Blue Chip USA Invitational
***2018 NCAA Certified Event - 2019 NCAA Certification Pending*** Jul 06 2019 - Jul 08 2019 | 5 Games
Spooky Nook Sports

Event Information

Early Registration & Fee:

$700 by Jan-01-2019 (Early Fee)
$800 after Jan-01-2019 (Regular Fee)

Registration & Roster Deadline:


***2018 NCAA Certified - 2019 NCAA Certification Pending***

This premier event is one of the largest girl’s tournaments in the country. We typically have about 250-300 teams and 200 colleges represented by 400 college coaches attend. The USA Invitational is the finest exposure event that you can attend with 30 indoor courts all in ONE LOCATION to accommodate you during this event. Spooky Nook is Basketball HEAVEN! Blue Chip events are known to be well run, on-time, with experienced referees.

It sells out each year so do not delay in registering.


All teams must be registered on NCAA in order to be eligible to play. Your coaches and assistant coaches must be NCAA certified.

NCAA will soon list the summer events on their website. Coaches must register their team roster on the NCAA website and check off they are attending Blue Chip USA Invitational event and must HIT SAVE at the bottom of the page. See NCAA Links under Main Menu for info on completing NCAA requirements.

You must enter your roster on the Blue Chip site also – which is the one used in the college coach books. Be sure to use the same username and password used when registering on the Blue Chip site to enter your roster, or we will not see it.

AAU COACH and ASSISTANT COACH CHECK-IN: July 5th starting at 6:00 to 8:00pm.

Only NCAA certified coaches will receive coaches’ bands at check in.

You MUST show your license - NO EXCUSES - if you left it in the car/hotel you will have to go back and get it. If you have just received your NCAA approval number you will also need to bring your email from the NCAA with the approval number on it.


Players may check-in just one hour before their first game. Players will then receive a lanyard which they must wear in order to enter or exit the courts.


July 5th starting at 6:00-8:00pm.

Approximate Game Schedule

July 6: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm, 2 Games

July 7: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm, 2 Games

July 8: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, 1 Game

Team will be put in brackets of 64 according to age and ability, there will be a trophy awarded for the winner of each bracket and there will be a cross over game for the grand champions.


This is a Stay and Play event.
You cannot reserve your hotel rooms until AFTER you register and pay for this event.
The next day a Confirmation Number will be sent with instructions to proceed to book hotel rooms .

If your team requires hotels for this event you must reserve at one of the approved hotels listed. At check-in all coaches must provide the name of the hotel and number of rooms used for your team. There is a $250 penalty fee for teams that do not comply with this policy and your team will be deemed disqualified to participate in this event.

It is your responsibility to be aware of the hotels time line for rooming lists with credit cards and the individual hotels cancellation policy.

Teams not willing to use the Blue Chip hotels should not sign up.

Please note: This event is in the Lancaster Area, which is rural, with highways to get you back and forth to your hotels quickly.

Rosters must be online by Friday, June 22. Remember - you must use the same username and password used to register your team or we will not see it at (

Note: Due to the bracket format, there will not be special scheduling for coaches of multiple teams. You must have a NCAA approved assistant in case your teams are scheduled at the same time.