Basketball Certification

Attestations

As an Athlete Registrant, you attest that:

  • I agree that some or all of the information I submit may be viewed, accessed, and used by other registered users of the BBCS, including event operators and coaches.
  • I attest that the information provided herein is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief.
  • I acknowledge and agree that I am at least eighteen (18) years of age, am the parent or legal guardian of any minor(s) for whom I am submitting information, and have the right to submit such information on behalf of the minor(s).

As an Adult Registrant, you attest that:

  • I attest that the information provided herein is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief.
  • I understand that it is my responsibility to keep the contact information on my NCAA ECAG user account up-to-date and to whitelist ecag@ncaa.org to avoid messages from the NCAA being lost or flagged as junk/spam. I agree that the NCAA is not responsible if it is unable to contact me as a result of my failure to provide correct, accurate, and complete information or due to my email provider diverting messages from my inbox.
  • I understand that the NCAA will strictly enforce all deadlines.
  • I agree that I will not distribute, reproduce, republish, display, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, link to, or use any information or data from or relating to a prospective student-athlete ("PSA") provided or otherwise made available to me for any purpose; except that if I am an event operator, I may do so for the limited purpose of creating an information packet to be provided or made available to NCAA coaches attending my event.
  • I acknowledge that as a coach/operator participating in an NCAA-certified event, I agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions established by the NCAA and made available to me, via the NCAA Basketball Certification System (BBCS), NCAA.org, or otherwise, and that such terms and conditions shall have immediate effect upon my eligibility to participate in NCAA-certified events and leagues.
  • I acknowledge that in order to participate as a coach/operator in NCAA-certified events/leagues, I am required to obtain a USA Basketball Gold License and hereby consent that the NCAA may share such information and data with USA Basketball. Further, all applicants and licensed coaches of USA Basketball's Gold License program will become active under the NCAAź community portal on Community.usab.com. Users may detach from this affiliation at any time through their community dashboard functions.

As an NCAA-certified coach, you are responsible for each of the following:

  • I understand that as a coach, I am responsible for making sure that all of the athletes on my team(s) comply with the NCAA residency requirements (i.e adjoining state rule, permissible address of residence, etc.), are compliant with one of the exceptions outlined in the guidelines posted online or have been granted a residency exception.
  • I understand that a prospective student-athlete (PSA) participating with my organization in NCAA-certified events CANNOT participate in more than three games on any one day and as a coach, I am responsible for making sure that the PSAs on my team are compliant (even if participating on multiple teams).
  • I understand that a PSA participating with my organization in NCAA-certified events CANNOT participate in more than five games in any two consecutive days and as a coach, I am responsible for making sure that the PSAs on my team are compliant (even if participating on multiple teams).
  • I understand that any individual who participates in coaching activities or sits on the bench with my team is required to be identified as NCAA eligible in the NCAA Basketball Certification System (BBCS) (USAB License + NCAA compliant).
  • I understand that if someone NOT identified as NCAA eligible in the BBCS participates in coaching activities with my team (even if done from the stands or via text), I may lose my ability to coach in an NCAA-certified event for a period of up to 5 years.
  • I acknowledge that I will be held accountable for all information made available to me, via the NCAA Basketball Certification System (BBCS), NCAA.org, or otherwise. My failure to adhere to these requirements may result in my denial of present and/or future certification from the NCAA.
  • I acknowledge that certification is granted based on the information submitted in the BBCS and that I am responsible for reporting to the NCAA all changes to such information that may occur after initially submitted. My failure to notify the NCAA of any changes may result in my denial of present and/or future certification from the NCAA.
  • I acknowledge that as a coach participating in an NCAA-certified event, I agree to cooperate with the NCAA in connection with its investigation and analysis of possible NCAA rules violations, even if the violations are unrelated to basketball certification or scouting service rules and guidelines. I acknowledge that I have read the provisions of Adverse Actions Guidelines and am aware of applicable penalties for the provision of false and misleading information to the NCAA.
  • I acknowledge that as a coach participating in an NCAA-certified event, I agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions established by the NCAA and made available to me, via the NCAA Basketball Certification System (BBCS), NCAA.org, or otherwise, and that such terms and conditions shall have immediate effect upon my eligibility to participate in NCAA-certified events and leagues.

By operating a certified event, you attest that:

