Morial Convention Center
Downtown New Orleans, LA
Monday, July 23 - Wednesday, July 25, 2018
The 16th Annual Basketball on the Bayou is proud to announce that it will be hosted in the Downtown New Orleans Convention Center. Last year we hosted over 300 teams and 400 college coaches/scouts in the beautiful downtown New Orleans at the Morial Convention Center. This year we will do it all over again under one roof with over 28 courts for 3 days from Monday, July 23rd – Wednesday, July 25th.
Basketball on the Bayou is one of the few events that historically brings together the nation’s elite programs from the Nike, Adidas, Mike White, PBR, ect. circuits. Our alumni list includes current prep stars: Aja Wilson, Alaina Coates, Asia Durr, Lauren Cox, Sierra Calhoun, Brook McCarty, Shakayla Thomas as well as some former great prep stars now Collegiate or Pro stars: Brittany Griner, Maya Moore, Odyssey Sims, Kelsey Bone, Moriah Jefferson, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Tiffany Hayes, just to name a few.
COME JOIN THE FESTIVAL…WE WOULD LOVE TO HAVE YOU!!!
Event Sold Out 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 by June --Expected to Sell out again
4+ game guarantee
Coaches and Athletes that register MUST comply with all NCAA regulations. Every Coach must be licensed in the NEW system for 2018. Your license obtained last year is no longer Valid. In order to be eligible to coach at NCAA-certified events obtain your USA Basketball Gold License link.
Click Here for additional instructions to be compliant. If coaches and players are not compliant, they will not be allowed to participate in the event.
2019 Division - Rising Seniors and below
2020 Division - Rising Juniors and below
2021 Division - Rising Sophomores and below
2022 Division - Rising Freshman and below
2023 Division - Rising 8th Grade and below
2024 Division - Rising 7th Grade and below
ALL TEAMS REGARDLESS OF AFFILIATION ARE ELIGIBLE TO PLAY IN ALL DIVISIONS OF THE TOURNAMENT.
All teams must arrive Sunday, July 22nd for mandatory coaches registration and certification.
TEAM REGISTRATION and TOURNAMENT HEADQUARTERS
New Orleans Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70130
TRAVEL COACHES CERTIFICATION CHECK-IN
Sunday, July 22nd 6:30p – 10:00p
Monday, July 23rd 7:30a – 2:00p
|DATE||GAME||START TIME||END TIME|
|July 22nd||Coaches Registration||6:30p||10:00p|
|July 23rd||2 games||8:30a||10:00p|
|July 24th||2 games (1 pool and 1 bracket)||8:30a||10:00p|
|July 24th/25th||Bracket Games||8:30a||6:00p|
|July 25th||Final 4 Games||8:30a||6:00p|
|July 25th||Championship Games||12:00p||3:00p|
Basketball on the Bayou is Stay to Play. In order to be eligible to compete in the event, all of your hotel reservations must be made and completed through RBA Travel.
If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact 850.556.1209 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You will not be considered apart of the event if you do not complete your entire hotel booking through RBA Travel.
All teams must stay in hotels booked through RBA Travel. There will be an additional charge of $300.00 per team that does not stay in an assigned hotel. NO EXCEPTIONS
You will not be considered apart of the event if you do not complete your entire hotel booking through RBA Travel
Sunday, July 22nd 5:00p – 9:00p
For teams that would like to get a practice in and get a feel of the facility and courts.
All reservations must be made by July 20th. SPACE IS LIMITED
Your reservation confirms exactly 1 hour use of one Full Court at the Convention Center. 2 hour max reservations per team.
We advise that teams be prepared to begin practice 10 minutes before scheduled court time.
Each team is responsible for bringing their own basketballs.
All reservations are final and non-refundable.
No practice times will be given out at registration.
|5P - 6P Practice Time||$50.00 per hour|
|6P - 7P Practice Time||$55.00 per hour|
|7P - 8P Practice Time||$60.00 per hour|
|8P - 9P Practice Time||$60.00 per hour|
New Orleans Armstrong International Airport 5 miles
Gulf-Biloxi International Airport 76 miles
Jackson (MS) International Airport 194 miles
SHUTTLE SERVICES are offered by various companies throughout the city for travel to and from the airport. Also available for travel to various areas around the cities. You will need to contact them on your own.
The Convention Center does provide parking at $15 a day (no overnight parking allowed).
Many of the hotels downtown are within walking distance to the convention center.
There is also a street car service that runs through out the downtown area. The streetcar stop is at the Hilton Hotel adjacent to the convention center.
There is space for buses to drop off and pick teams, but bus parking is more expensive and you will have to make arrangements on your own.(www.mccno.com/about-us/maps-directions)