Qualifying teams who earn the bid to the U.S. Open Basketball Championships must comply with USA Basketball roster requirements. Team rosters are capped at 10 athletes and 2 coaches, for 12 members total. Rosters are locked based on the confirmed athletes who played in the qualifier event, with only 2 athlete changes (including
Athletes must reside within the same state as the team’s official address or within a geographically adjoining state to the team’s official address. International athletes playing on US teams must use an applicable host family or boarding school address within the US. International teams must consist of athletes all from the same country.
An athlete may only appear on one roster in the U.S. Open Basketball Championships and will not be allowed to play for multiple teams. Minimum grade for players on a roster is 9th grade as of October 1, 2022. All athletes on confirmed rosters must be registered in the NCAA Eligibility Center.
2023 U.S. Open Basketball Championship teams are participants in the NCAA College Basketball Academy, via the team qualification pathway. If allowed by their state high school association, the NCAA may pay for the actual and necessary expenses of each prospect and one parent/legal guardian or chaperone, plus two coaches per team. Participants (players, coaches and one guardian/chaperone) will undergo off-court educational sessions set up by the NCAA to provide insight about the NCAA recruiting process and playing at the collegiate and professional levels.