January 2015 Update: Nearly 250 teams are currently registered for the one and only National Christian HomeSchool Basketball Championships which will be in Springfield, MO March 9th-13th. This post features a list of registered teams and has imperative NCHBC 2015 information and links.
In December the National Christian HomeSchool Basketball Championships (NCHBC) announced that "The Classic" was returning to the 2015 National Championships in Springfield, MO March 9th-13th 2015. The NCHBC features nearly 700 HomeSchool Basketball teams in attendance anually. Over the past 3 years the NCHBC has featured over 2,000 teams participate in the HomeSchool Basketball post-season. Nationals (Springfield, MO) alone has featured over 325 teams each year for the past 7 seasons. The largest age group is the Varsity (18u) Boys which is considered the crown jewel of the sport, which in 2013 featured 96 Varsity boys teams alone.
January's Official HomeSchool Basketball National Rankings will consist of the 64 best teams in the nation being officially ranked! At least 25 states will be represented by the end of the Rankings, we begin with the obvious #1 in the OKC Storm who will look to enter dynasty status by winning their 3rd straight HomeSchool Basketball Nationals later this March.
January 2015's Official HomeSchool Basketball National Rankings will consist of the 32 best teams in the nation being officially ranked! At least 20 states will be represented by the end of the Rankings, we begin with #1... The Memphis MHEA Lady Eagles & Lubbock Lady Titans shared #1 in the season's 1st ranking but MHEA has taken over the top spot.
13 year old Owen Gray of Houston's HCYA Warriors was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome shortly after Baylor University Bear Isaiah Austin was diagnosed with the rare genetic disorder. Owen was named to the 2014 National Christian HomeSchool Basketball Championships (NCHBC) All-Tournament Team. This story is a great example of a young man who has used his positive attitude and mindset in the midst of great adversity to inspire and impact the lives of many.
Each boys program & each girls program attending the 2015 National Championships in Springfield, MO will need to fill out this form. In order to be most effecient we ask that this form only be filled out by the athletic/program director. This form will be used to determine programs classifications in all Gold Ball Showdown Series (GBSS) Age Groups. Last year the Boys 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u, & Girls 18u adopted this exciting new format. Just like last year, any age group with 32 or more teams will adopt the GBSS format.
January 2015 Update: South Central HomeSchool Basketball Championships Update-- The NCHBC South Central Regional Tournament will be in Springdale, Arkansas February 26th-28th. Currently 40 teams are registered from Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, & Tennessee. n the past this tournament has been held in Oklahoma City. This post will feature all imperative information including gym location and availability.
December's HomeSchool Basketball National Rankings features over 100 teams being list from over 25 states! 70 teams are officially ranked to go along with over a dozen teams on the official Bubble and over 30 teams on the official watch list. The OKC Storm remain #1 as they continue to be the heavy favorite to 3-peat at HomeSchool Basketball Nationals later in March.
January 2015 Update: Heartland HomeSchool Basketball Championships Update-- The NCHBC Heartland Regional Tournament will be in held in the Kansas City, Kansas Metroplex February 26th-28th. Currently 56 teams are registered from Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, & Oklahoma. This post will feature all imperative information including gym location and availability.
January 2015 Update: Midwest HomeSchool Basketball Championships Update-- The NCHBC Midwest Regional Tournament will be in Indianapolis, IN February 26th-28th. Currently 74 teams are registered from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, & Wisconsin. This post will feature all imperative information including gym location and availability.