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Meltdown Tournament Schedule

North Tartan Meltdown and AAU Super Showcase 2017

July 23-25, 2017

Hopkins, Eden Prairie, and Bloomington, MN

NCAA Certified Event

192 Team Tournament

Games will start at 8:00am Sunday!  Be READY to Battle!

College Coaches Meltdown Registration Link


Books can be picked up Saturday night from 5:30pm-7:30pm at AmericInn Hotel & Suites Bloomington West (4201 American Blvd W) OR at Hopkins on Sunday. 

College Coaches: Please Click Here to Reserve Your Spot Today!

Club/Team Hotel Information

33 State Championships this Decade...and counting...

They say tradition never graduates and North Tartan hasn't stopped dominating MN State AAU Championships since 2010, winning 3 more State Championships in 2017.  Since 2010, North Tartan has won 33 State Championships. 33!!   Which team did you play on?

2017...    Nike 11th (Coury), Nike 10th (Guebert), 9th (Starks)

2016...    Nike 11th (Coury), Nike 10th (Stueber), 8th (Starks), 6th West (Contreras)

2015...    9th (Hedstrom), 7th (Starks), 6th (Coley), 5th (Scalia)

2014...     Nike (Dietel), 13U (Hedstrom), 11U (Starks), 10U (Coley)

2013...     Nike (Coury), 15U (Herbie), 13U (Kuppe), 12U (Thiesen), 10U (Starks)

2012...     Nike (Coury), 14U (Herbie), 12U (Kuppe), 11West (Thiesen)

2011...     Nike (Coury), 14U (Alexander), 13U (Kuppe), 11U (Kuppe), 10West (Thiesen)

2010...     Nike (Coury), 15U (Hedstrom), 13U (Alexander), 12U (Kuppe)



Battle on the Hardwood 2017

June 3-4, 2017

Co-Hosted by Crossfire and North Tartan

Battle on the Hardwood 2017 CHAMPIONS

Gophers: Metro Stars 11th Wiese

Badgers: MN Rise 10th

Spartans: NT 9th West

Hawkeyes: Kingdom Hoops 8th Elite

Illini: NT 7th West

Wolverines: Metro Stars 7th Crutch

Buckeyes: NT 6th West

Wildcats: NT 5th West

Summer Jam 2017

Summer Jam Final Results Click Here

Thank you to the 255 teams that attended Summer Jam 2017!  We continue to grow this great event because of you!!

Also, huge shout out and thank you to the National Media that flew in and provided great coverage of our event.  We look forward to seeing you each year!

Summer Jam 2017 Champions

Summer Jam Winners

Lake Minnetonka - North Tartan 11th EYBL

Lake Nokomis - MN Suns Rachael Long

Lake of the Woods - North Iowa Fire HS

Leech Lake - Fairfax Stars 15U Nike

White Bear Lake - NT 9th Grade

Lake Calhoun - Western Iowa Express U16

Red Lake - NT 9th West

Mille Lacs Lake - Lady Getshook-Black

Lake Harriet - All Iowa Attack 8th NIKE Red

Pelican Lake - Storm

Gull Lake - MN Rise Purple 8

Birch Lake - NT 7th West

Lake Washington - MW Force Select 13U-Hacker

Twin Lakes - Let It Rain - Anthony

Lake Itasca - Wisconsin City 7th

Ten Mile Lake - Tayler Hill Elite 10U

Two Inlets Lake - NT 4th Grade

Get Registered Today!!

Click the "Tournaments" Tab Above for information on each tournament as well as hotel information.

 Click Here to Register for All Tournaments!

* Battle on the Hardwood is BACK!!  June 3-4 at Lakeville South.  No Friday stay in school all day Friday and no battling rush hour.  Sponsored by Crossfire and North Tartan AAU Clubs.

* Summer Jam has grown to 200-300 teams every year from all over the Midwest!  Last year, games were streamed to extended family and college coaches all over the country!  June 16-18 in Bloomington.  Come play the Best!

* North Tartan Meltdown and AAU Super Showcase has been the premier tournament in the upper midwest for 2 Decades!  July 23-25 at Hopkins and Eden Prairie.  75 teams already registered!

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    2nd Annual North Tartan Little Hoopers Camp

    The North Tartan Girls’ AAU Basketball Club will again be hosting a youth basketball camp this summer.  EYBL Coach Gerard Coury as well as current and former EYBL players will conduct this camp.  The camp emphasis will be on passing, shooting, and dribbling.  Each player will receive a t-shirt.  Registrations will be accepted until the first day of camp.  

    Look for Registration Information in July...

    North Tartan News


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    Congrats to our 2017 Class

    North Tartan Nike EYBL and Nike Elite teams earned 20 scholarships!!

    ** 15 Division 1's **

    ** 4 Division 2's **

    ** 1 NAIA **

    North Tartan - Minnesota Gophers - Connecticut Sun (NT's 7th WNBA Player)

    January 1, 2017, Rachel Banham's famous #1 Jersey was retired as her banner was unveiled and hung forever in Williams Arena.  Congratulations Rachel!

    Nike Nationals 2016 Results

    Nike EYBL... Earned a 4-1 record in Pool C.  Lost opening game to Cal Stars 57-69, then won next 4 beating DFW 57-54, Boo Williams 57-52, NJ Sparks 66-41, and Texas United 67-47.  The team earned the Gold Bracket and opened bracket play with a tough 42-45 loss to Tree of Hope.  Nike EYBL had a 7-3 record in league play before earning the right to play at Nike Nationals.  Outstanding Nike Season girls!!

    Nike 10th EYBL... Earned a #2 seed going into Nike Nationals after a 9-1 Nike record in league play.  Won first 3 pool games beating All Iowa Attack 50-47 (OT), Midwest Elite 56-31, and Michigan Crossover 65-58.  In bracket play, 10th EYBL beat MO Phenom 58-48, Cal Stars 57-40, and Exodus 60-57 to earn the right to play in the championship game.  In the Nike Nationals championship, North Tartan lost a tough 61-64 championship to Team Elite who went undefeated in all of Nike play.  Great Nike Season girls!!

    Who has worn the coveted jersey in the #NTfamily?

    North Tartan has always enjoyed watching highly skilled athletes continue their careers into college and beyond!

    North Tartan 2017

    North Tartan is an Invite-Only club.  We do not have try-outs.  If you feel your daughter is an elite player, please click on Contacts above and send us an email.  We look forward to another spectacular year in 2017 at North Tartan, one of only 32 Nike programs in the country.

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    North Tartan Girls Basketball Booster Club, Inc. was established in 1971 as a local girls basketball program.  The mission of North Tartan has evolved as a club that provides fundamental skill development, instruction, and teaching the elements of the game of basketball to young student-athletes in our community who have a desire to compete at a high level of AAU basketball competition, and in turn become better basketball players.



    North Tartan is currently one of only 32 grassroots Nike Clubs in the Nation!  North Tartan has had over 2,325 players come through its program, and over 363 athletes have received college scholarships.