1999-2000 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.

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September 1999
SoCal Events:

Torrance, CA: 4 "D" Stars Labor Day Tournament
When: Sept 3-6, 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.

Costa Mesa: ARC Orange County Labor Day King of the Court Tournament.
When: Sept. 3-5, 1999.  Costa Mesa Area. Teams from the SF Valley, Riverside, San Diego, and Orange County scheduled to appear. Call for list of teams and tournament info. 714-549-2622. $195.00 per team, 3 game guarantee (reductions for teams from same organization);
Ages: Boys 10u - 14u; Girls 11u, 12u

Irvine: On2Hoop's Future Stars Back To School Bash
When: Sept. 4, 5, 6, 1999
At Irvine University HS. The tournament will feature (6) divisions in boys and girls pool play. All teams will receive 4 games with a tournament cost of $250.00.  We expect to have some of the top teams in Southern California. Their are limited amount of spots per division so please act quickly to secure a spot. Divisions are boys 12's, 14's, and all-star travel, and girls 11's, 13's, and all-star travel. You can call for a entry form @ 760-726-4183 or e-mail On2hoop@aol.com.

Beach Cities (LA): Beach Cities Basketball Club Tournament
When: Sept. 10-12. Beach Cities Basketball Club will be hosting a tournament for 10-U through 17-U boys teams.Teams will play a minimum of three games (usually this turns out to be four) for $250. Inquiries can be faxed to (310) 374-4019
.

Long Beach, CA: 7th Annual Long Beach Fall Hoops Classic
When: Sept. 10-12. At Long Beach City College. Top tournament open to high school and club teams who pay entry fee of $400.00. Submit rosters, fees and related materials to Dinos Trigonis at Belmont Shore Basketball. 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 11--(Registration); League Play September 26-November 21. The ARC Fall League, for boys and girls in grades 1-8, will be conducted locally at six locations: North Hollywood High School, Poly High School in Sun Valley, Pierce College, Taft High School in Woodland Hills, Monroe High School in North Hills, and Burbank High School. Play will commence on Sunday, September 26, 1999 and run through November 21, 1999. There will be boys divisions for 14u/8th, 13u/7th, 12u/6th, 11u/5th, 10u/4th, and 9u, 8u, 7u, 6u/3rd, 2nd, 1st, K. Age is based on 9/1/00. Cost per team will be $950. Girls divisions will include 13u/8th, 12u/7th, 11u/6th, 10u/5th, and the cost per team will be $750. Age is based on 1/1/00. Only cashier’s checks, money orders, or cash will be accepted. Entry fees are due by September 11, 1999. 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.

Los Angeles: 2nd Annual Girls Youth Fall Basketball League "
When: Sept. 11 continuing through Oct. 30, 1999. Sponsored by NIKE, league will be held at will be held Lynwood High School, 4050 East Imperial Hwy. Fee: $300 per team;  $ 75 per individual. High School Division {Elite & Regular} and also Junior High School Division. Some of the top teams in Southern California will be in attendance. For more information please call (323) 691-8003

Torrance, CA: 4 "D" Stars Fall Developmental League
When: September 19 through November 21, 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.  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.

Long Beach/Los Angeles: FullCourt Press Fall Showcase
When: Sept. 17, 1999.  The 1999 Fullcourt Press Fall Showcase will be held on Friday, September 17, 1999 at Long Beach City College, and will showcase some of the best players in Southern California, and promises to attract college coaches and scouts from throughout the country. The event will consist of five separate games including a Sophomore Game (4:00 p.m.), Junior Game (5:30 p.m.) two Senior Games (7:00 and 8:30 p.m.) and a JC Game (10:00 p.m.). For further information contact Dinos Trigonis 3122 Theresa Street #1, Long Beach, CA 90814.  (562) 984-8355.

Los Angeles: adidas Double Pump "Fall Pump Premier" Tournament
When: Sept. 24, 25, 26, 1999.   At Cal State Dominguez Hills.  52 teams, 3 Game Guarantee, 6 games possible. Championship and Consolation Brackets.  $400 Entry fee.  National HS Rules.   The tournament will feature a single bracket with first game winners advancing to the Championship Bracket and first game losers going on to the Consolation Bracket. Three game guarantee for all teams.  For further information contact Double Pump, Inc., 530-256-2862, or mail your entry to the Double Pump Westwood office at P.O. Box 650, Westwood, CA 96137. Additional information located at Double Pump's website.

Orange County/Fullerton: Southern California Fall Junior College Showcase
When: Sept. 25, 26, 1999.   At Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA.  20 teams. Top teams only.  Games start at 10:00 a.m. daily and continue.
For further information contact Dieter Horton, 714-992-7395.   

Los Angeles, CA: ARC Future Stars High School JV & Varsity Fall Leagues
When: September 26 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.

NorCal Events:

Sacramento: River City Roundball Extravaganza
When: Sept. 24-26. Sponsored by Sacramento Sports& Education Association. All teams guaranteed 3 games; Awards to First & Second place finishers. $175.00 per team Contact: Kevin Johnson (916) 393-40320r Fx (916) 393-4032or (916) 328-7492.  All games have certified High school officials. High School Rules Apply.

