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**Canceled** RCYBA Early Bird Classic presented by: SCHEELS

Schedules

Schedules are available on Tourney Machine.

**Schedules are subject to change**

Registration

Online registration has closed. If you are interested in registering a team, please contact the tournament director personally at blincks@rochestermnsports.org. $250 per team. $20 discount for registering before August 1st. $20 discount per team if registering 10 teams or more.

Teams that register in 2020 will be required to pay an additional $150 due to the elimination of gate fees at the door. In registered teams will pay $400.

  • Tourney Machine is used for all registration and scheduling
  • We accept Credit Card Payments through Tourney Machine or checks made payable to:
    • Rochester Sports
      Attn: Early Bird Classic
      30 Civic Center Drive SE, Suite 200
      Rochester, MN 55904
  • If your program is registering 10 or more teams contact the Tournament Director directly, for a $20 discount per team.

Cancellation Policy

  • October 23rd is the last day you can withdraw a team(s) from the tournament for a full refund. If you withdraw a team(s) from the tournament on October 24th or later, you will receive no money back.

Attendance Information

We are working closely with state guidelines and facility guidelines to determine how many spectators will be allowed at each site. Each team will be allowed a designated amount of individuals to be admitted into the venue for each game. Teams need to decide how they will allocate these spots among: players, coaches, parents, guardians, fans, grandparents, etc... 

More information about this will be sent to travel coordinators and coaches as we get closer to the tournament.

Covid-19 Restrictions

If it is necessary, we will limit the amount of spectators allowed in the facility. Possible restrictions would only allow 1 parent/guardian per athlete into the facility. These restrictions would be implemented in order to follow MDH Guidelines. 

MDH Guidelines

Tournament Information

  • Entry Fee: $; $20 discount per team, if registering 10 or more teams!
  • 4th-8th Grade Boys and Girls Divisions
    • 4th Grade A & B Available
    • 5th-8th Grade A, B & C Available
  • 3 Game Guarantee
  • Custom Medals for 1st and 2nd place finishers
  • Athletic Trainers staffed throughout the event
  • Experienced Officials
  • Tourney Machine used for all registration/scheduling
  • In 2020 there will be no concessions provided due to ongoing restraints as a result of Covid-19
  • Games played at Rochester Community & Technical College, National Volleyball Center, Century High School, John Marshall High School, Mayo High School, and the Mayo Civic Center
  • FROZEN TURKEY AWARDED TO CHAMPIONSHIP WINNING COACH OF ALL DIVISIONS

Location Information

Most divisions will play at one site throughout the whole weekend. Depending on gym availability, a few divisions might be at one site on Saturday and a different site on Sunday. Please check your schedule for game locations.

Admissions

Admissions

Due to Covid-19, there will be no gate fees at the door in 2020. Teams who are registered will be required to pay an additional $150 fee. 

Pets, alcoholic beverages & tobacco

These items are not allowed within the tournament sites

Contact

Tournament Director

Ben Lincks

Locations

Venues

Where to Stay

Gold Sponsor Hotels

  • Featured hotel

    Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field

    401 6th St SW
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Kristine Ihrke 507-292-7337 (Groups of 5 or more) 507-288-2677 (Individual reservations)

    Event Rate

    $92.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet (Due to the current situation breakfast may be offered in an alternate format.)
    • Free Parking
    • Large Indoor Pool with Basketball Hoops, Kiddie Pool and Whirlpool
    • Free Shuttle on 18 Passenger Buses to Rochester Sporting Venues, Downtown Rochester, Apache Mall, and Area Shopping/Restaurants.
    • Guests staying two nights receive two free drink tickets
    • Banquet Rooms Available to Rent for Nominal Fee (able to provide own food and beverage)
    • Twigs Tavern & Grille Featuring New American Cuisine and Extensive Gluten Free Menu
  • Featured hotel

