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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September 19, 2019 | Early Christmas: Teams revealed for Culligan City of Palms Classic

There are few bigger pre-holiday presents for basketball fans than pulling the bow off another star-studded field for the 47th annual Culligan City of Palms Classic high ...Read More

September 19, 2019 | September 2019 Hoop History

Just being invited to participate in the City of Palms Classic high school basketball tournament is an achievement for any high school basketball team. But can you imagin...Read More