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2019 Spring AAU Teams, Club Teams and School Teams Tournaments

  • Deadline to enter: Mondays before tournament, 12 noon, if tournament is not sold out
  • Full payment MUST accompany Registration. No refunds if a team cancels 14 days or less to tournament date.

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2019 Spring Tournaments PRINTABLE Flyer & Registration

 

Boys & Girls Tournaments Listed Below

Schedule will only be changed due to a procedural error on our part. As Always please Check Back Often for any changes. Always  remember to refresh your browser to get the most current schedule.

Coaches ONLY  email hoops@backcourthoops.com  with any issues.

Gyms open 15 minutes before first game. Coaches Bring your own basketballs

Except for the First Game of the Day. All teams should be at their Courts 20 minutes early we will start games up to 15 minutes early If the game in front of you ends early. Be prepared to play.

Gym Locations are posted on the left tab    —   Home team is listed last (second) on the schedule.

Gyms open 15 minutes before first game. Coaches Bring your own basketballs

Local Court Addresses

Practice Gym Locations

Backcourt Hoops

5 West Olive Plaza
Scranton, PA 18508

 

Scranton High School
63 Mike Munchak Way
Scranton, PA 18508

 

Dunmore Community Center
1414 Monroe Avenue
Dunmore, PA 18509

 

 

Johnson College

3427 N Main Avenue

Scranton, PA 18509

 

Lackawanna College Student Union (Old CYC)

500 Jefferson Avenue

Scranton, PA 18510

 

Moosic Youth Center

606 Main Street

Moosic, PA 18507

 

Throop Civic Center

500 Sanderson Street

Throop, PA 18512

 

University of Scranton

800 Linden Street

Scranton, PA 18510

 

West Scranton High School

1201 Luzerne Street

Scranton, PA 18504

West Scranton Intermediate School

1401 Fellows Avenue

Scranton PA 18504

Rules

Backcourt Hoops – NEPA Flames AAU Tournament Rules
All PIAA Rules Except:

  • Two Bench bands per team.  And only 2 bench personal will allowed near the bench.  NO OTHERS.Only the HEAD Coach will be allowed to stand at anytime.  If you receive a technical foul for any reason you will be required to sit for the remainder of the game.VERY IMPORTANT COACHES:  Only Two Coaches Will Be Allowed in the bench Area. This Rule Will Be Strictly Enforced.  Only One Coach Can Stand During the Game. Assistant Coach must remain Seated at All Time.  Coaches Agreement included and must be signed and returned at Coaches Check in by both Coaches. Copies will be provided at Coaches check-in and can be filled out and turned in at that time. Tournament RulesAll 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 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
    •  First and Second overtime will be 2 minutes. 3rd will be sudden death except for championship games.
    • Except for the first game of the day. Games may start up to 20 minutes early. Be Prepared to Play
    • If a court is running behind, it may be necessary to shorten the warm up or halftime.
    • 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 and all overtimes in the last minute  all common fouls (non shooting) will be 1 and 1
    • Mercy Rule: if a team is winning by more than 20 points in the last 9 minutes the clock will run. If it returns to under 20 clocks will stop with no mercy rule in effect

    Bottom Team on the Schedule is Considered the Home team (wear light color if available) and Sits on the right (Facing the Court) of the scorer’s table

    Tie breakers

    1.) Head to Head 2.) Score differential up to a maximum of 15 points per game. 3.) Least points allowed 4.) Coin Flip

    All forfeits will be given a differential of 15 points A team that forfeits loses all tie breakers. Placement, if any, in Bracket play is at the tournament Directors discretion.

    A Coach Coaching more than one team must have an assistant coach available.

    Two Coaching Passes per Team. Only Two Coaches allowed per Bench Area. Only One Coach Standing. Only Official Personnel are allowed at the scoring table. No Participating Team score keepers allowed at the scoring table.

    Players may play on more than one team but only in a different division as long as their name appears on submitted team rosters for both of the teams before the tournament starts & Player meets Grade requirements for each team.

    Bracket Play – the dual team player must have played in all pool games with the team to be able to play in bracket play games.

