National Tournaments

Join us for the 2016 National Basketball Tournament and Championships!

The nation's top basketball talent will converge in Chicago, Illinois to participate in the 2016 NAYS National Basketball Tournament and Championships!

There will be teams participating from coast to coast!!

The tournament will take place in:

BOLINGBROOK, IL (a beautiful southwest Chicago suburb)

on the dates of July 22-24 (Friday through Sunday)

 All teams will participate each day. 

$400 per team---7 game minimum guarantee--3 games Friday; 3 games Saturday, and a single elimination tournament for the national title on Sunday!

The new format allows you to come a day early if you wish and have a free day on Thursday to enjoy the Chicagoland area!! Less pressure on travel time, less cost for hotels and travel expense with games in 3 days instead of five!

$375 per team if you bring 2-3 teams

$350 per team if you bring 4 teams


NEW FOR 2016! If you register for and play in 8 spring or summer NAYS events with any combination of teams from your club/school/group, for every 8 teams that register and pay, you get 1 free national tournament entry.

EXAMPLE: Club X enters and plays in 24 spring and summer NAYS tournaments. Thus, Club X gets to enter 3 teams into the NAYS National Tournament FREE!!


The Tournament will be held at the following sites:

Bolingbrook High School

Annerino Recreation Center

Bolingbrook Recreation and Aquatic Center

Romeoville High School

The Chicago tournament will feature several air-conditioned facilities and wood courts, and certified high school officials!



5th-6th grade boys
5th-6th grade girls
7th grade boys
7th grade girls
8th grade boys
8th grade girls
9th-10th grade boys
9th-10th grade girls
11th-12th grade boys
                                                11th-12th grade girls

(These are based on the grade in which a player is currently enrolled for the 2015-2016 school year)

Download a Roster Form here to register by mail.
To register by credit card with your Mastercard or Visa, click here or select the Registration menu on the top navigation menu. 



For additional hotel information contact the Bolingbrook Chamber of Commerce at 630-226-8420

For a map of the Bolingbrook, IL area, click here.