The Nation’s #1 High School Basketball Tournament

One of Southwest Florida’s most exciting events is the City of Palms Basketball Classic. 2018 marks the forty-sixth year of the top tournament in the nation featuring the highest ranked players and teams. This year’s tournament will be held again in the Suncoast Credit Union Arena at Florida SouthWestern State College. Learn More

DECEMBER 17-22, 2018

Classic Basketball Inc. is a 501c3 not-for-profit corporation created for the purpose of managing the City of Palms Classic-the number one high school tournament in the nation.

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October 18, 2018 | Possible rematch?

University School (Fort Lauderdale) enters the 2018 Culligan City of Palms Classic as the defending champs, but the Sharks still have something to prove. Montverde Academ...Read More

October 18, 2018 | Lehigh strikes lightning again

One Lehigh Senior High School’s Delshawn Green basketball playing experience is over, he could probably write a best-selling book about it. Now a senior, he’s experie...Read More