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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February 13, 2019 | City of Palms champions keep on winning

McEachern (Powder Springs, Georgia) announced its presence as one of this season’s truly elite teams when it blazed through the field to win the Culligan City of Palms ...Read More

February 13, 2019 | COP alumni fill the 2019 NBA All Star ranks

There’s no sure path to the NBA All-Star Game, but the Culligan City of Palms Classic is a good place to start. Four of the 24 players who’ll take the court Sunday ni...Read More