Date: March 11-17, 2013
Location: Libertyville Sports Complex
Entrance Fee: Free
The "End of Season" tournament is a weekend of fun and basketball to give our players an opportunity to play for the league championship as well as take part in other activities. There will be two tournament series (Championship and Friendship) for grades 6-8 and a Championship bracket for the 5th grade. Additionally the NIGFBA All-Star game will be Sunday March 17 at 6PM.
Invite your family, friends and fans to watch thrilling girls basketball and the high school stars of tomorrow. There will be upto 8 games being played simultaneously throughout the weekend. And remember, there is no fee at the door so be sure to bring lots of spectators.
NOTE: During the tournament, the OFFICIAL RESULTS are posted at the Libertyville Sports Complex.
PDF versions of the tournament schedule are available. The online versions should be available by March 4th.
NOTE - coaches, players and fans should check the games schedules posted at the facility in the event of last minute schedule changes.
There are 6 championship pools at the 6th, 7th and 8th grade levels. Each pool has a 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place team from different divisions. The pool make-up is shown below.
|Division Rank||Pool A||Pool B||Pool C||Pool D||Pool E||Pool F|
|1||ACC||Big East||Big Ten||MAC||PAC-10||SEC|
|3||Big Ten||ACC||SEC||PAC-10||MAC||Big East|
|4||Big East||MAC||PAC-10||SEC||ACC||Big Ten|
|2||SEC||PAC-10||MAC||Big Ten||Big East||ACC|
The 1st place team from each pool will advance to the final brackets. Pool A winner will play Pool B winner, C vs D and E vs F. The winner of these games with the least defensive points allowed throughout the tournament will receive a bye and move onto the Championship game. The other 2 teams will play a semi-final game with the winner moving onto the Championship game.
There are 2 friendship pools at the 6th, 7th and 8th grade levels. The pools contain the 5th and 6th place teams. The winner of each pool will move onto the Championship game.
The 5th grade is playing a typical bracket style tournament. The printable brackets show how the bracket is seeded.
The tournament seedings are based on divisional standings as of 8am Feb 27, 2013.
All Star Game
The All Star game will be 6PM Sunday March 17, 2013. One player from each team is nominated from each 8th grade team.