Youth Basketball Tournaments

Tournaments for Your Team

At the Fargo Basketball Academy, we know that real game experience is just as important to a player's development as consistent practice. We want to help our players to have as many opportunities to improve their skills as possible, so we've compiled a list of tournaments to provide coaches with an easy reference. We are not the contact for any of these tournaments, but we are continuously updating the list. If you would like to add your tournament to this list, please fill out all necessary information in our Online Form Here.

 

FEBRUARY 2023

  • FEBRUARY 11: A-B-W BOOSTER CLUB COUGAR CLASSIC [5-on-5]- Ada, MN. Grades 3-6 Girls. Registration Fee: $175. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Monday, January 23, 2023. Register Online: https://sites.google.com/ada.k12.mn.us/adaborupboosterclub/cougar-classic-tournaments?authuser=0. Tournament Contact: Jeremy Peterson at 701-371-9565 or adaborupboosterclub@ada.k12.mn.us. Additional Information: Games held at Ada-Borup-West Schools. Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Phenomenal referees. Concessions all day with both hot and cold items.
  • FEBRUARY 11: COLTS CLASSIC BOYS 5/6 GRADE TOURNEY [5-on-5]- Colfax, ND. Grades 5-6 Boys. Registration Fee: $150. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Saturday, January 28, 2023. Register Online: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSehYxMZfNugNLceKllmh4v6LzejO6RAcxzL2qq8C1l9Mo-RYw/viewform. Tournament Contact: Heather von Ruden at 701-373-5473 or heather.vonruden@gmail.com. Additional Information: Full gyms with bleacher seating. Running time. Experienced refs. Meal options. Full concessions. On-site screen printing. Medals for top 3 teams.
  • FEBRUARY 18: SPUD SHOOTOUT [5-on-5]- Moorhead, MN. Grades 3-8 Boys and Grades 3-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $180. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Sunday, February 12, 2023. Register Online: https://www.spudbasketball.com/spudshootout2022. Tournament Contact: Mark Perry at 701-367-5189 or mperry@moorheadschools.org. Additional Information: Games held at Horizon Middle School. A and B divisions when applicable. Full-size courts for all games. Bleacher seating at all sites. Experienced adult referees. Awards will be given in each division. Concessions will be available. T-shirts available.
  • FEBRUARY 18: DETROIT LAKES GIRLS YOUTH TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Detroit Lakes, MN. Grades 3-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $175. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Monday,  February 6, 2023. Tournament Contact: Luke Karlgaard at 218-330-1214 or lkarlgaard@detlakes.k12.mn.us. Additional Information: Games played at Detroit Lakes Middle School and Detroit Lakes High School. Certified officials for all games. Great concessions. Wood floors. A/B divisions when possible. Medals for 1st and 2nd place.
  • FEBRUARY 18: BARNESVILLE BOYS AND GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Fargo, ND. Grades 3-4 Boys and Grades 3 Girls. Registration Fee: $175. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 8, 2023. Registration: www.barnesville.k12.mn.us/cms/lib/MN02204890/Centricity/Domain/8/2023%20Traveling%20Tourney.pdf. Tournament Contact: Tracy Hinsz at 218-329-5152 or thinsz@barnesville.k12.mn.us. Additional Information: Games played at the Barnesville Sports Arena. Please list if your team would be A team and highly skilled or a B team and low skilled so we can bracket accordingly.
  • FEBRUARY 18: WINTER CLASSIC [5-on-5]- Wahpeton, ND. Grades 3-6 Boys and Girls. Registration Fee: $175. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Wednesday,  February 8, 2023. Tournament Contact: Keith Blatttenbauer at 701-642-2811 or keith@wahpetonparks.com.
  • FEBRUARY 18-19: MANDAN GIRLS BRAVES DEEP FREEZE CLASSIC [5-on-5]- Mandan, ND. Grades 3-6 Boys and Grades 3-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $165. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Friday, February 10, 2023. Register Online: https://fs30.formsite.com/mbbcgirls/0l8iyfihb7/index.html?1660666677805. Tournament Contact: Jason Harris at 701-527-5034 or mbbcgirls@gmail.com. Additional Information: Games played at Mandan High School, Mandan Middle School, All Seasons Arena and other sites in Mandan. A and B divisions when possible. Concessions. Paid referees. Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Low registration fees and reasonable gate fees.
  • FEBRUARY 19: HCV BOOSTER CLUB WINTER WONDER JAM 3 ON 3 TOURNAMENT [3-on-3]- Central Valley, ND. Grades 3-6 Boys and Grades 3-6 Girls. Registration Fee: $25/participant. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Monday, February 6, 2023. Online Registration: https://forms.gle/D4VMBQi2SsK6sueC8. Tournament Contact: Brad Nelson at 701-405-4229 or bradnelson8060@gmail.com. Additional Information: Games played at Central Valley School in Buxton, ND.
  • FEBRUARY 20: SHOOT360 FARGO 3 VS 3 MASH UP SHOOTING LEAGUE [3-on-3]- Fargo, ND. Grades 4-5 Boys. Registration Fee: $90. Registration Online Registration: https://forms.zohopublic.com/info4954/form/3on3andShootingLeagueMashup/formperma/azmqDOmSEKay0umFWU80PTrMzaxXZkDP_RjgdhHcpOQ. Tournament Contact: Shoot360Fargo at 701-540-5268 or info@shoot360fargo.com. Additional Information: Games played at Shoot360 and Fargo Basketball Academy in Fargo, ND. Includes both shooting league in addition to a  traditional 3 on 3 tournament style to crown an overall winner. Utilizes the shooting league technology at Shoot360 Fargo. Prizes awarded.
  • FEBRUARY 24-26: TRF USP TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Thief River Falls, MN. Grades 3-8 Boys and Grades 3-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $160. Registration Deadline: Saturday, February 11, 2023. Register Online: https://www.trfbackcourtclub.com/teams/default.asp?u=TRFBACKCOURTCLUB&s=basketball&p=registration&formID=144333. Tournament Contact: Kindra Poissant at 218-689-8693 or trfbackcourt@gmail.com. Additional Information: Games held at Lincoln High School, Franklin Middle School and Challenger Elementary School. Great concessions offered. Certified referees. Awards for 1st-3rd place.
  • FEBRUARY 25: 35th ANNUAL VCPR WINTER SHOOTOUT [5-on-5]- Valley City, ND. Grades 4-6 Boys and Grades 4-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $185. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 14, 2023. Registration Information: https://www.vcparks.com/activities/events-tournaments/. Tournament Contact: Amy Pederson at 701-845-3294 or amyp@vcparks.com. Additional Information: Games held at Gaukler Family Wellness Center, Rec Center and Valley City High School. A and B divisions offered. VCPR reserves the right to combine divisions. This tournament is a qualifier for the Heartland States Championships in Sioux City, IA, March 10-12, 2023.
  • FEBRUARY 25-26: MINNESOTA HEAT BORDER BATTLE #1 [5-on-5]- Forest Lake, MN. Grades 2-6 Boys. Registration Fee: $375. 4 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Friday, February 17, 2023. Registration: https://www.minnesotaheat.net/page/show/1357025-boys-border-battle. Tournament Contact: Willie Vang at 651-269-9822 or mnheathoops@gmail.com. Additional Information: All games played at Forest Lake HS with 12 courts under one roof. A total of 222 teams entered last year. 4 games guarantee. 4 levels of play in each grade division (All-Star, A, B and C). All games located under one roof.

