The Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions is celebrating its 21st year and will again be an NCAA Certified event!!! Not only will the top scouting services once again cover the action, but many college coaches will also be in attendance. For teams who have played in the event before, note that this year the tournament will be held April 26-28 to take advantage of the open period for college coaches. The event will again be in Atlanta so all games can be played under one roof at Suwanee Sports Academy. We have limited capacity in our invitational division; 64 teams for 17u, 60 teams for 16u and 32 teams for 15u.
Qualifying teams will again receive an invitation from our tournament committee to participate in the invitational division.
Also, we will again have an open division tournament for middle and grade school teams. To register your team (s), click here or you mail the call the direct line at Suwanee Sports Academy at 404-545-6075 and ask for Eric Eleton. Again, our capacity is limited so register early if you want to take part in one of the nation's premier tournaments.
Dates: Friday, April 26th - Sunday, April 28th
Ages: Boys 6th Grade/12U - 11th Grade/17U
Cost: $595 for Invitational/$475for Open Division
Format: Pool Play into Bracket Play (3 Game Minimum)
Venue: Suwanee Sports Academy
Schedule: The tournament schedule will be linked here on the Wednesday before the tournament.
Why Gibbons Tournament of Champions
- NCAA Certified: All college coaches will be able to attend the Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions.
- Scouting Services: The Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions is one of the most highly scouted event's of the year. Writers from ESPN, Rivals and other top media organizations will be on hand to report on the competition. The Gibbons report also covers the event and reaches over 300 college programs.
- Top Competition: The Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions attracts top teams from around the nation and is highly selective. Qualifying teams can have confidence they will have an opportunity to compete against the best.
- All Under One Roof: Every invitational team will play at Suwanee Sports Academy. College coaches and scouts can watch multiple games at once and never have to leave the gym.
- Collegiate Officials: Good officiating usually goes unnoticed but bad officiating can ruin your tournament. In line with trying to offer the most professional and rewarding experience to your teams, the invitational division will be officiated by collegiate level officials.
- Media and Stats: Individidual Player statistics will be kept for all games. Select matchups will also be broadcast over the internet. In addition, all tournament results and standing are available online in real time. An all tournament team and MVPs will also be selected.
- Great Tournament Destination: Atlanta is an easy travel destination for many teams and hotel accomodations near the venue are inexpensive.
- Venue: For more than a decade Suwanee Sports Academy has been the place where some of the best players around come to test their skills. The facility is regarded by many as the best place in the country for hosting basketball tournaments.
- Rules: We have rules and we follow them. All teams are required to check-in and show birth certficates and grade reports.