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2019 Fall AAU Teams, Club Teams and School Teams Tournaments

  • Deadline to enter: Tuesdays 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.

If Staying Overnight in Scranton PA Please use one of our Hotel Sponsors  listed on left

Boys & Girls Tournaments

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Saturday, September 21 & Sunday, September 22 –
BCH Fall Festival
AAU or School Team

Scranton PA

Varsity (Seniors/Juniors)
Junior Varsity (Sophomores/Freshman)
Junior High (8th/7th Grade)
5th-6th Grade Girls

One Day 2 Games 205.00, 3 Games 285.00 4 Games $375 (2 games Saturday 2 games Sunday)


Saturday October 5th-Sunday October 6th
JB Hoops Fall Challenge
(High School teams will be accomodated to avoid SATs on Saturday)
Scranton PA

Varsity (Seniors/Juniors)
Junior Varsity (Sophomores/Freshman)
Junior High (8th/7th Grade)
5th-6th Grade Girls

One Day 2 Games 205.00, 3 Games 285.00 4 Games $375 (2 games Saturday 2 games Sunday)


Schedule will only be changed if procedurial error by tournament management.

COACHES ONLY: If there is any issue with the schedule, email Do not call.

JB Hoops Fall Challenge FULL Schedule
(UPDATED Thursday, October 3 – 3:00pm)

Download (PDF)

Local Court Addresses

Backcourt Hoops @ Riverfront Sports Complex
5 West Olive Plaza
Scranton PA 18508
Google Map

Clark Summit University (Formerly Baptist Bible College and Seminary)
538 Venard Rd.
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

Riverside Junior/Senior High School
300 Davis St, Taylor, PA 18517

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

Mid Valley High School (2 Cts)
52 Underwood Rd
Throop, PA 18512

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


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

Games Can start 5 min before scheduled start time

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  –  Free throws On the Release
. Last Minute of the game & Overtime 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 
1.) Head to Head
2.) Point differential up to a maximum of 15 points per game. (2 or More Teams Tied will then Be Seeded Highest to Lowest PD)
3.) Least points allowed
Forfeits will be given a differential of 15 points. A team that forfeits loses all tie breakers.

Players may play on more than one team but only in a different division as long as their name appears on submitted team rosters of both of the teams before the tournament starts & Player meets age requirements for each team.
Bracket Play – the dual team player must have played in at least one pool game with the team to be able to play in bracket play games.


Coaches that are coaching More than 1 team must have an assistant coach available to coach the other teams during bracket play.

Boys & Girls’ divisions are determined by grade athlete is in as of September 1st,2015

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

Please use the link below to confirm your room or call the hotel directly.  If you have any questions or other hotel needs, call Apex Events at 570-709-2478 or email

HIEXP DC front entrance holiday inn express   HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES DICKSON CITY 

1265 Commerce Blvd, Dickson City, PA 18519   Tele. 570-307-4437.  Express Start Breakfast included – Indoor Pool, Free Parking, Fitness Center, Fire Pits.  Adjacent to many restaurants, shopping, and movie theatre.


  Fairfield Marriott Dickson City     FAIRFIELD INN MARRIOTT DICKSON CITY

949 Viewmont Drive, Dickson City, PA  18519    Tele. 570-346-3222.     Free Breakfast, Free WIFI, Indoor Pool, Basketball Court. Adjacent to shopping, restaurants, movie theatre.

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