Tournaments & Special Events

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. Events marked by are NCAA Sanctioned events, and it is likely that the event will be attended by NCAA coaches or scouts. Pursuant to NCAA Bylaws, Division I coaches may only attend sanctioned events.

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September, 1998

SoCal Events:

San Diego, CA: San Diego Sharks Labor Day Invitational Tournament
When: Sept 4-7, 1998. For Boys & Girls, Ages 10-U, 11-U, 12-U, 13-U, 14-U, and High School Varsity. Last years tournament drew approximately 60 teams, from Nevada, California, Arizona, Utah and other areas. Fee of $325.00. 3 game guarantee. For further information contact Jimmy Brooks, 1353 Green Way Rise, Escondido, CA., (760) 839-5373.

Los Angeles, CA: 4 D Stars Labor Day Tournament
When: September 4-7, 1998 . Club & H.S. Varsity Boys/Girls Grades: 10-12. Played in Torrance, CA. Entry fee $275 per team. Contact: Reinaldo Henry, P.O. Box 5023, Torrance, CA., (310) 320-1346

Long Beach, CA: 6th Annual dada Long Beach Fall Hoops Classic
When: September 11, 12, and 13 at Long Beach City College. The tournament is an "invitation only", and is open to high school and club teams who pay the entry fee of $400.00. Submit rosters, fees and related materials to Dinos Trigonis at Belmont Shore Basketball by not later than Monday September 7. Contact: Dinos Trigonis/Fall Hoops Classic 3104 Theresa Street, Long Beach, CA 90814, (562) 984-8355, Voice Mail (310) 669-2307

Los Angeles, CA: ARC Instructional Academy Fall Session
When: September 12--Registration; Practice Begins September 19, League Play September 27-November 15 Saturday--North Hollywood H.S. 9 A.M.; Olive Recreation Center (Burbank) 11 A.M.; Pierce College 1 P.M. 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.

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. games played at Leuzinger & South Bay High Schools. Boys: $550.00 per team; Girls: $425.00 per team. Games are played in 20 minute halves, running clock, and clock stops only in last 2 minutes of the game but only if there is less than a 10 point lead; 2 timeouts per half, no carryover. The deadline for registration for the fall session is September 7, 1998. 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.

Carson, CA: Double Pump Boys' & JC Men's Discovery Shootout
When: September 19 & 20 at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Held in "Shootout" format (no foul shooting), this exposure event is by application and is open to high school and high school club teams and JC teams. Individuals not on a team can also enter and they will be placed on a team. The Shootout will feature 32 High School Teams and 12 JC teams, and will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. each day at the campus of Cal State Dominguez Hills in Carson, CA. If you're interested in entering a team, contact Phil Bryant, Double Pump's executive director at their Westwood, California offices, or Jan Bryant. You can reach Phil or Jan at 530-256-2862 or check out the Double Pump website at http://www.doublepump.com.

Los Angeles, CA: ARC Future Stars High School JV & Varsity Fall Leagues
When: September 27 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.

Pomona, CA: 2d Annual Empire Slam Fall Boys' & Girls' Varsity Basketball Shootout Tournament
When: September 25, 26, & 27 at various sites in and around Pomona. Division: Boys & Girls Varsity Rules: C.I.F Rules, 16 minute Running Clock, stop clock on free-throws. Tournament Format: Pool play 4 games minimum, top 2 teams in each pool to advance to championship round. Cost: $150.00 Mail or Fax back to: Empire Slam Basketball P.O. Box 2172 Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91729 (909) 350-3269 Phone/Fax (909) 899-9493. Last year's tournament was a tremendous success. This tournament was designed too attracted Division I, Division II, Division III and NAIA coaches to the Inland Empire.

Cypress, CA: Double Pump Girls' Discovery Shootout
When: September 26 & 27. Featuring approximately 33 teams. Games will run from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. each day, at Brethren Christian High School's Warrior Center, located at 6125 Chip Avenue, Cypress, CA. If you're interested in entering, either individually or as a team, contact Phil Bryant, Double Pump's executive director at their Westwood, California offices, or Jan Bryant. You can reach Phil or Jan at 530-256-2862 or check out the Double Pump website at http://www.doublepump.com.

 

NorCal Events:

Oakland, CA; Pleasanton, CA; Menlo Park, CA: ARC Instructional Academy Fall Session
When: September 12--Registration; Practice Begins September 19, League Play September 27-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.

San Jose, CA: BCI Labor Day Tournament
When: September 4-7, 1998 Boys & girls ages 11-16 & H.S. Division. This is a relatively new BCI event. Highly competitive. More than 150 teams expected to participate. Girls teams contact Jefferey Blevins at (408) 281-2421. Boys teams contact Michael McCoy at (408) 267-1039. jblev64198@aol.com. For further information write to Jeffery Blevins, San Jose Lady Lakers, 4892 Rue Loiret, San Jose, CA.

Oakland, CA: Labor Day Weekend Tournament
When: September 4-7, 1998 Boys & girls grades 5 through high school varsity. Games are played in various locations in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. $250 per team. 3 game guarantee. Boys: 5-6-7-8-9-JV-Varsity. Girls: 6-7-8-JV-Varsity. For further information contact Gary DiGrazia, PO Box 20956, Castro Valley, CA., (510) 582-6563.

