2021 District Dates & Locations:

2022 Dates & Events

  • Gulf Coast (Monroe, LA) January 21st & 22nd, 2022
  • Western (Phoenix, AZ)– February 4th & 5th, 2022
  • Northern (Appleton, WI)– TBA
  • Dallas/Fort Worth (Red River)– January 28th & 29th, 2022
  • Houston (Brazos River)– January 28th & 29th, 2022
  • Wichita (Arkansas River)–February 4th & 5th, 2022

NCHBC January UpdateClick Here

REQUIRED NCHC COVID-19 Policy for 2021 Events &  Liability Release

2021 COVID-19 Restriction Page *Update*– Click Here.

Bracket Page
Now Live with Draft Brackets for January 29th & 30th Districts! https://www.nchclive.com/bracket-page/

2021 Gate: Program Pre-Order Event Tickets  No tickets will be sold to anyone other than program leaders in a Pre-Order format. We apologize for this year’s change to our Gate process. We are very sorry that we have needed to put restrictions on fans and available tickets. These changes have substantially limited our gate for these events and created extra work and time required for our staff of 3. We have been willing to make these sacrifices in order to host 2021 NCHBC Post Season Events, which will feature approximately 999 teams between District, Regionals, & Nationals!  We are confident that the gate changes were the only way for us to pull off our postseason events.  In closing, I want to point out that we at the NCHC have worked as hard as possible NOT to increase our Gate fees or Team fees for the 2021 Post-Season while being fiscally responsible to not end up in the red after hosting this year’s Events. We hope that your families understand the changes we have made and why.

List of Registered Coaches: http://bit.ly/3hW21uE

List of Registered Players: http://bit.ly/2LvyWKs

Team List: 2021 Master Event List- http://bit.ly/35Sx6uo

  • Northern (Appleton, WI)– January 29th & 30th, 2021
  • Dallas/Fort Worth (Red River)– January 29th & 30th, 2021
  • Houston (Brazos River)– January 29th & 30th, 2021
  • Gulf Coast (Monroe, LA) February 5th & 6th, 2021 Hotel Info Click Here
  • Wichita (Arkansas River)– February 5th & 6th, 2021
  • Western (Phoenix, AZ)– February 5th & 6th, 2021

    DISCTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP FEE’s

    • $300 for all 18u, 16u & 14u Teams (unless otherwise noted)
    • $250 for 12u Teams 
    • $200 for 10u teams


NCHBC District (formerly Conference) Tournaments for 2021

During the 2019 post season National Christian Homeschool Basketball Championships (NCHBC) has expanded the opportunities for HomeSchool basketball players and teams by adding four new Conference Tournaments for the 2018-2019 season. The 2021 post season will feature the following five District Tournaments!

2022 Events

Jan 21-22, 2022 Gulf Coast District Tournament– University of Louisiana Monroe
February 4th & 5th, 2022
Western District Tournament, The PHHacility in Phoenix, AZ  for teams from the Western United States.

2021 Events

*NEW* January 29th & 30th, 2021 Northern District Tournament, Community First Champion Center in Appleton, WI – for teams in the upper Midwest and surrounding areas

January 29th & 30th, 2021 Houston District Tournament, Mi3 Center in Houston, TX – for teams from South Texas and surrounding areas.

January 29th & 30th, 2021 DFW District Tournament, *NEW* Fieldhouse USA Mansfield, TX  – for teams from North Texas and surrounding areas.

February 5th & 6th, 2021 Arkansas River District Tournament, Wichita Hoops Facility in Wichita, KS  – for teams from Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, Nebraska,  & surrounding areas.

February 5th & 6th, 2021 Western District Tournament , The PHHacility in Phoenix, AZ  for teams from the Western United States. For info on the Western District can be located by Clicking Here or by

District Tournament Sign up can be done at: Registration

 

COACHES REGISTRATION– 
All Coaches (anyone who sits on the bench during games) Must Register at the following link:

PLAYER REGISTRATION– All players Must Register at the following link: https://www.nchclive.com/player-registration/

TEAM REGISTRATION-– Program Registration Link:Click Here

 

2021 Post Season News & COVID Restrictions
Significant adjustments to the 2021 HomeSchool Basketball Post Season have been made in addition to numerous changes, Each event will have varying COVID restrictions.

