The Nation’s #1 High School Basketball Tournament

One of Southwest Florida’s most exciting events is the City of Palms Basketball Classic. 2019 marks the forty-seventh 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 18-23, 2019

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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August 15, 2019 | Transfers

The “back” in “back to school” doesn’t apply to many top-flight high school basketball players. They’re off to new schools instead, taking advantage of a tran...Read More

August 15, 2019 | August 2019 Hoop History

Perhaps no team represented the nexus of where the Culligan City of Palms Classic began and where it is now better than the 1996-97 Miami Senior Stingarees.   ...Read More