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Birmingham Live


The Finley Center

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This is a Stay to Play Event

BIRMINGHAM LIVE
July 6-8, 2018
Birmingham, AL
$475 Early Bird Special
Deadline June 1st
$575 per team

Location
The Finley Center - Hoover Metro Complex
1000 RV Trce
Hoover, AL 35244


The Finley Center

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This is a Stay to Play Event

Welcome to Birmingham Live in Birmingham, AL i presented by FBC - Mo  in the brand new The Finley Center at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. 

This event is a great way for travel teams to start  July in front of college coaches. Birmingham Live will assemble some of the top talent and teams from across the country. The entire event will be held in the beautiful facility of The Finley Center with 11 wooden courts along with CHAMPIONSHIP COURTS in the middle.

NCAA REQUIREMENTS

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 Your license obtained last year is no longer Valid.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.

The Finley Center is a 155,000 sqft facility that has 82,000 sqft of uninterrupted space for sports, banquets, tradeshows, exhibits and social events. There are 11 basketball courts, 17 volleyball courts, 3 meeting rooms, full service food and beverage operations, indoor climbing center and a pre-function space.

DIVISIONS

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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

Preliminary Tournament Format

DATE GAME START TIME END TIME
July 6th Coaches Registration 8:30a 3:00 p
July 6th 2 games 11:00a 10:00p
July 7th 2 games (1 pool and 1 bracket) 8:30a 10:00p
July 7th/8th Bracket Games 8:30a 4:00p
July 8th Final 4 Games 8:30a 4:00p
July 8th Championship Games 12:00p 4:00p

TEAM ARRIVAL
All teams must arrive, July 6th for mandatory coaches registration and certification. 

TEAM REGISTRATION  and TOURNAMENT HEADQUARTERS
The Finley Center - Hoover MetSplex
1 RV Trace
Hoover, AL

TRAVEL COACHES CERTIFICATION CHECK-IN

The Finley Center
Saturday, July 6th                         8:30a – 3:00p


CLICK HERE FOR NCAA REQUIREMENTS AND ROSTER INFORMATION

HOUSING REQUIREMENTS

Birmingham Live 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. 

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If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact 850.556.1209 or rba.travels@yahoo.com

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 $200.00 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

GENERAL ADMISSION

Tournament Passes
Adults              $50.00
Student            $35.00 (7 y/o to 17 y/o)

Daily Passes
Adults              $20.00
Student           $15.00 (7 y/o to 17 y/o)

 
6-under Free

PARKING

The Finley Center does provide parking at $5 a day (no overnight parking allowed).

There is space for buses to drop off and pick teams.

AIRPORTS

Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport                 23 miles
Montgomery Regional  Airport                                                           93 miles
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport                   161 miles