    Hilton Garden Inn

    225 S Broadway
    Rochester, MN 55902
    507.529.2423 or rebecca.tesch@hilton.com - Contact: Rebecca

    Event Rate

    $139.00
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Skyway Connected to Mayo Civic Center
    • Hospitality rooms available (based on availability)
    • Onsite Hot Breakfast Buffet
    • Pool, Whirlpool, and Fitness Center
    • Microwave and Refrigerator in all Guest Rooms
    • Connected to Restaurants and Shopping
    • Newly Renovated
    • Free Wi-Fi
  • Featured hotel

    Hampton Inn South

    1755 S Broadway
    Rochester, MN 55904
    507.287.9050

    Event Rate

    $109.99
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Complimentary hot breakfast, free wireless internet, free parking, 24 hour pool, whirlpool, fitness center, business center, lobby available upon request for team gathering. Located within minutes of all sporting venues as well as restaurants within walking distance. Top ranked hotel by Trip Advisor for past three years.

  • Featured hotel

    Kahler Inn & Suites

    9 3rd Ave NW
    Rochester, MN 55902
    507.280.6200

    Event Rate

    $129.00
    • Has pool

    This hotel offers an indoor pool, fitness room and arcade games, and complimentary wi-fi. The hotel has several options to enhance the team experience such as pizza party menu and special incentives for the coach. Caribou Coffee and Jimmy Johns are located on the lobby level; CB3 Burgers is also located on the lobby level for guest burgers and milkshakes! The hotel is located in the heart of downtown and only a few minutes to all sporting venues.

  • Featured hotel

    Courtyard by Marriott

    161 13th Ave SW
    Rochester, MN 55902
    507.696.2807 - Contact: Cara Castelli

    Event Rate

    $99.00
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Free grab and go breakfast
    • Free high-speed internet
    • Hospitality/meeting room for teams to share
    • Indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center
    • Award winning restaurant and bar
    • Starbucks Bistro
    • Complimentary onsite laundry
    • Walking distance to restaurants - Saints on Second, McDonalds, Toppers Pizza, Jersey Joes Subs, Pasquale's Pizza, Cafe Presto, Canadian Honker, Salad Bros, Wild Bills Grill, Denny's, and Olive Garden
    • Sheltered Parking

Partner Hotels

  • Featured hotel

    SpringHill Suites

    1125 2nd St SW
    Rochester, MN 55902
    507.281.5455 - Contact: Cara Castelli

    Event Rate

    $99.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Free grab and go breakfast
    • Free parking
    • Spacious mini suites with a West Elm Daybed/trundle bed combo
    • Indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center and outdoor patio
    • Complimentary onsite laundry
    • Walking distance to restaurants - Saints on Second, McDonalds, Toppers Pizza, Jersey Joes Subs, Pasquale's Pizza, Cafe Presto, Canadian Honker, Salad Bros, Wild Bills Grill, Denny's, and Olive Garden
    • Free high-speed internet
  • Featured hotel

    Doubletree by Hilton

    150 S Broadway
    Rochester, MN 55904
    507.529.2423 or rebecca.tesch@hilton.com - Contact:

    Event Rate

    $159.00
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Skyway Connected to Mayo Civic Center
    • Hospitality rooms available (based on availability)
    • Onsite Hot Breakfast Buffet
    • Pool, Whirlpool, and Fitness Center
    • Microwave and Refrigerator in all Guest Rooms
    • Connected to Restaurants and Shopping
    • Newly Renovated
    • Free Wi-Fi
  • Featured hotel

    Home2 Suites by Hilton

    831 16th St SW
    Rochester, MN 55902

    507.361.4208 - Contact: Andy Thilges

    Event Rate

    $109.00 -$119.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Home2 Suites is ideally located off of U.S. 52 and U.S. 63 and within short driving distance of all of Rochester's athletic facilities. All rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi, 50" TV, premium cable, a cooking space, and a work space. Free breakfast is included with every stay! Other amenities include an indoor saline pool and hot tub, 24-hour fitness room, and on-site laundry facility.

    For RCYBA Girls Basketball Tournament, when a team reserves at Home2 Suites, the coach will receive a free suite.

