Nike Tournament of Champions

College Coaches

College Coaches

The Nike Tournament of Champions will celebrate its 26th Anniversary in Chicago by hosting more than 800 teams overall from the United States and around the world.

As in previous years, Nike Nationals will play alongside the Tournament of Champions, including 96 teams in three age divisions (17U/16U/15U) representing all 32 of Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball Programs.


All teams will be guaranteed 7 games, two each day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and one on Monday. All games begin at 9:00 A.M. on Friday, July 19.


We have contracted with BeTheBeast to provide collegiate recruiting guides (print + digital) and streaming. Pre-registration and recruiting package sales will begin on Thursday, July 18 and continue throughout the event.


Details are as follows:
Each coach must show an ID and sign to receive credentials and college packets

July 18: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
July 19: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
July 20: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
July 21: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
July 22: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM


McCormick Place Convention Center
North and West Hall


Tournament credential

Physical recruiting guides for the NIKE Tournament of Champions, EYBL, EYCL and The Champions League.

Physical books are only available for in person attendance

*Some EYBL courts may not be available on BeTheBeast live stream.


Every individual person will need to scan in prior to going through the metal detectors. We kindly ask you to arrive early as there may be lines to enter the courts. For a faster process, please make sure to remove all metal items such as laptops and water bottles before going through the security checkpoints.