Oakland, CA; Pleasanton, CA; Menlo Park, CA: ARC Instructional Academy Fall Session
When: September 11--Registration;  League Play September 26-November 21. 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:

Arizona: Insight.com Bowl Arizona Stars Tournament
When: Sept. 24-26. Sponsored by Nike, Arizona Stars. 9U-Senior Boys, 10U-Senior Girls. Tournament Entry Fee for AAU members is $300 per team payable to Arizona Stars. Tucson, Arizona at the McKale Center, Bear Down Gym & other local High School facilities. Teams must register by September 10, 1999. Teams will not be permitted to play if not registered. Registration and information can be obtained at: http://www.azstars.org. Team Rosters may not have more than 15 players. All players and coaches must be a current member of the AAU to participate in a sanctioned event. Every team must have a club/team membership for the current year. We will send the forms and handbooks upon request. Contact the Arizona Boys AAU at (602) 379-7505 or (480) 893-7618. Current individual membership cards (exp. 9/1/2000) are twelve dollars for players and fourteen for coaches and are multi-sport. This entitles the individual to accident and general liability insurance. Team/club membership is thirty dollars. Contact the Arizona Girls Girls AAU, Debbie Molton, at (602) 706-6454
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Las Vegas, NV: ARC Instructional Academy Fall Session
When: Continuing through 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.

Beach Cities (LA): Beach Cities Basketball Club Tournament
When: November 5-7. Beach Cities Basketball Club will be hosting a tournament for 10-U through 17-U boys teams.Teams will play a minimum of three games (usually this turns out to be four) for $250. Inquiries can be faxed to (310) 374-4019
.

San Bernardino, CA: Inland Basketball Tournament
When: Early Nov.
Tournament for traveling teams and All-Net/NJB recreational teams. Boys only, grades 5-8. Separate divisions for traveling all-star teams and All-Net all-star teams. Entry fee of $250 per team. For further information contact Joe Keller, Southern California Basketball, 8743 Magnolia Bldg. A10, Riverside, CA., (909) 352-2939

Costa Mesa, CA: YBOA Tip Off Classic
When: Early Nov.
Tournament for boys & girls teams, grades 6-8. Games are played at various locations in Costa Mesa and Irvine, CA. Pool play with three game guarantee. Approximately 40-50 teams will participate. $165 entry fee. Contact Dave Elliott, 19481 Sierra Lago, Irvine, CA., (714) 854-8184.

Orange County, CA: NJB Halloween Classic
When:
Early Nov. Featuring Boys and Girls Teams, Ages 11-14. Games played in Orange and Villa Park. Contact: Bob Chenowith, (714) 974-2290

Los Angeles/Gardena, CA: Gardena All-Star Tournament
When:
Early Nov. For boys and girls 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U and 14U. Played at various gyms in Gardena. Contact Phyllis (310) 217-1842 or Jamal (310) 361-2951

Ventura, CA: Ventura Holiday Invitational
When:
Early November. For Boys 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades, and Girls 7th and 8th grades. Played in the Ventura area. For more information contact Chip Tarleton (805) 641-3484

Pomona, CA: Cal Poly Pomona Junior Basketball Tournament
When:
Second Week in November. For Boys & Girls, Grades 5-8. Entry fee $175.00 per team. 3 games guarantee. Held in Kellogg Gymnasium on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona. Eight, twelve, or sixteen teams will be in each bracket. Contact Paul B. Thomas, Cal Poly Pomona, 3801 West Temple Ave., Pomona, CA., (909) 869-2824

Anaheim, CA: The John Wooden Classic Tournament
When:
November 26, 1999--high school tournament; November 27 College Classic.
Games will be played at the Pond in Anaheim. No details on the high school matchups yet (as of Sept. 2) but check the John Wooden Classic website for further information.

Los Angeles, CA: 5th Annual 4 D Stars Thanksgiving Tournament
When: November 26-28, 1999 Thanksgiving Weekend. At South Bay High Schools. A completed registration fee and roster must be sent, there will be no verbal entries. AAU & Club Teams, Boys Ages 9-14; Girls 5th/6th grade, 7th/8th grade brackets. Entry fee: $325.00 for all levels. Three Game Guarantee. Individual and Team Awards. Contact: Reinaldo Henry, P.O. Box 5023, Torrance, CA, (310) 320-1346

Los Angeles, CA: Slam-n-Jam Early Bird Classic
When: Thanksgiving Weekend. Boys and Girls Club Teams. Boys 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14. Girls 5th & 6th, 7th & 8th grades. Games are played in the Carson/Torrance area. Boys division: $295 entry fee, 3 game minimum. Separate divisions for grades 4-8. Girls division: $295 entry fee, 3 game minimum. This is one of the oldest traveling all star team tournaments in California. Contact: Issy Washington, 19621 Galway St., Carson, CA., (310) 532-0622

NorCal Events:

Sacramento: Thanksgiving Classic "Nothing But Net
When: November 13-15. Sponsored by Sacramento Sports& Education Association. All teams guaranteed 3 games; Awards to First & Second place finishers. $175.00 per team Contact: Kevin Johnson (916) 393-40320r Fx (916) 393-4032or (916) 328-7492.  All games have certified High school officials. High School Rules Apply.

Oakland, CA; Pleasanton, CA; Menlo Park, CA: ARC Instructional Academy Fall Session
When: Continuing League Play through November 21. 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: Continuing through 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.


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