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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!


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


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


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!


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




Asphalt Green has been attending Zero Gravity events for the better half of a decade. The organizations costumer service, schedule flexibility, outstanding competition and safety are all top notch. Whenever we inform our families we’re heading to a ZG event, they’re thrilled and excited to attend!


Basketball Operations Director - Asphalt Green


We here at the CT Northstars love to send our teams to Zero Gravity tournaments because we know that our athletes will be challenged with great competition! The staff at zero gravity are attentive and really work to make the experience for our athletes a memorable one. They are well run tournaments.


Executive Director of CT Northstars


I have been a part of ZG since 2020. They offer a wide variety of teams to play against, in each grade & skill level. They provide great service for games not only in your state but out of state games as well. They also balance the game schedule so coaches can coach multiple teams. We at Born Leaders really enjoy playing in Zero Gravity Events!


Owner and Director of Born Leaders Basketball

Hometown: Andover, MA Years with ZG: 4 Favorite ZG event: Chase for the Chain dean.smith@zerogravitybasketball.com 978.922.3348 x2




5 Tournaments - $1,995 6 Tournaments - $2,350 7 Tournaments - $2,695

*For any packages that include Zero Gravity Finals or NERR Events, $100 will be added to the listed package price. Please direct any questions regarding packages to Dean Smith at dean.smith@zerogravitybasketball.com or 978-922-3348 x2.

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!



JUNE 1-2, 2024

JUNE 7-9, 2024

Trust us,

You want to be here.


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.


Executive Director, NEPA Elite


ANN BILL ann.bill@zerogravitybasketballl.com 978.922.3348 x710

ZG TRI-STATE New Tournaments Over the last two years, ZG Tri-State has expanded to include 5 new tournaments in Brooklyn at the state-of-the-art Major R. Owens Health and Wellness Community Center. In the constant pursuit of new and exciting locations for our tournaments, new venues in Brooklyn also provide an easier travel experience for teams based in NYC and Long Island. In addition to our Brooklyn events, we have also re-vamped our Long Island tournaments after several years of not hosting tournaments in the area. In 2024 both the Long Island Classic and the New York State Championship tournaments will bring together some of the best teams Long Island has to offer to compete at locations including Island Garden, Saint Dominics High School and more!

Tri-State Featured Events 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.

State Championships May 4-5

The biggest tournaments in New York and Connecticut each spring, State Championship weekend brings together over 500 teams across both states to compete for the title of Best in the State.

NERR Super 16

May 11-12 After running for the last 10 years in CT, NERR Super 16 now moves to NY for the Spring 2024 season. Super 16 brings in some of the highest-level high school talent from NY, NJ, CT, RI and MA, offering a perfect warm-up before the NCAA Live Period.

Chase for the Chain April 6-7

Chase for the Chain kicks off our Spring as the first Major tournament of the Spring season. Hundreds of teams will compete across CT and NY for the ultimate prize, a ZG Chain!




Metropolitan Grand Opener

ZG Easter Challenge

The Summit LIVE

The Challenge

March 23-24 • Westchester, NY

March 30 •Westchester, NY

May 17-19 • Manheim, PA

May 18-19 • Fairfield County, CT

Chase for the Chain

Chase for the Chain

The Challenge

Memorial Day Madness

April 6-7 • Westchester, NY

April 6-7 • Fairfield County, CT

May 18-19 • Westchester, NY

May 25-26 • Fairfield County, CT

Battle for the Big Apple

CT Battle Royale

ZG Girls National Finals

Empire State Showdown

April 13-14 • Westchester, NY

April 13-14 • Fairfield County, CT

June 1-2 • Massachusetts

June 1-2 • Westchester, NY

NERR Northeast Hoops Festival

Coaches v. Cancer @ Nook

ZG Boys National Finals

NY Big Time Challenge

April 13-14 • Massachusetts

April 13-14 • Manheim, PA

June 7-9 • Massachusetts

June 15-16 • Westchester, NY

War on the Floor

War on the Floor

NY Grand Finale

April 20-21 • Westchester, NY

April 20-21 • Fairfield County, CT

Long Island Classic

The Launch

April 20-21 • Long Island, NY

April 27-28 • Atlantic City, NJ

King and Queen of CT

King and Queen of the Big Apple

April 27-28 • Fairfield County, CT

April 27-28 • Westchester, NY

ZG CT State Championship

ZG NY State Championship

May 4-5 • Fairfield County, CT

May 4-5 • Westchester & Long Island, NY

Mother’s Day Madness

NERR Super 16

May 11 • Fairfield County, CT

May 11-12 • Westchester, NY

June 22-23 • Westchester, NY


@zerogravitybb @zg_tristate


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



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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