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Event Details

Windy City Classic: 8th Annual

This event is operated by USJN

Tournament Event: Registration open to teams

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04/19/2013 - 04/21/2013
Ages: U11, U12, U13, U14, U15, U16, U17
Games: 4

Fees and Registration

Registration Fee: $675.00
Registration Deadline: 04/18/2013

Early Registration Discount Available
$575.00 by 02/19/2013

Event Information

Event Director: Chris Mennig - cmennig@usjn.com / mwoffice@usjn.com

** SOLD OUT with 344 Teams **

** GRID SCHEDULE will be posted by 4/10/13 - LONG VERSION will be posted on 4/14/13 **

The largest spring viewing period event in the Midwest for the past 7 years! This event has sold out every year w/ over 280 teams & 300+ college coaches in 2011 and 2012.

Format is 2-3 pool games on Saturday (some games Friday night designate in special request area). 17/16 National / 17/16 Regional / 15U Division / 14U Division / 13/12/11U Division

NCAA rules only allow maximum of 5 games over a two day span.

Games must start after 6pm on Friday & event must be completed by 5pm Sunday (NCAA Rule)

MAP - Event map can be found under the SCHEDULE link - shows Gyms & Hotels

COLLEGE COACHES: Please plan to register at Waukegan Fieldhouse on Friday (beginning at 6 pm) and Rec Plex on Saturday (beginning at 7 am), Waukegan Fieldhouse on Sunday (beginning at 7 am) before going to any other site! Thank you for planning ahead. Contact cmennig@usjn.com to pre-register.

Venue Information

Fieldhouse @ Hinkston Park (6 courts)

800 Baldwin Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

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RecPlex (8 courts)

9900 Terwall Terrace
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

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Libertyville Sports Complex (8 courts)

1950 N. Highway 45
Libertyville, IL 60048

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Warren Township H.S. (7 courts)

34090 Almond Rd.
Gurnee, IL 60030

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Trinity International Univ. (3 courts)

2065 Half Day Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015

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Lake Forest College (4 courts)

555 North Sheridan Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045

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Lake Zurich H.S. (5 courts)

300 Church St.
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

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Admission Information

GENERAL ADMISSION: $25 Tournament Pass / FRIDAY - $5 / Saturday $15 / Sunday $15 - 10 & Under 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.

Hotel Information


Key Lime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort

1700 Nations Drive
Gurnee, IL 60031

Contact:
Nick Farrell
Email: nfarrell@keylimecove.com
Phone: (224) 656-8685
Web: www.keylimecove.com

$129.95/night - 75 Queen Deluxe Staterooms available. 4 passes to the Water Resort are included. Conveniently located between all gyms. Ask for "U.S. Junior Nationals - Blue Star" rate. Block held until 3/29/13.

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HOST HOTEL: Marriott Deerfield Suites

Two Parkway North
Deerfield, IL 60015

Contact:
Stephanie Miller-Wnek
Phone: (847) 405-9666
Web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/chids-chicago-marriott-suites-deerfield/

$99/night - 80 rooms available. Standard suites. Ask for "Blue Star Windy City Classic" rate. Block held until 3/29/13.

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COLLEGE COACH HOST HOTEL: Lincolnshire Marriott Resort

10 Marriott Drive
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Contact:
Phone: (847) 634-0100
Web: www.lincolnshiremarriott.com

$89/night - 70 Standard rooms available. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/22/13.

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Springhill Suites by Marriott Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee

4101 Fountain Square Place
Waukegan, IL 60085

Contact:
Kevin Varitek
Phone: (847) 688-9800
Web: www.springhillsuiteswaukegan.com

$119/night - 15 rooms available. Two Queen Beds W/Pullout Sofa. Ask for "USJN Windy City Classic" rate. Block held until 3/22/13.

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Residence Inn by Marriott - Lake Forest

26325 N. Riverwoods Boulevard
Mettawa, IL 60045

Contact:
Linda La Gambina
Email: linda.lagambina@whitelodging.com
Phone: (847) 615-2701
Web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/chilk-residence-inn-chicago-lake-forest-mettawa/?toDate=4/21/13&groupCode=blublue&stop_mo

$119.95/night - 15 rooms available. Studio King rooms. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/25/13.

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The Westin Chicago North Shore

601 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Wheeling, IL 60090

Contact:
Jim Straus
Email: Sue.Spivak@Westin.com
Phone: (847) 777-6500
Web: www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=1724

$89/night - 55 rooms available. Run of House rooms. Ask for "USJN/Blue Star Basketball - Windy City Classic 2013" Rate. Block held until 3/29/13.

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Hilton Garden Inn - Lake Forest

26225 N. Riverwoods Boulevard
Mettawa, IL 60045

Contact:
Linda La Gambina
Email: linda.lagambina@whitelodging.com
Phone: (847) 735-8374
Web: hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/O/ORDLFGI-BLUE-20130418/index.jhtml

$109/night - 30 rooms available. Queen Standard rooms. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/25/13.

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Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel

933 Skokie Boulevard
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Phone: (847) 498-6500
Web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/chinb-renaissance-chicago-north-shore-hotel/

$99/night - 50 rooms available. Traditional Double rooms. Rate includes Breakfast Buffet from 7-8 am. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/29/13.

