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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November, 1998

SoCal Events:

Torrance, CA: 4 "D" Stars Fall Developmental League
When: Continuing through November 22, 1998. 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 Fall Session
When: Continuing through November 15 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.

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.

San Bernardino, CA: Inland Basketball Tournament
When: Nov. 7-8, 1998 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: Nov. 7-8, 1998 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., 1998. 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 27-29, 1998 Thanksgiving Weekend. At South Bay High Schools. A completed registration fee and roster must be sent by November 15, 1997. there will be no verbal entries. AAU & Club Teams, Boys Ages 9-14; Girls 5th/6th grade, 7th/8th grade brackets. Entry fee: $285.00 for Boys teams; $185.00 for Girls' teams; 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:

Oakland, CA; Pleasanton, CA; Menlo Park, CA: 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 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.

Redwood City, CA: Canada Jamboree No. 1
When: Weekend prior to Thanksgiving. Boys tournament for grades 7 & 8. Played at Canada College, Redwood City, CA. $125 entry fee. "Shootout" Format (no score, stats, fouls, or free throws) 16 teams. Guaranteed 8 games against 8 different opponents. For more information contact Mike Legarza, 185 West Gate, San Francisco, CA., (415) 306-3100

Redwood City, CA: Canada Jamboree No. 2
When: Thanksgiving weekend. Boys tournament for grades 7 & 8. Played at Canada College, Redwood City, CA. $125 entry fee. "Shootout" Format (no score, stats, fouls, or free throws) 16 teams. Guaranteed 8 games against 8 different opponents. For more information contact Mike Legarza, 185 West Gate, San Francisco, CA., (415) 306-3100

San Francisco, CA: Reebok Rebel Classic
When: Last Week in November. Boys & Girls tournament for grades 6-8. Competetive tournament. Double elimination tournament with each team guranteed 3 games. Trophies & medals. Played at the San Francisco Boys and Girls Club. For further informaiton contact Nate Ford, 1950 Page Street, San Francisco, CA., (415) 221-6100

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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