Spring Showdown

Apr 26, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019
Apr 13, 2019

What is the Chicago Spring Showdown ?

The Spring Showdown features top premier Grassroots Nike, Adidas, Under Armor and Traveling Program throughout the country. We had over 266 Nike, Adidas, Under Armor and the Top Traveling teams from across the country last year.

Requirements for Coaching Certification

The USAB link to be used for renewing an existing USAB gold license or for obtaining a USAB gold license for the first time:  https://www.usab.com/youth/development/coach/process-for-becoming-a-licensed-coach.aspx.  Do not use the www.usab.com/ncaalicense link.

  • Be sure the language on your website indicates that the coaches should RENEW their existing USAB gold license and NOT obtain a new one.  If the coach obtains a new license, then it will not auto-validate in the BBCS and will delay their access to the BBCS for 2019.
  • Be sure to updated the USAB gold license cost structure to the following:
    • Base fees for the USAB Gold License for the 2019 season are as follows:
    •  Domestic Applicant Annual Fees $58.00 – If registering before January 1, 2019. $68.00 – If registering in January, February, March, May or June. $125.00 – If registering in the months of April or July as these are high volume processing months. International $77.00 – If registering before January 1, 2019. $87.00 – If registering in January, February, March, May or June. $142.00 –If registering in the months of April or July as these are high volume processing months

Coaches and athletes should RENEW their previously created BBCS account and NOT create a new account.  This is done by logging in to their existing account and updating the information on their profile rather than selecting Register as a New User button.

Link to the BBCS: www.bbcs.ncaa.org

Link to ECAG user manual which contains instructions on how to register /renew as an adult or athlete in the new BBCS:


 Check Out The Photos of the College Coaches that attended the Nike Spring Showdown.

We attract some of the top ranked High School  athletes from across the country including Anthony Davis, Jabari Parker, Jahlil Okafar, Cliff Alexander, Tyler Ulis just to name a few that have played in our event.  We have players from every grade division. They come from all over the country! We are offering a discounts for multiple teams.

What College and Universities Attended Last Year?

Big Ten, Big East, Horizon League, American Athletic Conference, SWAC, Missouri Valley,  ACC, Patriot League, Atlantic 10, WAC, Summitt League, West Coast, Sun Belt, SEC, Ohio Valley, MEAC, Mid American, Ivy League, Conference USA, Mountain West, Ohio Valley , PAC 12  and Atlantic Sun.


3rd - 8th Grade Boys
9th - 12th Grade Boys
Multiple Team Discount


Platinum, Gold & Silver
Non-Certified Division

Friday, April 26 starts at 6pm-9:45 pm
Saturday, April 27 starts at 8am-9:45 pm
Sunday, April 28 starts at 8am-3pm


4 Games
Multiple Teams Discount Available


Teams are coming from Sponsored and Grassroots Programs from IN, MN, TX, SD, ND, IL, AL, TN, GA, MO, MI, IA, WI, KY, NE, CA, CO, NC, PR, AR, DC, PA, NY, GA, NJ, OH, OK,  & Canada.


Friday-Sunday Adult Weekend is $35
Saturday Sunday Adult Weekend is $25
Daily Adult Admission $15

Children Under 5 are FREE
$8 for Daily Pass
Friday-Sunday Weekend Pass is $15.00
Saturday-Sunday Weekend Pass is $10.00


Edward Hospital Athletic & Event Center
55 Phelps Ave
Romeoville, IL 60446

North Central College
30 N Brainard Street, Enter into Building 37; Residence Hall/Recreation Center [RRC]
Naperville, Illinois 60540

Romeoville High School
100 N Independence Blvd
Romeoville, IL 60446


Mike Irvin
Chicago, IL

Toi Baylor
5499 Dexter Drive
Merrillville, IN 46410