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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June 13, 2018 | City of Palms Players lead the pack for upcoming 2018 NBA draft

  More than a dozen former City of Palms players have a strong chance to hear their names called in next week's NBA Draft. DeAndre Ayton, who came to the City...Read More

December 6, 2017 | USA Today announces pre-season All-USA boys’ basketball team

Another outstanding week of high school hoops is in store for the 45th Annual Culligan City of Palms Classic scheduled for Monday, Dec. 18 – Saturday, Dec. 23 at the Su...Read More