2018 National Championship Events

TopGun7v7 will determine its 2018 national rankings based on tournament results.  Top Gun 7v7 has classified tournaments into National Championships, Super Regionals and Regional tournaments based on the depth of competition at the event.  These are the 2018 National Championships that will carry the most weight toward national rankings.

Events are listed in chronological order.

Pylon Tournaments

Pylon Mesquite / Vegas

The Pylon Vegas tournament has set records in terms of the number of teams that travel to Nevada every February.  Although this is not Pylon’s end of the year National Championship, this event is projected to have twice the number of teams as any other National Championship.  Since this event has moved from Las Vegas to Mesquite Nevada, some elite teams have decided not to attend, but this event will still be loaded with talent.

  • Mesquite, Nevada
  • February 24th – 25th, 2018

The Elite 32 National Invitational (18u, 15u, 14u, 12u)

The Elite 32 is a charity event that focuses on raising awareness for the Avery Huffman Defeat DIPG Foundation.  This event will feature some of the top teams in the country that are in support of the Avery Huffman Defeat DIPG Foundation.

  • Dallas, Texas
  • March 10th – 11th, 2018
Adidas National Invitational

Adidas National Championship (18u)

Although the Adidas National is only 32 teams, it may be the most talent packed event of the year.  It is a quality over quantity event.  The down side of the event is the fact that it includes only Adidas sponsored teams.

  • Los Angeles, California
  • April 1st, 2018
Players of The Future

Players of the Future - Best of the States National Championship

This Best of the States Championship Tournament includes winners and runner ups from several qualifying events.  This event pays for travel and lodging to the national championship game for all qualifying teams.  Several nationally ranked teams have committed to play in this series for the chance to win an all expense trip to Los Angeles.

  • Los Angeles, California
  • April 21st, 2018

Passing Down - Best of the West National Championship

This Best of the West Tournament includes the top 18 qualifying teams from 7 qualifying events that are located on the west coast.  Although this event primarily includes only West Coast teams, The Passing Down Best of the West is always as competitive as any other National Championship event on the circuit.  Majority of the nationally ranked teams on the West Coast plan on attending.

  • Irvine California
  • April 29th, 2018

National 7v7 Association High School National Championship (18u, 15u)

The National 7v7 Association National Championship Game will be hosted in Atlanta Georgia.  Several nationally ranked teams from across the country are already planning to play in this National Championship event.

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • June 2nd-3rd, 2018

NFA 7v7 National Championship (18u, 15u)

NFA 7v7 National Championship has always been on the most prestigious events on the circuit.  This event will include several teams that have qualified and regional and super regional events from all over the country.

  • Bradenton, Florida
  • June 15th – 17th, 2018
Pylon Tournaments

Pylon National Championship (18u, 15u, Youth)

Pylon Nationals is hosted at the Dallas Cowboys complex and has always been one of the most competitive and exciting events on the circuit.  Pylon Nationals is one of the most difficult events on the circuit to win.

  • Dallas, Texas
  • Date has not been released but normally one week after NFA 7v7 Nationals

Beast Youth National Championship (14u, 12u, 10u, 8u)

The Beast Youth National Championship will be player at Florida State University and will feature youth teams from across the country that all want to be crowned the Beast Youth National Champion.

  • Tallahassee, Florida
  • July 7th-8th, 2018

National 7v7 Association Youth National Championship (14u, 12u, 10u, 8u)

The National 7v7 Association Youth National Championship will be hosted at the Rocky Top Sports complex in the mountains of Tennessee.  This is a family fun event that features team cabin lodging.  Teams will be qualifying at events across the country.

  • Knoxville, Tennessee
  • July 7th-8th, 2018

The Pinnacle Event (14u, 12u, 10u, 8u)

The Pinnacle Event is the final event of the summer 7v7 circuit before kids put the pads back on in August.  This event will include the top youth teams from around the country who want to compete for the ring and be considered the champions at The Pinnacle.

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • July 21st-22nd, 2018

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