Iowa Gym Rats will be teaming up with Attack tournaments and RecruitLook Events to host this great LIVE event in Ames and Des Moines. We are expecting teams from all around the region and will have college coaches in attendance. For more information follow this link

Event:

Midwest Festival of Teams (Boys Only)

When:

April 8-10, 2022

Where:

4th GRADE – 8TH GRADE GYM LOCATIONS

Zachary Jensen Fieldhouse (4 Courts) – 1010 Dickinson Avenue – Ames, IA 50014

Canyon Hopkins Courts (2 Courts) – 1005 Dickinson Avenue – Ames, IA 50014

15U, 16U, & 17U GYM LOCATIONS

Kingdom Courts (4 Courts) – 6095 NE Industry Drive – Des Moines, IA 50313

MidAmerican RecPlex (6 Courts) – 6500 Grand Ave. – West Des Moines, IA 50266

Who:

4th-11th (Boys Only)

Entry Fee: 

$400 per team 3rd-7th Grade

$500 per team 8th Grade-17U

Format:

  • 4 game guarantee

Registration Method/Deadline:

MIDWEST FESTIVAL OF TEAMS REGISTRATION – CLICK HERE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE  IS 03/31/22 or Until FULL

Mandatory NCAA Requirements for 15U, 16U, and 17U Teams:

Step 1:

Coaches and Team Coordinators need to be aware that this event has certain parameters that need to be met in order to have your team/program participate. For more information visit the following website: www.ncaa.org/basketballcertification or https://ncaa.egain.cloud/kb/ECAG/home

-These websites will give you step by step instructions

Step 2:

Coaches or Team personnel that participate in the event and will be coaching or sitting on the team bench for a 15U, 16U, or 17U team must have a USA Basketball Gold License. For more information please visit the following website: https://community.usab.com

-All individuals involved in coaching activities(15U, 16U, and 17U) will need to obtain a USAB Gold License.

-Please note that coaches that previously had a USAB Gold License should RENEW their previous account and NOT create a new one

Step 3:

Team organizations, coaches, and athletes will need to be registered in the Basketball Certification System(BBCS). Please visit the following link once you have completed steps 1 and 2: http://bbcs.ncaa.org

-Returning coaches and athlete users should RENEW their previous account and NOT create a new one

-15u, 16U, and 17U Team Organizations, coaches and athletes will need to complete this process properly to be eligible for the event.

Schedule: 

MIDWEST FESTIVAL OF TEAMS – SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED APRIL 4TH BY 10:00PM

Gym Location:

Zachary Jensen Fieldhouse (4 Courts) – 1010 Dickinson Avenue – Ames, IA 50014

Canyon Hopkins Courts (2 Courts) – 1005 Dickinson Avenue – Ames, IA 50014

Kingdom Courts (4 Courts) – 6095 NE Industry Drive – Des Moines, IA 50313

MidAmerican RecPlex (6 Courts) – 6500 Grand Ave – West Des Moines, IA 50266

Rules:

MIDWEST FESTIVAL OF TEAMS – RULES (CLICK HERE)

Admission:

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

Awards:

1st and 2nd will receive awards

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 

Tournament Director:

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

Josh Block—joshua.r.block2@gmail.com or (515) 423-2356