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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January, 1999

SoCal Events:

Torrance, CA: 4 "D" Stars Winter Developmental League
When: January 10 through March 1, 1999. 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.

Pasadena, CA: Inaugural ARC Pasadena King Classic
When: Jan 16-18, 1999. The Pasadena King Classic will feature many of SoCal's top boys and girls traveling teams, from ages 9 - 14 (Grades 3 - 8) in tournament format. Proposed dates for 1999 are January 16 - 18. 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.

Carson, CA: Double Pump Martin Luther King Weekend Hoops Festival
When: Jan 16-18, 1999 at Cal State Dominguez Hills. By invitation only. Limited to High School teams. For further information contact Phil or Jan Bryant at Double Pump, Inc. 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: 5th Annual MLK, Jr. Challenge
When: January 18, 1999. At Pauley Pavilion on the UCLA Campus. Highly prestigious high school invitational tournament. Featuring the top local high school teams and players. Hosted by Compton Dominguez High, this year's tentative lineup of teams includes Dominguez, Mater Dei, Compton, Inglewood, Crenshaw, Redondo Union, Simi Valley, Fairfax, Long Beach Jordan, Long Beach Poly, Glendora, Artesia, and more. For additional information contact Russell Otis, head coach at Dominguez High.

Torrance, CA: 4 "D" Stars Martin Luther King Classic
When: January 16-18, 1999. 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.

Santa Barbara, CA: EYC Martin Luther King Classic
When: January 16-18, 1999. For boys grades 5, 6, 7, & 8 (14U). Separate divisions for each grade; games played at UC Santa Barbara. Games played at UC Santa Barbara. For registration information contact Cliff Lambert, (805) 564-5495 or (805) 730-3348.

Los Angeles, CA: Top Prospects, Inc., King Day Classic
When: January 16-18, 1999. Boys' Teams only, grades 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8. If you have a competitive team, this tournament will give you all you can handle. Played in Los Angeles, CA. Featuring separate divisions for each grade level. Contact: Top Prospects Inc., D'artgnan Stamps, (310) 641-9039

San Diego, CA: Future Stars Basketball Club Dream Classic
When: Late January, 1999 (TBA). AAU & Club Teams, Boys and Girls Ages 12-14. Played in San Diego, CA. Entry fee $200, guarantee of three games. Up to 16 teams in each division. Contact: Future Stars Basketball Club, San Diego, CA, (619) 969-0727

Long Beach/Los Angeles: Artesia-Poly High School Annual Slam Tournament
When: Late January 1999 Held at Long Beach State - in the West Gymnasium (The Gold Mine), not The Pyramid. Always an exciting lineup of teams and local high school talent.

NorCal Events:

Carmichael, CA: Jesuit Junior Classic
When: Early January. For boys grades 7 and 8 (13U, 14U). Played at Jesuit High School in Carmichael, the tournament features 32 Catholic school teams. $75 per team. Contact Jerry Lane, 1200 Jacob Lane, Carmichael, CA. (916) 482-6060

Woodland, CA: Woodland Christian School Tournament
When: Early January. For boys, grade 8 or 14U AAU club and/or school teams. Hosted by Woodland Christian School. Entry fee is $85 per team. Contact: Doug Brown (916) 666-6615

Brentwood, CA: Bristow Bears Winter Classic
When: January 16-18. For boys Grade 8 (14U). 16 Team tournament. $135 per team. 3 game guarantee with winners' and consolation brackets. Hosted by Bristow Middle School, located on Highway 4 between Stockton and Antioch, CA. For further information, contact Dave Flores, 855 Minnesota Ave., Brentwood, CA., (510) 516-8720 Ext.109 Email: dflores@cccoe.k12.ca.us

South Lake Tahoe, CA: South Lake Tahoe 8th Grade BBall Tourney
When: January 16-18. For boys Grade 8 (14U). For middle school teams only. Previously sponsored by South Tahoe Middle School, South Lake Tahoe Optimist Club, and Parks and Recreation Dept. $100 entry fee. Limited to 16 teams. Played at South Tahoe Middle School. For further information contact Don Radford, Optimist Club, PO Box 9715 South Lake Tahoe, CA (916) 542-6055

Foster City, CA: Bowditch MLK Birthday Bash
When: January 16-18. For boys Grade 7 (13U). Held in Foster City, CA, 4 games guaranteed, entry fee of $100 per team. Typically 8 to 12 teams participating. For further information contact Herb Yaptinchay, 902 Lido Lane, Foster City, CA (415) 855-2499.

Corcoran, CA: John Muir "A" Boys & Girls Tournament
When: January 23, 1999. Boys and Girls, 8th grade (14U) Guaranteed three games, trophies to 1st, 2nd, Consolation, individual medals to 1st place team. $100.00 per team. For entry form or further information to confirm dates, contact Scot MacAllister, 707 Letts Avenue, Corcoran, CA., (209) 992-4167 Email: smacalli@kings.k12.ca.us

San Jose, CA: St. Christopher's Basketball Classic
When: Late January 1999. Boys and Girls, 8th grade tournament, played at St. Christopher's School in San Jose. 21st year for this great tournament. 8 teams per division, $85 per team. For further information contact Norm Gould, 2278 Booksin Ave., San Jose, CA., (408) 723-7223

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