COLORADO SPRINGS, CO-Both the BOYS & GIRLS GymRat CHALLENGE events have been chosen by USA Basketball to serve as an Official Qualifier to the USA Basketball 2018 U.S. Open Basketball Championships.
USA Basketball, the National Governing Body of the sport under the United States Olympic Committee, is committed to creating an inclusive tournament structure to best serve youth basketball throughout the United States. In 2018, USA Basketball will host the U.S. Open Basketball Championships in Westfield, Indiana for 8th grade, 13U and 12U divisions of play for both boys and girls. The boys championship tournaments will occur on June 30–July 3 while the girls championship tournaments will occur on July 19-22. In order to qualify for the culminating event, teams must participate in USA Basketball approved U.S. Open Official Qualifiers throughout the country. First and second place finishers in each qualifying division will earn an automatic bid to the championships.
To view the entire announcement from USA Basketball, please visit https://www.usab.com/news-events/news/2018/01/us-open-basketball-championships.aspx
NATIONAL registration for the GymRat CHALLENGE begins on January 1st: throughout the United States & Canada:
- BOYS GymRat CHALLENGE registration fees: $495 at the 17U-14U levels and $395 at the 13U-12U levels.
- GIRLS GymRat CHALLENGE registration fees: $495 at the 16U-14U levels and $395 at the 13U-12U levels.
- Multi-team discounts available. Call 1-888-7-GYMRAT (1-888-749-6728)