The Last Dance

Chicago, IL | July 22nd - 24th

Chicago, IL
July 22nd - 24th

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This event is officially NCAA Certified. If you're a current Prep Hoops Circuit program and already committed to this event, you do not need to register online.

NCAA Certification Instructions (Coaches & Athletes)

  1. All coaches and athletes can view the step-by-step instructions here to get registered, certified, and team rosters entered. This is required for ALL coaches (head coaches AND assistants) and ALL athletes.

NCAA Certification Helpful Links

Tournament Structure

  • This event is a showcase format meaning all teams will play 4 games
  • Open to all 15U-17U boy's teams
  • All games streamed LIVE on
  • Media coverage provided by and other outlets

Hotel Information

Tier 1: This event is a mandatory “Stay-to-Play” event, meaning that in order to participate in the event, it is mandatory that all teams traveling 75 miles or more to the tournament venue, must book their hotel rooms through Team Travel Source, however, exceptions may be made on a case by case basis. Each team must book a minimum of 10 nights/rooms in order to meet this housing requirement. You can set up a block of rooms for your team(s) using the hotel booking link in the Helpful Links section below.

Please reference our hotel policy HERE if you have any questions or email

Spectator Tickets

Only weekend passes will be offered Friday and Saturday. Day passes will be available on Sunday only. Weekend passes can be prepurchased online below or on-site via debit or credit card. Cash transactions will NOT be allowed.

Connect With Our Team

Scott Burgess

Scott Burgess

Regional Event Director


  • M14 Hoops

    Ages: 17U

    2414 Church Rd, Aurora, IL 60502

  • Illinois Basketball Academy

    Ages: 16U

    460 Industrial Dr, Naperville, IL 60563

  • Supreme Courts Basketball

    Ages: 17U

    888 S Frontenac St, Aurora, IL 60504

  • West Suburban Sports Complex

    Ages: 15U

    6200 River Bend Dr, Lisle, IL 60532, USA

  • Batavia High School


    1201 Main Street, Batavia, IL, USA

  • Oswego High School


    4250 Illinois 71, Oswego, IL, USA

  • Athletico Center


    1900 Old Willow Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062

  • Berto Center


    550 Lake Cook Rd, Deerfield, IL, USA

Team Registration

The Last Dance

$600.00 / Team


Frequently Asked Questions

The tournament schedule will be finalized and released by 11:59 PM CST on Tuesday night the week of the event.

The deadline to register is 5 PM CST 14 days prior to the event start date. However, registration may close sooner if there is limited court space available.

We strongly recommend registering as soon as possible to guarantee your spot in the event.

All schedule requests need to be added to your dashboard 14 days prior to the event start date. Events beginning in less than one week will no longer be accepting schedule requests. Log in here.

IMPORTANT: All schedule requests will be evaluated based on the order they come in. We will do our absolute best to accommodate all schedule requests, specifically teams who are traveling long distances. Extenuating circumstances will be treated with priority. Due to the high volume of teams that we draw to each event, all teams need to be prepared during each day of the event. This includes Friday night. 

Weekend Passes will cost $50 plus processing. Weekend Passes will only be available for sale on Friday. This covers your entry for all days.

Day Passes will cost $20 plus processing. This will only cover your entry for the day you purchase the pass. 

Kids 8 & under are free.

All tickets must be purchased on-site via debit or credit. Cash transactions will NOT be allowed.

Teams will be given 2 coaches' wristbands when teams check in. No additional wristbands will be given to a 3rd or 4th coach. Additional coaches will need to pay the admissions fee to get in.

Unless otherwise specified, all payments made to Prep Network will be irrevocable, non-refundable, and non-transferrable when scheduling begins for any respective event.

You are required to compete in all games you are scheduled to play in. If for any reason you cannot attend a game, you are required to communicate and notify the Tournament Director at least 12 hours prior to your game start time. Failure to notify the Tournament Director will result in team banishment from all Prep Hoops events for 1 event calendar year.

I acknowledge that age requirements for Prep Hoops Circuit teams are as follows:

This division will allow unsigned seniors to participate. With that, the majority of players will be entering their senior (or earlier) for the 2022-2023 academic year and will not have turned 19 years old prior to September 1, 2022.

* No player who graduated in high school in the class of 2021 will be allowed to participate.

10th Grade

Players must be entering their junior (or earlier) for the 2022-2023 academic year and not have turned 18 years old prior to September 1, 2022
9th Grade

Players must be entering their sophomore year (or earlier) for the 2022-2023 academic year and not have turned 17 years old prior to September 1, 2022.