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Lightning Basketball College Showcase &  Youth Challenge

SCHEDULE LINKS: Please click on the link for your grade then click schedule under Tournament Profile on the right side of the screen. 

*If you are viewing from a mobile phone, click the link, click tournament navigation, and click schedule.

3/4th grade schedule link 


5th grade schedule link


6th grade schedule link


7th grade schedule link


8th grade schedule link


9th grade schedule link


10th grade schedule link 


11/12th grade schedule link

Admissions Fees

Friday PM - $5

Sat & Sun daily adult  $12

Sat & Sunday: Senior citizens (65+) &

Students  (under 18):    $5.00/day    


Island Garden-

45 Cherry Valley Ave, West Hempstead, NY 11552

SUNY Old Westbury-

Use address is 2534 Cedar Swamp Rd, Glen Head, NY 11545.     Entrance to campus is across the street from St. Paul's Catholic Church.   

The address listed on GPS is a delivery entrance that is not open on weekends.


469 Fort Salonga Rd, Northport, NY 11768

Elmont High School-

555 Ridge Rd, Elmont, NY 11003

St. Dominic's High School-

110 Anstice St, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Garden City Rec Center-

295 Stewart Ave Garden City NY 11530

Adelphi University-

1 South Ave, Garden City, NY 11530

Mitchel Navy Gym-

19 West Road   Garden City, NY 11530


114 Parkway Dr South Hauppauge NY 11788

Rising Stars Complex-

63 Babylon Tpke Freeport NY 11520

Massapequa Field House

5600 Old Sunrise Hwy Massapequa NY 11758



College Coaches Information:


Register via email by April 2nd for a FREE roster book to be emailed to you 3 days before the event.  

(rosters for 70+ teams grades 9-12)  


2024 College Coaches Registered

Adelphi University

Albright College



Brookdale CC

Brooklyn College CUNY

Camden Rutgers

Castleton University

City College of NY CUNY


College of Staten Island

CUNY Medgar Evers College

Davis and Elkins

Elmira College

Drew University

Five Towns College

Gordon College



Hunter college

john Jay


Medgar Evers College

Molloy University


Monroe CC

Mount Holyoke

Mount Saint Mary College

New England College

Oswego State

Post University


Prep Girls Hoops Scouting Service

Purchase College

Queens College

Regis College



Sage College

Skidmore College

St Joseph brooklyn

St. Joseph's College - Long Island

St. Thomas Aquinas College

SUNY Old Westbury

SUNY College at Plattsburgh

SUNY Cortland

SUNY New Paltz

SUNY Oneonta

The City College of New York SUNY New Paltz

University of Saint Joseph

University of Mount Saint Vincent

US Merchant Marine Academy






About CaptainU: Over 2 million high school athletes have used their platform to promote themselves to college programs. Currently, over 3,000 athletes commit to colleges each month using CaptainU. Their networking platform provides players and parents a tool to manage the college recruiting process and maximize their exposure to college coaches at the upcoming tournament.  Click on the link below and get started on a FREE profile today. 

Team Coaches/Managers


College Coaches



April 12-14, 2024



Headquarters: Island Garden 
45 Cherry Valley Ave
West Hempstead, NY 11552 USA






Jon Lawniczak 315-945-9091


 Tom Sclafani 732-501-4155


 Myndi Hill 917-608-7801

Our policy:  Scheduling requests will be guaranteed when submitted 30 days prior to the event.  If a request is submitted within 29 days of the event, there is a possibility that we will not be able to accommodate the request.  Refunds on team entry fees will be given up to 21 days prior to the event.  Credits to attend another event will be extended from 10 days to 21 days before the event.   No refunds or credits will be issued to a team that pulls out of an event 9 days before the event is scheduled.  

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