The Oakland Rebels Youth Basketball Club is a non-profit group that provides youth the opportunity to leverage the basketball skills and interests of our youth into a program which demands both academic achievement and the development of socialization ski

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Golden State Showdown

NCAA Certified Event

April 15th- 17th 2016


Registration Note: Registration deadline has passed, if you are interested in registering your team please email us at THERE ARE LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE


Boys 15u/ 9th, 16u/ 10th & 17u/Varsity  Division I,II, III

(unsigned seniors in High School eligible to play, however player cannot turn 20 before 9/1/2016)

Entry Fee $500 per team

Location: Jamtown 31-4th st Oakland, Ca 94607 & surrounding cities 


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Tournament Rules and Information

Golden State Showdown Committed Team List



Hotel Information:

Homewood Suites (Host Hotel)

1103 Embarcadero Oakland, Ca 94579

Starting Rate: $159/$165 (include Breakfast, Parking, Wireless Internet)

Interested teams please contact the hotel directly (510)663-2700 **Ask for the Oakland Rebels Rate


Executive Inn & Suites, Embarcadero Cove

1755 Embarcadero Oakland, Ca 94606

Starting Rate: $145 Queen/ Queen OR King (include Breakfast, Parking, Wireless Internet, Overnight Laundry available)

Interested teams please use rebels rate link below


Marriott Oakland City Center

1001 Broadway Oakland, Ca 94607

Starting Rates: $145 (includes Breakfast, Parking and Wireless Internet)

Interested teams please use rebel rate link below




Pool Play/ Bracket Play

Teams MUST be ready to play on Friday evening April 15th

Team Trophy to 1st & 2nd place teams in the Gold Division

T-shirts for players and coaches 1st & 2nd place in Gold and Silver division only


Tournament Rules:

AAU Boys Basketball Rules

16min halves, Stop clock

Bring Birth Certificate copies & AAU Cards


Please note the NCAA Requirements for this event:

All coaches of 15U-17U boys' teams must have current NCAA coaching approval numbers and enter their team roster online with the NCAA. A new link for the NCAA Coach Approval site will be posted by February 1, 2016. Click here to enter your team's roster on the NCAA BBCS site. Please be aware of the NCAA's Adjoining State Rules which also covers residency requirements.

To apply for the Approval Number, visit the Verified Volunteers website. For US applicants, please review the Domestic Background Check Instructions or watch the background check instructional video before you apply. For international applicants, please review the International Background Check Instructions. If you have questions about your background check or the background check process, please contact Verified Volunteers via email at or via phone at 855-326-1860 - Client Code: 6024. The standard fee for US applicants is $50. There are additional pass-through fees based on which state and county you live in. If you apply for approval during a month in which NCAA-certified events take place, there is an additional $50 fee. So get verified EARLY!!!

All team coaches must also complete a free Coach Education Course. Please read the instructions for completing this requirement. This is a one-time requirement. If you took this course in 2015 and received a certificate, you do not need to repeat the course in 2016.

For more Tournament details and flyer (click here)