Tournament Registration

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Welcome NACBA Ballers:

We invite everyone to join us Memorial Day 2023 in Clermont County/Cincinnati OHIO for the 41st Annual Invitational Tournament. Clermont County, Ohio offers character, flavor, sights and sounds you can’t find anywhere else and its just minutes from downtown Cincinnati. 

DATES

Friday May 26 – Monday May 29, 2023
(Memorial Day Weekend)

LOCATION

CLERMONT COUNTY/CINCINNATI, OHIO

HOW TO PAY AND REGISTER

PAYPAL: Teams can send money through their paypal account to: hl_cccc@yahoo.com; (Remember to send money to a FRIEND). Otherwise, service fees will be deducted (you are responsible for any fees deducted).

CHECKS: payable to the North American Chinese Basketball Association and sent to Philadelphia Suns, 1018 Winter Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (Entry Fees are Payable Only in US Dollars)

** All Canadian teams must pay either in a US dollar money order or with a check from an American bank

After payment, please send an email to harryleong.suns@gmail.com with your team name and division playing in so that we can reserve a place for your team. A confirmation email will be sent along with further instructions (roster forms, etc).   

Questions: please contact harryleong.suns@gmail.com or dennylee@asianhoops.com

REGISTRATION DEADLINES

* Note: Confirmation of your team’s participation in the tournament will only be finalized once the NACBA has received notice that you have booked the required amount of rooms at one of the Tournament Host Hotels.  Please send an email to Harry Leong with the reservation name and confirmation number as soon as completed.

February 11, 2023: Early Bird Registration Deadline
($50 discount on entry fee)

March 11, 2023: Regular Registration Deadline ($100 late fee applies after this date).  Confirmations of teams accepted to play begin on March 11th.   

April 1, 2023: Final Registration Deadline.  No exceptions.

April 8, 2023: Final team rosters are due. No exceptions

April 28, 2023: Any changes to the roster must be submitted by this date.

ROSTER INFORMATION

A TEAM ROSTER must be submitted as soon as you register/pay your registration fees.  A team roster link will be sent to you.  This should include as many players and their emails that will be playing for your team.  Players will then receive an email for them to register for the tournament. This will be helpful for our tournament staff to perform their duties.

Rosters must be completed  Registration and emailed to:
harryleong.suns@gmail.com

Important notes regarding the submission of your team roster:

  1. If your organization has more than one team playing in the tournament, please use a specific name to designate each team (do not use the same name for each team).  For example, the NY Rockits will have a men’s team, boys 18u, boys 15u, boys 13u team and a Women’s team.  Each team name must be specific and different.  The team names would be: Mens Open – NY Rockits AIA; Boys 18 – NY Rockits 18; Boys 15u – NY Rockits 15; Boys 13u – NY Rockits 13; and Women’s Open – NY Lady Rockits
  2. Note:  you will be able to add players to your roster in addition to making changes to your roster. 
  3. Roster limit is 12 players per team

PLAYER ELIGIBILITY DEADLINES

NEW PLAYERS: if you are participating for the first time in this tournament, you must submit proof of eligibility electronically by APRIL 8, 2023.  This will allow ample time to prove your eligibility.  Forms of proof accepted: original documents including birth certificates, immigration papers, passports, etc. 

IF YOU NEED TO PROVE ETHNICITY: You may need to send additional documents, please email Harry Leong, harryleong.suns@gmail.com for more information. Deadline to submit the necessary information is APRIL 8, 2023. 

TOURNAMENT HOTEL – information coming soon

NACBA STAY & PLAY POLICY

A Stay and Play Policy has been put in place in order to ensure the success and viability of the event.  It was implemented to increase the amount of room nights available to our participants, while assuring that everyone receives the highest quality of service during their stay in Clermont County, Ohio.  As a result of the Stay and Play Policy, the NACBA is better able to prove our financial impact on the local economy, which continues to be essential in acquiring grants for our events.  

