TOURNAMENT DETAILS

10,000 players, 2,500 teams, 100 courts. This epic weekend tournament celebrates the thrill of competition across a wide range of divisions, in a festival setting on The Big E Fairgrounds.

Rally your squad.  Create a cool Team Name.  Register now and become a part of the next 4 months of excitement.

GAME PLAY

This is 3-on-3 basketball, with rosters of 4 players per team.  Games will be played on Saturday, the 27th and Sunday, the 28th.  Each team is guaranteed at least 3 games within the tournament as you work your way thru your bracket.  Games will be played on streets and parking lots throughout the Big E Fairgrounds, with certain showcase and feature games played in the Eastern States Coliseum and on the Court of Dreams at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

DIVISIONS 

YOUTH – $135

  • Come one, come all!  Girls, Boys and Co-Ed from Under-8 to Under-18.  As a tribute to Kobe and Gianna Bryant, all young hoopsters in our Under-8 Division play FREE this year (but are required to register.)  Be ready for fun and competition.

 

HIGH SCHOOL ELITE DIVISIONS – $170

High School Varsity Elite

  • For the best high school players in the Northeast.  This Division is for all incoming grades 10-12 who can bring their “A” game. Teams must be male OR female; no co-ed teams will be allowed.

Freshmen Elite

  • This Division is for the most promising young ballers in the Northeast, ready to go to higher levels.  All players must be entering grade 9 in the fall of 2020 to participate in this Division. Teams must be male OR female; no co-ed teams will be allowed.

 

COLLEGE ELITE DIVSION – $175

  • Headed to the collegiate hardwoods or, just graduated? This Division might be for you. When signing up for this Division, you are applying for admittance and will need confirmation of acceptance.  Hooplandia reserves the right to move your team to another competitive bracket. All Elite Divisions requires common uniforms for each Team. Teams must be male OR female; no co-ed teams will be allowed.

 

ADULT OPEN - $180

19+

  • Weekend warriors!  When signing up for this Division, you are applying for admittance and will need confirmation of acceptance.  Hooplandia reserves the right to move your team to another competitive bracket. All Elite Divisions requires common uniforms for each Team. Teams must be male OR female; no co-ed teams will be allowed.

35+

  • Good knees or bad.  We’ve got you. When signing up for this Division, you are applying for admittance and will need confirmation of acceptance.  Hooplandia reserves the right to move your team to another competitive bracket. All Elite Divisions requires common uniforms for each Team. Teams must be male OR female; no co-ed teams will be allowed.

The OG's

  • The stories will live on forever.  When signing up for this Division, you are applying for admittance and will need confirmation of acceptance.  Hooplandia reserves the right to move your team to another competitive bracket. All Elite Divisions requires common uniforms for each Team. Men only.  45 and over only.

Adult Open Elite

  • Big-time bragging rights from “back in the day” at high school or college.  Better than the Rec Center. Not quite NBA or WNBA. When signing up for this Division, you are applying for admittance and will need confirmation of acceptance.  Hooplandia reserves the right to move your team to another competitive bracket. All Elite Divisions requires common uniforms for each Team. Teams must be male OR female; no co-ed teams will be allowed.

 

SUPER ELITE - $225

  • Top of the crop right here.  Former collegiate or pro ballers, Men or Women.  (No Co-ed.) May be required to play by FIBA rules and receive FIBA credit; TBD.  When signing up for this Division, you are applying for admittance and will need confirmation of acceptance.  Hooplandia reserves the right to move your team to another competitive bracket. All Elite Divisions requires common uniforms for each Team.  Teams must be male OR female; no co-ed teams will be allowed.

 

WHEELCHAIR - FREE

  • Co-Ed Only.  This Division is for teams that consist entirely of Special Olympics athletes of all ages and abilities.

 

UNIFIED – FREE

  • Co-Ed Only.  This division is for players with developmental disabilities who wish to play with their non-disabled friends or family.

 

SPECIAL OLYMPICS - FREE

  • Co-Ed Only.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS - $40

  • This Division is for our community’s local public servants, serving in state, local and federal Police, Fire or Emergency Services.  Special “thank you” registration rate for your service. Teams can be male, female or co-ed.

 

ACTIVE MILITARY - $40

  • This Division is for our men and women in uniform today, keeping us safe and secure.  Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and Reserve. Special “thank you” registration rate.  Teams can be male, female or co-ed.

 

VETERANS - $40

  • For those who have honored us with their service and sacrificed for America.  Special “thank you” registration rate. Teams can be male, female or co-ed.