The 2018 Boys 12u & Girls 14u will feature the NCHBC Gold Ball Showdown Series (GBSS) Semi-Final Format.
Click on the following link for more information on the NCHBC GBSS Semi-Final Format.
This seeding post features the “Almost Final” seeding document that also breakdown of all 4 Gold Ball Classes as well as the details as to how each class size was determined. Click Here
The Almost Final Seed order of each team in each class. Click on the following link to view the most up to date B12u & G14u Nationals Seeding
UPDATED– Please Note: Most Girls 14u games begin on Tuesday for more info on this (Click Here)
All Boys 12u teams will play Monday-Friday. The number of teams in each gold ball class are identified in the Seeding document (link above.)
To see an example of how a 5 team Class will be bracketed– Click Here
To see an example of how a 6 team Class will be bracketed– Click Here
To see an example of how a 8 team Class will be bracketed– Click Here
A word to the Head Coaches &/or Program Leaders of these age groups:
Thank you all for taking the time to send your votes in during the preliminary seeding. At this point please let me know if you see any major mistakes. Feel free to share other feedback, thoughts, or concerns during this stage.
The last step of this process is to email firstname.lastname@example.org you Girls 14u &/or Boys 12u Seeding for the Gold Ball Showdown Series (GBSS)
Simply study the Seeding Sheet in this post and then copy and paste your GBSS seed order based on class and email your vote:
The Gold Ball Classes listed below are listed in # order, not seed order, it is your job to vote on the GBSS seed order: