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Campus Recreation
University of Mississippi

Hotty Toddy Hoop Fest

The University of Mississippi is proud to host NIRSA’s Championship Series Regional Basketball Championship on February 24-26, 2023. We look forward to having you come to Oxford to compete against the best intramural & club teams in the country while enjoying all that our city has to offer.

Dates: Friday, February 24 – Sunday, February 26


  • South Campus Recreation Center | 980 Whirlpool Dr, Oxford, MS 38655 | 662.915.4079
  • Turner Center | 642 All American Drive, University, MS 38677 | 662.915.5591

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 20, 2023 @ 12:00pm

About the Tournament:

  • Collegiate Men’s, Women’s, and Unified divisions will be offered – champions of each division will be awarded a registration stipend to attend the NIRSA National Basketball Championships
  • All team players must attend the same institution from any two or four year degree-granting college or university.
    • Teams representing military installations are eligible to compete, so long as all members of those teams are assigned to the same military installation.
    • For additional NIRSA eligibility information, click here.
  • Registration is limited to the first 28 collegiate men’s, women’s, or unified teams to submit their entry fee.

Visiting Staff Opportunities: For more information and to apply visit THIS LINK.

  • Regional Basketball Directors Positions: Opens November 15, 2022 & closes December 15, 2022
  • Regional Basketball Volunteer Positions: Opens November 15, 2022 & closes January 15, 2023
  • Regional Basketball Officials Positions:  Opens December 1, 2022 & closes February 1, 2023

Tournament Registration

Registration Details

Registration Opens: November 1, 2022 @ 8:00am

  • $300 Early Bird Registration Deadline: January 31, 2023 @ 11:59pm
  • $350 Registration Deadline: Monday, February 20, 2023 @ 12:00pm

Registration Instructions

  1. Register your team on IMLeagues and submit your team payment
    • Invite your teammates to your team on IMLeagues
  2. Complete team and player forms
    • Individual Player Forms (IMLeagues) – All players must complete required forms on IMLeagues by team check-in.
      • Player Waiver, Release of Liability, & Code of Conduct

Questions related to team & player registration should be directed to:

Sydney Vanderlinden & Michael Migliaro
Co-Directors of Competition
(662) 915-5573

Schedule of Events

The following schedule of events is subject to change:

Friday, February 24, 2023

  • 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM Team Check-In
  • 5:30 PM Captains Meeting (Option A)
  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Team Shootarounds (Optional)

Saturday, February 25, 2023

  • 7:00 AM Captain’s Meeting (Option B)
  • 8:00 AM Pool Play Games Begin
  • 3:00 PM Playoff Draws
  • 4:10 PM Playoffs Begin

Sunday, February 26, 2023

  • 8:00 AM Playoffs Resume
  • 11:30 AM Men’s Championship Game
  • 12:40 PM Unified Championship Game
  • 1:50 PM Women’s Championship Game


Lodging Information

We recommend teams and spectators book rooms at the following locations; when booking, either click the link to the hotel of your choice below, or call and request the Hotty Toddy Hoop Fest block to receive a special rate of $99/night+tax.  This special rate is available until 1/24/2023.

Holiday Inn Express | 112 Heritage Dr, Oxford MS 38655

Hampton Inn West | 110 Heritage Dr, Oxford MS 38655

Hampton Conference Center | 103 Ed Perry Blvd, Oxford MS 38655

Towne Place Suites | 105 Ed Perry Blvd, Oxford MS 38655

Tru by Hilton | 97 Ed Perry Blvd, Oxford MS 38655

Visiting Oxford

Oxford, Mississippi is home to the University of Mississippi and boasts a rich cultural and historical heritage. 

  • University Museum boasts several permanent collections which include greek and roman antiquities, a collection of 19th-century scientific instruments, and an extensive collection of native folk artist Theora Hamblett.
  • J.D. Williams Library houses the world’s most extensive collection of blues recordings and related material; the BB King collection hosts over 7000+ recordings.
  • Oxford is considered the cultural and economic hub; boasting a variety of shops, boutiques, and restaurants. 
  • Home to the south’s oldest department store, Neilson’s, open since 1839.
  • Renowned independent book store (Square Books).
  • Rowan Oak, home of novelist William Faulkner, is approximately 5 minutes off of the Square.
  • Award-winning chef John Currence’s four restaurants: City Grocery, Bouré, Big Bad Breakfast, and Snackbar. 

To learn more about what to do in Oxford, Mississippi click here.


If your company/business is interested in supporting the 2023 Hotty Toddy Hoop Fest, we have several type of partnerships available, including meal sponsors, hospitality room sponsors, and welcome bag sponsors.  If you would like to partner with us, please email Shannon Richardson.  In return for your support, we will feature your logo on the tournament shirts, the hospitality room boards, the recreation center tv screens, and you may also give us flyers/coupons you would like us to include in the staff and team welcome bags.

Thank you to our 2023 Hotty Toddy Hoop Fest partners!