NIKE Tournament of Champions (basketball 2017) December 18-22, 2017
Phoenix, AZ

Coaches' Information

A NIKE game ball will be provided, but teams are responsible for bringing basketballs for warm-up

Although venues may vary in providing water or Gatorade, please plan on bringing bottled drinking water.

Certified athletic trainers will be on site at all venues, but players wishing to be taped prior to games must provide their own tape and pre-wrap.

The top team listed in the bracket is the home team and will wear light uniforms. The bottom team listed in the bracket is the away team and will wear dark uniforms.

In accordance with NFHS rules there will be four 8-minute quarters, a 10-minute half-time, 5 time-outs per game, lane players may go on the release - they do not need to wait for the ball to hit the rim, and bonus will start at 7 fouls and double-bonus at 10.

Each team will have a minimum of ten minutes to warm-up.  

BRACKETS AND SCHEDULE

Click here to view updated schedules. Schedule changes have been made; it is important to confirm your game time, location, and opponent.

While we do not anticipate making futher schedule changes, please be aware that the ongoing power outage at Atlanta-Hartsfield may require us to do so.

We will keep you updated by email, our website, and on our app as well (see below). 

 

TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS APP

We encourage all coaches, athletes, and fans to download the free Tournament of Champions app to access the schedule and tournament materials as well as receive tournament updates and real time results. 

The app is available on both Android and Apple -- just search Tournament of Champions! 

TICKET AND APPAREL SALES

Tickets and apparel can be purchased at all venues during the event.  Please notify parents that all ticket and apparel sales are cash only.

WAIVER 
All athletes competing in the 2017 NIKE Tournament of Champions must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian before taking the floor. There are no exceptions to this policy, and athletes without signed waivers will be disqualified from the event. The waiver process is completed entirely online, and can be started by following this link, which should be forwarded to parents and guardians. 


REGISTRATION
The head coach, or one designated representative, must check-in between 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. on Monday, December 18. Location is the concierge desk in the main lobby of the Arizona Grand. At this time you will receive final schedule updates; coach and player credentials (required for admission to venues); tickets to the tip-off dinner (if ordered); tickets to the NIKE Coaches' Party (see below); and more.

NIKE COACHES' PARTY
The legendary NIKE Coaches' Party will be Tuesday, December 19 from 8:00 P.M. until midnight in the Lobby Bar and Grill at the Arizona Grand Resort. Join us for complimentary food and drinks, along with a chance to win great prizes!


WATER, TRAINING TAPE, AND BASKETBALLS
Please note the folllowing: 1) a NIKE game ball will be provided, but teams are responsible for bringing basketballs for warm-up; 2) although venues may vary in providing water or Gatorade, please plan on bringing bottled drinking water; 3)certified athletic trainers will be on site at all venues, but players wishing to be taped prior to games must provide their own tape and pre-wrap.

 

 

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