Region H Basketball Senior Teams and Skills Competition
What Is Basketball?
One of the most popular sports in Illinois, basketball provides competition for both teams and individuals. Five-on-five team competition is available in junior, high school and senior male (co-ed) and senior female age groups. Individuals can compete in the basketball individual skills competition to develop basic basketball skills. Events include the target pass, 10-meter-dribble and spot shot events.
Athletes in Illinois who participate in team competition, compete locally at a region qualifying event. Individual skills participants also compete locally in region qualifying events. Teams or individuals who win a gold medal are eligible to advance to the State Basketball Championships held in Normal in March.
This event is a regional qualifier for senior male teams and skills athletes from Region H & F. Teams and skills who receive a gold medal at this competition will advance to the state competition.
Region H Basketball Tournament offering skills and senior level team play for Regions F and H.
All gold medal winners will advance to the State Basketball Championships in Bloomington on March 8-10.
We have use of four courts plus the main court where we will host skills. Limited parking but lots of seating for the skills area and some seating available for team play.
Registration: 8:00 AM
Games begin:9:00 AM
Opening Ceremony: 10:15 AM
Skills begin after opening ceremony.
Please click the button below to register as a volunteer.
Water bottles are encouraged but water stations will be available.
Please check back closer to the event for more information. .
Lunch is available from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM for volunteers, coaches and registered athletes.
Concessions will be available for purchase as well.
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