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Welcome to the official site for the 2015 Deep South Classic in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The eighteenth annual Deep South Classic will be presented by the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance in April. The three-day event will be hosted at the Raleigh Convention Center that will feature 20 courts from Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26, 2015.
The Deep South Classic brings together many of the nation's elite prep athletes during the only live recruiting period allowed by the NCAA. In past years, prep superstars such as Courtney Paris, Alana Beard, Erlana Larkins, Candace Parker, Noelle Quinn and Tiffany Jackson have played in the event.
The 2015 event will include the following divisions: 17 National, 17 Signature, 16 National, 16 Signature, 15 National, 15 Signature, 14 National, 14 Signature, and 13 National. Each age group will include the top travel teams from across the country, featuring the top players. Considerable attention will be focused on the prospects in the Classes of 2016 through 2021. The Deep South Classic also provides college coaches with a tremendous opportunity to scout the up-and-coming youngsters. A series of elite players made their first mark on the national scene at past Deep South Classics, and more will gain fame this spring.
FAST FACTS: All travel teams must arrive Thursday, April 23rd, or before your first game for mandatory coaches registration and certification. The NCAA presentation video for all players will be after your first game. Registration begins on Thursday at 7:00pm, ending at 11:00pm and continues on Friday from 7am to 10pm. All teams should make departing flights Sunday April 26th, after 8pm. If flying, please use Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) or Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO). Piedmont Triad is about 90 minutes from Raleigh.
Daily admission is $20.00. Children under 12 are free. No tournament passes are sold.
Travel Coaches Certification Check-In
Tournament Headquarters are the Marriott City Center (adjacent to the convention center) - and the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel (adjacent to the convention center)
How to Register
The tournament registration process has been developed to provide all of your registration, payment, team roster, bracket information, game schedule and game scores online.
Please note that the application is not deemed submitted until your $900 registration fee has been paid, and your application has been approved.
Deep South Classic
17U - 13U
No refunds will be issued. Credit will be given for another calendar event in 2015.