Southern Showdown

Winner takes all at the Southern Showdown in Hoover

Southern Showdown is a tournament presented by HYPE Nation at the Hoover Met Complex on February 24-25, 2024. This event is open to USAV, AAU and JVA teams.

Event Details:

  • Age Divisions: 12U-18U, Open & Club
  • Cost: $395
  • Location: Hoover, AL

Check out our recap from 2023!

Hoover Met Complex held the final tournament from the Alabama Series: the Southern Showdown in Hoover. The 2-day event was held at the SFM-managed Hoover Met Complex with over 142 teams and 26 clubs. “What an incredible event in Hoover,” said Troy Helton, Hype Nation Partner. “It is always a pleasure watching so many talented athletes dominate the court while having a good time with their teammates and family and friends.”

Hype Nation would like to extend a special thank you and shout out to two of our event sponsors. Mikasa for providing the tournament balls for all games and 431 Sports who provided all of the champion medals. Without the support of our sponsors, we wouldn’t be given the opportunity to work with other exceptional industry partners! Below is a list of the division champions from the Southern Showdown.

For a full list of scores from the Southern Showdown event, click here.

2023 DIVISION CHAMPIONS

11/12 Girls – United 12 Athens Black

13 Girls – A5 Chattanooga 13-1 Anton

14 Girls – A5 Chattanooga 14-1 Jenni

15 Girls – PIVC Storm 15 Elite Blk

16 Girls – A5 Chattanooga 16-1 Nancy

17/18 Girls – A5 Chattanooga 17-1 Sarah

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Book Your Hotel Here

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HOTELS: We are happy to provide discounted hotel room rates in partnership with AwayTeam Travel. If you require assistance with booking your lodging, contact AwayTeam Travel at support@awayteamtravel.com, or call 813-591-5259.

STAY TO PLAY: As a Reminder, all Hype Nation events are “Stay-to-Play” events. All teams must book accommodation’s via AwayTeam Travel. AwayTeam Travel is HYPE Nation’s official housing provider. Failure to comply with this requirement may lead to revocation of a team’s acceptance in the tournament. It is a “Stay-to-Play” for teams outside the 75 mile area.

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT

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Our view has always been that college coaches want to hear from athletes directly and vice versa. We’re not agents, we don’t advocate on behalf of any individual athlete or college team. Our focus is on providing tools that make it easier for athletes and their parents to connect with college coaches, build lasting and genuine relationships, stay organized, and fulfill their dreams of being recruited to play college sports.

STREAM GAMES HERE

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Hype Nation is excited to partner with BallerTV so parents, friends, and extended family can watch youth sports from anywhere. BallerTV features live streams, replays, and highlights of top youth sporting events.

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ABOUT THIS DESTINATION

Located at the Hoover Met Complex, The Finley Center is a state-of-the-art 155,000 square foot sports complex and event venue. With 83,000 square feet of continuous space, the facility can transform to fit the demands of events both large and small, including sports tournaments, banquets, trade shows, recreation programs, and community gatherings.

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