Oakland, CA: Fall Select Showcase
When: September 20, 1998 Boys & Girls Varsity college exposure event. Teams or individuals. $250 per team, $60 individual players. 3 game guarantee. Event set to coincide with "Open Evaluation" period. NCAA sanctioned event. Player profiles will be available to the coaches. For further information or for registration materials, contact Gary DiGrazia, PO Box 20956, Castro Valley, CA., or call (510) 582-6563.

Other States:

Boston, MA: Nike Boston Shootout (Men's)
When: September 4 - 6.

St. Louis, MI: Mathews-Dickey Men's Fall Basketball League
When: September 9-26, 1998. Held at at the Mathews-Dickey Club. For further information contact Gary Glasscock, 4245 North Kings Highway, St Louis, Missouri 63115 (314/382-5952).

St. Louis, MI: Mathews-Dickey Women's Fall Basketball League
When: September 9-26, 1998. Held at at the Mathews-Dickey Club. For further information contact Gary Glasscock, 4245 North Kings Highway, St Louis, Missouri 63115 (314/382-5952).

Upper Marlboro, MD: Game Plan Sports Highlight Camp (Women's)
When:
September 11-12, 1998. Held at Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. For further information contact Edward Meyers, P.O. Box 1074, Bowie, Maryland 20718 (301/574-4677).

Philadelphia, PA: The Philly Hoop Challenge (Men's)
When: September 11-13, 1998. At the University of Pennsylvania.

Lewiston, NY: Can-Am/ PAL Basketball Tournament (Men's)
When: September 11-13, 1998. Held at Niagara University in Lewiston, New York. High School Boys event. For further information contact Alan R. Elis Sr., 5144 Dana Drive, Lewiston, New York 14092 (716/297-4868).

Waco, TX: Great American Shootout/Tops In Texas (Men's)
When: September 12, 1998. Held at Baylor University (Ferrell Center) in Waco, Texas. For further information contact Mike Kunstadt, 1717 Live Oak, Irving, Texas 75061 (972/254-3657).

Las Vegas, NV: ARC Instructional Academy Fall Session (Boys' & Girls')
When: September 12--Registration; Practice Begins September 19, League Play September 27-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.

Columbus, OH: All Ohio Girls Slam-N-Jam Hoop Challenge (Women's)
When:
September 12, 1998. Held at the Willix Athletic Complex in Columbus, Ohio. For further information contact Eddie L. Guice, 3480 Dempsey Road, Westerville, Ohio 43081-3926 (614/457-9051).

Columbus, OH: Nike All-Ohio Slam-N-Jam Hoop Challenge (Men's)
When: September 12-13, 1998. Held at the Cleo Dumaree Athletic Comples in Columbus, Ohio. For further information contact Jerry "J. L." Watson, 6442 Mountaineer Trail Court, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068 (614/861-0572).

Hillwood Lakes, NJ: Eastern Invitational Metropolitan Top 100 (Women's)
When: September 12-13, 1998 Held the College of New Jersey in Hillwood Lakes, New Jersey. For further information contact Rob Kennedy, Rural Route 4, Box 4156, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360 (717/992-6343).

Gainesville, Florida: Dodge Florida Shootout (Men's)
When: September 12-13, 1998. Men's shootout event. Held at the University of Florida gymnasium in Gainesville, Fla. This is an event put on by Double Pump's David Pump in conjuction with others in Florida. For further information contact Robert Horodyski, 4930 Southwest 83rd Terrace, Gainesville, Florida 32608 (352/412-0747).

Orlando, FL: Sunshine Invitational Discovery Classic (Men's)
When: September 12-13, 1998. Held at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. For further information contact Dennis Gregory, Rural Route 4, Box 4156, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360 (717/992-6343).

Hattiesburg, Miss.: Future Stars Shootout (Men's & Women's)
When: September 12-13, 1998. Held at the University of Southern Mississippi (Payne Student Center) in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. For further information contact Van Coleman, 253 Holiday Lodge Road, North Liberty, Iowa 52317 (800/659-9522).

Gettysburg, PA: Battlefield Shootout (Women's)
When:
September 13, 1998. Held at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. For further information contact Harry Defrank, 1726 Cornell Road, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011 (717/737-4222).

Dublin, OH: Ohio Sports Plus "Fall Showcase" (Women's)
When:
September 13, 1998. Held at Dublin Scioto High School in Dublin, Ohio. For further information contact Jon Daup, 6636 McVey Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43235 (614/761-4880).

Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania/Maryland Fall Shootout (Women's)
When:
September 13, 1998. Held at the Susquehanna Township High School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. For further information contact Bill Gaffy, 417 Boltun Drive, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17112 (717/545-0872).

College Park, Maryland: Charlie Weber/Adidas Invitational (Men's)
When: September 18-20, 1998. Held at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. Boys' invitational tournament. For further information contact Charlie Weber, 6115 Berlee Drive, Alexandria, Virginia 22312 (703/256-0727).

