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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June 1999

SoCal Events:

Los Angeles/ Long Beach, CA: YSA/Sixers Summer Jam
When:
First Week of June, 1999 (TBA). Boys Teams Ages 10-17. Played in Long Beach, CA. This tournament features eight teams in each division, in a pool play format. Each team plays 3 to 4 games. Entry fee $225. Contact: Dennis Banks, 453 West 7th St. Suite 10, Long Beach, CA., (310) 437-4205

Los Angeles, CA: ARC Instructional Academy Spring Session
When: Continuing through June 6 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 Summer Developmental League
When: June 7 through August 23, 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.

Los Angeles, CA: ARC Instructional Academy Summer Session
When: June 12--Registration; Practice Begins June 19 League Play June 20 through August 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.

Long Beach, CA:  Future Prep Classic III
When: June 19 through 20, 1999. Long Beach, CA June 19-20, 1999 - Future Prep Classic III Featuring boys traveling teams; ages 10/u, 11/u, & 12/u. Some of the top traveling teams in the So. Cal area will compete in this tournament. Games will be played at Long Beach Jordan High School. Fee of $295.00 should be submitted to Grady Rosborough, P. O. Box 5483, Long Beach, 90805, phone (310) 637-8779, fax (310) 537-1709.

Palm Springs, CA: 27th Annual Palm Springs Desert Resorts Girls Summer Basketball Classic
When: June 19 through 20, 1999. Girls tournament for varsity and jv teams.  Guaranteed 4 games. For more info contact Sy Lenes at (760) 323-2894 or Randy Small (760-320-4737; email oct21@aol.com). We have been promised by our new administration that the AC WILL be working this year at full strength.

Palm Springs, CA: 27th Annual Palm Springs Desert Resorts Boys Summer Basketball Classic
When: June 25 through 27, 1999. Boys tournament for varsity and jv teams.  Guaranteed 4 games. For more info contact Sy Lenes at (760) 323-2894 or Randy Small (760-320-4737; email oct21@aol.com). We have been promised by our new administration that the AC WILL be working this year at full strength.

San Gabriel Valley, CA: San Gabriel Valley Matadors Summer Boys Varsity Tournament
When: June 25 through 27, 1999. Where: San Gabriel Valley High School. Entry fee $170.00 (reduced fee of $280 for this tournament and the July 9-11 JV Tournament). for Boys tournament for varsity and jv teams.   Guaranteed 4 games, plus summer league rules (6 fouls, 3 min overtime, running clock only last minute stop clock, CIF Officials). The first game of the tournament will not start on Friday until 1:00 p.m. to accomodate summer school schedules. Mail entries or request further info from
Jon Keller, head coach, San Gabriel High School, 801 S. Ramona St., San Gabriel, CA 91776.  Telephone (626) 308-2378, fax (626) 308-2332, or home phone (626) 286-0225; e-mail TheCoachK@aol.com

Woodland Hills, CA: ARC/Slam-N-Jam Girls' Summer Showdown
When: June 29 through July 1, 1999. The Summer Showdown, for girls high school varsity teams, will mark its second year during the Summer of 1999. It will be held at Los Angeles Pierce College in Woodland Hills, California. 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 further information.

NorCal Events:

Oakland, CA; Pleasanton, CA; Menlo Park, CA: ARC Instructional Academy Fall Session
When: June 12--Registration; Practice Begins June 19 League Play June 20 through August 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.

Other States:

Las Vegas, NV: ARC Instructional Academy Fall Session
When: June 12--Registration; Practice Begins June 19 League Play June 20 through August 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.

Las Vegas, NV: ARC 9's National Championship Tournament
When: June 25 through 27, 1999. Las Vegas will be the site of the first ever 9's National Championship Tournament, June 25 - 27, 1999. This tournament has been a long time coming as more and more outstanding young players have begun to play at an earlier age, and many more 9 and under/3rd grade teams have formed around the country. Age is based on 9-1-99, but players who turn ten after 9-2-98 and are in the 3rd grade are still eligible. This age group marks the start of the traveling team circuit. 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.

Hampden-Sydney, VA: Five Star Basketball Camp
When: Mid June, at Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Tulsa, OK: BCI State Tournament
When: Mid June 1999 Where: Tulsa, Oklahoma. For Boys, ages 15-16. For further information contact Jim Cox (918) 369-1100

Lubbock, TX: Great American Shootout
When: Mid June 1999 Where: Lubbock, Texas. For Boys teams, grades 9-12 (Prep). For further information and registration contact Mike Kunstadt (972) 254-3657

Honesdale, PA: Five Star Basketball Camp
When: Mid June Where: Honesdale, PA

Minneapolis, Minn: Second Annual 1998 Minnesota Select Boys Summer Tournament
When: Late June 1999 Sites: University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion, Minneapolis Community College, Apple Valley High School. Cost: $400 per team--4 game guarantee. Contact: Larry Ronglien 612-687-0023. TWO DIVISIONS: High school eligible division, boys with high school eligibility remaining. 16 and under division (16 and under teams may play up if they choose). There will be separate tournaments. SITES: University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion, University of Minnesota Williams Arena, Minneapolis Community College, Apple Valley High School. All teams guaranteed 4 games. COST: $400 (checks payable to Minnesota Basketball Project) First 32 teams to register will be included. CONTACT: Larry Ronglien, 4148 Durham Court, Eagan, MN 55122-2147. Phone: 612-687-0023 (home) 612-415-5414 (school). For Registration Form click here.


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