Kansas City Showcase | April 24-26, 2020
NCAA Certification Approved for 2020
The 2020 RecruitLook Hoops League and Open Run goes back to Kansas City for the NCAA Live Period. We had hundreds of college coaches at this event last year -- everything from Duke, Michigan, USC -- on down to many of the best D2s, NAIAs, D3s, and JUCOs. Last year, this event had some of the best collection of talent, featuring the top independents playing in the RecruitLook Hoops League and shoe circuit teams playing in the Open Run. Don't miss out on your chance to compete against the best!
Event Registration Instructions
Visit our event page on Exposure Basketball to register AND pay for your team(s). You must be registered and paid prior to participating in this event.
You must opt your teams into the event through the NCAA’s BBCS website. Find the RecruitLook Hoops Kansas City Showcase and select to opt your teams in. You MUST do this before you can participate. There is more information at the bottom of this page regarding the NCAA certification process for teams.
This event is a Stay-and-Play event, requiring all teams and their guests in need of hotels to reserve their rooms through our hotel provider. TBD Travel makes booking hotels easy, while finding the best possible rates. To ensure your spot in this event, make sure you book all your hotels through TBD Travel.
You can book your rooms through this link.
If you need additional assistance, please message contact us.
April 24-26, 2020
Deadline: April 16th
15u, 16u, 17u
Day 1: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Day 2: 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Day 3: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
$25/team OFF multi-team
4 Game Guarantee
The schedule for the weekend will be set with each game being a showcase style. There is no bracket play for this event.
20200 Johnson Drive | Shawnee, KS. 66218
Olathe East High School
1005 Dickinson Ave, Ames, IA 50014
Under 5: Free
Wristbands must be worn at all times to gain admittance. Each team will receive two (2) coaches passes. All coaches must check-in to get their coaches passes. If you do not have your wristband on at the time of your game you will be required to pay admission. Players will be admitted with uniform.
When reading, either the team on the right, or in listing, the team on the bottom is the HOME team and will wear white / light colors. However, you should always bring both sets of uniforms to the gym.
Teams are responsible for bringing their own warmup and game balls.
All team coaches must check in at tourney headquarters before their first game to verify their rosters, show proof of Team Coach, and to get a coaches pass. Each team will get 2 total coaches passes (1 Head Coach, 1 Assistant Coach). Coaches passes are only for Team Coaches. Team check-in will be at OKUN Fieldhouse.
LARRY HUGHES ELITE CAMP
Anyone that competes in the RecruitLook Hoops Events is eligible to get invited to our Larry Hughes Elite Camp. Larry Hughes will be the lead instructor, and athletes will be given basketball skills and drills, recruiting seminars, life lessons, and scrimmages in front of college coaches.
Please note the NEW NCAA Requirements for this tournament: (MANDATORY) All of the steps below must be completed by 15U-17U boys’ and girls’ teams in order to participate. Teams without approved coaches and rosters on the NCAA BBCS will not be allowed to participate in the NCAA-certified portion of this event.
Coaches obtain USA Basketball Gold Licenses: All Coaches must obtain a USA Basketball Gold Coach License with NCAA Status. This requirement applies to coaches, assistant coaches, and any bench personnel (non-players). Allow 3 weeks for processing. You will not be able to enter your rosters on the new BBCS website (step 2) until you complete this process. Click here for detailed application instructions from USA Basketball (use the link at the bottom of the USA Basketball instruction page to start your application). START EARLY!
Register on the new BBCS: ALL COACHES AND ATHLETES must create individual accounts on the all-new NCAA BBCS website https://BBCS.ncaa.org. Only coaches who have completed the above Step 1 will be allowed to create accounts on the BBCS. Click here for guidelines, legislation, and step by steps on how to use the new BBCS.
Build Your Team Roster: The head coach must then invite their assistant coaches and players to be on their roster through the BBCS website. For more up-to-date information, coaches can view the Team Building Step-by-Step guide found at THIS LINK
REMINDER: Teams who have not completed all of the above steps WILL NOT be allowed to participate in the NCAA certified portion of the tournament. Coach Certification: ALL COACHES must have a valid NCAA Approval number in order to coach at this event.
Past Event Coverage
2019 Event Highlights
The RecruitLook Hoops Events were once again loaded with talent! There were more than 350+ college coaches during the 2 Live Period windows, and the Larry Hughes Elite Camp was full of college bound prospects.
2014 Event Highlights
Highlighting the Sunflower Showcase was 5-star Allonzo Trier of Athlete’s First. Trier was unanimously named D1 Circuit’s MVP of the NIKE EYBL. Trier lead Nike’s EYBL circuit at a whopping 29.4 ppg, and is the all-time leading points scorer for the league.
2016 Event Highlights
Players like Jack Nunge (Iowa), Mark Smith (Illinois), James Wiseman (#1 ranked), Darius Garland (Vanderbilt), Javon Pickett (Mizzou), Zion Harmon (2021 #1 PG), Brady Manek (Oklahoma) and others were at RecruitLook Hoops Events.
2015 Event Highlights
Tons of talent again in 2015 with the likes of Colin Sextion (Alabama), Chaundee Brown (Wake Forest), Rodney Miller (Miami), Shamorie Ponds (St. John’s), Al Durham (Indiana), Malik William (Clemson) and others were at RecruitLook Hoops Events.