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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August 1999

SoCal Events:

Santa Barbara, CA: Snow Valley Basketball Camp, Session II
When: Early August, 1999 Where: Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California. Top flight camp, featuring solid instruction and great competition among the elite players in SoCal.

NorCal Events:


Other States:

Las Vegas, NV: 15th Annual Nike Summer Las Vegas Summer Classic
When:   August 11-14, 1999. The 15th Annual Las Vegas Summer Nike Classic features divisions for just about every age bracket:   Boys 11, 12, 13, 14 15 & Varsity; Girls 12 & under, 14 & under and Varsity.  All games will be played under high school rules (presumably Nevada rules, which is 20 minute halves, stop clock, etc). For further information contact either Mae Fisher or Pat Inch at (702)646-4894 or (702)878-0915, Fax: (702)646-4831 or
Email: or visit the official tournament website at   Fee is $395.00 per team, plus a $100 fee per team (for a performance bond) and an additional $6.00 per player for insurance. Registration must be sent by July 20. Entries sent after July 20 will be subject to an additional $25.00 surcharge (i.e., $420 to register).

Houston, Tx; Rochester, NY; Cherry Hill, NJ: JCC 1999 Maccabi Youth Games.
When: August 13-21, 1999. The JCC Maccabi Games will be held at three locations and will feature some of the top 13-14 and 15-16 (high school) basketball players in the country. For further information visit the JCC Maccabi website at

Hawaii, HI: ARC Hawaiian Hoop Luau
When: August 17-23, 1999. Here's how Rich Goldberg of ARC has described this planned tournament: "The island paradise of Hawaii beckons to the nation's traveling team coaches to bring their squads to the Hawaiian Hoop Luau. The tournament is open to boys and girls teams of all ages. Proposed dates for Summer 1999 are August 17 - 21." For more information, e-mail, or call (818) 995-3761. Snail mail to ARC, 15155 Weddington Street, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411. For further information, visit the ARC website at

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