2015 Spring AAU Teams, Club Teams and School Teams Tournaments

  • Deadline to enter: Tuesdays before tournament, 12 noon, if tournament is not sold out
  • Schedules Will be Posted the Wednesday Evening before the Tournament
  • Full payment MUST accompany Registration. No refunds if a team cancels 14 days or less to tournament date.

Download the printable registration.

2015 Boys Spring Tournaments

Girls Tournaments Listed Below

March 21-22nd, Scranton, PA March 28-29th, Scranton, PA March 28-29th, King Of Prussia
Backcourt Hoops Pre-Season Shootout
BOYS 5th-11th Grade
One Day 2 Games 230.00, 3 Games 320.00
Two Days 3 Games 320.00, 4 Games 385.00
Backcourt Hoops Spring Festival
BOYS 5th-11th Grade
One Day 2 Games 230.00, 3 Games 320.00
Two Days 3 Games 320.00,4 Games 385.00
Valley Forge Hardwood Battle
3 games + Championship play
$375 4th-11th grade
register at valleyforgehardwoodbattle.com
at Competitive Edge Sports & Local Venues
April 3-4th, Scranton, PA April 3-4th, Lebanon, PA April 17-19th, Scranton, PA
Backcourt Hoops Easter Shootout
Fri-Sat,Friday night Optional
BOYS 5th-11th Grade
One Day 2 Games 230.00, 3 Games 320.00
Two Days 3 Games 320.00,4 Games 385.00
Advanced Hoops/Backcourt Hoops
Showdown in Chocolate Town
Easter Fri-Sat, Girls,4th-12th
Friday night games start at 4pm Fri Optional
One Day 2 Games 230.00, 3 Games 320.00
Two Days 3 Games 320.00,4 Games 385.00
At Lebanon Valley,College
Electric City Madness Boys
3 games plus Championship play register only
at website below $375 4th-11th
grade
register at www.electriccitymadness.com
April 25-26th, Neptune, NJ May 2-3rd, Scranton, PA May 8-9th, Wilkes Barre, PA
Backcourt Hoops War at The Shore
Neptune
NJ
At Rebounds
Boys 4th-8th Grade
3+ Games $365
East Coast-Midwest Challenge
Presented by Ohio Basketball
register only at website below
4th-11th grade 3 games plus $350
www.ohiobasketball.com
Wyoming Valley Barons / Backcourt Hoops
Mothers Day Fri Sat Shootout
Boys 5th-11th Grade
Fri-Sat Friday night Optional
One Day 2 Games 230.00, 3 Games 320.00
Two Days 3 Games 320.00,4 Games 385.00
May16-17th, Manheim, PA General Info
Pizza Hut Middle Atlantic Championship
BOYS
10U TO 17U 4th-11th Grade
3+,Games $390
at Spooky Nook Sports Center
register at www.machampionship.com
Multiple Team Discount 3 or more teams $25.00
Off Per/Team if registered
at the same time
(not including shoot outs)

2015 Girls Spring Tournaments

March 21-22nd, Scranton, PA March 28-29th, Scranton, PA April 3-4th, Scranton, PA
NEPA Flames Pre-Season Festival Shootout
Girls 4th-12th grade
One Day 2 Games 230.00, 3 Games 320.00
Two Days 3 Games 320.00,4 Games 385.00
NEPA Flames Spring Shootout
Girls 4th-12th grade
One Day 2 Games 230.00, 3 Games 320.00
Two Days 3 Games 320.00,4 Games 385.00
NEPA Flames Easter Shootout
Girls,4th-12th Fri-Sat Friday night Optional
One Day 2 Games 230.00, 3 Games 320.00
Two Days 3 Games 320.00,4 Games 385.00
April 3-4th, Scranton, PA April 10-12th, Scranton, PA April 18-19th, King Of Prussia
Advanced Hoops/NEPA Flames
Showdown in Chocolate Town
Easter Fri-Sat Girls 4th-12th
Friday night games start at 4pm Fri Optional
One Day 2 Games 230.00, 3 Games 320.00
Two Days 3 Games 320.00,4 Games 385.00
At Lebanon Valley,College
Electric
City Madness
3 games plus Championship play register only at
website below $375 4th-12th
grade
register at www.electriccitymadness.com
Valley Forge Hardwood Battle Girls
3 games + Championship play register only at
website below $375 4th-11th
grade
register at
valleyforgehardwoodbattle.com
at Competitive Edge Sports & Local Venues
April 25-26th, Toms River, NJ May 8-9th, Scranton, PA May 16-17th, Manheim, PA
War at the Shore
Pine
Belt Arena & Schools Toms River NJ
Girls 4th-12th grade
4 Games $420
NEPA Flames / Wyoming Valley Barons
Mothers Day Fri-Sat Shootout
Girls 4th-12th grade
One Day 2 Games 230.00, 3 Games 320.00
Two Days 3 Games 320.00,4 Games 385.00
Pizza Hut Middle Atlantic Championship
Girls
4th-11th Grade
3+ Games $390
register at www.machampionship.com
at Spooky Nook Sports Center
Multiple Team Discount  3 or more teams  $25.00 Off Per/Team if registered
at the same time (not including shoot outs) 

