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Grizzlies Youth Basketball

Memphis Grizzlies
Jr. NBA Global Championship Qualifier

Friday, April 12 – Sunday, April 14

Register for this first-of-its-kind youth basketball tournament which offers local winners an automatic bid to Regionals and a chance to compete for an all-expense-paid trip to the Global Finals in Orlando, Florida!

Boys & Girls Divisions, ages 14 and under (14U)

  • $400 per team

Your team’s entry includes:

  • Highly-competitive play with a 3-game guarantee
  • Rare opportunities to play on the Memphis Grizzlies’ main court and practice court
  • A complimentary Nike apparel package, inclusive of a Grizzlies polo for every head coach and a Grizzlies Youth Basketball T-shirt for every player.
  • Two complimentary tickets to Grizzlies vs. Warriors on April 10th – one for the head coach and one for a player – as all 32 teams will be recognized on court.
  • 1st-Place trophies and MVP prizes
  • Automatic bids for the Boys and Girls winners to the Regional Round of the Jr. NBA Global Championship (June 14-16 in Emerson, GA), which offers a chance to win an All-Expense paid trip to the Global Finals at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex August 6-11 in Orlando!

Only 16 Boys teams and 16 Girls teams will be accepted and spaces will fill quickly.

Register Today!

Player/Coach tournament eligibility: 10 player roster. (Coaches – you can register now and provide your official roster at a later date.) All players must be 13 or 14 years old as of August 31, 2019. In accordance with the Jr. NBA Global Championship standards, all bench coaches (maximum of 2) MUST be licensed by USA Basketball prior to tournament play. If not already licensed, we will e-mail you a link for a vastly discounted license (just $12) after you’ve registered.

Tournament/Game format: Pool play followed by bracket play. Complete rules, schedules and similar information will be e-mailed to coaches in advance of the tournament. Note: On Friday, April 12, a satellite location (The Grizzlies Center at MAM, 2109 Ball Road, Memphis, TN) may be used for select opening games. However, all teams will still receive opportunities to compete at FedExForum the remainder of the weekend.

Special ticket offer: Additional tickets for team members, family and friends who wish to attend the Grizzlies vs. Warriors game – during which each team will be recognized by a coach and player – can be purchased by clicking here. (The on-court player representative will be selected by each team’s head coach.) Ticket questions? E-mail Lindsay Sorenson at lsorenson@grizzlies.com.

General tournament questions? E-mail tournaments@grizzlies.com.


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