  • Ensuring that all teams that participate in my event are compliant with the NCAA residency requirements (i.e adjoining state rule, permissible address of residence, etc.), are compliant with one of the exceptions outlined in the guidelines posted online or have been granted a residency exception.
  • I attest that the information provided herein is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief.
  • If ANY information supplied on this application changes (facilities, schedule adjustments, cancellation, etc.), I will notify ECAG in writing immediately. I understand that the failure to provide such notice at least 48 hours in advance of the start of the event/league will result in the denial of future certification.
  • I understand that it is my responsibility to keep the contact information on my NCAA ECAG user account up-to-date and to whitelist ecag@ncaa.org to avoid messages from the NCAA being lost or flagged as junk/spam. I agree that the NCAA is not responsible if it is unable to contact me as a result of my failure to provide correct, accurate, and complete information or due to my email provider diverting messages from my inbox.
  • I understand that the NCAA will strictly enforce all deadlines.
  • I acknowledge that I have read the applicable NCAA legislation and certification guidelines and I agree to operate my event/league in accordance with the applicable requirements. I understand that failure to adhere to the NCAA legislation and guidelines may result in the withdrawal of present, and/or denial of future, certification.
  • I agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions established by the NCAA and made available to me, via the NCAA Basketball Certification System (BBCS), NCAA.org, or otherwise, and that such terms and conditions shall have immediate effect upon my eligibility to operate NCAA-certified events and leagues.
  • I acknowledge that as an operator of an NCAA-certified event/league, I agree to cooperate with the NCAA in connection with its investigation and analysis of possible NCAA rules violations, even if the violations are unrelated to basketball certification or scouting service rules and guidelines. I acknowledge that I have read the provisions of Adverse Actions Guidelines and am aware of applicable penalties for the provision of false and misleading information to the NCAA.
  • Ensuring ALL individuals who participate in coaching activities (even if done from the stands or via text), sit on the bench with a team, provide instruction or run skills and drills at my event are identified as NCAA eligible in the NCAA Basketball Certification System (BBCS) (USAB Gold License + NCAA compliant). Further, I understand that if someone NOT identified as NCAA eligible in the BBCS participates in my event (even if done from the stands or via text), I may lose my ability to coach in or operate an NCAA-certified event/league for a period of up to 5 years;
  • Providing NCAA-coaches in attendance at my event the ability to be separated from prospective student-athletes (PSAs) and individuals associated with a prospective student-athlete (IAWP) (parents, high school coaches, nonscholastic coaches, scouting services, etc.) in every way possible (at minimum, separate seating);
  • Requiring ALL teams participating in my event to have a roster in the BBCS that is connected/linked to my event and that only PSAs and coaches identified on that roster are permitted to participate in my event.
  • Identifying ALL PSAs who participate in my event to the NCAA as part of my post-event review form;
  • Identifying ALL individuals who participated in coaching activities, sit on the bench with a team, provide instruction or run skills and drills at my event to the NCAA as part of my post-event review form;
  • Ensuring that NO PSA participating in my event participates in more than three games on any one day (even if participating on multiple teams);
  • Ensuring that NO PSA participating in my event participates in more than five games in any two consecutive days (even if participating on multiple teams);
  • I agree not to distribute, reproduce, republish, display, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, link to, or use any information or data from or relating to a prospective student-athlete ("PSA") provided or otherwise made available to me for any purpose; except that if I am an event operator, I may do so for the limited purpose of creating an information packet to be provided or made available to NCAA coaches attending my event.

By operating a certified league, you attest that:

  • I attest that the information provided herein is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief.
  • If ANY information supplied on this application changes (facilities, schedule adjustments, cancellation, etc.), I will notify ECAG in writing immediately. I understand that the failure to provide such notice at least 48 hours in advance of the start of the event/league will result in the denial of future certification.
  • I understand that it is my responsibility to keep the contact information on my NCAA ECAG user account up-to-date and to whitelist ecag@ncaa.org to avoid messages from the NCAA being lost or flagged as junk/spam. I agree that the NCAA is not responsible if it is unable to contact me as a result of my failure to provide correct, accurate, and complete information or due to my email provider diverting messages from my inbox.
  • I understand that the NCAA will strictly enforce all deadlines.
  • I acknowledge that I have read the applicable NCAA legislation and certification guidelines and I agree to operate my event/league in accordance with the applicable requirements. I understand that failure to adhere to the NCAA legislation and guidelines may result in the withdrawal of present, and/or denial of future, certification.
  • I agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions established by the NCAA and made available to me, via the NCAA Basketball Certification System (BBCS), NCAA.org, or otherwise, and that such terms and conditions shall have immediate effect upon my eligibility to operate NCAA-certified events and leagues.
  • I acknowledge that as an operator of an NCAA-certified event/league, I agree to cooperate with the NCAA in connection with its investigation and analysis of possible NCAA rules violations, even if the violations are unrelated to basketball certification or scouting service rules and guidelines. I acknowledge that I have read the provisions of Adverse Actions Guidelines and am aware of applicable penalties for the provision of false and misleading information to the NCAA.
  • All currently enrolled Division I student-athletes (SAs) participating in my league have an official residence in the state in which the league is conducted, or must have previously attended an institution within 100 air miles of the league's location;
  • No team's roster includes more than two (2) basketball SAs with remaining eligibility from the same two-year or four-year college (other than a Division II or III NCAA-member institution);
  • All Division I SAs must limit their competition to one team in one league per summer. As a result, SAs cannot compete with a team in a tryout for the league and then participate in the league on a different team;
  • All Division I SAs are aware that they CANNOT participate on more than one team or in more than one league per summer, and that their decision to participate in my league (regardless of the length of his/her participation) will preclude them from participating in any other league for the duration of the summer;
  • No all-star game of any kind is permitted;
  • My league does NOT receive revenue from spectator admissions, raffles or similar activities, live television broadcasts, or parking fees.
  • I must obtain a letter from the Director of Athletics (or the director's official representative) granting permission for each Division I SA to participate in my league PRIOR TO such SA's participation;
  • The eligibility of Division I SAs participating in my league is protected and that if a SA is rendered ineligible for collegiate competition due to the operation of my league, the league will be ineligible for certification the following year.
  • If there are prospective student-athletes participating in my league (high school, two-year college, etc.), I am aware that Division I coaches are not permitted to be in attendance at any time - not even to observe their own student-athletes that may be participating.
  • ZERO currently enrolled Division I SAs participate in my league before June 15.
  • The opening day of classes of classes has been identified for each institution that has Division I SA competing in my league.
  • ZERO Division I SAs are only permitted to participate in my league after August 31 OR their institution's first day of classes (whichever comes earlier).

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