The Nation’s #1 High School Basketball Tournament

One of Southwest Florida’s most exciting events is the City of Palms Basketball Classic. 2020 marks the forty-eighth 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, 2020 Classic Basketball Inc. is a 501(c3) 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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March 16, 2020 | Hoop History | Al Harrington

The first City of Palms Classic alum to win the USA TODAY National Player of the Year award was Al Harrington in 1998. Going right from St. Patrick High School to the NBA...Read More

March 16, 2020 | NBA Suspended???

The NBA also has suspended its season until further notice. After Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for the virus, the NBA suspended its season after the March...Read More