  • Featured hotel

    Comfort Inn & Suites

    2005 Commerce Dr NW
    Rochester, MN 55901
    507.281.6850

    Event Rate

    $99.00 -$119.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Newer Choice Hotel that is completely non-smoking which has a deluxe grab and go, complimentary parking, complimentary wireless internet, fitness room, business center and a great indoor heated and hot-tub pool. All rooms include a mini refrigerator, microwave, wireless internet, coffee maker and upgraded beds and linens. Our mini suites also have a sitting area with a sofa sleeper. We are in a new location with newer restaurants that feature outdoor seating, goonies comedy club, movie theater, shopping and easy access to Hwy 14 and 52. Ask about our meeting room for team gatherings.

  • Featured hotel

    Sleep Inn and Suites

    2109 Commerce Dr NW
    Rochester, MN 55901
    507.282.2364

    Event Rate

    $99.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Newest of the Choice Hotels in Rochester built in December 2017 and is designed to be a second home to our guests who visit Rochester area. The hotel is completely non-smoking, has a complimentary deluxe grab and go breakfast, complimentary parking, complimentary WIFI throughout the hotel. We do have a indoor heated salt-water pool, 24 hour fitness room, business center and guests laundry on-site. We have a mix of standard rooms that feature a mini fridge, microwave, desk, desk chair and cozy chair along with coffee pot, coffee and hairdryer and our efficiency suites which feature a full kitchen (full fridge, microwave, cook-top, dishwasher, dishes and pot and pans) and  sitting area with sofa sleeper. The hotel is in a new upcoming area with many new restaurants with outdoor seating, Goonies Comedy Club,  movie theatre, shopping and easy access to HWY 14 and 52.

  • Featured hotel

    Homewood Suites by Hilton

    165 13th Ave SW
    Rochester, MN 55902
    507.218.3320 - Contact: Cara Castelli

    Event Rate

    $109.00
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Free grab and go breakfast
    • Hotel suites with pull out sofa sleepers, kitchen and more
    • Hospitality/meeting room for teams to share
    • 2 outdoor patios and sports court
    • Indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center
    • Complimentary onsite laundry 
    • Walking distance to restaurants - Saints on Second, McDonalds, Toppers Pizza, Jersey Joes Subs, Pasquale's Pizza, Cafe Presto, Canadian Honker, Salad Bros, Wild Bills Grill, Denny's, and Olive Garden
    • Free high-speed internet
    • Sheltered parking

Additional Hotels

  • Hotel Indigo Rochester Downtown

    220 South Broadway Ave
    Rochester, MN 55904
    507-252-8200

    Event Rate

    $109.00
    • Breakfast included

    Welcome to the Hotel Indigo Rochester Downtown. Downtown Rochester's newest hotel. Located in the Rochester skyway for easy access to the Mayo Civic Center, plenty of shopping and dining and is a short drive to all sport venues. The Hotel Indigo Rochester Downtown has 178 perfectly appointed guest rooms, a refreshed lobby and a bright design throughout. New to Hotel Indigo is Continental breakfast. The hotel features Crave Restaurant on our 2nd floor serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Crave boasts a retractable roof and walls on the patio for the perfect outdoor dining experience. WiFi, use of our business center and access to our 24-hour fitness center come included with every reservation. We offer special incentives for coaches.

  • Best Western Rochester

    1517 16th St SW
    Rochester, MN 55902
    507. 529.7322

    Event Rate

    $84.00 -$114.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    The newly renovated Best Western Hotel offers complimentary hot breakfast buffet, indoor pool/waterpark complete with basketball hoops and a fitness center. Complimentary parking and complimentary Wi-Fi. on site restaurant - Wildwoods for great burgers and sandwiches! The hotel is located only a few minutes to all sporting venues.

  • Hampton Inn & Suites North

    2870 59th St NW
    Rochester, MN 55091
    507.289.6100

    Event Rate

    $119.00 -$129.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Complimentary hot continental breakfast, complimentary flat lot parking, fitness center, business center, pool, whirlpool, complimentary high-speed internet. Meeting room available upon request.

