee your spot in the event.

The tournament schedule will be finalized and released by 11:59 PM CST on Tuesday night the week of the event.

Teams need to be prepared to play at any of the venues. Once the schedule is finalized and released you will be able to see exactly which venue you will play at.

All games will take place in this timeframe. All teams must be prepared to play within each timeframe below, including Friday night starting at 7PM.

Friday: 7PM-10PM

Saturday: 8AM - 10PM

Sunday: 8AM - 5PM

Teams need to be prepared to play at any of the venues. Once the schedule is finalized and released you will be able to see exactly which venue you will play at.

All schedule requests need to be added to your dashboard 14 days prior to the event start date. Events beginning in less than one week will no longer be accepting schedule requests. Log in here.

IMPORTANT: All schedule requests will be evaluated based on the order they come in. We will do our absolute best to accommodate all schedule requests, specifically teams who are traveling long distances. Extenuating circumstances will be treated with priority. Due to the high volume of teams that we draw to each event, all teams need to be prepared during each day of the event. This includes Friday night. 

Weekend Pass (weekend passes MUST be purchased Friday and Saturday)

$30 plus processing. This covers your entry for all days. Kids 10 & under are free.

Day Pass 

$20 plus processing. Kids 10 & under are free.

Important: All tickets must be purchased via debit or credit. Cash transactions will NOT be allowed.

Teams will be given 2 coaches wristbands when teams check-in. No additional wristbands will be given to a 3rd or 4th coach. Additional coaches will need to pay the admissions fee to get in.

You can pre-purchase your tickets HERE.

Final Deposit Refund Policy

  1. Per my contract, I understand that if my program ends up not facilitating one (or more) of the above-listed teams, but I made a deposit for them, I will receive my deposit back in full so long as I notify the Prep Network Events team by March 15th. After March 15th this deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.

  2. Given the terms above if you signed up for the circuit after March 1st you have until June 1st to notify Prep Network and receive a refund if your program ends up not facilitating one (or more) of the above-listed teams. After June 1st this deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. 

Any Tournament Event (not including National Championship) - Drop Prior to the Invoice Deadline (18 Days Prior to the Event)

  1. Team(s) can receive a full rollover payment to any future event in the same circuit season when they drop before the two-week notice of any respective event.

NOTE: All rollover payments must apply to an event that is NOT currently sold out. 

Any Tournament Event (not including finals) - Drop After the Invoice Deadline (20 Days Prior to the Event)

  1. Unless otherwise specified, all payments made to Prep Network will be irrevocable, non-refundable, and non-transferable when scheduling begins for any respective event.

You are required to compete in all games you are scheduled to play in. If for any reason you cannot attend a game, you are required to communicate and notify the Tournament Director at least 12 hours prior to your game start time. Failure to do so will result in a team strike. Please refer to our complete Strike Policy for further details.

Only teams from Minnesota are allowed to register for this tournament. All other teams from outside Minnesota will not be allowed. 

Visibility for players at our events is enhanced through live coverage on social media and post-event coverage on our site. We strive to have multiple scouts live on-site, and will often supplement the in-person coverage with scouts tuning in on BallerTV. All of the coverage will be posted to our website in the days following the event, and will include player-driven analysis of athletes that stood out during the event. For more information about what we expect from our scouts, check out this link.