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Basketball on the Bayou & Big Easy Hoopfest

Basketball on the Bayou
July 23-25, 2022
New Orleans Convention Center

$595 Early Bird - Deadline May 20th
$695 Registration - Deadline July 5th
5 Game Guarantee

Combo Deals
Big Easy Hoopfest & 
Basketball on the Bayou

New Orleans Convention Center

$1000 Early Bird Registration
Deadline May 20th
$1200 Registration
Deadline July 5th

Payment Plans Available


WE HAVE THE BEST HOTEL RATES ON THE SUMMER CIRCUIT.
 

Big Easy Hoopfest
July 21-22, 2022
New Orleans Convention Center
$450 Early Bird Registration-Deadline May 20th
$550 Regular Registration - Deadline July 5th

4 Game Guarantee

The 20th Annual Basketball on the Bayou is proud to announce its return the Downtown New Orleans Convention Center.  

Even more exciting news, with the introduction of the The Big Easy Hoopfest, hosted by the legendary programs DFW Elite, Essence, New Heights, Team TakeOver in New Orleans now becomes the hot bed destination spot for basketball the second half of July.

Basketball on the Bayou is one of the few events that historically brings together the nation’s elite programs from the Nike, Adidas, Under Armor, Mike White, PBR, Independent circuits. 

Our alumni list includes current Pro and Collegiate Stars: Aliyah Boston, Chennedy Carter, Maya Dodson, Rennia Davis, DiDi Richards, Jocelyn Willoughby, Kalani Brown, Tierra McCowan, Aja Wilson, Brittany Griner, Maya Moore, Alaina Coates, Odyssey Sims, Kelsey Bone, Moriah Jefferson, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Tiffany Hayes, Erica Wheeler, Kaila Charles, LaShann Higgs, Jordan Nixon, Asia Durr, Lauren Cox, Zaay Green, Juicy Landrum,  just to name a few.

 Divisions

2023 Division -  Rising Seniors and below
2024 Division -  Rising Juniors and below
2025  Division  - Rising Sophomores and below
2026  - Rising Freshman and below (current 8th grade)
2027  Division -  Rising 8th Grade and below (current 7th grade)
2028 Division  - Rising 7th Grade and below (current 6th grade)

 Divisions

2023 Division -  Rising Seniors and below
2024 Division -  Rising Juniors and below
2025  Division  - Rising Sophomores and below
2026  Division  - Rising Freshman and below (current 8th grade)
2027  Division -  Rising 8th Grade and below (current 7th grade)
2028 Division  - Rising 7th Grade and below (current 6th grade)

ALL TEAMS REGARDLESS OF AFFILIATION ARE ELIGIBLE TO PLAY IN ALL DIVISIONS OF THE TOURNAMENT. 

All teams must stay in approved hotels. NO EXCEPTIONS!!

The Big Easy Hoopfest Preliminary Tournament Format

DATE GAME START TIME END TIME
Wednesday, July 20th Coaches Registration 6:30p 9:00p
Thursday, July 21st 2 Games (Bracket) 9:00a 10:00p
Friday, July 22nd 2 Games (Bracket) 9:00a 10:00p

Basketball on the Bayou Preliminary Tournament Format

DATE GAME START TIME END TIME
Friday, July 22nd Coaches Registration 6:30p 9:00p
Saturday, July 23rd 2 Pool Games 9:00a 10:00p
Sunday, July 24th 2 (Pool and/or Bracket) 9:00a 10:00p
Monday, July 25th Bracket Games 9:00a 5:00p

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

HOUSING REQUIREMENTS

The Big Easy and 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. 

WE HAVE THE BEST HOTEL RATES ON THE SUMMER CIRCUIT.
 

All teams must stay in approved hotels. NO EXCEPTIONS!!

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 booked only through RBA Travel. NO EXCEPTIONS

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.

WE HAVE THE BEST HOTEL RATES ON THE SUMMER CIRCUIT.
 

AIRPORTS

New Orleans Armstrong International Airport                 15 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.