  • Country Inn & Suites South

    77 Woodlake Drive
    Rochester, MN 55904

    507.287.6758

    Rates are for two queen bed rooms, limited availability and up to 30 days prior to events date, and could be subject to change based on market conditions.

    Event Rate

    $119.00 -$149.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool
    • Carlson Rezidor Sports Approved Hotel
    • Complimentary, Hot Breakfast
    • Spacious Indoor Poolm Whirlpool, and Fitness Center
    • Free High-Speed Internet Access
    • Special Group Recognition Upon Arrival
    • Group Pre-Keyed and Rooms Pre-Blocked
    • Complimentary use of Meeting Room/Breakfast Room (If available)
    • Directions to Field or Sports Complex
    • One-Time Complimentary use of On-Site, Coin-Op Laundry
    • Local Restaurant Coupons
    • Internal "Sports Group Resume" prepared and shared with staff
    • Guaranteed Commission Paid within 45 days (if applicable)
  • Comfort Suites

    4141 Maine Ave SE
    Rochester, MN 55901
    507.424.2720

    Event Rate

    $115.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Brand New Hotel including complimentary hot breakfast, wireless internet, indoor heated pool, hot tub, and fitness center. All suites include a pull-out sofa, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. We also have free parking and located next door to the movie theater. Ask about reserving our team reception/meeting area!

  • Kahler Grand Hotel

    20 2nd Ave SW
    Rochester, MN 55902

    507.280.6200

    Event Rate

    $119.00
    • Has pool

    Grand Grille Restaurant, indoor pool, fitness room and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel has several options to enhance the team experience such as pizza party menu and special incentives for the coach. Starbucks is located on the lobby level; Freshens, Caribou Coffee, Quizno's and many more dining options located in the underground pedestrian concourse. The Grand Grill Restaurant is located in the lobby on the lobby level extending a menu of MN comfort food. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown Rochester and only a few minutes to all sporting venues.

  • Rochester Marriott Downtown

    101 1st Ave SW
    Rochester, MN 55904
    507.280.6200

    Event Rate

    $139.00
    • Has pool

    The hotel offers an indoor pool, fitness room and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel has several options to enhance the team experience such as a pizza party menu and special incentives for the coach. Salute Restaurant is located on the lobby level while Freshens, Caribou Coffee, Quizno's and more dining options are located in the underground pedestrian concourse. It is one of Rochester's premiere hotels located in the heart of Rochester only a few minutes from all sporting venues.

  • Hilton Rochester - Mayo Clinic Area

    10 East Center Street
    Rochester, MN 55904
    507.258.5757

    Event Rate

    $179.00
    • Has pool

    Rochester's newest hotel, opening in Spring of 2019! Amenities include a swimming pool, discounted downtown parking, on-site restaurant and coffee shop, and skyway connections to downtown restaurants and facilities.

  • Microtel Inn & Suites North

    4210 US-52
    Rochester, MN 55901
    507.286.8780

    Event Rate

    $79.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    The Microtel has free breakfast, exercise facility, close to highway access and several restaurants. Safes, microwaves, hairdryer, iron/ironing board in each room.

  • Quality Inn

    5708 Bandel Rd NW
    Rochester, MN 55901
    507.289.3344

    Event Rate

    $89.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Free deluxe continental breakfast, free high-speed internet access, free local calls, pet-friendly hotel, indoor pool and whirlpool.

  • Candlewood Suites

    1640 Broadway Ave S
    1640 Broadway Avenue South
    Rochester, MN 55904
    507.361.6000

    Event Rate

    $109.99
    • Parking included
    When you stay at Candlewood Suites Rochester, take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a 24-hour fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and a television in a common area. Additional features at this hotel include a picnic area and barbecue grills. Free self parking is available onsite.
  • Country Inn & Suites North

    4323 US-52
    Rochester, MN 55901
    507.285.3335

    Event Rate

    $84.00
    • Parking included
    • Breakfast included
    • Has pool

    Featuring a great free breakfast with a variety of hot items including fresh waffles. The hotel offers great amenities including an indoor pool and spa, exercise room, business, center, free wireless internet access, a guest laundry facility and all rooms have a fridge and microwave.

