The Nation’s #1 High School Basketball Tournament

One of Southwest Florida’s most exciting events is the Culligan City of Palms Basketball Classic. 2021 will  mark the forty-ninth year of the top tournament in the nation featuring the highest ranked players and teams. The tournament will be held again in the Suncoast Credit Union Arena at Florida SouthWestern State College. Learn More

DECEMBER 18-23, 2020 (Cancelled due to safety concerns for fans, staff and student athletes).  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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February 12, 2021 | GEICO Nationals likely to feature several COP teams

Although many tournaments across the country were canceled this season due to the pandemic, the one that determines the mythical national champion, the GEICO Nationals, i...Read More

December 23, 2020 | Follow the Culligan City of Palms Classic all year

As we look toward our 49th year of high school hoops, we want to ensure all of our fans that you can continue to engage with us throughout 2021. We’ll be posting on all...Read More