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Capital Cool Classic


Registration Special: $325.00 per team DEADLINE May 10th

Multi-team Discount:
$300 for 2 teams
$275.00 for 3 or more teams
3 game Guarantee



May 19-20, 2018
Birmingham, AL
The Finley Center - Hoover Metroplex

11 Courts - All Under 1 Roof
$325 per team

Girls: 5th Grade - 12th Grade Divisions
             12u, 13u and 8th Grade USA Basketball Divisions

Boys:  12u, 13u and 8th Grade USA Basketball Divisions

multi-team discounts available


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Welcome to the 6th Annual Capital Cool Classic in Montgomery, AL. Girls and Boys teams from all over have committed to play featuring some of the top travel teams in the southeast. Along with the excitement some of the best teams in the country coming to play, the city of Birmingham provides unique experiences everywhere.  You will be able to visit places where world-changing moments happened as well as World-class museums.

The following divisions of play at the Capital Cool Classic serve as an Official Qualifier to the USA Basketball 2018 U.S. Open Basketball Championships: 8th grade boys/girls, 13U boys/girls and 12U boys/girls. Teams will select to enter the Stars or Stripes division within each grouping of play. The Stars division best suits established and competitive club travel teams while the Stripes division is offered for locally-based, or newly formed, club and recreational teams. The first and second place teams from each group and division will earn a bid to enter the 2018 U.S.

Open Basketball Championships for boys on June 30-July 3 and for girls on July 19-22 in Westfield, Indiana. Third and fourth place teams will receive waitlist bids should first and second place teams not accept their bids.

Capital Cool Classic

Girls Only Divisions

•  2019 Division - 11th Grade

•  2020 Division - 10th Grade

•  2021 Division - 9th Grade

•  2022 Division - 8th Grade

•  2023 Division - 7th Grade

• 2024 Division - 6th Grade

•  2025 Division - 5th Grade

USA Basketball
U.S. Open Basketball Championships
Official Qualifier

Boys and Girls Divisions

• 8th Grade: Enrolled in 8th grade or lower as of October 1, 2017 AND cannot turn 16 prior to September 1, 2018.

• 13U: Cannot turn 14 prior to September 1, 2018 (this is an age division, grade exceptions are not permitted).

• 12U: Cannot turn 13 prior to September 1, 2018 (this is an age division, grade exceptions are not permitted).

CLICK HERE for additional requirements to play and qualify in the USA Basketball U.S. Open Basketball Qualifier 

Preliminary Tournament Format

May 19th Pool Games 9:00a 10:00p
May 20th Pool / Bracket Games 9:00a 4:00p

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


The Finley Center

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.