Tournaments & Special Events

Upcoming Tournaments--California and Other States

If you've got a tourament that's not listed below, let us know, either by e-mail or by posting it up to our SoCalHoops Message Board. For past tournaments, check out the Tournament Articles Archives, the 1998 Tournament Listing Archives or the 1997 Tournament Listing Archives. These archives should be useful for future planning, since many of these events are annual; if you don't see yours listed for the current year, check the archives.

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October, 1998

SoCal Events:

Torrance, CA: 4 "D" Stars Fall Developmental League
When: September 13 through November 22, 1998. High School, JV & Varsity, Boys 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. Girls 5th & 6th, 7th & 8th grades, and varsity. Held at various South Bay High Schools. For further information contact Renaldo Henry-Ala at P.O. Box 5023, Torrance, CA 90510. Phone (310) 326-3060, fax (310) 326-3062. Or check the 4 "D" Website at http://www.4dbasketball.com.

Los Angeles, CA: ARC Instructional Academy Fall Session
When: Continuing through November 15 Learn the fundamentals from current and former high school coaches. Develop the skills to become a top high school player. Traveling teams will be formed. Any team can enter league competition. ARC division tournament for all teams after completion of league play, plus eventual regional and national tournaments. Former ARC players include NBA Stars: Jason Kidd, Shawn Kemp, Byron Scott, Don MacLean, Trevor Wilson, Tracy Murray, Mitchell Butler, Chris Mills, Sean Higgins, Steve Kerr, Sean Rooks, Tom Hammonds, Dwayne Schintzius, Ronnie Grandison, Darrick Martin, and James Cotton. Games and league play at North Hollywood High, Pierce College in Woodland Hills, various schools in Burbank, Olive Rec Center, and now in Orange County. For more information, e-mail hoopstars@archoops.com or call (818) 995-3761. Snail mail to ARC, 15155 Weddington Street, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411. Or visit the ARC website at http://www.archoops.com for more current information.

Los Angeles, CA: ARC Future Stars High School JV & Varsity Fall Leagues
When: Continuing through Nov. 15. For grades 9-12. On-site tournament at end of 5 week session of league play. Winners at each site will advance to a regional playoff in order to determine the fall league championship. Played at three locations, North Hollywood High School, Camarillo High School, and Nogales High School. . Registration at North Hollywood, Sunday, September 20 for Boys Varsity and JV and Girls Varsity and JV at 10:00 A.M.; Registration at Camarillo High School on Sunday, September 20 for Boys Varsity and JV and Girls Varsity and JV at 4:00 P.M; and at Nogales High School on Tuesday, September 22 for Boys Varsity and JV and Girls Varsity and JV at 7:00 P.M. Players can join the league as part of a team, or register individually. No limit to the number of players per school who may play on the same team. Cost per team $485 for 10 players; each additional player $48.50. Payment in cash, cashier’s check or money order, payable to "ARC." Teams may use uniforms from previous ARC leagues, or other uniforms, as long as the school name is not on the practice uniform (to comply with CIF rules). Uniforms are available at $10 a set (reversible jersey and shorts) for poly-cotton, or $20 a set for mesh. Play begins one week after registration. For more information, e-mail hoopstars@archoops.com or call (818) 995-3761. Snail mail to ARC, 15155 Weddington Street, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411. Or visit the ARC website at http://www.archoops.com for more current information. The Valley locations, (North Hollywood, Poly, Pierce College, Taft) are limited to 16 Boys Varsity teams, 16 Boys JV teams, 8 Girls Varsity Teams, and 8 Girls JV teams.

Los Angeles, CA: Slam-N-Jam Super Frosh-Soph Tournament.
When:
October 1998, at Compton and Carson Highs, Slam-N-Jam will host. Pool play and Championship brackets. Call Issy Washington for details (310) 532-0622.

