The Battle For The League WEST

The Battle For The League West will be presented by ASGR Basketball. The three day event will be hosted in the Orange County Area and will feature 3 courts from Monday July 8th – Thursday July 11th, 2019.

ASGR Basketball brings many of the nation’s elite prep athletes. In past years, current WNBA players Seimone Augustus, Alana Beard, Jordin Canda, Essence Carson, Karima Christmas-Kelly, Alaina Coates, Kahleah Copper, Monique Currie, Diamond DeShields, Candice Dupree, Adaora Elonu, Sylvia Fowles, Dearica Hamby, Linnae Harper, Bria Hartley, TIffany Hayes, Tayler Hill, Bria Holmes, Glory Johnson, Erlana Larkins, Stephanie Mavunga, Erica McCall, Angel McCoughtry, Nneka Ogwumike, Chiney Ogwumike, Courtney Paris, Candace Parker, Devereaux Peters, Theresa Plaisance, Kelsey Plum, Epiphanny Prince, Noelle Quinn, Angel Robinson, Mercedes Russell, Karlie Samuelson, Azura Stevens, Diana Taurasi, Asia Taylor, Krystal Thomas, Alyssa Thomas, Kristi Toliver, Kia Vaughn, Victoria Vivians, Lindsay Whalen, Courtney Williams, A’ja Wilson, and Tanisha Wright have played in ASGR events.

The 2019 event will include age groups 17U – 14U (13U teams are eligible to play in the 14U age group). Each age group will include the top travel teams from across the country, featuring the top players. Considerable attention will be focused on the prospects in the Classes of 2020 through 2025. Champions Of The East also provides college coaches with a tremendous opportunity to scout the up-and-coming youngsters. A series of elite players made their first mark on the national scene at past ASGR Basketball events, and more will gain fame this spring.

TOURNAMENT IS LIMITED TO 100 TEAMS

2019 NCAA COACHING REQUIREMENTS – APPLY EARLY!!!

The NCAA recently announced that once again in order to participate in coaching activities or sit on the team bench at an NCAA-certified event in 2019, coaches are required to obtain a USA Basketball (USAB) GOLD License. This applies to all teams at our certified events.

Teams without the USAB Gold Licensed coaches will not be allowed to create rosters on the BBCS, and will not be able to participate in the NCAA-certified portion of our events.

Allow 3 weeks for processing. APPLY EARLY!

Click here for detailed application instructions from USA Basketball (use the link at the bottom of the USA Basketball instruction page to start your application or go directly to the application here).

The 2019 NCAA Basketball Certification System (BBCS) is now ready for use.  Got to: http://BBCS.ncaa.org to access the system.  This is the system you will need to access in order to register your team with the NCAA.  You must have your team registered BEFORE you will be allowed to participate in any of our NCAA certified events.

To use the 2019 system you MUST have your USAB Gold License.  If you do not have your Gold License please follow the directions listed above.

To register your team you must read the directions in the ECAG Manual.  The process is new and more complicated than it has been in the past.  Pages 27-75 specifically explain how coaches and athletes create a user account in the new BBCS.
Go to www.ncaa.org/basketballcertification for the ECAG manual.

ALL ATHLETES:

ALL athletes must be registered in the BBCS BEFORE they can participate in this event. Athlete registration directions can be found on page 37 of the ECAG user manual. To access the ECAG user manual, go to www.ncaa.org/basketballcertification.

HOUSING REQUIREMENTS – Stay to Play
In order to be eligible to compete in the 2019 Champions Of The East, all housing needs for the event must be completed through Pse Event Housing.

View hotels and book your rooms online. CLICK HERE 
Need Help? Click Here or call 1-888-417-6446 (9am-6pm M-F, 9am-1pm Sat)

FAST FACTS: All travel teams must arrive Monday, July 8th, or before your first game for mandatory coaches registration and certification. Registration begins on Monday at 8am, ending at 10pm and continues on Saturday from 8am to 10pm. All teams should make departing flights Thursday July 11th, after 5pm. All teams should make departing flights Sunday July 11th, after 5pm. If flying, please use McCarran International Airport (LAS).

Travel Coaches Certification Check-In: Check-in will be in the Orange County Area location on Monday, July 8th from 8pm to 10pm and on Wednesday, July 10th from 8am to 10pm.

FYI: 14U, 15U, and 16U teams are subject to begin playing at 8:25am on Monday, July 8th. All teams will play in the Orange County Area.  Please plan accordingly.