1999 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. For events in the Year 2000, check our 2000 Events Calendars.

November 1999
SoCal Events:  Leagues & Clinics

Los Angeles, CA: ARC Instructional Academy Fall Session
When: Continuing--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, CA: ARC Future Stars High School JV & Varsity Fall Leagues
When: Continuing-- 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.

Torrance, CA: 4 "D" Stars Fall Developmental League
When: Continuing--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.

Club & Youth Tournaments

Inland Empire, CA: IEBA Tarheel Preseason AAU Tournament
When: November 5-7. $ 260.00, entry fee also includes AAU Club membership and five AAU Cards.   4 Game minimum, AAU rules and age limits apply. All age divisions, 9-14U For more information, contact Tarheel Basketball at 909, 247-5880.

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 $275. Contact Steve Brown at (310) 374-4019
  or e-mail at docbrown@beachnet.gen.ca.us

Pomona, CA: 9th Annual Cal Poly Pomona Junior Basketball Tournament
When: November 5-7.   Cal Poly Pomona Kellog Gym and Darlene May Gym. 3801 West Temple Ave, Pomona, CA 91768. $175.00 per team. Entry fee includes a minimum of 3 games. Please mail non-refundable $100.00 deposit check to Tournament Director. (This ensures your spot in the bracket) Entry is on a first come basis. Please make checks payable to CAL POLY POMONA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL. Note: Deposit checks received after bracket is full, will be returned. TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Paul B. Thomas, Head Women’s Basketball Coach,  Cal Poly Pomona 909 869-2824 (Office) 909 629-1385 (Home) FORMAT: Eight, twelve, or sixteen teams will be in each bracket. All teams guaranteed three games. Each bracket will have a Consolation, 3rd Place, and Championship game. Bracket 2-G 5th and 6th grade girls. Bracket 2-B 5th and 6th grade boys. Bracket 3-G 7th and 8th grade girls. Bracket 3-B 7th and 8th grade boys.

Yorba Linda: Yorba Linda Wildcats Tournament
When: November 12-14 Games held at LaSorda Fieldhouse in Yorba Linda (North Orange County). Open to 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls teams. Fee is $220 per team, includes a minimum of 3 games, CIF rules, Team Awards for 1st and 2nd place. Register by 10/30. Call 714-865-2083 or 714-692-9550 for more information. Mail check and info to YL Wildcats, 27870 Mt. Whitney Way, Yorba Linda, CA 928

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

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

High School & High School-Age Level Tournaments

Anaheim, CA: The John Wooden Classic Tournament (College Only This Year)
When:
November 27 College Classic Only this year, due to CIF regulations prohibiting high school games before 11/29.  Games will be played at the Pond in Anaheim, and will feature USC v. Duke, and Auburn v. Stanford. Check the John Wooden Classic website for further information.

Compton, CA: 3rd Annual Compton Tip Off Classic
When:  November 29, 1999.  Compton City College. Exhibition games featuring Long Beach Jordan, Pasadena, Ayala, Serra, Perris, La Jolla Bishop's School and several others TBA. 

Los Angeles/Simi Valley, CA: 15th Annual Simi Valley Basketball Tip Off Classic
When: November 29-December 4. 16 team tournament. Initial rounds held at both Simi and Camarillo High Schools for pool play; finals at Simi. Invitational only. For entry information, contact Simi Valley High Coach Christian Aurand.

Junior College Tournaments

Walnut, , CA: Mt. San Antonio College Tip-Off Tournament
When: Nov. 11-13, 1999.  At Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut.  Eight team tournament featuring Mt. San Antonio, College of the Sequoias, Citrus, Fullerton, West LA City College,  LA Harbor CC, Barstow and LA Valley College.

Victor Valley, CA:   Runnin' Rams Tip Off Classic.
When: Nov. 11-14, 1999, at Victor Valley Community College.  Teams include Victor Valley, Antelope Valley, Cypress, Oxnard, East LA, Glendale, Grossmont and LACC

Palm Springs/Palm Desert, CA: COD Tip Off Classic
When: Nov. 12-13, 1999. At College of the Desert in the Coachella Valley-Palm Desert area.  Teams include College of the Desert, Golden West, San Diego City and Compton City College.

Fresno, CA: Fresno City College Tip Off Tournament
When: Nov. 12-13, 1999. At Fresno City College. Teams include Fresno City, Bakersfield, Fresno County All-Stars and Fresno Stars AAU. 

Mt. San Antonio/Riverside, CA:  Kiwanis Tip-Off Tournament
When: Nov. 12-13, 1999. At Mt. San Jacinto College. Teams include Mt. San Jacinto, Barstow, Cuyamaca and Northland Pioneer (AZ)

Mission Viejo, CA: Saddleback Community College Tournament
When: Nov. 12-14, 1999.  At Saddleback Community College, in Mission Viejo. Teams include Saddleback, Cerritos, Chaffey, Riverside, Long Beach City, LA Trade Tech, Santa Barbara City and Southwestern.  

Fullerton, CA: Fullerton Community College Tournament
When: Nov. 17-20, 1999.   At Fullerton Community College.  Teams include Fullerton, LA Harbor, Palomar, El Camino, Saddleback, Pasadena City College, LA Valley College, and LA Southwest. 

Irvine, CA: Bill Mulligan Classic Tournament
When: Nov. 18-20, 1999. At Irvine Valley College (Irvine).  Teams this year will include Irvine Valley CC, Mt. San Jacinto, Long Beach City College, Riverside City College, Alan Hancock CC, College of the Canyons, Cerritos CC, and Southwestern.

Porterville, CA: Porterville JC "Finance and Thrift" Invitational
When: Nov. 18-20, 1999. At Porterville Community College.  Teams will include Porterville CC, Foothill CC, Diablo Valley CC, Cerro Coso CC, Fresno City College, Cypress Community College,  and North Idaho (ID) and Sierra. 

San Luis Obispo, CA:  Cuesta College Mid-State Bank Tournament
When: Nov. 19-21, 1999. At Cuesta College (San Luis Obispo). Teams will include Cuesta, West LA CC, West Valley College, Bakersfield CC, San Bernardino Valley CC and Santa Barbara City College

Azusa, CA: Citrus Community College Tournament
When: Nov. 24-27, 1999.  Also known as the "Neil Edwards Tournament"  at Citrus Community College.   Will feature teams including Citrus, Rio Hondo, Moorpark, Riverside, Pasadena, Compton, Mt. San Antonio and Snow College (UT). 

Oxnard, CA: Oxnard CC Condor Classic Tournament
When: Nov. 26-28, 1999.  At Oxnard Community College.  Teams this year will include Oxnard, LA Harbor, Chaffey, ACC, Santa Monica, Ventura, Antelope Valley and LA Southwest

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: East Oakland Youth Development Center Boys' Tournament
When: November 26-28, 1999. The East Oakland Youth Development Center is hosting a 10/u Boys Tournament. Entry fee is $175.00. Each team is guaranteed three games. First and second place finishers will receive team trophies. Also, there will be All-Tournament trophies as well as a MVP award. For more information please contact Kwaume Nitoto at (510) 569-8088 or fax (510)632-6942
.

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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