All-Star Restaurants

  • Featured restaurant

    CB3 Burgers

    9 3rd Avenue Northwest
    Rochester, MN 55901

    Casual restaurant located downtown at the Kahler Inn & Suites. Providing all-day dining in a comfortable atmosphere. Featuring signature breakfast dishes, light refreshing lunches, and dinner featuring 12 savory specialty burgers.

  • Featured restaurant

    Fat Willy's

    4325 Maine Avenue Southeast
    Rochester, MN 55904

    Fat Willy's is a family neighborhood bar and grill with a garage theme. Their menu features full flavor burgers, specialty dishes, and available take out service.Voted Rochester's biggest meal and best seafood dish for their delicious Shrimp Boil, as well as runner-up for Rochester's best burger for the "Super B", there are plenty of options for everyone!

  • Featured restaurant

    Pasquales

    130 5th Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    A neighborhood gathering place offering authentic New York style pizza, paninis, and pasta. Serving fresh, house made gelato, authentic Italian pastries, and coffee. Catering menu is available, from simple pizza parties for teams, to multi-course meals. Additional space for celebrations, events, team-meals available with reservation.

Starter Restaurants

  • Featured restaurant

    Buffalo Wild Wings

    792 16th Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Sports Bar and restaurant chain known for their chicken wings and a wide variety of sauces. The menu also features appetizers, burgers, tacos, salads, and desserts. Willing to accommodate large groups and sports teams!

  • Featured restaurant

    Canadian Honker

    1203 2nd Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Since 1984, Canadian Honker has been preparing the freshest, made from scratch recipes to create memorable meals. Serving breakfast, lunch, or dinner, our favorites include the Honker Breakfast feast, world famous Bunnie's Coconut Cake, homemade soups and stews, pan seared walleye, hand cut steaks, prime rib, and fresh jumbo shrimp. Also offers special children's and senior options, and a gluten free menu.

  • Featured restaurant

    Olive Garden

    380 17th Avenue Northwest
    Rochester, MN 55901

    Olive Garden's menu features a variety of Italian specialties, including classic and filled pastas, chicken, seafood, and beef. Enjoy our freshly baked garlic breadsticks and your choice of homemade soup or garden-fresh salad with any entree. All menu items are available for take-out, and our "Parties To Go!" menu offers generous family-sized meals for your next gathering.

    We also deliver to the local hotels, visit our website or give us a call today!

  • Featured restaurant

    Twigs

    401 6th Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Located within the Centerstone Plaza Hotel, Twigs offers a unique dining experience. Features a separate dedicated gluten-free kitchen and innovative dishes using only the freshest ingredients available. Order small plates for easy sharing with a group, or gather around a Hot Rock, a 650° rock that is brought to your table where you can cook and season your entree to your liking.

  • Featured restaurant

    Valentino's

    130 Elton Hills Drive Northwest
    Rochester, MN 55901

    At Valentino's Rochester, enjoy award winning pizza and pasta that you can pick up on your way home, or have it delivered to you! What could be easier? Or stop in and try our wide selection of Italian specialties. And just to shake up your dining experience, they add in favorites from other cuisines for a bit of variety. All made fresh daily in the kitchen, so no mater what you choose you know it will be great!

  • Featured restaurant

    Whistle Binkies

    3120 Wellner Drive Northeast
    Rochester, MN 55906

    Whistle Binkies offers two convenient locations to serve you on both the North and South ends of Rochester. The large menu features delicious appetizers, entrees, soups, salads, specialty sandwiches, wraps, desserts, and much more! Ranked as the best bar in Minnesota by "Business Insider" in March 2016.

    South Location:
    247 Woodlake Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904
    507-424-1227

  • Featured restaurant

    Wildwood Sports Bar and Grill

    Wildwood
    1517 16th Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902
    507.226.8380
    Our mission is to provide excellent eats and drinks in a casual, fun environment, and there’s no place we’d rather do it than right here in southeast Minnesota.