PICTURED: ALL-GymRat selection KIYAN ANTHONY glides to the rack for TEAM MELO during 15U competition. KIYAN is the son of NBA legend CARMELLO ANTHONY and actress & pop culture icon LALA ANTHONY….but this young prince is blazing his own path to stardom. As a top 60 prospect nationally in the class of 2025, KIYAN is already sitting on offers from Syracuse and Memphis….when many others lining up to watch his trajectory. (Photo, Jim Franco, GymRat Staff)
The beautiful and brand-new Impact Athletic Center along with the state-of-the-art Albany Capital Center, Siena College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Hudson Valley Community College will host the 2023 GymRat CHALLENGE. Located within minutes of each other, the GymRat CHALLENGE’s tremendous host facilities are easily accessible from the North, South, East, or West. With over twenty, permanent full courts, these complexes are ideal sites for a major grassroots basketball event from participants’, fans’, and recruiters’ perspectives.
A full list of competition venues for each Age Division is provided below.
THE GymRat CHALLENGE IS A STAY TO PLAY EVENT: ALL TEAMS NEEDING HOTEL SPACE ARE REQUIRED TO BOOK THROUGH THE GymRat CHALLENGE’S HOTEL LOGISTICS PARTNER HALPERN TRAVEL. TEAMS BOOKING HOTEL SPACE OUTSIDE OF THIS SYSTEM WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE EVENT SCHEDULE.
Because of the size and scope of the GymRat CHALLENGE events, ALL OF THE RATES THAT HAVE BEEN NEGOTIATED THROUGH OUR HOTEL LOGISTICS PARTER, HALPERN TRAVEL, ARE CONTRACTUALLY GUARANTEED TO BE THE LOWEST RATES AVAILABLE TO ANY GUEST AT THAT HOTEL DURING THE EVENT WEEKEND.
FOR HOTEL INFORMATION VISIT, http://gymratchallenge.com/boys-event/team-hotel-requirements/
The brand new Impact Athletic Center will host 11th Grade competition
The state-of-the-art Albany Capital Center will host 10th Grade competition
Siena College will host 12U, 13U, and 8th Grade competition
Hudson Valley Community College is also host to the New York State Basketball Championships
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s East Campus Arena