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WHO IS ZG? Zero Gravity basketball believes every athlete should have the opportunity to play on a great stage. Our goal is to provide a safe, fair and organized environment for every player and every program at our events. We foster a high standard of competition for teams of all ages, genders and skill levels. Whether you compete at the elite level or you’re taking your first steps to develop your game, we aim to provide a positive experience for everyone!

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Zero Gravity is one of the 18 select organizations comprising the prestigious Jr. NBA flagship network. Zero Gravity is the largest operator in the network, with events happening across the east coast.

ZG Partners:

How to get started. Step 1

Register

Zero Gravity uses state-of-the-art registration technology for our events. Register your team with ease and get ready for your next tournament! Sign up on our website!

Step 3

Schedule

Find all our event schedules on Tourney Machine. This allows for real-time results, standings and updates. Once posted, schedules can be found on Tourney Machine website and on the Tourney Machine app.

Step 2

Review Rules

Our event rules and eligibility are all available online and can be found in-event on our scorer tables! These can be found on here.

Step 4

Play Ball

After registration and scheduling, all that’s left is to enjoy your event!

JR.NBA

Uniforms & Apparel For all your uniform, apparel & team store needs reach out to Chris Mosher. chris.mosher@threestep.com


ZERO GRAVITY DMV Associate Regional Director, DMV

HUDSON PRICE

Hometown: Stamford, CT Years with ZG: 1 Favorite ZG event: Battle for the Belt

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Zero Gravity tournaments are the best part of our season. They do a phenomenal job of hosting competitive tournaments that challenge both our girls’ and boys’ teams. The ZG premier end of year event, the ZG Finals, is a ‘must do’ for any team looking to see how they stack up against top talent on the east coast. If your goal is to be the best, then you must compete against the best – and Zero Gravity is the place to do it!

hudson@zerogravitybasketball.com 978.922.3348 x4

Regional Director, Mid-Atlantic

ZACH SISERA

Hometown: Syracuse, NY Years with ZG: 5 Favorite ZG event: Zero Gravity Nationals

ALLISON MONROE

RockIt

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Zero Gravity has done a great job of providing an organized, competitive, and safe environment for our Pro Skills DC teams. We are thankful that ZG is continuing to grow in the DMV area and look forward to playing in many of their events in 2024.

PATRICK O’CONNER

PSB DC

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Hoopstarz Academy has participated in Zero Gravity tournaments for almost a decade now and we have always been pleased with the professionalism and competition at every tournament. They are a great fit for any program looking for a quality experience.

MIKE MYERS

DMV Hoopstarz


DMV 2024 PACKAGES

Multiple teams? Multiple events? For multi-team or multi-event pricing please reach out to your regional director!

CONTACT

HUDSON PRICE hudson@zerogravitybasketballl.com 978.922.3348 x4


ZERO GRAVITY NATIONAL FINALS The flagship Zero Gravity event. Boys and Girls National Finals attract over 1,000 teams to Boston from over 25 different states to compete for the final crown of the Spring season and the chance to cut down the nets!

ZG GIRLS NATIONAL FINALS

ZG BOYS NATIONAL FINALS

JUNE 1-2, 2024

JUNE 7-9, 2024

Trust us,

You want to be here.

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Playing in the ZG Nationals allowed our players and program to go up against some of the most competitive talent on the east coast. It is an extremely well-run and organized event. It is a tournament we look forward to every year.

KEVIN CLARK

Executive Director, NEPA Elite

CONTACT

ANN BILL ann.bill@zerogravitybasketballl.com 978.922.3348 x710


ZG DMV

DMV Featured Events

Bigger and Better The extremely successful DMV Spring circuit is back with even MORE ZG action in the area! Our goal this Spring season is to continue to foster a competitive environment for ALL skill levels. With added stops in Baltimore, Richmond, and Maryland, it’s time to get right back into #ZGDMV action! Take a look at just a few of the new competition incentives for this coming Spring, we can’t wait to see some tough games between some AMAZING programs!

Rankings

Richmond Cup

National Invites

Added stops means added competition! We are enhancing our ranking system in Spring 2024, new leaders will be crowned, and new prizes will be awarded.

Champions on the Richmond circuit will be tracked week to week. Teams with the top two records by grade will battle it out for the Richmond Cup at VA States, May 4-5.

All teams who win a championship on May 4-5 will be eligible for a spot in the Boys or Girls #ZGNationalFinals! Bragging rights, cutting down nets, shirts and trophies!

Zero Gravity basketball believes every athlete should have the opportunity to play on a great stage. Our goal is to provide a safe, fair and organized environment for every program at our events.

VA Grand Opener March 23-24

Kicking off our FIVE stop circuit in Richmond, you won’t want to miss the start of the action!

Coaches v. Cancer @ Nook April 13-14

ZG is back at Spooky Nook for our annual Coaches Vs Cancer showdown! With competition from across the eastern seaboard, 300+ teams will battle it out for a great cause!

