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Event Details

Battle of the Programs & Elite Oktoberfest: 14th Annual

This event is operated by USJN

Tournament Event: Registration open to teams

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09/29/2018 - 09/30/2018
Ages: U13, U14, U15, U16, U17
Games: 3

Fees and Registration

Registration Fee: $425.00
Registration Deadline: 09/08/2018

Early Registration Discount Available
$375.00 by 08/18/2018

Event Information

NCAA APPROVAL - PENDING

Event Director - Chris Mennig

ELITE OKTOBERFEST (3 games on Saturday) This event has sold out all nine years in existence. Have had over 200 college coaches in attendance the past four years!

Elite Oktoberfest - 2019 graduates ARE allowed to compete. *** TEAMS WISHING TO PLAY ON SUNDAY email cmennig@usjn.com directly to set up - LIMITED SPOTS

** 14th Annual BATTLE OF THE PROGRAMS: 32 Team Bracket format. If interested in being considered for this email cmennig@usjn.com Only 2020 graduates and younger. Top four seeds are based off of 2017 results. Past Champions: 2017: IL-Midwest Elite / 2016: IN-Flight / 2015: MI-Crossover / 2014: IN-Indy Lady Gym Rats / 2013: IN-Indy Lady Gym Rats / 2012: TN-Flight / 2011: MO-MoKan Eclipse / 2010:IL-Midwest Elite / 2009: IL-Full Package / 2008: IL-Chicago Hoops Express / 2007: IL-Hustle / 2006: IL-Full Package / 2005: IN-Family

**This is a STAY AND PLAY event - so please access the HOTELS area of our event page to find a property. Staying in one of these hotels is a requirement of participating in the tournament. There is a $200 penalty fee for teams that do not comply with this policy**

College Coaches wishing to pre-register for this event email college@usjn.com

Colleges - FRIDAY NIGHT REGISTRATION available at WAUKEGAN 6-8:30pm ...SATURDAY & SUNDAY at REC PLEX ONLY beginning at 7:15am...please plan accordingly.

Club Coaches - Check-In will be at both RecPlex and Waukegan Fieldhouse - please plan accordingly to complete all requirements before your first game.

Venue Information

The Fieldhouse at 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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Admission Information

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. All special requests must be entered on the team page at the time of registration. We are not able to process emailed requests. No requests are guaranteed.