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EARN YOUR SPOT AT STATE

March 21, 22, 23  | 2025
Champaign, IL 
Boys & Girls, Grades 4-8

The 6th Annual Illinois Middle School Basketball Championship is a qualifier-based tournament with two divisions (Club and School/Feeder) and features top competition from all corners of Illinois.

Game sites include the University of Illinois campus with 10 courts under one roof!

WIDE GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY

The 2024 State Tournament featured teams from throughout Illinois offering fresh competition for all squads.  Players hailed from 332 zip codes and 260 hometowns across the state. Check out the map above with all of the hometowns represented at State! #SeeYouAtStateIL 


Eligibility

All team rosters are verified by the State Eligibility Committee prior to tournament play.  Last season, we reviewed 17,250 Proof of Eligibility documents!

GRANDFATHER EXCEPTION:  Any player who participated in a prior State tournament is automatically approved for 2023 play and does not need to re-submit Proof of Eligibility (POE) documents.  However, ALL players, returning or not, are required to have a new Parent/Guardian Waiver submitted for 2023.


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UPCOMING QUALIFERS - 2024-2025 (Updated fall of 2024)


State Tournament Info

Qualified Teams

High Quality Venues

Hotels


MEET YOUR STATE REPS

State Reps attend many of our Qualifier Tournaments to award top teams with their Gold Ticket invitation to State.



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