LaMelo Ball Invitational

July 1-3, 2022
Rock Hill, SC/ Indian Trail, NC/ Concord, NC

(Boys) $350.00 HS/$295.00 MS
(Girls) $350.00 HS/ $295.00 MS

Open to Boys and Girls

Event Description:

Phenom Hoops continues to provide the biggest and best platform for teams and players.  This event will be no different, as we are excited to help bring you the LaMelo Ball Invitational!.

This event will be loaded with talent, but we will also be providing the best platform for all participants.  National Scouts, Live Streams, Highlights, Elite Coverage, and More!


Rock Hill Sports & Event Center
326 Technology Center
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Carolina Courts
240 Chestnut Parkway
Indian Trail, NC 28079

Carolina Courts
24 Spring St. SW
Concord, NC 28025

Ages Groups for 2022 events with Phenom Hoops:

Age Level Class Grade
17U 2022 12th
17U 2023 11th
16U 2024 10th
15U 2025 9th
14U 2026 8th
13U 2027 7th
12U 2028 6th
11U 2029 5th
10U 2030 4th
9U 2031 3rd


New User Directions in Recruitify

  1. Click the red ‘Create Account’ button at the bottom. Complete the form to create an organization account.
    Creating an account will allow you to register for multiple events, without having to fill out multiple registration forms.
  2. Complete the form. Once complete, click Save Team
  3. After saving, if you need to create more than one team click Add Team in the top, right-hand corner.
  4. To register your team(s) for an event, click Register for Events(s)
  5. Find the event and click Register
  6. Select your Team(s) and Payment Method Recruitify is our partner for team and individual registration. To better serve you, please contact them directly at (984) 444-9187 for any questions or problems with registration.

Existing User Directions in recruitify

  1. If you are an existing user and have already created an organization account with recruitify, enter your username and password to login.
  2. Once you are logged in, select the team(s) you are registering. If you need to add a new team click My Teams and then Add Team in the top, right-hand corner
  3. Click Register for Event(s) and find the event and click Register

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Team Cost

$350.00 HS
$250.00 MS

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