Battle for the Belt DC May 4-5

Making its return for Year 2, Battle for the Belt is coming BACK to DC! This is your opportunity to claim the prized #ZGBelt!


FULL MID-ATLANTIC SCHEDULE

NEW JERSEY

PENNSYLVANIA

MARYLAND

VIRGINIA

DELAWARE

Liberty Bell Classic

Battle for the Beltway

Battle for the Belt DC

ZG VA State Championship

March 16-17 • King of Prussia, PA

March 23-24 • Baltimore, MD

May 4-5 • District Heights, MD

May 4-5 • Richmond, VA

VA Grand Opener

ZG Phight for Philly

ZG NJ State Championship

Rumble for the Ring DC

March 23-24 • Richmond, VA

April 6-7 • King of Prussia, PA

May 4-5 • Manalapan, NJ

May 18-19 • District Heights, MD

Collison in the Capitol

Southern Showdown

Jr. 76ers Spring Showcase

Rumble for the Ring NJ

April 6-7 • District Heights, MD

April 6-7 •Richmond, VA

May 18-19 • King of Prussia, PE/Wilmington, DE

May 18-19 • Manalapan, NJ

NJ Grand Opener

Coaches v. Cancer @ Nook

The Summit LIVE

NJ Grand Finale

April 6-7 • Manalapan, NJ

April 13-14 • Manheim, PA

May 17-19 • Manheim, PA

June 1-2 • Manalapan, NJ

Battle for the Belt PA

Chase for the Chain DC

ZG Girls National Finals

ZG Boys National Finals

April 13-14 • King of Prussia, PA/Wilmington, DE

April 13-14 • District Heights, MD

June 1-2 • Massachusetts

June 7-9 • Massachusetts

Rumble in Richmond

Ring of Champions

April 13-14 • Richmond, VA

April 20-21 • Richmond, VA

Sportika Big Time Challenge

Diamond State Showdown

April 20-21 • Manalapan, NJ

April 20-21 • Wilmington, DE

Jr. 76ers Hoops Challenge

Inner Harbor Hoopfest

April 27-28 • King of Prussia, PA/Wilmington, DE

April 27-28 • Baltimore, MD

The Launch

ZG PA/DE State Championship

April 27-28 • Atlantic City, NJ

May 4-5 • King of Prussia, PA/Wilmington, DE


CELEBRATING THE EVERYDAY ATHLETE

@zerogravitybb @zg_midatlantic

MEDIA NIGHTS CLICK CLIPS TO SEE MORE

Before the season gets off and running we set out to chat with programs that will be joining us! Our staff will join your team for a night filled with interviews, practice clips and excitement!

EVENT RECAPS After the weekend, check our main feeds for recap of the best action across all of Zero Gravity.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS No matter what facility you play at for our events, we want to spotlight YOU! Our team posts throughout the weekend on our regional accounts highlights from each event.


ZGXL The Zero Gravity Exposure League (ZGXL) features some of the best independent teams from up and down the east coast competing in front of college coaches at top notch facilities. Heading into year four of the circuit, the ZGXL is establishing itself as a high level option for exposure to premier colleges & universities in the northeast. Contact Tyler Dill tyler.dill@zerogravitybasketball.com

ALL-ACADEMIC BASKETBALL Past 17U Champions 2021: Middlesex Magic - Crotty (MA) 2022: Prodigy Basketball (MA) 2023: High Rise (CT)

The most prestigious academic exposure platform in north america returns home to Babson College, state-of-the-art facilities, 200+ college coaches, 450+ student-athletes and expert guest speakers. Be a part of a full college immersion experience while being evaluated by college coaches from world class institutions. Student-athletes will be coached by college coaches at schools such as Babson College, Johns Hopkins University, Williams College, Amherst College, Tufts University, New York University, Middlebury College, and more!

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Contact Thomas Monaco thomas@allacademicbasketball.com


3STEP BASKETBALL

PARTNER COMPANIES

Our Partners West Coast Region

Northeast Region

Midwest Region

WEST COAST ELITE The largest basketball event operator on the west coast.

Southeast Region

Southwest Region

SELECT EVENTS The nations leader in girls grassroots basketball. selecteventsbasketball.com

westcoastelitebasketball.com BIGFOOT HOOPS 8 National Events. The best of the best. bigfoothoops.com PRIMETIME SPORTS 130 events a year. Primetime National Basketball Championship draws 830+ teams. playprimetime.com PREMIER BASKETBALL Events drawing 5,000+ teams and 1,500+ college coaches each year.

HOOP GROUP One of the nations iconic grassroots basketball brands. hoopgroup.com BASKETBULL The official event partner of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. basketbull.org ALL-ACADEMIC BASKETBALL The international leader in academic-focused recruting. allacademicbasketball.com

premierbasketballtournaments.com USA YOUTH HOOPS The largest basketball event operator in the midwest. usayouthhoops.com

HOOP SEEN The authority in grassroots basketball. hoopseen.com



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