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

Event Information

Early Registration & Fee:

$700 by Mar-15-2019 (Early Fee)
$800 after Mar-15-2019 (Regular Fee)

Registration & Roster Deadline:

Jun-22-2019


***2019 NCAA Certified ***



This premier event is one of the largest girl’s tournaments in the country. 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.


NCAA REQUIREMENTS:


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



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: Starting 7:30am on Saturday, July 6 and anytime throughout the event. Coaches just need to check in one hour prior to their first game


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.


PLAYER CHECK IN:

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.



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



HOTELS:



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 (www.bluechipbasketball.com).



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.


Tournament Requests:



$35 fee per requests - if made 14 Days before the start of the event.

Request must be made 14 days prior to the event or at the time of application and payment by HEAD COACH ONLY. Email to info@bluechipbasketball.com and include name of team and contact phone number.

NO request will be taken 13 days before the event begins for any reason.

No special scheduling for coaching two or more teams. You must have another coach available.

All teams must be prepared to play the first game slot of the event.

Also, no time requests on last day, unless flights are involved, and you must tell us 14 days before the start of the event.

Once the schedule is up, there will be no changes, unless it is our mistake. If a change is made at your request it will be a $100 fee.

Please note: Allowing for scheduling requests is not fair to the other teams that do not make requests. And every game change request can affect eight other teams.