Dates of the Tournament: Friday, March 15-Sunday, March 17, 2019
Divisions: Men's and Women's (Intramural and Club available only if there are six teams in each division)
Registration Information: Click "Registration Information" below for details AND register by submitting your team's information in the form at the bottom of the page.
Regional Director Contact Information: Grayson Martin, MARTINJER18@students.ecu.edu or 252-328-1567
*Winner will receive a bid (paid entry fee) to the NIRSA National Basketball Tournament held at Wichita State University, April 12-14, 2019.*
The tournament is not restricted to league champions or limited to a certain number of teams from one school. It is open to junior colleges, four year universities and military teams. Players must be enrolled in 1/2 credits required for full-time students as determined by your institution (12=full; players must be enrolled in 6 hours).
Completely eligibility information can be found here.
Pre-Tournament Meetings on Friday, March 15
Lodging Information: The host hotel for the tournament will be Holiday Inn Express at a rate of $109 per night which includes complimentary Wi-Fi and free breakfast. Click here for the hotel website. Please make sure you enter the code "NIB" when prompted at checkout.
Travel Information and Directions:
Champion: NC A&T
MVP: Payton Turner - NC A&T
All Tournament Team:Rheonda Ogletree - VCUKelly Lohr - Virginia TechDe'Aira Smith - Fayetteville StateMishayla Isles - Fayetteville StateLauren Stokes - NC A&T
Champion: UNC Pembroke
MVP: Mike Smith - UNC Pembroke
All Tournament Team: Zach Green - UNC WilmingtonAndrew Lopez - Winston Salem StateMarcus Hicks - ECUEric Stokes - ECUDupree Potter - UNC Pembroke
MVP: Jay'len Holliss
All Tournament Team:Jeffrey Davis - Fayetteville StateRaymond David - Whole LottaThomas Dillon - Wake ForestElijah Moore - Fayetteville StateTrevor Mayo - NC A&T
All Tournament Officials:Brandon Ingram - UNC WilmingtonDaniel Chandler - James MadisonChase Furlough - ECU
Tournament Format: Teams are guaranteed three scheduled games (includes pool and tournament play). Pool play will be followed by a single-elimination tournament. Pool play will be set up in IMLeagues (site available at a later date).
Rules of play: Current National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) rules will apply with the modifications found by clicking here.
ECU is proud to host a NIRSA Championship Series Regional Basketball Tournament March 15-17, 2019. We look forward to having you come to Greenville, NC to compete against the best intramural and club teams in the country while enjoying all of our city has to offer. Please see the list below for what the tournament has to offer you and your team.
Student officials are invited to apply to officiate the tournament by clicking here. The officials' application deadline for student officials is Thursday, January 31, 2019. If you have any questions regarding staffing and/or officiating at the tournament, please contact Jon Wall (email@example.com).
*Other Volunteer Staff positions are filled through NIRSA and the deadline for those applications is November 17.
Please read the information below very carefully. Fill out the online form at the bottom of the page to register your team. Once you submit the form below, an invoice will be sent to you to submit payment. Entrance into the tournament is not confirmed until an email is sent to you confirming registration and payment.
Registration: $250 due by March 10 at midnight.
NOTE: Entries and payment must be received by the date/time listed above. If special considerations are needed, please let us know in advance. Any team with an unpaid balance after this date will be dropped from the tournament field.
Tournament Forms: These forms should be scanned and emailed to Grayson Martin by Monday, March 11, 2019. NOTE: Roster changes after this date will result in a change fee of $25.
Additional Tournament Forms: These forms should be submitted during check-in Friday, March 15 (these should be scanned in and emailed prior to the tournament with a deadline of March 11).