All participating teams are required to reserve three (3) rooms for a minimum of three (3) nights each at one of the 2023 NACBAIT Host hotel properties.  
Reservations can be made via the hotel link above for the tournament weekend. 

Note: Confirmation of your team's participation in the tournament will only be finalized once the NACBA has received notice that you have booked the required amount of rooms at a Tournament Host Hotel.  Please send an email to Harry Leong, harryleong.suns@gmail.com with the reservation name, team name and confirmation number.


DIVISIONS OF PLAY

Basketball Divisions Registration Fees
Mens Open
(Semifinal & Championship Games to be played on Monday)
$700 Entry Fee , Plus NACBA membership fee ($50 or $150), Plus $200 Refundable Deposit
Mens Friendship
(Semifinal & Championship Game to be played on Monday)
$700 Entry Fee , Plus NACBA membership fee ($50 or $150), Plus $200 Refundable Deposit
Mens 35 & Over
(Championship Game to be played on Sunday)
$700 Entry Fee , Plus NACBA membership fee ($50 or $150), Plus $200 Refundable Deposit
Mens Masters 45 & Over
(Championship Game to be played on Sunday)
$700 Entry Fee , Plus NACBA membership fee ($50 or $150), Plus $200 Refundable Deposit
Mens Grand Masters & Over
(Championship Game to be played on Sunday)
$700 Entry Fee , Plus NACBA membership fee ($50 or $150), Plus $200 Refundable Deposit
University 22 & Under
(Championship Game to be played on Monday)
$700 Entry Fee , Plus NACBA membership fee ($50 or $150), Plus $200 Refundable Deposit
Junior Boys 18 & Under
(Championship Game to be played on Sunday)
$675 Entry Fee , Plus NACBA membership fee ($50 or $150), Plus $200 Refundable Deposit
Youth Boys 15 & Under
(Championship Game to be played on Sunday)
$675 Entry Fee , Plus NACBA membership fee ($50 or $150), Plus $200 Refundable Deposit
Youth Boys 13 & Under
(Championship Game to be played on Sunday)
$675 Entry Fee , Plus NACBA membership fee ($50 or $150), Plus $200 Refundable Deposit
Womens Open
(Championship Game to be played on Monday)
$675 Entry Fee , Plus NACBA membership fee ($50 or $150), Plus $200 Refundable Deposit
Womens Liberty
(Championship Game to be played on Sunday)
$675 Entry Fee , Plus NACBA membership fee ($50 or $150), Plus $200 Refundable Deposit
Girls 18u
(Championship Game to be played on Sunday)
$675 Entry Fee , Plus NACBA membership fee ($50 or $150), Plus $200 Refundable Deposit

 

The following is also included in the payment of Entry Fees:

NACBA Membership Fee

NACBA Membership Fee

$200 Refundable Deposit
Will cover the team’s adherence to the following: Stay and Play policy and work team assignments.  Deposits will be returned 2-4 weeks after the conclusion of the tournament. 

Note: once registration is paid (entry fees and security deposits) and confirmed, no refunds will be given due to a change in the team’s ability to participate.  Because there are a limited number of spots available in each division, your acceptance to play in the tournament affects those teams who are interested in participating but can not be accepted because there are no spots available.

AWARDS

AWARDS

Trophies awarded to all Divisions:


TOURNAMENT COMMITEE

Harry Leong (NACBA): Registration; Eligibility;
Denny Lee (NACBA): Hotel & Tournament Competition
Onyen Yong (NACBA): Hotel &Tournament Competition
Gene Lee (NACBA): Tournament Competition
Jeff Fong/Tony Ling: Rules; Officiating;
Committee Members: Tim Brenmark, Jenny Chan, John Chan, Richard Chin, Roderick Dow, Greg Eng, Daron Lee, Nelson Yu, Christine Vuong

Tournament questions? 
Denny Lee, dennylee@asianhoops.com
Harry Leong, harryleong.suns@gmail.com