Basketball

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CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT

Friday-Sunday July 13 - 15, 2018
 

CHAMPIONSHIP GYMS

Alliant University Sport Center  
10455 Pomerado Road, San Diego-Parking $7; Trailers & RV's $10

Municipal Gym, Balboa Park
2111 Pan American Road W, San Diego

REGIONAL QUALIFYING FORMAT

You must play in one of the Qualifying Tournaments listed below to play in the Championships in July in San Diego. Every team that plays in a qualifying tournament will be eligible for the Championships.  Results from each qualifying tournament will help determine proper level placement and/or seeding. 
Boys' age divisions 10U through 14U may offer 2-3 levels of play:  Division I, Division II, and possibly Division III

Gold medal winning teams from the 2017 California State Games automatically qualify for the 2018 CA State Games.  Contact our office for details.

QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTS

Location  Date Contact
Make It Rain Invitational
(Orange County)
February 10-11, 2018 Rudy Brown
951-977-3770
rudy@genesishoops.com
www.genesishoops.com/tournaments
Spring Mayhem
(Ladera Ranch)
March 17-18, 2018 Mike Forrester 
310-261-8315
mikef@labobcats.com
www.springmayhem.com
WCW April Fools Classic
(Inland Empire)
April 7-8, 2018 Gerald Williams
951-505-9574
ageraldw@aol.com
www.wcwbasketball.com
Spring Action
(Santa Clara)
April 7-8, 2018 Ronnie McDaniel  
408-661-9640
ronnie2mac@aol.com
www.bayarearoaddawgs.com
Central Heat
(Merced)
April 28-29, 2018 Ronnie McDaniel Jr. 
408-661-9640
ronnie2mac@aol.com
www.bayarearoaddawgs.com
AAU Girls Spring Showcase
(Stockton)
May 5, 2018

Ralph Cesana Jr. 
415-937-1331
info@norcalhoops.com
www.NorCalHoops.com

AAU Nor Cal Hoops Boys Spring Showcase
(Lodi)
May 20-21, 2018 Ralph Cesana Jr. 
415-937-1331
info@norcalhoops.com
www.NorCalHoops.com
State Games Basketbrawl
(Hayward)
June 2-3, 2018 Darne Duckett
415-724-6856
highhopeshoops@aol.com
www.bayarearoaddawgs.com

 

HOW TO ENTER CHAMPIONSHIPS, ONCE QUALIFIED

Once a team qualifies, they will receive an information packet from the Qualifying Tournament Director for the Championship Tournament. You must register online or submit the entry form found in your qualifying packet to the CSG office with the entry fee by June 15 to reserve your spot.  No spots will be held if we do not receive your entry fee by June 15. ALL TEAMS NEED TO BE PREPARED TO PLAY ON FRIDAY JULY 13 STARTING AT 8AM.

Receive a Discount when you Register Online

To Enter by Mail Click Here

CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY DEADLINE

June 19, 2018 

ENTRY FEE

  • Online: $450
  • Mail-in: $475

BOYS & GIRLS AGE DIVISIONS

  • 9 & under (Boys only)
  • 10 & under (Boys only)
  • 11 & under
  • 12 & under
  • 13 & under
  • 14 & under
  • 15 & under
  • 17 & under (includes up to 3 graduated seniors if 18 yrs old)

**Please note**

  • California State Games may host up to 3 Levels of Play for Boys divisions 10u-14u, depending on entries
  • When registering, teams will select their age division and preferred level: Division I, Division II or Division III
  • Final placement of teams is left to the discretion of the tournament director based on the number of teams entered and talent level (based on strength of qualifier played in and overall win/loss record).
  • Divisions may be combined due to number of entries.
  • Teams must place in the Top 3 of their qualifier to play in Division I.  If a qualifier has multiple levels of play, only teams from the highest level can qualify for Division I.
  • Teams who choose to play in Division III can NOT qualify for State Games of America.

AGE DETERMINING DATE

September 1, 2018 - Boys & Girls

PROOF OF AGE

All coaches must present each player's birth certificate copy at Mandatory Check-In Thursday evening at Dave & Buster's and have them on site for each game. Check-In will go quickly if you mail in your team's birth certificates prior to the tournament and have received confirmation of approval of all players. We will not accept faxed birth certificates. NOTE: A team may have up to 3 players submit an Age Exception form. Age Exception forms must be submitted with a birth certificate and last report card the player received. A player may only be one year older than the required age for the division and be in the same grade as the other players. This form must be approved by CSG prior to the tournament for verification.

TEAM ROSTERS

Limited to 12 players. 
ROSTERS & BIRTH CERTIFICATES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY FAX. Please use the link located in your email confirmation to change your roster and then mail in your copies of certificates.

MANDATORY HOTEL BOOKING POLICY

  • To participate in the 2018 California State Games, all teams are required to book hotel acommodations at one of the listed CSG host hotels offered at discounted prices. After you have made your hotel reservation, teams are accepted into the tournament.
  • Teams choosing not to book hotel rooms at our host hotels are required to pay a $75 Deviation Fee per team made payable to California State Games. Once the Deviation Fee is paid, teams are accepted into the tournament.
  • Excemptions: Teams residing in San Diego, Orange or Riverside County are exempt from the mandatory Hotel Booking Policy

MANDATORY CHECK-IN

Mandatory Check-in on Thursday, July 12th 5pm-9pm at Dave & Buster's - 2931 Camino del Rio North

KICK-OFF PARTY for Basketball Players and families -
Thursday July 12 at Dave & Buster's 5pm-9pm 

Dave & Buster's Team Reservations: Dianna Story at 619-881-4398 or email at Dianna_Story@daveandbusters.com
Purchase Discounted Game Cards here

SPECTATOR WRISTBANDS

Gym entry ticket prices are available for purchase at check-in. Up to two coaches will receive complimentary entry wrist bands.

  • 3-day wristband $15
  • Daily Wristband - $7 per day

RULES & COMPETITION FORMAT

  • 2018 Championship Tournament Rules
  • All teams guaranteed 4 games. PLAN TO PLAY ON FRIDAY AT 8:00AM and END ON SUNDAY AT 5:00pm
  • Mikasa Sports USA is the official ball of the California State Games and will be used for all games.

AWARDS

  • Championship Banners Awarded to Gold Medal Teams 
  • Individual Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded at the Championships
  • Team awards presented at Regionals

CONTACT

California State Game Office

Phone:  619-223-2033

Email:  info@calstategames.org


COOL CSG FACT: Toronto Raptor Chuck Hayes & Tony Clark, Arizona Diamond Backs, both played in the Cal State Games Basketball Championships!