    Boys & Girls’ divisions are determined by grade athlete is in as of September 1st, 2018

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Boys Tournaments

March 16-17th Scranton, PA
Backcourt Hoops   Pre-Season Shootout
BOYS 4th-11th Grade
One Day 2 Games 160.00, 3 Games 240.00
Two Days 4 Games 320.00

Register Here Deadline Monday Mar 11th 9am

March 23-24th Scranton, PA
Backcourt Hoops Spring Shootout
Boys 4th-11th Grade

One Day 2 Games 160.00, 3 Games 240.00
Two Days 4 Games 320.00

Register Here Deadline Monday Mar 18th 9am

Valley Forge Hardwood Battle

April 6-7th King Of Prussia, PA
Valley Forge Hardwood Battle Boys

3 games + Championship play – register only at website below $325 Boys 4th-11th grade
Register at valleyforgehardwoodbattle.com
Deadline Monday April 1st 9am – Unless sold out again before then

Showdown at Spooky Nook

April 19-20th Manheim, PA
Backcourt Hoops  presents
The Showdown at Spooky Nook

Easter Fri-Sat Boys 4th-11th
Friday night games start at 4pm Fri Optional
One Day 2 Games 160.00, 3 Games 240.00
Two Days 4 Games 320.00

Register Here Deadline Monday April 15th 9am

Electric City Madness

April 27-28th Scranton, PA
Electric City Madness Boys
3 games plus Championship play register only at website below $300 4th-11th grade
register at www.electriccitymadness.com 

Deadline Monday April 22nd 9am -Unless sold out again before then

May 4-5th Manheim, PA
East Coast Championship
Boys 4th-11th Grade
3+ Games $350
at Spooky Nook Sports Center
register at www.EastCoastChampionship.com
Deadline Wednesday April 24th 9am – Unless sold out again before then

May 10-11th Scranton, PA
Backcourt Hoops  Mothers Day Fri-Sat Shootout
Boys 5th-11th grade
Friday night games start at 5pm Fri Optional
One Day 2 Games 160.00, 3 Games 240.00
Two Days 4 Games 320.00

Register Here Deadline Monday May 6th 9am

Girls Tournaments

NEPA Flames tournaments

March 16-17th Scranton, PA
NEPA Flames   Pre-Season Shootout
Girls 4th-11th Grade
One Day 2 Games 160.00, 3 Games 240.00
Two Days 4 Games 320.00

Register Here Deadline Monday Mar 11th 9am

NEPA Flames tournaments

March 23-24th Scranton, PA
NEPA Flames  Spring Shootout
Girls 4th-11th Grade
One Day 2 Games 160.00, 3 Games 240.00
Two Days 4 Games 320.00

Register Here Deadline Monday Mar 18th 9am

Electric City Madness

April 6-7th Scranton, PA
Electric City Madness
3 games plus Championship play register only at website below $300 4th-11th grade
register at
www.electriccitymadness.com Deadline Monday March 30th 9am

Valley Forge Hardwood Battle

April 13-14th King Of Prussia
Valley Forge Hardwood Battle Girls
3 games + Championship play register only at website below $325 4th-11th grade
Register at valleyforgehardwoodbattle.com 
at Competitive Edge Sports & Local Venues

Showdown at Spooky Nook

April 19-20th Manheim, PA
NEPA Flames   presents
The Showdown at Spooky Nook

Easter Fri-Sat Girls 4th-11th
Friday night games start at 4pm Fri Optional
One Day 2 Games 160.00, 3 Games 240.00 Two Days 4 Games 320.00
Register Here Deadline Monday April 15th 9am


May 4-5th Manheim, PA

East Coast Championship
Girls 4th-11th Grade
3+ Games $350
at Spooky Nook Sports Center
11th Grade division teams could play off-site
register at www.EastCoastChampionship.com
Deadline Wednesday April 24th 9am

NEPA Flames tournaments

May 10-11th Scranton, PA
NEPA Flames Mothers Day Fri-Sat Shootout
Girls 6th-11th grade
Friday night games start at 5pm Fri Optional

One Day 2 Games 160.00, 3 Games 240.00
Two Days 4 Games 320.00

Register Here Deadline Monday May 6th 9am

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