Illinois Freshman Showcase

Aurora, IL | August 20th

Aurora, IL
August 20th

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  • Time

    10:00AM - 3:00PM

  • Location

    Supreme Courts Basketball (Map)

  • Ages

    Class of 2026

IMPORTANT: This event is for boys only. If you are interested in our girls' events, please visit

The Prep Hoops Illinois Freshman Showcase is HERE!  

The Freshman Showcase is specifically designed as an opportunity for the class of 2026 to make their introduction to Prep Hoops! Show out against the top prospects in your state in front of Prep Hoops scouts. We are targeting the top 120 players in the class, providing a real opportunity to separate yourselves from one another.

Since its beginning in the state of Indiana, the Freshman Showcase concept has featured talent that includes 5 star recruits, NBA players, all the way down to small college recruits. If you have hopes of one day playing at the collegiate level, this is a great measuring stick for your development!

Led by our hand-selected team of experienced event directors, recruitment specialists, and coaches, when you attend the Freshman Showcase, you are attending a showcase backed by seasoned and professional experts with no strings attached. 

The event will be streamed LIVE and stored for future viewing on BallerTV with the purchase of a BallerTV pass.

What's included with your registration?

  • Unparalleled written and social media coverage
  • A chance to compete in front of Prep Hoops Scouts
  • A FREE profile in the Prep Hoops Prospect Index
  • An exclusive Prep Hoops reversible jersey

Event Director

Jake Sullivan

Jake Sullivan - Event Director

Jake went to Tartan High School in Oakdale, MN, and graduated in 2000. He then went on to play basketball for Iowa State University where he won Big 12 Rookie of the Year, 2x 3rd Team All-Big 12 and scored 1,810 points in his career ranking 23rd in Big 12 history. Jake has been working with Prep Hoops for the past 5 years as tournament director and showcase director.


  • Supreme Courts


    4100 AL-69, Guntersville, AL 35976, USA

Player Registration

Illinois Freshman Showcase Registration

$130.00 / Player


Frequently Asked Questions

Competition, Exposure, and Apparel. With your registration fee you're securing your spot in the nation's #1 freshman showcase series.

Attendees have an opportunity to play in front of Prep Hoops Scouts, receive unparalleled written and social media coverage, and an exclusive Prep Hoops reversible jersey. All attendees will also receive a profile on

Each Freshman Showcase will be led by a Prep Hoops Event Director who will speak to the group about the high school basketball journey. Players will then break out into their pre-assigned team and play live 5 on 5 games in a play-sit-play-sit-play-sit format. Players will be coached by local high school and AAU coaches. All players will receive equal playing time.

Parents will be allowed to stay and watch the event at no cost. However, this is subject to change due to COVID restrictions set forth in each state/city/county.

Parents not in attendance can live stream and/or replay the event on BallerTV with the purchase of a BallerTV pass.

If the event doesn't sell out, the deadline to register for the event will be Wednesday the week of the event. We strongly suggest registering as soon as possible to guarantee your spot.

Doors will open and check-in will begin 1 hour prior to the event start time.

All registered participants will receive a welcome kit email the week of the event.

Event Insurance Purchased
Customers can request a refund for no reason up to 48 hours prior to the event. Any notification received after the event has started only a credit towards a future event will be offered, there will be no refund in this scenario.

Event Insurance Not Purchased
All sales are final. No refunds or credits will be given.

Absolutely! Please check out our full list of Prep Girls Hoops Freshman Showcases here.