The Nation’s #1 High School Basketball Tournament

One of Southwest Florida’s most exciting events is the City of Palms Basketball Classic. 2017 marks the forty-fifth 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, 2017

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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October 18, 2017 | Star-studded field set for 45th annual Culligan City of Palms Classic

Ten of the top 50 boys’ high school basketball players in the country will show off their hoop skills at the 45th annual Culligan City of Palms Classic Mon. Dec. 18 t...Read More

September 21, 2017 | Culligan City of Palms Classic unveils 2017 tournament lineup

Another star-studded field is set for the 45th annual Culligan City of Palms Classic at the Suncoast Credit Union Arena on the campus of Florida SouthWestern State Colle...Read More