Record fields of 356 teams with players from almost 30 states are expected to attend. For the last 20 years, the championship has been the largest home school sporting event in the World.
Springfield, Missouri (PRWEB) March 02, 2012
The NCHBC has five Regional Tournaments in Nashville, Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, Des Moines and Dallas during late February and early March.
Then on March 19-24, 2012 the week long National Basketball Championship is held in Springfield, Missouri. Record fields of 356 teams with players from almost 30 states are expected to attend. For the last 20 years, the championship has been the largest home school sporting event in the World.
2012 is the fourth consecutive year for Springfield to be the host of the National Tournament. The National Tournament was held in Oklahoma City (2001-2008) and prior to that in San Antonio, Texas, Santa Fe, New Mexico and Estes Park, Co.
Presented by the Greater Springfield Sports Commission, the event will feature teams of HomeSchool players from across the United States and includes contests in elementary, junior high school, junior varsity, and varsity age groups.
The NCHBC have had many tremendous players participate in the last decade including Blake Griffin - Los Angeles Clippers, Taylor Griffin - University of Oklahoma. Jeremy Lamb - University of Connecticut, Tabor Spani - University of Tennessee, and Jesse and Jon Caleb Sanders - Liberty University.
This years field is one of the best featuring UConn Signee and McDonalds All American Moriah Jefferson, University of Houston signee Darnard Knowles, Justin Jackson and Alonzo Trier two of the best players in the class od 2014 and 2015 respectively.
The highlight of the week is the HomeSchool Showcase on Wednesday March 21st “I am personally encouraged each year as I watch HomeSchool athletes play in front of 6,000-7,000 fans at Missouri States Hammons Student Center,” stated NCHBC Executive Director Tim Flatt.
“Real Time Pain Relief is thrilled to be associated with this amazing event that is unlike any other sporting event in the world,” commented RTPR CEO Ronald Snodgrass.