Details

Who: Boys and Girls AAU and School Teams
What: Basketball Team Tournaments
Where: Backcourt Hoops
When: Spring 2015
Why: Compete against other quality teams. Officiated by PIAA referees and all Games are played with stop clock format on hardwood Courts.

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Rules

All PIAA Rules Except:

  • Games are two 16 minute halves with stopped time, except for ages 4th & 5th Grade which play 14 minute halves
  • Boys 4th-6th grade (10U-12U) and all girls teams play will use the 28.5 Ball
  • Pre-game warm up will be limited to 2 minutes (unless extended by tournament official). Halftime will be 2 minutes and overtime will be 2 minutes.
  • If a court is running behind, it may be necessary to shorten the warm up or halftime.
  • 5 minute grace period from the scheduled start time before forfeit is announced.
  • Each team gets two full timeouts per game and 1 thirty second timeout per half. The thirty –second timeout does not carry over. Overtime includes 1 additional thirty-second timeout.
  • Any player or coach receiving 2 technical fouls is excused from the game and will not play in the next game. Any player ejected for fighting will be excused from the tournament.
  • 6 personal fouls per game
  • One and one on the 10th team foul
  • Last Minute of the game all common fouls (non shooting) will be 1 and 1
  • Mercy Rule: if team is winning by more than 20 points in the last 9 minutes the clock will run. if it returns to under 20 clock will stop with no mercy rule in effect

Tie breakers used after head to head record
1.) Head to Head
2.) Score differential up to a maximum of 15 points per game.
3.) Least points allowed
All forfeits will be given a differential of 5 points and will NOT be used in calculation of least allowed.
3 Way tie use above to seed 1 team then repeat for two way

  • Payment must accompany entry for team to be accepted.
  • Boys’ divisions are determined by grade athlete is in as of September 1st,2014.
  • Girls’ divisions are determined by grade athlete is in as of September 1st,2014.
  • Rosters must be received 2 weeks prior to tournament
  • Players may play on more than one team as long as their name appears on submitted team rosters & Player meets age requirements for each team.

Please use the following hotels when attending our tournaments.  The Hotels  help support our programs.

Fairfield Inn - ScrantonFairfield Inn Scranton
949 Viewmont Drive
Dickson City, PA 18519 USA
Phone: 1-570-346-3222
Ask for the “Backcourt Hoops” Discounted Rate
or click here to make reservation and get special rate

Local Court Addresses

Baptist Bible College and Seminary
538 Venard Rd.
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

Lackawanna College Main Gym, (Fitness Center)
500  Jefferson Ave.
Scranton, PA 18503

Dunmore Community Center
1350 Monroe Ave.
Dunmore, PA 18509

Johnson College
3427 North Main Ave.
Scranton, PA 18508

Marywood University
2300 Adams Ave.
Scranton, PA 18509

Scranton High School
833 Providence Rd.
Scranton, PA 18508

Throop Civic Center
500 Sanderson St.
Throop, PA 18512

Wilkes Barre Catholic Youth Center
36 South Washington St.
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701

All Saints Academy
115 S Lincoln Ave.
Scranton, PA 18504‎

University of Scranton
800 Linden St.
Scranton, PA 18510

Misericordia University
301 Lake St.
Dallas, PA 18612

Lakeside Elementary School
129 Lakeside Dr.
Honesdale, PA 18431