About NorCal Series Tournaments
The NorCal Tournament Series consists of tournaments held at facilities all around Northern California. Our focus is to provide competitive play in a safe and fun atmosphere that emphasizes good sportsmanship and a great environment to teach and learn critical life skills.  Our tournaments offer a variety of play options for Boys & Girls 3rd grade thru Varsity AAU basketball teams. All team and players must AAU Members in good standing to participate.


Santa Cruz Jam

"Aloha Ralph,  it's Coach Mel assistant coach of the Cali Dream Team. Just wanted to say THANK YOU for putting on an awesome tourney we had an great time!  The games were good, the weather even better, everything was on point very professional staff, our Parents and kids had a blast!!!  Thank you again!!" - Coach Mel (Cali Dream Team)

"Thanks for a great tourney!.. World Class." - Coach Ron Andaya (Shark City Hoops)

"Thanks for a great weekend!" - Coach Issa Fakhouri (CV Hornets)

Santa Cruz Jam
"I just wanted to tell you it was a great experience this weekend.  I thought the tournaments went very smooth." - Stacy (Lincoln Pressure)

"Well run tourney, thanks very much!" - Terry

"The tournament was great as always, see ya next year!" - Johnnie (Mid City Ballers)
Levels Of Competition
NorCal Hoops is one of the only tournament providers that regularly provides three levels of competition. Our tournament director classifies teams into the following competitive levels:
  • Elite Division: Highly Competitive (Elite) teams
  • Competitive Division: Competetive teams
  • Novice Division: Moderately Competitive teams
In order to provide a quality experience for all tournament participants, all "first time" teams in our tournaments must play in the highest competitive bracket offered (Elite or Competitive). Once a team demonstrates its competitive level, teams will be placed in the appropriate bracket for future tournaments. In other words ... teams must demonstrate that they are a NOVICE level team before being allowed to play in the NOVICE bracket.

Nor Cal Hoops does not guarantee that there will be all levels of play at every tournament. Setup of competitive brackets are based on team registrations, and are done at the discretion of the tournament director. Some tournaments will offer girls brackets, based on demand. Girls teams interested in participating should contact us and express interest.