IndiWorld3 North Qualifier To Kick Off This Weekend – Metro East Classic
By: Brian 
February 8, 2018

The Metro East Classic in St. Louis, Missouri is going down this weekend, and we have a lot to announce.  We are coming off a nice South Qualifier kickoff in Florida by Taylored Athletes. 

This is the #GateWay2IndiWorld3 - You like that?  An awesome belt and bragging rights are also on the line.


IndiWorld3 North Regional - AAU Boys Basketball

STRONG performance by the Threat Hoops organization to bring in not only xyz teams to their event but 20 to the IndiWorld3 division.

 This tournament will have big implications for our North Regional Class of 2022 Top 25 rankings and the point system for IndiWorld3.  Not to mention another chance to showcase to the Missouri region.  Follow IndiLockers this region for live stream of games, and if you want to be a scout - make sure to sign up for your scout account at

IndiWorld3 North Qualifiers
The AAU Boys Basketball clubs that will be competing in the Threat Hoops -

Metro East ClassicIndiWorld3 Division:


The event will have 15 teams with the top 14u division being the #IndiWorld3 division.  We have the most extensive AAU Boys Basketball directory in the nation and continue to add teams if you would like to see more.

Tournament Notes

  • Threat Hoops takes some of the best action photos around.  Check out their Instagram/Twitter Account @threathoops
  • We expect a sleeper team and player to emerge from this event.  *Qualifiers are "AAU Basketball Tournaments" that are within the IndiWorld championship circuit.  The IndiWorld3 is an 8th grade basketball rite of passage.   Each game has ranking and point system implication.  Players have a chance to improve their rankings and most importantly, a chance to compete in the eventual IndiWorld championship.

Stay tuned - IG - @IndiHoops - Twitter @IndiHoops - Facebook -  Youtube @IndiHoops

Are you interested in becoming an IndiHoops Certified Club?  Gain access for discounts on top events in our network, that will get you your return on investment back almost instantly.

Are you a parent or player in this tournament?  Make sure to sign up for your IndiLocker profile to save you time.  We will be signing you up at this event, but we prefer you take the 2 minutes to do it here.

IndiLockers 8th Grade Basketball

IndiWorld3 Finals Events:

IndiWorld3 West Regional Final - March 24-25 - San Diego, CA
IndiWorld3 South Regional Final - May 11-13 - Atlanta, GA

IndiWorld3 - FINALE - June 28 - July 1 - Dallas, Texas 

All teams from the qualifiers and regionals are invited to this and will be seeded according to their points and the divisions they are placed in will also be determined by qualifiers and regionals.


IndiHoops Certified Club Membership.  One of the great benefits of being a member is a great feature that we came up with.  We found that a lot of people are searching for clubs and AAU Boys Basketball clubs and teams to join. is showing up for many, as we have over 3,000+ in our directory.  Also, most websites have no idea how to optimize for GOOGLE and being searchable.  Their websites are also not mobile friendly.   Definitely a characteristic that Google hates.  Find basketball tournaments to go to in our Youth Basketball Tournaments directory after you log in.

Your club on IndiHoops will usually outperform your own website.  If your club is listed on IndiHoops, but you don't have ownership of it and want to edit your club.

Step 1 - Go to

Step 2 - Find your club.

Step 3 - You will now see a "Claim Your Club" on the left hand side.  Click on it and fill out the info.

Step 4 - After we approve your submission, you can then log in, go to your club, and an edit option will now appear!

You can now update your information, update your logo, enter your roster...for starters.


We would also be interested in your feedback.  What would make your experience better as a club or aau boys basketball operator?  Are you a club or aau boys basketball tournaments operator?  A coach?  Are player?  How can we get better?  What features and benefits can we get to you by leveraging our network?  We spend almost every waking hour thinking about club basketball, basketball development and networking with the basketball world.  One good idea can go far.  We appreciate you following us, attending our events and interacting with us.  You can email me at - We are hungry to get better and improve our quality in all aspects.  One of the best ways to do that is get feedback directly from our audience.  Let's LEVEL UP YOUR GAME THIS YEAR.

Big time hoops going down in St Louis, MO this weekend see you soon,


  • Brian

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