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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November 15, 2018 | Ranked players fill the 2018 tournament top to bottom

2019   The bloodlines are strong for the 6-foot-3 point guard Cole Anthony, whose father, Greg, starred at UNLV and played 11 years in the NBA. Anthony’s baske...Read More

November 15, 2018 | City of Palms named top tournament

MaxPreps calls it “the most talent-rich tournament field of the 2018-19 season.” USA Today says it’s an event “you, 100 percent, want to get out to.” The Cullig...Read More