We are excited about the Gym Rats Winter League Championships on January 26-28, 2019. Best of luck and THANK YOU for a great season!

Event:

Gym Rats Winter League 2018-2019

Who:

1st–8th Grade Boys  (Based on 2018–2019 school year)

3rd-8th Grade Girls (Based on 2018–2019 school year)

Schedule/Results:

GYM RATS WINTER LEAGUE CHAMPONSHIPS – SCHEDULE/RESULTS (CLICK HERE)

-Schedule was POSTED  at 6:35pm on 1/17/2019

-PLEASE LOOK AT THE BRACKETS IN YOUR RESPECTIVE DIVISION.

-Please do not contact director for changes to the schedule

-Coaches are notified BY EMAIL when changes occur, it is their responsibility to pass along those changes

-Please download the tourney machine app to your phone 

Rules:

WINTER LEAGUE  – RULES (CLICK HERE)

WINTER LEAGUE – SPECIAL K-3RD GRADE BOYS/GIRLS RULES (CLICK HERE)

Gym Locations:

GYM LOCATIONS (CLICK HERE)

Kingdom Courts (1, 2, 3, 4)  – 6095 NE Industry Dr. – Des Moines, Iowa 50313

-Facilities open HALF HOUR before first games of the day at each facility. Please DO NOT arrive before that time.

-Please use parking lots to the North and South of Kingdom Courts on the East side of the Street. Any Parking across the street is prohibited and you may be towed by other business owners at your expense.

-Please DO NOT park in the grass at Kingdom Courts as you will be towed

ADMISSION

League Dates:

-GAMES WILL BE PLAYED ON SATURDAY’S AND SUNDAYS

  • Week 1:
    • Saturday, October 27, 2018 – Results Updated
    • Sunday, October 28, 2018 – Results Updated
  • Week 2:
    • Saturday, November 3, 2018 – Results Updated
    • Sunday, November 4, 2018 – Results Updated
  • Week 3:
    • Saturday, November 10, 2018 – Results Updated
    • Sunday, November 11, 2018 – Results Updated
  • Week 4:
    • Saturday, November 24, 2018 -Results Updated
    • Sunday, November 25, 2018 – Results Updated
  • Week 5:
    • Saturday, December 8, 2018 – Results Updated
    • Sunday, December 9, 2018 – Results Updated
  • Week 6:
    • Saturday, December 15, 2018 – Results Updated
    • Sunday, December 16, 2018 – Results Updated
  • Week 7:
    • Saturday, December 29, 2018 – Results Posted
    • Sunday, December 30, 2018 – Results Posted
  • Week 8:
    • Saturday, January 12, 2019 – Results Posted
    • Sunday, January 13, 2019 – Results Posted
  • Week 9/League Championships:
    • Saturday, January 26, 2019 – Schedule Posted
    • Sunday, January 27, 2019 – Schedule Posted

-Teams have the option of requesting one(1) weekend where their team will NOT play. These games will NOT be made up as the game guarantee for the league is 14 games. 

-If a team chooses to have two(2) weekends off, these games will NOT be made up, however, a the team and director can work on a pro-rated amount for the entry fee. This would need to be done prior to the start of the League on October 27th, 2018. 

-Teams DO NOT have to take a weekend off. This is encouraged as teams will be able to take advantage of more court time and get the option of playing 16 regular season games and games in the League Championship. Essentially, teams that DO NOT take a weekend off get more games.

League Championships:

  • New this year we will host a “Gym Rats League Championship” on January 26-27, 2019. 
  • The format goal for the “League Championship” would be that in MOST divisions we are able to break the division into two(2) separate brackets and have a single elimination tournament. The league director will have final say in seeding of the divisions. We will use overall record, winning percentage and overall knowledge of the team to place into divisions for the “League Championship”.
  • In order to be considered for the “League Championships” teams will need to play in a Minimum of 12 games throughout the 2018-2019 league. Teams that DO NOT meet this requirement will not be placed in the “League Championships” unless approved by the League Director.

Entry Fee:

$900 per team (14 game guarantee, some teams may get 16 or more games)

  • Please contact director if you want to participate in league but have a team may need special schedule. Certain situations may be accommodated.

-Early Bird discount of $50 if signed up and paid by September 1st, 2018 (Discount Code is “EARLYBIRD50”)

Registration Method/Deadline:

WINTER LEAGUE REGISTRATION – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Deadline to enter the League is 10/18/2018 or Until FULL

Tournament and Camp Discounts for League Teams:

ALL league teams will get discounts into other Iowa Gym Rats hosted events:

-League teams will receive $50.00 off any other Iowa Gym Rats hosted event

-Use promo code “50OFF” when registering for any other Iowa Gym Rats event

League Details:

Daily Admission will be charged for spectators:

  • Adults = $6
  • K–12 students = $4
  • 5 years old and under = Free

-Games WILL be played on Saturday AND Sunday.

-14 game guarantee. Every team will play 2 games per weekend during “Regular Season”. There will be a single elimination bracket for the League Championship.

-2 certified officials.

-Team must provide own uniforms.

-Games will go from 8am–10:00pm on Saturday and 8:00am–5pm Sunday.

-Younger teams usually play early  

Weather Update:

Throughout the season you can find weather updates here…..  

Tournament Director:

Todd Miller—iowagymrats@gmail.com or (515) 451-5635