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Embassy Suites Hotel Chicago North Shore

1445 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015

Contact:
Carrie LaVigne
Email: clavigne@destinationhotels.com
Phone: (847) 945-4500
Web: embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/illinois/embassy-suites-chicago-north-shore-deerfield-DEFILES/index.html

$109/night for Standard King room - 20 rooms available. $119/night for Standard Double room - 25 rooms available. Ask for "Windy City Classic 2013/USJN/Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/27/13.

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Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center

6161 West Grand Avenue
Gurnee, IL 60031

Contact:
Aquelah Robinson
Phone: (847) 336-6300
Web: www.holidayinn.com/hotels/us/en/gurnee/chiwg/hoteldetail

$109/night - 100 rooms available. Standard King or Standard Double rooms. Breakfast included. Ask for "USJN & Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/29/13.

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Hyatt Deerfield

1750 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015

Contact:
Dawn Brandau
Phone: (847) 597-4521
Web: www.deerfield.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/index.jsp?null

$89/night - 40 rooms available. Standard King or Standard Double rooms. Ask for "USJN Windy City Classic 2013" rate. Block held until 4/3/13.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Libertyville-Mundelein

510 East Route 83
Mundelein, IL 60060

Contact:
Stacey LaRocca
Phone: (847) 949-5100
Web: www.mundelein.doubletree.com

$95/night - 50 rooms available. Run of House room type. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/29/13.

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Courtyard by Marriott Highland Park

1505 Lake Cook Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

Contact:
Charmagne Dixon
Email: Charmagne.Dixon@marriott.com
Phone: (847) 831-3338
Web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/CHIHP?groupCode=BSTBSTB&app=resvlink&fromDate=04/19/13&toDate=04/21/13

$96/night - 30 rooms available. King or Double Queen room types. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/29/13.

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Residence Inn Deerfield

530 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015

Contact:
Charmagne Dixon
Email: Charmagne.Dixon@marriott.com
Phone: (847) 940-4644
Web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/CHIDR?groupCode=BSABSAA&app=resvlink&fromDate=04/19/13&toDate=04/21/13

$112/night - 10 Studio Suites available. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/29/13.

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Courtyard by Marriott Deerfield

800 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015

Contact:
Charmagne Dixon
Email: Charmagne.Dixon@marriott.com
Phone: (847) 940-8222
Web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/CHIDF?groupCode=BSRBSRB&app=resvlink&fromDate=04/19/13&toDate=04/21/13

$92/night - 30 rooms available. King or Double Queen room types. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/29/13.

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Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Gurnee

5420 Grand Ave.
Gurnee, IL 60031

Contact:
Kelly Conley
Email: kconley@jchospitality.com
Phone: (847) 625-9700
Web: www.countryinns.com/gurnee-hotel-il-60031/ilgurnee

$99/night - 35 rooms available. Studio Suite King or Studio Suite Double Queens. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. 4 miles from Waukegan Fieldhouse. 7 miles from RecPlex

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Best Western Gurnee Hotel and Suites

5430 Grand Ave.
Gurnee, IL 60031

Contact:
Kelly Conley
Email: kconley@jchospitality.com
Phone: (847) 625-9700
Web: book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/US/IL/Gurnee-hotels/BEST-WESTERN-Gurnee-Hotel---Suites/Hotel-Overview.do?propertyCode=1

$99/night - 35 rooms available. Studio Suite King or Studio Suite Double Queens. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. 4 miles from Waukegan Fieldhouse. 7 miles from RecPlex

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Courtyard by Marriott Waukegan

3800 Northpoint Boulevard
Waukegan, IL 60085

Contact:
Rachel Morrison
Phone: (847) 689-8000
Web: www.marriott.com/CHIWK

$89/night - 60 rooms available. King or Double Queen rooms. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/22/13.

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Springhill Suites Lincolnshire

300 Marriott Drive
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Contact:
Rachel Morrison
Phone: (847) 793-7500
Web: www.marriott.com/CHISH

$99/night - 50 rooms available. King or Double Queen rooms. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/22/13.

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Residence Inn Waukegan

1440 South White Oak Drive
Waukegan, IL 60085

Contact:
Rachel Morrison
Phone: (847) 689-9240
Web: www.marriott.com/CHIRW

$89/night - 15 Studio rooms available. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/22/13.

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Courtyard by Marriott Lincolnshire

505 Milwaukee Drive
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Contact:
Rachel Morrison
Phone: (847) 634-9555
Web: www.marriott.com/CHILS

$69/night - 35 rooms available. King or Double Queen rooms. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/22/13.

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Hampton Inn Chicago/Gurnee

5550 Grand Ave.
Gurnee, IL 60031

Contact:
Yenny Garcia
Phone: (847) 662-1100
Web: hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/illinois/hampton-inn-chicago-gurnee-CHIGUHX/index.html

$99/night - 80 rooms available. 2 Double Bed rooms or King Bed w/Pull Out Sofa Bedr rooms. Ask for "USJN Basketball" rate. Block held until 4/6/13.

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Holiday Inn Express Vernon Hills

975 North Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Contact:
Sam Sorenson
Email: Sam.Sorenson@interstatehotels.com
Phone: (847) 367-8031

$89/night - 30 rooms available. 2 Queen Bed room types. Ask for "Blue Star Basketball" rate. Block held until 3/22/13.

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Crown Plaza Chicago-Northbrook

2875 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Haroon Chaudhry
Email: hchaudhry@bayshospitality.com
Phone: (847) 493-6924
Web: www.crowneplaza.com/northbrookchi

$79/night - 50 rooms available. Ask for "USJN Basketball" rate or use group code UB1. Block held until 3/29/13.

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