All of the steps below must be completed by certified division teams in order to participate in an NCAA certified event.
Teams without approved coaches and rosters on the NCAA BBCS will not be allowed to participate in the NCAA-certified portion of this event.
Step 1 – Coaches obtain OR renew your existing USA BBall Gold Licenses: Coaches of certified division teams must obtain OR renew a USA Basketball Gold Coach License with NCAA Status. This requirement applies to coaches, assistant coaches, and any bench personnel (non-players). If you obtained a USA Basketball Gold License in 2018, you must renew your license in order to coach in 2019. If you are applying for the first time, allow 3 weeks for processing. Renewals are quicker – just log into the USA Bball site to start the process. If you are applying for the first time, click here for detailed application instructions from USA Basketball. You will not be able to enter your rosters on the new BBCS website (step 2) until you complete this process. START EARLY!
Step 2 – 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. Instructions for COACHES. Instructions for ATHLETES.
Step 3 – Build Your Team Roster: The head coach must then invite their assistant coaches and players to be on their roster through the BBCS website. Click here for detailed instructions on how to build your roster.
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. Players and coaches who do not appear on the Team Roster in the BBCS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED to participate.
Athletically Related Activities Limitations: In compliance with the USAB/NBA Youth Guidelines, a PSA may participate in no more than two games on any one day for team events.