Welcome to the Hardwood Alliance and its 4th year. We are excited to bring top level competition to Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas during the 2019-2020 season. Last year we had a a great league that brought many of the top teams from the Midwest together during the Fall and Winter.

Event:

Hardwood Alliance 2019-2020 (Fall and Winter)

Who:

3rd-8th Grade Boys 

5th-8th Grade Girls (Only play in Omaha and Des Moines)

League Dates:

  • Session #1: Council Bluffs, Iowa
    • Saturday, December 7th, 2019
    • Sunday, December 8th, 2019
    • Main site is Iowa West Fieldhouse in Council Bluffs, IA
  • Session #2: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Saturday, January 4, 2020
    • Sunday, January 5, 2020
    • Main site is Kingdom Courts in Des Moines, IA
  • Session #3: Lawrence, Kansas 
    • Saturday, February 15, 2020
    • Sunday, February 16, 2020
    • Main site is Sports Pavilion Lawrence in Lawrence, KS
    • Boys ONLY this particular weekend

Event Details:

-Teams are encouraged to play in ALL sessions

-Games will be played on Saturdays and Sundays ONLY.

-4 games per weekend.

-2 certified officials.

-12 players max and each team must provide own uniforms.

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

Entry Fee and Registration:

-$825 per team for the league ($275 per event)

HARDWOOD ALLIANCE REGISTRATION PAGE – CLICK HERE

DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS 11/25/2019 OR UNTIL FULL

Schedule/Results:

HARDWOOD ALLIANCE SESSION #1 SCHEDULE IN OMAHA WILL BE POSTED MONDAY, DECEMBER 2ND, 2019 BY 5:00PM

Please do NOT contact director to have schedule changed

-Schedule will ONLY be changed if mistakes were made

-Coaches are emailed when changes occur and are expected to pass along those changes

Rules:

HARDWOOD ALLIANCE – RULES

Admission:

Adults: Saturday – $10, Sunday – $10
K-12 Student: Saturday – $5, Sunday – $5
5 Years and Under – FREE

Hotel Accommodations:

Iowa Gym Rats Basketball has a “Stay to Play” policy for all tournaments.

“Stay to Play” – This requires all out of town teams and participants in need of hotel accommodations must make their reservations through TBD Travel Services to ensure placement in the tournament. 

* It is required that teams book all of their housing through this service to ensure placement in this tournament. By not using this service, your team may incur a penalty or disqualification. No refunds will be given.

* This is a complimentary service and makes securing your rooms quick and easy
with 24 hour online access to hotel availability.

* Hotel Availability for Team and Individual reservations can be found online or calling TBD Travel Service.

Tournament Accommodations – – Click Here (24 Hour Online Access)

TBD Travel Services
Phone : 515.207.4910
Toll Free – 855-TEAMTVL
Email: teams@TBDtravelservices.com
Hours: Monday – Friday 8am to 4:30pm CDT
www.TBDTravelServices.com

Weather Update:

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

League Director:

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

Bob Franzese – bob.franzese@omahasportsacademy.com or 402-618-0337