Redondo Beach, CA: Beach Cities Fall Hoops Festival
When:
Mid October 1998, Youth tournament for boys & girls ages 11-U, 12-U, 13-U, and 14-U. Games played at Redondo Union High, a small tournament, typically does not have more than 8 teams in a pool. $125 entry fee. For further information contact Steve Brown, 703 Anita Street, Redondo Beach, CA., or call (310) 374-6623.

Santa Maria, CA: North v. South Invitational Tournament
When:
Mid October, 1998. Tournament for boys & girls, grades 5-8 (14-U, 13-U, 12-U, 11-U). Separate divisions for Boys 7th grade; Boys 8th grade; Girls 5th & 6th grades; Girls 7th grade; Girls 8th grade. $150 entry; 3 game guarantee. Other events throughout the weekend for players and coaches. For further information contact Joe Davila, 5938 Oakhill Dr., Santa Maria, CA., or call (805) 937-9339.

Tracy, CA: Preseason Fall Classic
When:
Mid October, 1998. Tournament for boys grades 7 & 8. Held at Tracy High School, Tracy, CA. 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Team Trophies, 1st Place Individual, MVP, 5 All Tourney Trophies per Division. For more information or registration, contact Matt Scarlata, 326 W. 23rd St., Tracy, CA., (209) 833-1744. KScrlata@aol.com.

Glendora, CA: Citrus College Fall Classic
When:
October 23 & 24, 1998. Tournament for boys ages 12-14, middle school players as of 9/98. Games are held at Citrus College and Azusa Pacific University. 3 game guarantee, $245 per team. First 8 entries per age group. For further information or registration contact Gary Boyer, P O Box 519, Glendora, CA., (818) 914-0638 gboyer913@aol.com.

 

NorCal Events:

Oakland, CA; Pleasanton, CA; Menlo Park, CA: ARC Instructional Academy Fall Session
When: Continuing through November 15. Same great instructional leagues and academies as in SoCal. For more information, e-mail hoopstars@archoops.com, or call (818) 995-3761. Snail mail to ARC, 15155 Weddington Street, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411. Or visit the ARC website at http://www.archoops.com for more current information. For specific information at specific sites in NorCal: Oakland - Rick Goodman, at rdom3@aol.com, or phone (800) 590-7983; Pleasanton - Rick Goodman at rdom3@aol.com or phone at (800) 590-7983; Menlo Park - Ramon Bustos, at arc4hoops@aol.com or phone at (650) 692-3628.

Oakland, CA: Fall Shootout
When: October 23-25, 1998 Boys & Girls Games are played in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Entry fee is $225 per team, which guarantees 3 games. Boys: 6-7-8-JV-Varsity. Girls: 7-8-JV-Varsity. For further information or for registration materials, contact Gary DiGrazia, PO Box 20956, Castro Valley, CA., or call (510) 582-6563.

Modesto, CA: Jump Into Fall Basketball Tournament
When: October 23-25, 1998 Boys & Girls tournament for ages 12-16. Team and individual awards for champions in each division. Entry fee $225 per team. For further information contact Bobby Cole, 819 W. Roseburg #112, Modesto, CA., (209) 529-6770.

Oakland, CA: End Of Season Fall Tournament
When: October 30- Nov 1, 1998 Boys: Grades 5, 6, 7, and 8. Girls grades 5, 6, 7, and 8. Games are played in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Entry fee is $200 per team, 3 game guarantee. For further information or for registration materials, contact Gary DiGrazia, PO Box 20956, Castro Valley, CA., or call (510) 582-6563.

 

Other States:

Las Vegas, NV: ARC Instructional Academy Fall Session
When: Continuing through November 15. Same great instructional leagues and academies as in SoCal. For more information, e-mail hoopstars@archoops.com, or call (818) 995-3761. Snail mail to ARC, 15155 Weddington Street, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411. Or visit the ARC website at http://www.archoops.com for more current information. For information specific to Las Vegas contact: ARC Gym Rats - Mike Saca, coachsaca@aol.com or phone (702) 256-6184.


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