July recruiting period begins Wednesday

For college coaches, the fireworks begin in two days, when the July recruiting period commences. Here are the major tournaments that will kick off the month:

On the West coast, there is the End of the Trail Tournament in Oregon City.

The Big State Flava Jam kicks it off in Texas.

FILA Nationals and Best of Summer take over Georgia.

After the dead period in the middle of the month, there are the two biggies: USJN Nationals and Nike Nationals.

ESPN’s tournament list.

For LA-area residents, action begins next week with the annual Cali Summer Games, at the new location of the HAX.

Elite North bracket.

Elite South bracket.

North-South showcase games.

The latest recruiting updates from ESPN.

Let’s get this party started.