When are the dates of the showcases?
The Winter Showcase is on February 23-24, 2019 and the National Showcase is on June 15-16, 2019.
Where is the venue?
Garfield Heights High School 4900 Turney Road Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125
How many days are the showcase? Is it like a sleep away camp?
The showcase is two days. No, it is not a sleep away camp.
When I register my child, what grade do I choose?
Choose the current grade your child is in - not the grade he is going to the following year. For example, for the 2018-2019 if your child is in the 7th grade, you choose 7th grade, not 8th. This is true for the national camp as well.
How much does the camp cost? Are there discounts?
For the Ohio Showcase the cost is $155. There is an early bird special of $135 that ends on February 11, 2019
For the National Showcase the cost is $255. There is an early bird special of $235 that ends on June 14, 2019
When is the deadline to register?
For the Ohio Showcase the deadline is February 21, 2019. For the National Showcase the deadline is June 13 2019.
What is the refund policy?
There are no refunds.
Do I have to be a “good” player to attend?
No, we take all talent levels; from novice players to nationally ranked players.
Will I get a “mixtape”?
NEO Youth Elite does not make make mix tapes. However, we invite over 20 media outlets and THEY decide who they will make a mixtape for. This is because they use the footage on THEIR websites and we in turn post it on our website. Most of the time the kids who get mixtapes are showing good sportsmanship, playing defense AND offense and not “ball hogging” or “taking over” the team.
What is the schedule for the camp?
Click on “Schedules and Rosters” on our website to see the *schedule. *Subject to change.
Are parents allowed to stay with their children?
Yes, parents are welcomed to sit in the bleachers and watch or may leave and come back.
What do the players bring to the showcase?
Basketball shorts, a good attitude, and their “A” game. DO NOT bring personal basketballs-we have plenty!
How do you get put on teams?
We place you on a team based on height and position. The normal make up is 10 players on a team which includes 4 bigs, 4 guards, and 2 point guards. The coaches of each team will sub players in and out as they see fit.
Am I being evaluated on both days for the All-Star team?
YES! Evaluators will be walking around watching your every move! This way we can do a thorough write up on you if you make the ALL-STAR team. Evaluators are looking for a good ALL-AROUND players based on effort, defense, offense, a good attitude and a being a team player- not a selfish, ball-hogging show off.
Is there a concession stand?
Yes. We sell sports drinks, soda, water, fruit, candy, popcorn, and hotdogs.