David L. Riley Kickoff
Beginning in 2016, the IHSSBCA Kickoff Tournaments have been renamed in honor of Coach David Riley of Loyola (Wilmette), who passed away in 2015. David was a Chair of the IHSSBCA and a longtime supporter of the community.
Download the registration form to register for one of the sites below.
The annual Kickoff tournaments will be held on November 19, 2016 at:
Carbondale: contact Sharon Lorinskas
Fenwick (Oak Park): contact Colby Burnett
Homewood-Flossmoor: contact Michael Sacks
Morrison: contact Adam Smith
Springfield: contact Christine Teichman
Stevenson (Lincolnshire): contact Ryan Fedewa and Matt Laird
Registration is $55 for the first team from each school and $50 for each subsequent team. Every school must have a current IHSSBCA member to register for a Kickoff; if you are not a member, you must join to enter a team or teams.
Questions and Qualification
All Kickoff sites will use an NAQT Invitational Series set. The top 15% of teams at each site, rounded up, will qualify for the 2016 High School National Championship Tournament. Teams from schools that meet NAQT’s definition of a small school and finish sufficiently well will qualify for the 2016 Small School National Championship.