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Basketball Tournaments

All Spring & Summer Pentagon Basketball tournaments are NCAA Certified events and feature:

  • Games played in the nations premier basketball facility or local HS gyms
  • Games played on quality wood floors
  • Certified or registered officials will officiate each game

Summer Slam



Dates: July 18-20, 2014
Gender: Boys only
Age Bracket: 6th-11th grade
15's - 17's:  $300.00
12's - 14's:  $200.00

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NCAA Certification Process

Coaches Approval Program
All individuals who engage in coaching activities at an NCAA - Certified spring or summer event must be approved prior to participation through the NCAA Coaches Approval Program.  

The Coaches approval process involves an application, verification of criminal background, authorization for release of information and completion of an educational component.  The entire process take approximately 7 to 10 business days to complete.  Only NCAA-approved coaches are allowed to sit on the team bench during an NCAA certified event.  This requirement applies to all non-athlete personnel who sit on the bench.

The Coaches Approval Program can be found here:


NCAA Basketball Certification System
All teams participating at a NCAA certified spring or summer event must register online prior to participating in the event.  Team Registration can be found here: 


Coaches are expected to keep their online rosters updated.  The same address and telephone number cannot be utilized for multiple athletes.  Failure to register or submit all required information will result in the team being denied participating in all NCAA Certified Events.  Be sure to select the Sanford Pentagon SpringJam tournament so that we can verify that your team has registered and view your team's roster.  The following information must be entered in the Basketball Certification System for every athlete:

·         First Name

·         Last Name

·         Address (No PO Box Address Allowed)

·         Phone Number

·         Height

·         Jersey Number

·         High School

·         Graduation Year

Mandatory Education Session
In order for an event to be certified, an education session must be conducted for all prospective student-athletes.  The mandatory education session will be given to all athletes during the first day of the tournament.  Education Session times are scheduled for each team and the teams will receive their scheduled time during the team check-in process.