The SUMMER SHOWDOWN is a NCAA Certified Live Event on JULY 12-13, 2017 which will take place in PHILADELPHIA, PA.  This event is in its 5th year in existence, and has drawn some of the best 17u-15u teams IN THE NATION because there is ALWAYS a great combination of EXPOSURE and stiff COMPETITION.  Don't miss a great opportunity to put your players on the map in front of hundreds of college coaches!

WHEN: July 21-23, 2017

WHO: 17u-15u teams

WHERE: Philadelphia, PA

WHAT: Organized and NCAA Certified Live Event, 3 game guarantee

WHY:  Play in a highly organized event in a great venue in front of HUNDREDS of college coaches.

Price:  $650/team


We highly suggest all teams that plan on participating in multiple Elevate Hoops events, to create a login.  This will prevent your program from having to enter this info multiple times.

ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST COMPLETE THIS ELECTRONIC WAIVER. The process can takes 2 minutes to fill out and complete, if the athlete is under 18 it needs to be completed by their guardian/parent(s). No one will be allowed to participate without having done so.



Please be advised that this process is much different than it has been in years past.  Please DO NOT procrastinate when it comes to completing this process.

The NCAA Requires all teams that are participating in NCAA Certified events to be registed on their BBCS System NCAA BBCS System Link.  

You will not be able to create a team roster prior to obtaining your USA Basketball GOLD License. So, you should go to USA Basketball Gold License Application Link and start that application right away. Obtaining your USAB Gold License now will enable you to access the BBCS as soon as your USAB License becomes available.

All Coaches of these teams must obtain a USA Basketball Gold License, this process is a two-part phase. There is a background check & then an extensive video education portion. Please give yourself a minumum of 2-3 hours to complete this, you are able to break it up and complete it in segments if need be USA Basketball Gold License Application Link


Once a coach in your program has received a USAB Gold License, then you may move on to starting the NCAA BBCS Team Registration Process. In order to complete this they have prepared a system users manual that is available at the following link. NCAA BBCS ECAG Manual Link

More Information can also be found at NCAA Basketball Certification


Philadelphia University
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Competitive Edge Sports
King of Prussia, PA

University of Sciences
Philadelphia, PA

Schedule will be posted Monday 7/17 by 8:00pm.


Schedule requests must be emailed to before July 1st, any requests after that date will not be honored.

Tournament winners and All-Tournament Teams will be posted following the event...
Media Inquiries must be submitted to or by July 15th...


The first coach from each school is required to purchase a packet, unless they are only there for one game.  In that case, they have to pay the Coaches Game Pass fee.

You have questions? We have answers...Call 732-945-3588