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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July 1999

SoCal Events:

Palm Springs, CA: 27th Annual Palm Springs Desert Resorts Girls Summer Basketball Classic
When: July 2-4, 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.

Torrance, CA: 4 "D" Stars Fireworks Tournament
When: July 2-5, 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.

Torrance, CA: 4 "D" Stars Summer Developmental League
When: June 6 through August 22, 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.

Carson, CA: Double Pump HS Boys' West Coast All Star Camp #1
When: July 7-10, 1999
at Cal State Dominguez Hills. 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.

Palm Springs, CA: 27th Annual Palm Springs Desert Resorts Boys Summer Basketball Classic
When: July 9-11, 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 Junior Varsity Tournament
When: July 9 through 11, 1999
Where: San Gabriel Valley High School. Entry fee $130.00 (reduced fee of $280 for this tournament and the June Varsity Tournament). for Boys tournament for varsity and jv teams.   Guaranteed 3 games; 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

Carson, CA: Double Pump HS Boys' West Coast All Star Camp #2
When: July 11-14, 1999
at Cal State Dominguez Hills. 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.

Long Beach, CA: Rim Rattler All West Camp
When: July 11-13, 1999
   at Long Beach City College. For further information contact Dinos Trigonis at (310) 669-2307 or (562) 984-8355. 

Palm Springs, CA: 27th Annual Palm Springs Desert Resorts Boys Summer Basketball Classic
When:
July 16-18, 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.

Carson, CA: Double Pump JC Men's Discovery Shootout For Traveling Teams & Individuals
When: July 16-18, 1999
  at Cal State Dominguez Hills. 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.

Carson, CA: adidas Double Pump Best Of Summer Tournament (HS Boys)
When: July 20-24, 1999
  at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Top Traveling teams from around the country play for college coaches. Tournament occurs the week following the adidas Las Vegas Big Time Tournament. 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.

Carson, CA: adidas Double Pump Best Of Summer Tournament (JC Women & HS Girls)
When: July, 1999
  (tentative) at Brethren Christian Warrior Center. Top Traveling teams from around the country play for college coaches. 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: 16th Annual Slam-n-Jam National Invitational Tournament
When: July 20-24, 1999
  Boys Teams, Frosh, Soph, Junior & Senior Varsity H.S.. Held at campus of California State University at Long Beach, and high schools in the Carson/Long Beach area. Attended by major college coaches, prep scouting services, and national traveling all star teams. Rated by major college coaches, high school coaches, prep scouting services and national participating all star teams as the single most competitive national HS and youth all star tournament in the USA. Contact: Issy Washington, 19621 Galway St., Carson, CA., (310) 532-0622.

San Diego, CA: 13th Annual San Diego Jack In The Box Classic
When: July 22-25, 1999
   Held last year at UCSD in the RIMAC center, the 1998 tournament had over 230 teams.  The entry fee for 1999 is $375 per team. This is not a "high school" girls' tournament (due to CIF regulations) but it is intended to be a tournament for girls who all attend the same high school on the same travel team (not for "all-star" teams). For further information, Contact Wade or Nancy Vickery @ (619) 448-9183, or e-mail to: wvickery@grossmont.k12.ca.us

Santa Barbara, CA: Snow Valley Basketball Camp, Session I
When: July 1999
   W
here: Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California. Top flight camp, featuring solid instruction and great competition among the elite players in SoCal.

Palm Springs, CA: 27th Annual Palm Springs Desert Resorts Boys Summer Basketball Classic
When:
July 30-Aug 1, 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.

NorCal Events:

Other States:

Kearney, NE: Mr. Basketball Invitational Tournament
When: Early July
Where: Kearney, Nebraska. For boys' teams, with prep eligibility. For further information, contact Doug Koster, (308) 237-4012, or visit the Mr. Basketball Website. Tournament Entry information can be obtained here. The event will feature 32 high school all-star teams from 15-25 states. The field will include a large number of 17 & Under AAU national qualifiers, BCI national teams, and other top flight teams. All games played in the 6,500 seat - air conditioned Health & Sports Center at UNK. Guarantee 5 games. Pool play July 1-2; seeded tournament July 3-4. Two-16 minute halves, stop-clock. No restrictions on subs or defenses. All players must have one year or more of high school eligibility remaining after the tournament ends. Fee $350. Contact Doug Koster Mr. Basketball, Inc., 4215 Ave. E, Kearney, NE 68847. Phone: (308)-237-4012 Fax: (308)-237-4013.

