Basketball

Tournament Note

Coaches, Families and Players

Thanks for joining us for the "Queens of the Court" hosted in Des Moines. We are excited to welcome 75+ teams into the Des Moines Metro while joining us for a great weekend of basketball.

The schedule was UPDATED @ 11:250AM on April 27th, 2021 . Any changes made to the schedule throughout the week will be emailed to the team/coach it affects.

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.

Doors Open:
Doors will open @ 8:30am on Saturday and 7:30am on Sunday. Games start at 9:00am on Saturday and 8:00am on Sunday. PLEASE DO NOT SHOW UP EARLIER AND PLEASE LET EVERYONE KNOW THIS.

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.
-PLEASE DO YOUR BEST TO SOCIAL DISTANCE AS SOME SITES ARE TIGHTER THAN OTHERS
-MASKS MUST BE WORN...SEE BELOW FOR GUIDELINES.
-If you have any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 please stay home.
-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.
- Iowa Gym Rats will cover the Scores table
- There will NOT be any passes for scorekeepers.

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

BallerTV Live Stream: Games will be lived streamed at Kingdom Courts and at Next Level Sports. Games will NOT be live streamed at JC All Sports.

Link to Live Stream:
https://www.ballertv.com/events/queens-of-the-courts?utm_source=midwest_live&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=17_webbanner_dontmiss

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.

QUEENS OF THE COURT 2021

May 1 - 2, 2021
DES MOINES, IA • Urbandale, IA
Tourney Machine

Install the mobile app for this event at: tourneymachine.com