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2021 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.

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

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All registrations, brackets and schedules are done through Exposure.

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


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

Hilton Hotel – Scranton PA
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2021 Top Tier Events Basketball Tournaments

Note: Shootouts have no brackets and do not crown champions. Championship Play has pool play that leads into brackets and a championship game.

Scranton Spring Tip-Off  (Shootout)

Saturday, March 20 and Sunday, March 21
Riverfront Sports – Scranton, PA
$350 (3 Games)

More information and online registration

NEPA Spring Showdown (Shootout)

Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28
Riverfront Sports – Scranton, PA
$350 (3 Games)

More information and online registration

Easter Shootout at Spooky Nook (Shootout)

Friday, April 2 and Saturday April 3
Spooky Nook Sports – Manheim, PA
$375 (3 Games)
$250 (2 Games)

More information and online registration

Easter Shootout at Scranton (Shootout)

Friday, April 2 and Saturday April 3
Riverfront Sports – Scranton, PA
$350 (3 Games)
$225 (2 Games)

More information and online registration

Valley Forge Hardwood Battle  (Championship Play)

Saturday, April 10 and Sunday, April 11
Competitive Edge Sports – King of Prussia, PA
$395 (3+ Games)

More information and online registration

Scranton Slam Fest (Championship Play)

Saturday, April 10 and Sunday, April 11
Riverfront Sports – Scranton, PA
$375 (3+ Games)

More information and online registration

Electric City Madness (Championship Play)

Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18
Riverfront Sports – Scranton, PA
$375 (3+ Games)

More information and online registration

KYDA Invitational presented by Top Tier Events (Championship Play)

May 1-2, 2021
Riverfront Sports Complex, Scranton, PA
$375/team for 3 games

More information and online registration

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