We have created a 2021 Post Season update post that will be updated regularly as facilities, who are working directly with health departments, submit their latest restrictions. To view this post Click Here


SEEDING FORM DEADLINE–
NCHBC 2021 Seeding Form Deadlines:

District Attendees:
 Midnight, Sunday, January 10th
 
Seeding Form Link: http://bit.ly/30mvfdz

In order to stay up with the latest in HomeSchool Basketball News:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/homeschoolnationals/
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/HomeSchoolBasketball
Twitter: www.Twitter.com/NCHBCLive

 

2021 NCHBC Program/Team Registration- Click Here

2021 NCHBC Coaches Registration- Click Here

2021 NCHBC Player Registration- Click Here

2021 NCHBC Team USA Registration- Click Here

Benefits of Attending a NCHBC District Tournament

#1 Regional Seeding

  • The winner of each NCHBC District Tournament (this includes the Great Lakes, Mid South, Ohio Valley River, & MCHC Conference Champions as well as the district tournaments mentioned above) will be the #1 overall Seed in their bracket at their Regional Tournament. If more than one District/Conference Tournament Champion is in the same bracket at the same Regional Tournament, the Champions seeding will be determined via seeding tie-breaker (however we will do our very best to keep Champions on separate sides of the bracket.)

#2 District Awards– District POY or MVP Awards– Each District will have a Player of the Year Awards that coincide with Regional POY Awards voted on by district coaches and the officials. For Example:

Players who win these awards will have it noted on the Regional voting for the same awards:  i.e.  Justin Jackson Houston District MVP.

This will help voters have more information when they are voting for Regional Players of the year and is part of a two step program to continue to improve the voting process.


Additional District Information

Age Groups: 10u, 12u, 14u, 16u, & 18u age groups will be offered at each tournament that enough teams are signed up for.

District Tournaments are designed as Low Cost Events for Programs

  • Most teams will be local with no hotel Cost
  • Tournaments will be 2 Days to limit Hotels cost for out of town teams
  • $10 Tournament Gate Passes
  • 3 Games Guaranteed for each team
  • Team fee’s will be as low as $200 for teams taking full advantage of NCHBC early registration discounts

District Tournament Sign up can be done at: Registration

Additional District Tournaments are under consideration for the future:

  • Memphis, TN
  • Denver, CO
  • Atlanta, GA
  • If your interested contact Jeremey Bialek  (jeremybialek@live.com )

NCHBC Nationals Gold Ball Showdown Series Format Info: https://www.nchclive.com/2018/02/26/gold-ball-showdown-series-format/


NCHC Policies

NCHC Eligibility Guidelines: Click Here

All Parents, Coaches, & Athletic/Program Directors are required to abide by the posted Eligibility Guidelines, during the NCHC Player, Coaches, & Program registration all individuals are required to read and agree to abide by the NCHC Eligibility Guidelines, if you have not yet read these yet please go to the link above and review. The NCHC considers anyone that sits on the bench to be a coach.

Sportsmanship is always encouraged by all parties. Parents or adults should never correct or confront the opposing team’s players, fans or children.

Under no circumstances should fans and children being shooting at half time.

In addition to these posted eligibility guidelines NCHBC Coaches are held to a higher standard: A coach is never confront opposing fans, students, or players before, during, or after a game. A coach is responsible for holding themselves, other coaches, & their players accountable for their language & actions, especially on the court. A coach is never to confront, yell at, or display threatening body language towards a referee after the game. A coach is responsible to make sure their parents &/or fans behave during their game. Social Media Policy: It is not acceptable for a coach, Athletic Director, Parent, Player, or team account to make negative social media post about NCHBC players, fans, referees, directors, or tournaments.

NCHBC Ejection Policy: If a coach, player or fan is ejected* from a game by an official or NCHBC tournament staff, the following four items must happen:
1. The ejected person must leave the facility immediately NOT just the gym but the facility.
2. Notify your Program Director (AD…)
3. Within 2 hours the Head Coach or Program Director must notify NCHBC headquarters by emailing rob@flattmail.com about the ejection within two hours.
4. The person ejected is ineligible to attend the next game for that specific team. No exceptions. Failure to comply will result in potential additional penalties to individual, team, and program that could extend into future seasons.
*This includes but is not limited to: receiving two technical fouls

NCHC Cancellation Policy/Notice: Any team that gives a full 21 day cancelation notice will receive a full credit for any payments made; the credit will be good for any NCHC run event for 1 full calendar year. However, any late cancelations will forfeit any payments made and if they have not yet paid they will receive an invoice. Late cancellations are treated the same as if the team attended the event. We have no desire to make a team pay for an event they didn’t attend, however this policy is non negotiable as we require proper notice for brackets, referee’s, gyms, trophies, etc.

NCHC Late Fee: A $50 late fee will be added to any team fee’s that are not paid in full, 30 days prior to their events start date.

NCHC Refund Policy: The NCHC does not issue refund checks, we do however issue credits for one full calendar year to any NCHC run event of your programs choice.

NCHC Must Play Policy: A team that enters into our events agrees to compete in all tournament games bracketed.

This policy specifically is for teams capable of playing, but choosing to leave the tournament with bracketed games.

