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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June 18, 2020 | Montverde on brink of matching history

Montverde is seeking to become only the second team to win five Classic titles, matching the feat first established by Cypress Lake High School. Besides last year, Montve...Read More

June 18, 2020 | Classic matchups ahead for 48 th City of Palms Classic

Another high school basketball classic is shaping up for the 48th Culligan City of Palms Classic as powerhouse Montverde, the nation’s top team from a year ago, returns...Read More