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This April, Under Armour Basketball will introduce the “UA Next Combine Series” for select middle school basketball players. The Combine Series is an invite only program that will offer eighth graders high-level teaching, instruction and competition.  The program will run for a full day in each of the following six cities nationwide, including: Washington, D.C., Columbus, Ohio, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston and Walnut Creek, California.

The “UA Next Combine Series” is for current eighth grade players (Class of 2020) and 40 total players will be selected at each location. Players will compete for invitations to the prestigious “UA Next Experience” at the Under Armour Elite 24 this August in New York City.  Under Armour’s Elite 24 event is the nation’s premier annual high school basketball showcase that offers the world’s top prospects an opportunity to experience the energy and spirit of authentic playground basketball, while competing on the biggest stage of the summer.

“UA Next Combine Series” is the latest program from Under Armour’s Grassroots Basketball platform. It joins ongoing nationwide events, including the UA Association League, NBPA Top 100 Camp, SC30 Select Camp, UA All American Camp and the UA Elite 24. It is the purpose of these events to provide youth basketball players with the opportunity to hone their skills and maximize exposure in high-level teaching and competitive environments.  The platform aligns with Under Armour’s mission to “Make All Athletes Better.”


Who: Select Basketball Players in the Region

(40) 8th Graders Class of 2020

Format: Skills Development, Special Situation Games, and 5-on-5 Competition (3 games guaranteed) 

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Registration
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Opening / Team Assignments
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Stretch
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Drills (4 rotations - 20 min each)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Special Situations
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Games
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Games
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Games
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Closing / Awards


Cost: $150.00 (Invited players please register online at least two weeks prior the event to guarantee your spot)


  • Under Armour shoes, socks, full uniform, and T-shirt
  • Lunch
  • Online player profile/evaluation with picture (

Media: The media attention generated by these events will be unmatched, as many of the top scouting services from around the country will be in attendance.

If you believe you deserve an invite to one of the regional combines please email your contact information to