The Association Series


The weekend of April 13th through the 15th brought a flurry of talent to the state of Indiana as The Crossroads Showcase went down in style at the sports and recreation center of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Teams ranging from grades 2-7 competed over the course of three days leading up to championship Sunday for the Crossroads Title.

Also taking place, was The Association basketball series.

Kicking off their first event, teams in the 14U, 15U, 16U, and 17U groups competed in bracket play as teams align themselves for tournament play in this three part series.

The Association is a basketball organization platform designed to provide youth with a foundation to showcase their athletic talents. The goal is to develop young men of character while exposing student-athletes to future athletic and educational opportunities at the next level. The Associations three part series will continue throughout the summer taking Indiana by storm with The Finals circuit taking place in Atlanta, GA.

Check out The Association online for more information and schedule details on how you can be part of this expanding organization, and to register your team for the next big event.

The Association II will kick off on Friday, May 25 and run til Sunday, May 27 in Westfield, IN, at the Pacers Athletic Center. Download the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center app on your Android or iPhone to view the schedule.

Day 3: Championship Sunday at The Association Crossroads Showcase


Terre Haute, Ind., – After a weekend full of exciting action at The Association Crossroads Showcase, championship Sunday has finally arrived.

Today’s championship games will take place at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with games on Courts 1, 2, and 3 upon bracket completion. Games will begin at 3:35pm, 4:40pm, and 5:45pm to determine a champion for each grade level (2-7).

Be sure to check out the schedule on the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center app using your Android or iPhone.

Find out which teams are crowned Crossroads Showcase Champions by tuning in live at RKSTV . Use the hashtags #TheAssociation #CrossroadsShowcase to be featured on our pages.

Follow The Association for the latest tournament showcase coming up in May.

Day 2: The Association Crossroads Showcase at RHIT


Terre Haute, Ind., — Saturday’s action of the Crossroads Showcase at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (RHIT) features several marquee matchups including The Houston Raptors vs the Indy EBC Blue in the 17U bracket.

Houston Raptors was started in 2015 by head coach Bobby Benjamin to give local kids an opportunity to compete in locally and state-wide tournaments. The Raptors are a formidable contender featuring several players ranked in the city of Houston (RCS Sports/Vype Magazine) and State of Texas (TexasTop100Talent).

The Indy EBC Blue squad is just as competitive boasting a 27-18 overall record during the 2017 campaign. The program came together eleven years ago to give young male athletes in the Indianapolis area and surrounding communities a chance to develop and showcase their athletic prowess.

Be sure to catch these two teams on Court 1 at RHIT for a 3:35pm tip-off. Tune in live at RKSTV and use the hashtags #TheAssociation #CrossroadsShowcase to be featured on our pages.