U.S. Junior Nationals
USJN Basketball is the longest running national evaluation and college showcase organization in women's basketball.
News & Updates
The U.S. Junior Nationals is known as one of the premier competition event organizations in the United States. USJN operates grade-based, team-oriented boys and girls basketball tournaments and events from grades 5th through 12th grade.
USJN's National Championships - 30 years!
2016: This marks the 30th year of operation on the longest privately owned girls basketball...
HersheyPark Discount Ticket Offer
USJN will once again offer discounted HersheyPark tickets for tournament participants and their families. Details...
2015 saw 3,250+ college coaches in attendance at 42 events all over the country. This...
Blue Star Media
In the fall of 2010 Blue Star Media was unveiled. As ESPN chose to shift...
U.S. Junior Nationals Birthday
U.S. Junior Nationals was created in 1986 by Mike Flynn as the first privately owned travel...
USJN Basketball Events
Great America Showcase: 6th Annual
This event is operated by USJN
Tournament Event: Registration open to teams
06/22/2012 - 06/24/2012
Ages: U11, U12, U13, U14, U15, U17
Fees and Registration
Registration Fee: $415.00
Registration Deadline: 06/16/2012
Early Registration Discount Available
$350.00 by 04/22/2012
Event Coordinator: Chris Mennig
6th annual - 40+ teams the past 3 years. 10+ college coaches attended in 2010 & 2011.
2-4 pool games played on Friday and Saturday (starting at 6 pm on Friday - optional for those who are in town and want a game that night). Pool winners will compete in tournament play on Sunday & all other teams will get their guaranteed 4th game (done by 5pm).
Fieldhouse at Hinkston Park (6 crts)
800 Baldwin Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
ADMISSION: Weekend Pass: $20 / Saturday Day Pass: $15 / Sunday Day Pass: $10 / Children 10 and younger are FREE **** All U.S. Junior Nationals Tournaments, Blue Star Showcase Events, and Blue Star Camps are subject to cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances. In the case that we have to cancel, we will notify all registrants as soon as possible and refund the registration fees. All hotel reservations, travel, or other cost, are the sole responsibility of the registrants. Therefore, U.S. Junior Nationals and Blue Star Productions will not be held liable for any of those costs incurred in the event of a cancellation.
Marriott Deerfield Suites
Two Parkway North
Deerfield, IL 60015
$99/night - 20 rooms available. Standard suites. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball Rate". Block held until 6/21/12.
Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center
6161 West Grand Ave.
Gurnee, IL 60031
$119/night - 10 Run of House rooms available. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball Rate". Block held til 6/1/12.
Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Lincolnshire
505 Milwaukee Avenue
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Phone: (847) 232-5351
$72/night - 35 rooms available. King with Sofa Sleeper. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball Rate". Block held until 6/8/12.