Champaign Heat will hold tryouts for our Spring/Summer 2017 season soon! We will host 6th, 7th, 8th, and 10th grade Boys and a middle school and a high school Lady Heat team. CLICK PLAYER REGISTRATION ABOVE to download the season information packets. The packets contain everything you need to know for the upcoming 2017 travel season. 

*8th Boys Tryouts are INVITE ONLY*
 If interested please send an email to champaignheatbasketball@gmail.com to be considered for an invite.Tryouts will be held at Douglass Rec (512 E. Grove St. Champaign,IL) in January. 

Lady Heat middle school/high school tryouts are Jan. 19 and 26th 7:15-8:30p at Douglass. 

Above: Middle School Lady Heat place 2nd at the 2016 Peoria HYBT Spring Bling 2!

Right: High School Lady Heat win the 2016 Peoria HYBT Spring Bling 2 Shootout! Congrats!

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

IMG_20161015_213614.jpg(above) Congrats to 6th grade for winning their first tourney of the Fall-Winter 16-17' season!


Fall/Winter 2016-17' News:

October 2016: 6th Grade goes 3-0 and wins the first tourney of the season in Romeoville, IL at the Fall Slam onedayshootouts.com tournament. 

November 2016: 

Nov. 7th:

Fall/Winter 2016-17' Schedule (below) is out! All games will be played at the Douglass Rec Center home of Champaign Heat!

Champaign Heat Douglass Competitive Basketball League Results:

Heat League Record: 7-0
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 vs. Heat:WIN
Dec. 21st: Heat vs Mahomet-5th: WIN
Jan. 11th: CU All-Stars vs. Heat: WIN 

Nov. 19th:

Champaign Heat 6th grade wins the onedayshootouts.com 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! 


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above: U of I 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.


Below: 7th Grade boys place 2nd in the Platinum Division at the 2016 Peoria Area Elite Shaun Livingston Exposure Shootout!

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

(above) Congrats to 12u! They went undefeated and won the Mahomet Bulldogs Jan. 2016 Bulldog Shootout! 


Upcoming Tournaments: 

Fall/Winter 2016-17' Events:

October 2016:

October 15th

 Chicagoland, IL

onedayshootouts.com-Fall SLAM

One Day Shootouts

6th Boys

Results: 3-0, 1st Place



November 2016:

Nov. 19th

Chicagoland, IL


Turkey Shootout

                                  6th Boys

Results: 3-0, 1st Place!


December 2016:

Dec. 17-18th

Bloomington, IL


Christmas Tourney

6th Boys


2-1, 3rd Place


January 2017:

Jan. 14-15th

Chicagoland, IL


Midwest Invitational

6th Boys




Check out our news from this past 2016 Spring & Summer Travel season! We look forward to 2017! Heat hosted the following teams for the 2016 Spring/Summer travel basketball season:

6th(B), 6th, 7th, 8th, & 9th Boys

7th, High School (8th-12th) Girls

Spring/Summer 2016 Highlights
H       (above) 12u finishes 3-1, 2nd place 2016 Reebok Arch Madness Classic
         (above) 14u finishes 4-1, 2nd place 2016 Reebok Arch Madness Classic (uniforms coming soon)

Past Spring/Summer 2016 Events:

March 2016:

March 5th Chicagoland, IL 

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onedayshootouts.com Spring Slam

(6th,6th-RED,7th,8th Boys & Middle School Girls)


6th B Div: 

Heat-RED 2-1 Consolation 5th Place

6th A Div:

Heat 2-1, 2nd Place

7th A Div:

Heat 2-1, 2nd Place

8th A Div:

Heat 1-2, Consolation 7th Place 

Girls 7th Div:

0-4, Consolation 5th Place


March 12th Lafayette, IN

Crossover Challenge Shootout

(HS Girls only)


HS Lady Heat, 2-1, 2nd Place


March 12-13th Stl., MO 

Reebok 5th Annual Stl. Eagles Arch Classic

(6th, 7th, 8th, & 9th Grade Boys)


6th Div:

Heat 3-1, 2nd Place

7th Div:

Heat 3-1, 3rd Place

8th Div:

Heat 4-1, 2nd Place

9th Div:

Heat 2-2, Final 4 Finish


March 19th Chicago South Suburbs, IL

MOF JAGUARS 1 Day Shootout South Suburban College

(HS Girls only)


Lady Heat, 1-1,  2nd place


March 19-20th Bloomington, IL 

GTG March Spring Shootout

(6th,7th,8th,9th Boys & Middle School Girls)


6th 2-1 ,2nd place

7th 2-0 ,1st place

8th 3-0 ,1st place

MS Girls 0-3 ,3rd place


April 2016:

April 9-10th Peoria, IL

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Shaun Livingston Spring Classic

(6th,6th-RED,7th,8th,9th Boys)


6th Gold Div. 1-2

6th Platinum Div. 0-3

7th Platinum Div. 4-1

8th Platinum Div. 0-3

9th Platinum Div. 1-2


April 9-10th


MS Girls 2-1 , 2nd place

HS Girls 4-1, 1st place


April 15-17th Chicagoland, IL

Nike Spring Showdown(NCAA CERTIFIED)

(6th,7th,8th,9th Grade Boys)


6th, 1-3

7th, 2-2 (2nd in Pool)

9th, 0-4

Below: 12u vs Florida Knight Rydas at the 2016 Nike Spring Showdown!