Prep Hoops Next National Championship

Kansas City, MO | July 1st - 3rd

Kansas City, MO
July 1st - 3rd

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Overview

All teams must be prepared to play starting on Friday, July 1st at 12PM noon.

Do you think you have the best youth grassroots team in the nation? Now is your chance to prove it at the 1st annual Prep Hoops Next National Championship. With the most competitive field across all 12-14U divisions, only one team per age division will be able to claim themselves as National Champions, all while playing in one of the nation's premier venues, HyVee Arena.

Tournament Structure

  • 4-game guarantee
  • Open to 11U-14U Prep Hoops Next Circuit teams only
  • All games streamed LIVE on BallerTV.com
  • Media coverage provided by PrepHoopsNext.com and other outlets

Hotel Information

Tier 1: This event is a mandatory “Stay-to-Play” event, meaning that in order to participate in the event, it is mandatory that all teams traveling 75 miles or more to the tournament venue, must book their hotel rooms through Team Travel Source, however, exceptions may be made on a case by case basis. Each team must book a minimum of 10 nights/rooms in order to meet this housing requirement. You can set up a block of rooms for your team(s) using the hotel booking link in the Helpful Links section below.

Please reference our hotel policy HERE if you have any questions or email prepnetwork@teamtravelsource.com.

Spectator Tickets

Only weekend passes will be offered Friday and Saturday. Day passes will be available on Sunday only. Weekend passes can be prepurchased online below or on-site via debit or credit card. Cash transactions will NOT be allowed.

Event Director

Nicole Bullock

Nicole Bullock - Event Director


Please reach out to Nicole directly if you have any tournament-related questions.

Venues

  • HyVee Arena

    Ages: 11U-14U

    1800 Genessee St, Kansas City, MO 64102

Team Registration

Prep Hoops Next National Championship

$400.00 / Team

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

All games will take place in this timeframe. All teams must be prepared to play within each timeframe below, including Friday afternoon starting at 12PM.

Friday: 12PM - 10PM

Saturday: 8AM - 10PM

Sunday: 8AM - 5PM

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. 

Only weekend passes will be available for purchase on Friday and Saturday. Day passes will only be available for purchase on Sunday.

All weekend passes will cost $30 plus processing. This covers your entry for all days. Kids 8 & under are free.

Sunday day passes will cost $15 plus processing. Kids 8 & under are free.

All tickets must be purchased on-site 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.

Final Deposit

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-transferrable.

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-transferrable.

 

Any Event

Drop Prior to the Invoice Deadline (2 Weeks Prior to 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.

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

 

Drop After the Invoice Deadline (13 days Prior to the Event)

Unless otherwise specified, all payments made to Prep Network will be irrevocable, non-refundable, and non-transferable two weeks prior to 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 notify the Tournament Director will result in team banishment from all Prep Hoops Next events for 1 event calendar year.

I acknowledge that age requirements for Prep Hoops Next Circuit teams are as follows:

8th Grade

Players must be entering their freshman year (or earlier) for the 2022-2023 academic year and not have turned 16 years old prior to September 1, 2022.

7th Grade

Players must be entering their 8th Grade (or earlier) for the 2022-2023 academic year and not have turned 15 years old prior to September 1, 2022.

6th Grade

Players must be entering their 7th Grade (or earlier) for the 2022-2023 academic year and not have turned 14 years old prior to September 1, 2022.

5th Grade

Players must be entering their 6th Grade (or earlier) for the 2022-2023 academic year and not have turned 13 years old prior to September 1, 2022.