Booneville, Miss.: Junior College Top 40 (Men's)
When: September 18-20, 1998. Held at Northeast Mississippi Junior College in Booneville, Mississippi. For further information contact Tom Tietze, 7807 Acuff Lane, Lenexa, Kansas 66216 (913/268-8008).

Oklahoma City, OK: Converse Midwest Shootout (Men's)
When: September 19, 1998. Held at the Oklahoma Christian University in Oklahoma City. For further information contact Greg Swaim,
2209 West Admiral Avenue, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074 (405/377-4667), or visit the
Midwest Basketball website.

East Peoria, Ill: Flash's Fall Hoops Review (Men's)
When: September 19, 1998. Held at at Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Illinois. September 19. Bill "Flash" Flanagan, 1414
West Glen, Suite 408, Peoria, Illinois 61614 (309/693-8548).

Rome, GA: Hi Profile Exposure Camp (Men's)
When: September 19, 1998. Held at Shorter College (Winthrop-King Center) in Rome, Georgia. For further information contact Ricky Williams, 315 Shorter Avenue, Rome, Georgia 30165 (706/233-7343).

Grand Rapids, MI: Grand Rapids Prime Time High Profile Day
When: September 19, 1998. Held at at Grand Rapids Community College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For further information contact Craig R. Wind, 776 Bigham, Pontiac, Michigan 48342 (248/888-0794).

Hackensack, NJ: Eastern Invitational Metropolitan Top 100 (Men's)
When: September 19-20, 1998 Held at Fairleigh Dickinson University (Rothman Center) in Hackensack, New Jersey. For further information contact Rob Kennedy, Rural Route 4, Box 4156, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360 (717/992-6343).

Cedar Rapids, IA: Future Stars Shootout (Men's & Women's)
When: September 19-20, 1998. Held at at Prairie High School, College Community Schools. For further information contact Van Coleman, 253 Holiday Lodge Road, North Liberty, Iowa 52317 (800/659-9522).

Boston, MA: Eastern Invitational Metropolitan Top 100 (Men's)
When: September 19-20, 1998 Held at Boston College, in Chestnut Hill, Mass.For further information contact Rob Kennedy, Rural Route 4, Box 4156, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360 (717/992-6343).

Staten Island, NY: Five-Star Hoop Classic (Men's)
When: September 19-20, 1998 Held at the College of Staten Island in Staten Island, New York. For furthern information contact Shay Berry, 569 Kimball Avenue, Yonkers, New York 10704 (914/237-1306).

Altamonte Springs, FL: Rising Stars Hoop Mountain-Winning Ways Prep Revue (Women's)
When:
September 19-20, 1998. Held at the Lake Brantley Athletic Complex in Altamonte Springs, Florida. For further information contact Barry Mestel, 146 Eastern Fork, Longwood, Florida 32750 (407/339-9053).

Morrow, GA: Stars of the South "Southeast Elite 200" (Women's)
When:
September 19-20, 1998. Held at Clayton State College in Morrow, Georgia. For further information contact Guy Coleman, 8103 Creekstone Way, Riverdale, Georgia 30274 (770/478-9296).

Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania/Maryland Fall Shootout for Boys
When:
September 20, 1998. Held at the Susquehanna Township High School in Harrisburg, PA. For further information contact Bill Gaffey, 417 Boltun Drive, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17112 (717/545-8072).

Providence, RI: Hoop Group Jam Fest Tournament (for men)
When:
September 25-26, 1998. Held at Providence College and Rhode Island College in Providence, Rhode Island. For further information contact Rob Kennedy, Rural Route 4, Box 4156, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360 (717/992-6343).

Providence, RI: Hoop Group Jam Fest Tournament (for women)
When:
September 25-27, 1998. Held at Providence College and Rhode Island College in Providence, Rhode Island. For further information contact Rob Kennedy, Rural Route 4, Box 4156, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360 (717/992-6343).

Austin, TX: All-American Shootout at St. Edwards University (Men's & Women's)
When: September 26, 1998. HS Boys only event held at St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas. For further information contact Charles Jolley, 5889 Echo Bluff Drive, Haltom City, Texas 76137 (817/514-9492).

Altamonte Springs, FL: Rising Stars Hoop Mountain-Winning Ways Prep Revue (Men's)
When:
September 26, 1998. Held at the Lake Brantley Athletic Complex in Altamonte Springs, Florida. For further information contact Barry Mestel, 146 Eastern Fork, Longwood, Florida 32750 (407/339-9053).

Oklahoma City, OK: Converse Midwest Shootout (Women's)
When: September 26, 1998. Held at the Oklahoma Christian University in Oklahoma City. For further information contact Greg Swaim,
2209 West Admiral Avenue, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074 (405/377-4667), or visit the
Midwest Basketball website.

Menomonie, WI: Great Lakes Fall Shootout (Women's)
When:
September 27, 1998. Held at the University of Wisconsin, Stout, in Menomonie, Wisconsin. For further information contact Keith Noll, Box 327, Coleax, Wisconsin 54730 (715/962-4667).


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