Champaign Heat Basketball celebrates our 10 year anniversary serving the Central IL community since 2008!!


Go Heat!!!!

10th Year Anniversary 2018 Travel Season and Celebration Coming Soon! Calling all Heat Alumni! 


17u (11th Grade) Boys tryouts are Feb. 11, 2018 10:30-12pm

14u (8th Grade) Boys Tryouts are Feb. 11th, 2018 12-1:30pm (please email for an invite to 14u tryouts, spaces are limited)

12u (6th Grade) Boys Tryouts are Feb. 20th, 2018 6-7:30pm

Click the Player Registration tab above to view the 2018 registration packet that includes important team information and the team travel schedule of events. 

Tryouts are located at the home of Champaign Heat, Douglass Recreation Center 512 E. Grove St. Champaign, IL 61820 Good Luck!!!!!! 
Champaign Heat will host an 6th (12u), 8th (14u) grade and 11th Grade (17u) boys team this spring and summer. Schedule will include Reebok, Nike, Adidas,NY2LA,Baylor, KnoxVegas,AND 1,Shaun Livingston (PAE),and Gatorade grassroot NCAA Certified and non-certified tournaments throughout the midwest and south parts of America. If interested please email us at  

Picture (above) Info: This pic was taken in 2008 in Michigan and represents the inaugural year of Champaign Heat Basketball. Thank you to all the athletes, parents, volunteers, and coaches who have and continue to make Champaign Heat a successful youth basketball program.As always... Go Heat!!!

Above: 12u & 13u win the 2016 Nike Gym Rats Nationals Championship!

(above): 2012-13 Fall/Winter 12u Boys with Bulls legend and hall of fame player, Scottie Pippen at Joy of the Game 

Champaign Heat Douglass Competitive Basketball League Results:

Heat League Record: 10-0  Win%: 100%
Nov. 14th: Heat 59, vs. Urbana(6th) 7: WIN
Nov. 21st: Franklin 9  vs. Heat 48: WIN
Nov. 30th: Mahomet-Blue vs. Heat: WIN
Dec. 5th: Heat 35 vs Jefferson 20: WIN
Dec. 19th: Mahomet-Orange 31 vs. Heat 39:WIN
Dec. 21st: Heat vs Mahomet-5th: WIN
Jan. 11th: CU All-Stars 15 vs. Heat 61:WIN 
Jan. 23rd:  UMS 5th 20 vs. Heat 55: WIN
Jan. 25th: Heat vs. Franklin: WIN
Feb. 1st:  Edison 14 vs. Heat 78: WIN

HEAT ARE THE 2016-17' Douglass Competitive Fall/Winter League Champions

Nov. 19th:

Champaign Heat 6th grade wins the Turkey Shootout in Schaumburg! 3-0! 8-0 overall!

December 2016:

Dec. 15: Gluck in Bloomington this Sunday at the Gametime Gym Holiday Shootout on Sunday December, 18. Go Heat!!!!

Dec. 19: Heat place 3rd in the Gametime Gym Christmas Tourney. Good Job boys! 

January  2017:

Jan. 7: Heat will be participating in one of Chicagoland's largest Winter tournaments next weekend at the Midwest Invitational!!! Go Heat!!!!

Jan. 14: Gluck this weekend and safe travels to the Midwest Invitational at the Waukegan Fieldhouse! Last tourney of the Winter season! 

Jan. 15: Champaign Heat go 2-2 and win the Silver Championship at the Midwest Invitational! 1st place! Nice way to conclude the 206-17' fall/winter travel season! 3 more league games to go! Go Heat!!!

February 2017:

Feb. 1: 12u defeats Edison and finishes undefeated in league play! 1st place! Congrats! Heat finishes 20-3 on the season! Great season fellas! 

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above: ILLINI Legend Dee Brown with Champaign Heat's Kyle Johnson. Dee came to support our 6th grade league we host at the Champaign Park District this past winter 2015.



Upcoming Spring/Summer 2018 Events

March 2018: Border Wars-Pleasant Prairie, WI
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Adidas Arch Madness St. Louis, MO

Gametime Gym Shootout-Bloomington, IL

NY2LA Swish-N-Dish Milwaukee, WI
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April 2018:

P.A.E. Shaun Livingston Classic-Peoria, IL  Image result for pae basketball

Baylor Nike Spring Showdown-Chicagoland, IL

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Adidas Spring Classic-Indianapolis, IN

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Kentucky Basketball Academy Classic-Lexington, KY

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May 2018:

Nike Gym Rats Bill Hensley Memorial Run-N-Slam (11th Grade Boys Only) Ft. Wayne, IN

Gatorade & Kingdom Sports Presents: The Rumble Franklin, OH

Adidas Jr. Gauntlet (8th Grade Boys Only) Indianapolis, IN

 YBN May Madness State Tournament-Mt. Pleasant, MI

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June 2018 

And 1 Mac Invitational@Quest (8th Grade Boys Only)-Chicago, IL


July 2018:

Hot Shots Academy-Peoria, IL 

Peach State Jam Nationals- Augusta, GA


Nike Gym Rats Nationals-Ft. Wayne, IN 


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