Boys Nationals

The 2021 US Amateur Boys Basketball National Champions will be held in Knoxville, TN at the Knoxville Convention Center Thursday, July 22 - July 25.  

Chasing Nationals

Event Details

20 Courts one location - Hotels connected to playing site and others within walking distance - 75 restaurants within one mile radius

This event is a "Stay to Play"  

calendaricon  July 22 – JULY 25

peopleicon Boys 2nd Grade - 11th Grade

locationicon    Knoxville, TN

 dollaricon   $595

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The 2021 US Amateur National Championship will be held at the Knoxville Convention Center.  

Knoxville Convention Center



Presented by HoopSeen

hoopseen_iconHoopSeen has established itself as the most trusted source for news, recruiting information and rankings in prep basketball. In addition, HoopSeen hosts some of the nation's largest and most prestigious exposure tournaments.  The US Amateur Boys Nationals will be presented by HoopSeen in order to maximize the experience for our member teams and ensure they get the proper recognition and exposure for their achievements.   




Before You Arrive

This event is a "Stay to Play"

  • Teams whose hometowns are 60+ miles away from the Knoxville Convention Center are required to stay in an official tournament hotel.
  • All team rooms must be booked through the Visit Knoxville Housing System using the provided booking link(s).
  • Rooms booked directly with the hotel or rooms that are cancelled prior to the tournament end will not count toward the team’s commitment.
  • Teams who do not meet the Stay-to-Play policy terms will either need to pay a $150 opt-out fee, which must be paid prior to tournament entry via check (payable to Visit Knoxville), or they will not be allowed to play in the tournament. There are no exceptions.
  • Local teams within the 60 mile radius may choose to commute; however, if they choose to book hotel rooms, they should be booked through Visit Knoxville Housing.







We can’t wait to host your team in Knoxville this summer.  Below is the schedule for the 2020 National Championships.

Team Check-In               July 22,  9:00am - 2:00pm

Fan Fest                         July 22,  9:00am – 3:00pm

Skills Contests                July 22,  9:00am – 3:00pm

Pool Play Begins           July 22,  Noon

Semis & Finals              July 25

Nationals Fan Fest

The 2021 Nationals FanFest and Skills Contests will be hosted at the Knoxville Convention Center

All players and family members are encouraged to attend Fan Fest. 

  • Skills Contests
  • Games, Giveaways and Prizes
  • Vendor Area
  • Team Photos
  • Food & More

We will be hosting a 3-Point contest and Hot Shot contest during Fan Fest 

  • During check-in each team may enter one participant in the 3-point contest and one participant in the Hot Shot Contest. 
  • Every winner in their respective age group will be recognized on and will win a Hoop Culture prize
  • The 3-Point contest consists of 5 shots from 3 different spots on the court in 60 seconds. 

Other Event Details

Weekend Gate Fees

  • Adults Daily Pass: $20 each day, Tournament Pass: $45
  • Children Daily Pass $10, Tournament Pass $20
  • Kids 6 & Under are free

Check throughout the weekend and after the tournament for coverage of the tournament.

Make sure to download the US Amateur Basketball App from either the Apple or Android store.  The App is the best way to keep up with the schedule and results during the course of the weekend. Follow your team for text alerts.  

Check-in Requirements

1. Print an official US Amateur Roster from your team account.

2. Grade reports for each player.

3. Birth Certificate for each player. 

4. Coaches will receive their passes at check-in and must be present to sign for their pass.



U.S. Amateur Basketball

P.O. Box 7431
Wesley Chapel, FL 33545
Phone: (813) 991-6445
Fax: (813) 991-7800