Welcome to the Hardwood Alliance and its 3rd year. We are excited to bring top level competition to Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas during the 2018-2019 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.


Hardwood Alliance 2018-2019 (Fall and Winter)


3rd-8th Grade Boys 

5th-8th Grade Girls


Hardwood Alliance – FINALE (Lawrence): SCHEDULE AND RESULTS (CLICK HERE)

-Schedule POSTED @ 11:45PM ON 2/10/2019

-ALL GAMES PLAYED @ Sports Pavilion Lawrence

 100 Rock Chalk Ln. – Lawrence, KS 66049

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



Gym Locations:

Session I – Council Bluffs, IA

Session II – Des Moines, IA

Session III – Lawrence, KS


Adults: Saturday – $8, Sunday – $8
K-12 Student: Saturday – $5, Sunday – $5
5 Years and Under – FREE

League Dates:

  • Session #1: Council Bluffs, Iowa
    • Saturday, December 1st, 2018
    • Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
    • Main site is Iowa West Fieldhouse in Council Bluffs, IA
  • Session #2: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Saturday, January 5, 2019
    • Sunday, January 6, 2019
    • Main site is Kingdom Courts in Des Moines, IA
  • Session #3: Lawrence, Kansas
    • Saturday, February 16, 2019
    • Sunday, February 17, 2019
    • Main site is Sports Pavilion Lawrence in Lawrence, KS

Event Details:

-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)


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

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