Coraopolis, PA: Five-Star Basketball Camp
When: Early July 1999
  Where: Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

Teaneck, NJ: adidas ABCD Camp
When:
Early July 1999
   Where: Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey.

Indianapolis, IN: Nike All-American Camp
When: Early July 1999
  Where: Indianapolis, Indiana. Nike and adidas invitational camps go head to head the same week.

Coraopolis, PA: Five-Star Basketball Camp
When: July 8-11
 
Where: Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

Denton, TX: 1999 Denton Summer Shootout
When: July 16-18, 1999
  Where:  Denton, Texas. The 1999 Denton Summer Shootout is a MAYB Regional basketball tournament to be held in Denton, Texas on July 16-18. Minimum 5 games, both boys and girls divisions, grades 5-12. For more info on MAYB email busy@southwind.net or phone 316.284.0354 For info on the Summer Shootout contact Stephen Martin, Director, Denton Summer Shootout via email at   argylewildcats@hotmail.com or go visit the Denton Shootout website at http://infosports.net/ysp/955.htm

New York, NY: ARC New York Roundball Riot
When: July 19 through 23, 1999
  A premier East Coast tournament for boys and girls teams of all ages will be held during the Summer of 1999 in the "Big Apple". Proposed dates for Summer 1999 are July 19 - 23. 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 get up-to-date details at the ARC website, http://www.archoops.com.

Louisville, KY: Derek Smith Shootout
When: Mid July 1999
   Where: Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, KY: Kentucky Hoop Festival
When: Mid July 1999
  Where: Louisville, Kentucky

Coraopolis, PA: Five-Star Basketball Camp
When: Mid July 1999
  Where: Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

Augusta, GA: Nike Peach Jam Tournament
When: Mid July 1999
  Where: Augusta, GA. Nike's answer to the adidas Big-Time tournament.

Las Vegas, NV: adidas Big-Time Tournament
When: Mid July 1999
  Where: Las Vegas, Nevada. Played at 6 different sites, this is the largest high school and traveling team tournament in the country. Last year featured more than 220 teams, this year will be even bigger.

Jackson, MS: Gerald Snider Basketball Showcase
When: Mid July 1999
  Where: Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi

Orlando, FL: Nike Orlando Showcase
When: Mid July 1999
Where: Orlando, Florida

Coraopolis, PA: Five-Star Basketball Camp
When: Mid July 1999
  Where: Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green University All-American Camp
When: Late July 1999
Where: Bowling Green University, Bowling Green, Ohio

Indianapolis, IN: Spiece Naptown Shootout
When: Late July 1999
Where: Indianapolis, Indiana

South Orange, NJ: Metro Classic Summer Basketball Tournament
When: Late July 1999
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here: Seton Hall University, 400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, New Jersey 07079. Tel: (973) 761-9000

Tempe, AZ: BCI Boys' Summer Prep Shootout--Laryy Walker Memorial Tournament
When: Late July 1999
Where: Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Las Vegas, NV: ARC-Slam-N-Jam Las Vegas Grand Finale
When: July 27-31, 1999.
Following on the heels of the the nation's largest tournament, the adidas Las Vegas Big Time, the Grand Finale covers all the age brackets, including 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14, High School, traveling teams, boys & girls. Nine separate divisions, with boys teams of all ages, including high school varsity teams, along with growing girls divisions. More than 157 teams particpated in late July in 1998. Three game guarantee. For more information, e-mail hoopstars@archoops.com, or call (818) 995-3761. Snail mail to ARC, 15155 Weddington Street, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411. For more information, visit http://www.archoops.com.

Coraopolis, PA: Five-Star Basketball Camp
When: Late July to Early August 1999
W
here: Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

Columbus, OH: Bobby Kortsen Summer Shootout
When:
Late July 1999
Where: Columbus, Ohio.

Tulsa, OK: Converse Midwest Shootout Summer Jam
When: Late July 1999
  Where: Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK. Prep/JUCO, Contact Greg Swaim (405) 377-HOOP for further information.


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