Iowa Gym Rats is excited to once again host this great event in 2022. We appreciate the support and look forward to another great weekend of basketball. In 2021 Teams from around the Midwest joined us for a fun weekend of basketball. We have grown each year and look forward to serving the teams from around the Midwest. This event will feature 130+ teams from around the State of Iowa.

Event:

Gym Rats Heat Up the Hardwood 2022—Boys and Girls 

When:

January 14-16, 2022

Who:

  • 2nd–8th Grade Boys 
  • 3rd–8th Grade Girls

Roster Restrictions:

-Players are allowed to play on multiple teams “AS LONG AS IT IS IN A DIFFERENT DIVISIONS.” For example if there is a 6th Red and 6th Blue division a player can play on multiple teams in each division. If there is just one division then a player MUST play on 1 team in that grade division. A player may also “PLAY UP” a grade, but may not “PLAY DOWN” a grade.

Rules:

HEAT UP THE HARDWOOD – EVENT RULES(CLICK HERE)

Gym Locations and Admission:

HEAT UP THE HARDWOOD – GYM DIRECTIONS AND ADMISSION (CLICK HERE)

Admission:

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

Entry Fee: 

1 team – $250
2 or more teams – $225 per team (USE CODE: MULTI when you are registering on tourney machine)

Registration Method/Deadline:

GYM RATS HEAT UP THE HARDWOOD REGISTRATION – CLICK HERE

Deadline to register is January 6th, 2022 or Until Full  

Additional Event Details:

-Admission will be charged for spectators

-3 game guarantee

-2 certified officials

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

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

Trophies/Medals:

Champions will receive awards

Tournament Director:

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