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Friday, June 17

• Team arrival and registration
• 16U National Team testing
• Opening Picnic & Opening Ceremonies
• Mandatory coaches meeting

Saturday, June 18, through Tuesday, June 21

• Preliminary games: All teams will play five games in a round-robin format

Wednesday, June 22

• Rain/makeup day

Thursday, June 23

• Championship Rounds 1 & 2 (possible two games)
• Consolation Round (one game per team)

Friday, June 24

• 16U National Team Trials invites announcement
• Championship Round 3 & Semifinals (final four)
• Consolation Round (one game per team)

Saturday, June 25

• Bronze- and gold-medal games

Tournament Format (Based on 72 participating teams at each site)

Pool Play

• Each team plays five pool-play games
• 72 teams divided into 18 four-team pools by region (i.e. if 18 teams from California register, one will be placed in each pool)
• Each four-team pool plays round-robin (three games)
• After three games, 72 teams are seeded Nos. 1-72 and placed into 18 four-team pools again by overall seeding (i.e. Nos. 1-4, Nos. 5-8, etc.)
• No. 1 plays No. 4, No. 2 plays No. 3, etc. (one game)
• Winners play, losers play, etc. (one game)

Championship Round

• After five games, 72 teams will be seeded Nos. 1-72 and the top 32 will advance to the single-elimination championship round with the other 36 teams playing consolation games

Day One

• Thirty-two teams reduced to eight teams by day's end (possible two games per team)
• Consolation Round (one game per team)

Day Two

• Great Eight & Semifinals (final four)
• Consolation Round (one game per team)

Day Three

• Bronze- and gold-medal games

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