CNIT APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN

Canadian National
Invitational Tournament

The CNIT (Canadian National Invitational Tournament) is an invite only Tournament designed to provide maximum exposure for the best club teams in the country.

Since the inaugural tournament in 2015, the prestigious tournament has hosted some of Canadian Basketball’s biggest names like Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Dalano Banton, Caleb Houstan, Shaedon Sharpe, just to name a few.

North Pole Hoops provides its typical media coverage for the event and its players to further promote and give exposure to the best talent. Video highlights, players of the games, written articles and scouting reports, live broadcasts are some of the things teams can expect when they come to the CNIT.

Maximum Exposure & Scholarship Opportunities.

CNIT HISTORY

2018

  • Nicholas Ongenda made club championship history, winning 16U NIke EYBL Peach Jam with Woodz Elite, and a week later leading G-Elite to CNIT crown. It’s never been done before by any Canadian player.
  • Ryan Nembhard, Charles Bediako make CNIT debut
  • Elijah Fisher is back, helps Grassroots defend their 13U title.
  • Jamal Murray’s younger brother Lamar and Team Murray make their debut at CNIT in 10U division.
  • Mikkel Tynes razzles and dazzle in 12U division
  • Other Top Prospects – Brandyn Talbot
Champions
17U G-Elite (Mississauga, ON)
16U Key Hoops (Ajax, ON)
15U Canada Elite (Toronto, ON)
14U UPlay Canada (Hamilton, ON)
13U Grassroots (Toronto, ON)
12U Toronto City Elite (Toronto, ON)
11U CIA Select (Brampton, ON)
10U Gators Elite (Markham, ON)

2017

  • Tyrese Samuel turns into Tracy McGrady…best game we’ve ever seen live.
  • RJ Barrett Inspiring peers and next generation. Star treatment following World championship
Champions
17U G-Elite (Mississauga, ON)
16U Key Hoops (Ajax, ON)
15U Canada Elite (Toronto, ON)
14U UPlay Canada (Hamilton, ON)
13U Grassroots (Toronto, ON)
12U Toronto City Elite (Toronto, ON)
11U CIA Select (Brampton, ON)
10U Gators Elite (Markham, ON)

2016

  • Waterloo Wolverines shock the field, break through as National champs
  • Nedim Hodzic vs Eugene Omoruyi in 17U championship – Make Mic’d Up public again
  • Eugene Omoruyi breaks out. A week after picks up NCAA offer from Rutgers
  • High Major match up – Abu Kigab (Oregon) vs Eugene (Rutgers)
  • Quincy Guerrier Building Stock
  • Dalano Banton
  • Brookwood Elite, Keshawn Barthelemy Debut
  • CanAmera debut with a dunk fest. Top prospect Dalano Banton
  • 1st American Team to Win a CNIT crown
Champions
17U Waterloo Wolverines (Waterloo, ON)
16U Grassroots Canada (Toronto, ON)
15U UPlay Canada (Hamilton, ON)
14U Brookwood Elite (Montreal, QC)
13U WNY Elite (Buffalo, NY)
12U Grassroots Canada (Toronto, ON)

2015

  • Canada Elite dominates
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker matched up against Christian David in 16U CNIT final
  • Addison Patterson CNIT debut
  • Devonte Bandoo coming out party (Baylor)
  • Marcus Ottey, Godwin Boahen Connection (UIC)
  • Ahmed Ali holds CNIT scoring record? 44 points (Fact check to see if there has been anybody higher)
  • NCAAer match up Cordell Veira (FIU) vs Shakwon Barrett (Tulane)
  • AJ Lawson, Muon Reath, Cashius McNeilly debut
  • 1st U.S team at CNIT–Western New York Elite featuring Jalen Bradberry Buffalo
Champions
17U Canada Elite (Toronto, ON)
16U Canada Elite (Toronto, ON)
15U Canada Elite (Toronto, ON)
14U Tri County Canada (Kitchener-Waterloo, ON)
13U Canada Elite (Toronto, ON)
12U Canada Elite (Toronto, ON)

CNIT DETAILS

DATES

July 25-28 (U15 – U19 Boys)

PRICE

$950 CAD + taxes & service fees