We’re thrilled to kick off our official partnership with NBA 2K with the NBA 2K22 Spring Invitational this May! Schools will compete for a trophy in one of four regional, single-elimination tournaments taking place May 16 - May 28.

Participation in this event is free for all teams. Tournament registrations will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. The registration deadline is on May 8, 2022.

To apply for this tournament, please first create your team at app.playvs.com and then complete this survey.

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Tournament Overview

  • Game: NBA 2K22

  • Platform: Playstation 4

  • Team Size: Solos, 1v1

  • Regions: Eastern, Central, Western (Mountain and Pacific)

  • Max Teams per Region: 64

  • Cost: Free

  • Prizing: PlayVS Regional Trophy and free enrollment into our official NBA 2K fall season and a free game copy of the then current NBA2K for PS4 for each regional winner.

  • Game format: Best of 3

  • Important Dates:

    • Registration Open

      • April 11, 2022

    • Registration Deadline

      • May 8, 2022

    • Competition Dates

      • May 16 - May 28, 2022

      • Top 64: May 17, 2022

      • Top 32: May 19, 2022

      • Top 16: May 23, 2022

      • Top 8: May 25, 2022

      • Top 4: May 27, 2022

      • Finals: May 28, 2022


Bracket Sizes


Top 64


Top 32

Western(Mountain + Pacific)

Top 8

Coach Sign Up Instructions

  1. Sign in to your account to create your team(s) and player assignments on the PlayVS app site.

  2. Go to the Manage Teams Tab. To change your year to a 2022-23 school year, in the purple banner, click the right arrow.

  3. On your NBA 2K22 team, use the dropdown and select Copy Team ID.

  4. Answer some key questions in our type form survey.

  5. PlayVS will use the results of the survey to assign the first 64 created teams to leagues.

    • If needed, PlayVS may allow more than 1 team per school to fill out brackets.

  6. If you have secured a spot in the tournament, we’ll notify your team.

Hardware Requirements

  • 1x Playstation 4 or Playstation 5 System & Monitor/Television

  • 1x Playstation compatible controller

  • 1x Active Playstation Network Account

  • 1x NBA 2K22 Game for the Playstation 4

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