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 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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