Basketball

Tournament Note

Coaches, Families and Players

Thanks for joining us for the "HEAT UP THE HARDWOOD" hosted in the Des Moines Metro. We are excited to have everyone join us for a great weekend of basketball as we have 130+ teams from around the state of Iowa.

The schedule was POSTED @ 11:30pm on January 11th, 2021 . Coaches were emailed at this time.

Doors Open:
Doors will open @ 7:30am on Saturday and Sunday. Games start at 8:00am each day. PLEASE DO NOT SHOW UP EARLIER AND PLEASE LET EVERYONE KNOW THIS.

Coaches will be notified if the Schedule is updated at any point between now and the event. The schedule will NOT change unless there was a mistake made by the event directors.

Please do not contact directors for changes as we did our best with ALOT of schedule requests.

Please share all of the following information with your parents/players before the start of the weekend. This is vital that the following information is shared to parents/players before arrival.

-Please understand that it is your responsibility to check back frequently for schedule changes. Coaches will be notified by email when changes occur.
-There will be no wall schedules/brackets for this event. Please use the "Tourney Machine App" to follow results, standings, and game times.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
-Spectators are welcome to attend.
-THERE ARE NO SPECTATOR RESTRICTIONS AS THE MANDATE WAS LIFTED ON 1/8/2021.
-PLEASE DO YOUR BEST TO SOCIAL DISTANCE AS SOME SITES ARE TIGHTER THAN OTHERS
-We will be taking temperatures at the door of everyone that enters the facility.
-Anyone with a temperature over 100.4 degrees will NOT be allowed in the facility
-Spectators MUST wear a mask at all times while inside the facilities. You will NOT be allowed in without wearing a mask and may be asked to leave if you don't wear inside the facility.
-Coaches MUST wear a mask at all times while inside the facilities. You will NOT be allowed in without wearing a mask and may be asked to leave if you don't wear inside the facility while not coaching.
-Players need to wear a mask when they are not playing. You must wear one to enter the facility. There will be leniency with players.
-Officials need to wear a mask when not officiating. You must wear one to enter the facility.

Please follow these guidelines as you come and go throughout the weekend:
- Show up for games no more than 20 minutes early.
- Teams can’t show up early and watch other games.
- After games are over all teams are to leave the facility as quickly as possible unless you have back to back games. If you have a team meeting, have it after game outside of the facility.
- There will not be handshake lines after games to speed the process.

Entering the facility:
- Entry lines may be longer than normal. Your Patience is appreciated.
- Please stay in family groupings.
- Coaches and players will go through the same process as spectators and then proceed to the coach check in table.
- There will be 2 coaches passes per team.
- There will NOT be any passes for scorekeepers.
- Scorekeepers are provided by Iowa Gym Rats

Admission is charged for spectators:
ADULT - $10 PER ADULT/PER DAY
CHILD - $5 PER PER CHILD/PER DAY
5 AND UNDER FREE

Game Rules:
Posted on the Iowa Gym Rats website and located on the app under "Documents"

Gym Directions:
Posted on the Iowa Gym Rats website and located on the app under "Places" tab

Home Team:
1st team listed on schedule. They will wear light colored jersey.

Game Ball:
Provided by the HOME TEAM.

Warm Up Basketballs:
No warmup basketballs will be provided. Teams must supply their own.

Please travel safe and good luck during the event.

Thanks,
Iowa Gym Rats Staff

HEAT UP THE HARDWOOD 2021

Jan 16 - 17, 2021
IA
Tourney Machine

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