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2015 3rd-8th Grade Spring Travel Teams

We Have Boys Teams....

And Girls Teams

About the Program...

The Illinois Magic has been producing some of the finest travel basketball teams in the far Northwest Suburbs for the past 13 seasons.  We have some of the best coaches in the area which include High School Varsity Coaches and College and Professional Players.  The entire staff has over 100 years of experience combine.

The spring travel season has traditionally been the best season for travel basketball.  The top competition from all over the country is in full swing.  Exposure opportunities for High School players is widespread.

During the spring season, no matter what level team we stress the following:





What Makes the MAGIC Different Than Other Programs?

  • We offer flexible tournaments times and we work with each team individually!
  • We DO NOT have parents coaching for us.  Our entire coaching staff is comprised of High School level coaching and above.
  • Our coaching staff cares about each and every player in our program and ample communication is always apparent with every one of our teams.
  • Check out our staff HERE

Whats Included?

Players will receive the following as part of their fee:

  • A season starting Mid/Late March through Late May/Early June
  • 5 or 6 Total Tournaments (Three 1-Day Shootouts and Three 2-Day Tournaments)
  • 2 Practices per week
  • Qualified High School level coaches
  • Exposure to College Coaches for High School level teams

Tournament Locations

Possible Tournament Locations include but are not limited to the following:

  • Libertyville Sports Complex
  • Barrington Field House
  • Waukegan Field House
  • Pleasant Prarie Rec Center
  • Carthage College, Kenosha
  • Kenosha YMCA
  • Rockford, IL
  • Lisle, IL.
  • Northern Illinois University


Transportation will be coordinated by parents for local tournaments.  For overnight tournaments the Illinois Magic will reserve hotel rooms and plane tickets.  More information will be available to the families as the dates approach.

Practice Time

Each team will practice twice per week throughout the season.  Practices will be in the evening hours for 1.5hrs each.  Practices will be held Monday thru Friday.

Practice Locations

The MAC, Crystal Lake

Lundahl Middle School, Crystal Lake

Bernotas Middle School, Crystal Lake

Hannah Beardsley Middle School, Crystal Lake

Prairie Grove Middle School, Crystal Lake

***Additional Practice Facilities may be added at a later date.  Please note that your team will be practicing at a consistent location throughout the season.***


Tournaments will be either one-day or two-day events held on Saturdays and Sundays.  Each tournament will include 3 or more games depending on location and type of event.

2015 Spring Travel Fees

Grade Level Item Details Cost
All Levels Tryout Fee T-Shirt Included (Winter 2014-15 Players Do NOT Need to Pay) $20
3rd-5th Grade Spring Travel Fee 5 Tournaments, Practice Twice Per Week $550
6th-8th Grade Spring Travel Fee 6 Tournaments, Practice Twice Per Week $595
All Levels Uniform Fee Custom Fully Stitched Uniform, Warm-Up Shirt, Practice Reversible $165
All Levels Optional Backpack Illinois Magic Backpack $35

Payment Plans

Payment Plans are available online.  Please contact us for a different payment plan that is not offered online. IllinoisMagic@gmail.com