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Meltdown AAU National Championship Final Schedule


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2018 Meltdown AAU National Championship Admission

$15 a day or $40 for the tournament pass (Adults)

$10 a day or $25 for the tournament pass (Students and Seniors)

10 and under free

2018 Meltdown AAU National Championship Rules

Meltdown AAU National Championship

July 23-25, 2018

Hopkins, Eden Prairie, and Bloomington MN

Games will start at 8:00AM on Monday

Last Games will End 3:00 on Wednesday

Meltdown AAU National Championship Teams Registered

1on1 Milwaukee (WI), 43 Hoops, Airforce One, All Iowa Attack (IA), Bakerhoops (PA), BarnBurner Basketball Academy (SD), Bears Tail Basketball 17U (ND), CHP (OH), Crossfire, DTA Academy, Dakota Driller (ND), DFW Nike (TX), E1T1 Premier, ECI (ND), Elite (IA), Gilman Street Surge (ME), HoopStars (WI), IA Martin Brothers Select (IA), IL Lady Lions Elite (IL), Iowa Dream (IA), Iowa Prep (IA), Iowa Select (IA), JOI Nevada Select (NV), Kansas Elite (KS), Kingdom Hoops (IA), Lady Challengers (IL), Lady Getshook, Lady Shooters (TN), Legends (WI), Midwest Elite Nike (IL), Minnesota Basketball Academy, Minnesota Energy, Minnesota Fury, MN Comets, MN Cyclones, MN Heat, MN RISE, MN Suns, MN/WI Force, MW Force Select (WI), ND Attack (ND), ND Storm (ND), Nebraska Lasers (NE), North Dakota Phenom (ND), North Tartan, Northwest Elite Hoops (WI), Northwest Iowa Stars (IA), Omaha Sports Academy (NE), Pentagon (SD), QC Attack (IA), Rebels United - Wong (IL), Retro Hoops (NE), Rochester Shock, Sacred Hoops (SD), SD Network (SD), South Dakota Attack (SD), South Dakota Thunder, Southern Krushers Academy (CA), Team Iowa (IA), Team Manitoba (Canada), Team Wisconsin (WI), Top Flight, Tree of Hope Nike (WA), Unity Stars (NE), WI Elite (WI), WI Flight Elite (WI), WI Playmakers (WI), Winnipeg Warriors (Canada), Wisconsin Academy (WI), Wisconsin Blizzard (WI), Wisconsin Impact (WI), Wisconsin Playground (WI), Wisconsin Purple Aces (WI), Wisconsin RAP (WI)

College Coaches 2018 Meltdown Flight Information


Games will start at 8:00AM on Monday

Last Games will End 3:00 on Wednesday

College Coaches 2018 Meltdown Registration Link


Books can be picked up Sunday night from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Courtyard Marriot Bloomington OR at Hopkins on Monday. 

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

College Coaches Only Hotel Information

Please Call:

Debra Bauer | Sales Manager
Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott Bloomington by Mall of America
PHONE: 952.876-8821 | FAX: 952.876.0592 |

Meltdown AAU National Championship

July 23-25, 2018

Hopkins, Eden Prairie, and Bloomington MN

Please click on the Image to Register for the Meltdown AAU National Championsip, July 23-25, 2018.


Welcome to our 2018 North Tartan Tournaments.  We have been fortunate to work with Tony Cook of the Bloomington Convention and Business Bureau for years.  Tony will take care of your teams for both our Summer Jam and Meltdown AAU National Championship!

If you want to set up a block or need assistance, please reach out to Tony Cook at or call Tony at 952-278-8532.  He will take care of your housing needs!

North Tartan August Workouts

If interested in being evaluated to play on a North Tartan team for the 2019 season please attend at least one of our August workouts.  Dates August 12th, 19th, 26th at Minnetonka High School.  Cost $20 per session.  Grades (2018 - 2019 school year) 4th - 7th grades will run from 1:00-3:00 and 8th - 11th grades from 3:00-5:00.  Contact Gerard Coury with questions 651 303-5262.

Summer Jam 2018

June 15-17, 2018

Bloomington, MN

Summer Jam 2018 Results

Click Here for Link


Photo and News Gallery

    Arike Ogunbowale - National Champion

    Megan Walstad - MISS MN Basketball 2018

    Megan was named Miss MN Basketball 2018.  Also congrats to Maesyn Thiesen and Sam Haiby for being nominees as well.  A North Tartan player has now won this award 6 of the past 8 years!

    37 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 4 more State Championships in 2018.  Since 2010, North Tartan has won 37 State Championships. 37!!   Which team did you play on?

    2018...  Nike 11th (Coury), Nike 10th (Starks), 8th (Contreras), 5th (Monahan)

    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)



    North Tartan News


    North Tartan in Europe 2016 - Press Play

    North Tartan currently has 38 alumnae playing Division 1 Basketball across the country this year.  #Proven

    Congrats to our NT Commits!!!

    National Signing Day!

    • Congrats Emma Grothaus!! Lehigh University 2018 Commit
    • Congrats Sydney Stapleton!! South Dakota State University 2018 Commit
    • Congrats Kayla Mershon!! University of Nebraska 2018 Commit
    • Congrats Megan Walker!! Lehigh University 2018 Commit
    • Congrats Angie Hammond!! Siena College 2018 Commit
    • Congrats Klaire Kirsch!! University of Nebraska at Kearney 2018 Commit
    • Congrats Sam Haiby!! University of Nebraska 2018 Commit
    • Congrats Carmen Backes!! University of Wisconsin 2018 Commit
    • Congrats Maesyn Thiesen!! University of Minnesota Duluth 2018 Commit
    • Congrats Theresa Mbanefo!! Cornell University 2018 Commit
    • Congrats Marie Olson!! SMU 2018 Commit
    • Congrats Megan Walstad!! University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Commit
    • Congrats Autumn Mlinar!! Wayne State University Commit
    • Congrats Annika Hoff!! Cornell University 2018 Commit
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    Click to Get Your 2018 AAU Card

    North Tartan Club Code

    Use Code Y3B4AX when registering as an Athlete or Coach!

    North Tartan 2018

    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 outstanding year in 2018 at North Tartan, one of only 32 Nike programs in the country.

    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!

    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!

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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.