Failure to do so is a $100 penalty, per game, with additional penalties, including, but not limited to, future tournament ban.

Seeding Forms/Game Deadline: For a game to count for seeding to an NCHBC Event it must be played before the seeding deadline, dates below. Results after these deadlines will not be considered/counted for seeding, with the only exception being NCHBC run Post Season events, which impact the seeding.
2021  & 2022 Seeding Games Deadlines are–
District: January 10th, 2021 & January 9th, 2022
Regionals/Nationals: January 28th, 2021 & January 27th 2022

NCHC Dual Roster Policy: Players may play on multiple different age groups within a program. They are permitted to play on in any age group they qualify for. Players may only play on one team per age group.As always it is the NCHC policy that teams entering our tournaments have enough primary players to compete, our staff will look at all requests to accommodate dual rostering, however, each player must know who their primary team and each team must have enough primary players to begin each game of the tournament. Ultimately each team must be prepared for conflicts that our staff is unable to accommodate.

NCHBC Proof of Age Requirement– Each program must be able (in the event of an age challenge) to provide the NCHBC proof of age via birth certificate, for each player. Over the course of 25+ years each age challenge has been handled this way.  Worthy of note, no age challenge has been successful. We accept electronic and physical copies, whichever is more convenient for the team/player to provide in the event of the challenge.

Official Verification/Challenge Form:
https://forms.gle/J9ZuoUimQAaYGTTc7

List of other 2020 NCHBC Post-Season Events:

2020 Regional Championships (450+ teams attended these 3 events in 2018)

Big South Championships (DFW, TX)- February 20th-22nd, 2020

Midwest Championships (Westfield, IN)- February 20th-22nd, 2020

Heartland Championships (Kansas City)- February 20th-22nd, 2020

Southeast Championships (Nashville, TN)- February 20th-22nd, 2020

National Championships (350+ Teams attended in 2019)

2020 National Championships— March 15h-20th 2020 (Springfield, MO)

This expansion in 2019-20 will mark the 5th consecutive year of expansion for the NCHBC that is part of the ten year expansion plan announced in April of 2015.

Game INFO

Home Team-Top of the bracket or is listed first

Wears a light color uniforms

Provides the game ball

Responsible for the official book

Text in scores after game

Away Team — Bottom of the bracket or is listed second

Wears a dark color uniforms

Responsible for the official clock/scoreboard

Text in scores after game

Both teams –

Responsible for providing your own warm-up basketballs.

Bring both uniforms in the event that your opponent has an unforeseen issue.

Officials/Refs:

Their rulings during a game are final. The NCHBC will not

overrule an official decision during or after a game.

Coaches, players, fans, parents are not to approach refs after the game.

Game Length:

10u, 12u, 14u– Six (6) minute Quarters w/ four (4) minute Half Time & three (3) minute OTs

16u – Seven (7) minute Quarters w/ four (4) minute Half Time & three (3) minute OTs

18u – Eight (8) minute Quarters w/ four (4) minute Half Time & four (4) minute OTs

Time Outs: Five (5) per game – (three full & two :30)

and one (1) Additional per overtime period

Half Time: Four (4) Minutes

Teams may shoot during halftime of the game before their game IF their team is in uniform

and the teams playing are not using the court.

Under no circumstances should fans or children be shooting at half time.

Basketball Size:
Boys 12u -18u use boys’ basketballs.

Boy’s 10u and all Girls use a 28.5 size basketball.

12u Full court pressing is permitted until there is a 20-point lead

10u pressing is permitted until there is a 15-point lead.

All age groups play on 10 foot goals.

Special 12u/10u Rules:

12u Full court pressing is permitted until there is a 20-point lead

10u pressing is permitted until there is a 15-point lead.

Running Clock Rule:

If a lead is greater than 30 points in the 4th quarter then a running clock will be used until the lead is under 30. Teams are highly discouraged from full court pressing with a 30 point lead.

NCHC Ejection Policy:
If a coach, player or fan is ejected* from a game by an official or NCHBC tournament staff, the following three things must happen:
1. The ejected person must leave the facility immediately

NOT just the gym but the facility.

2. Notify your Program Director (AD)
3. Within 2 hours the Head Coach or Program Director is to notify NCHBC headquarters by

emailing rob@flattmail.com about the ejection.

4. The person ejected is ineligible to attend the next game for that specific team. No exceptions.
Failure to comply will result in potential additional penalties

to individual, team, and program that could extend into future seasons.

*This includes but is not limited to: receiving two technical fouls.
PREGAME Prayer– Adjusted for 2021
We ask that the two teams meet on the court before the match for a prayer, which the home team’s coach will lead. Due to the desire to reduce contact, there will be no-huddle or circle together during the prayer before each game; instead, each team will stay on their side of the court. After prayer, please have your starters immediately get ready to begin play.