MARCH 2023

  • MARCH 3-5: 2023 BEMIDJI'S PRIDE OF THE NORTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Bemidji, MN. Grades 3-8 Boys and Grades 3-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $400. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Friday,  February 17, 2023. Register Online: https://www.bemidjibasketball.com/potn. Tournament Contact: Doug Flatness at 402-594-4974 or dougflatness90@gmail.com. Games played at Bemidji High School, Bemidji Middle School and Bemidji Gene Dillon School. Additional Information: **NO ADMISSIONS CHARGED** as it is included in the registration fee. Grade 3-4 boys and girls play Saturday only. Grades 5-8 girls play Friday and Saturday. Grades 5-8 boys play Saturday and Sunday. Provide clock workers. 7 wood floors. Concessions available. On-site screen printing.
  • MARCH 4: DETROIT LAKES BOYS YOUTH TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Detroit Lakes, MN. Grades 3-8 Boys. Registration Fee: $175. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Monday,  February 20, 2023. Tournament Contact: Luke Karlgaard at 218-330-1214 or lkarlgaard@detlakes.k12.mn.us. Additional Information: Games played at Detroit Lakes Middle School and Detroit Lakes High School. Certified officials for all games. Great concessions. Wood floors. A/B divisions when possible. Medals for 1st and 2nd place.
  • MARCH 4-5: GROVER ATHLETIC CLUB 2023 WINTER CLASSIC [5-on-5]- Fargo, ND. Grades 4-6 Boys and Grades 4-6 Girls. Registration Fee: $175. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Wednesday,  February 15, 2023. Register Online: https://tourneymachine.com/E117430. Tournament Contact: Natalie Bilstad at 701-799-7538 or nrbilstad@hotmail.com. Additional Information: Games held at Oak Grove Lutheran Gorder Gym, Scheels Center and Oak Grove Elementary. A and B divisions will be provided where the number of teams allow. Certified officials will be provided by World of Officiating. Concessions will be available at both locations.
  • MARCH 4-5: MINNESOTA HEAT BORDER BATTLE #2 [5-on-5]- Forest Lake, MN. Grades 7-8 Boys. Registration Fee: $375. 4 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Friday, February 24, 2023. Registration: https://www.minnesotaheat.net/page/show/1357025-boys-border-battle. Tournament Contact: Willie Vang at 651-269-9822 or mnheathoops@gmail.com. Additional Information: All games played at Forest Lake HS with 12 courts under one roof. A total of 222 teams entered last year. 4 games guarantee. 4 levels of play in each grade division (All-Star, A, B and C). All games located under one roof.
  • MARCH 4-5: WARREN JAYCEES/ WARREN LIONS 3rd-6th GRADE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Warren, MN. Grades 3-6 Boys and Grades 3-6 Girls. Registration Fee: $150 by February 1 or $175 after February 1. 4 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 15, 2023. Tournament Contact: Darby Boe at 701-866-3216 or daboe21@gmail.com. Additional Information: Games played at Warren Alvarado Olso High School Gym. Awards for 1st-3rd place. Each division/age group will be limited to 6 teams. Pool play for the first two games will determine seeding for the medal round. Concessions offered. Saturday games start at 8 am. Sunday games start at 10 am.
  • MARCH 5: POLAR BEAR BOOSTER [3-on-3]- Larimore, ND. Grades 3-6 Boys and Grades 3-6 Girls. Registration Fee: $75. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 23, 2023. Register Online: https://www.larimorek12.org/forms/1499. Tournament Contact: Phil Gaugler at 701-367-6553 or gaugler05@gmail.com. Additional Information: All games will be played at Larimore High School.
  • MARCH 11: PARK RIVER AREA AGGIES BOOSTER CLUB YOUTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Park River, ND. Grades 4-6 Boys and Grades 4-6 Girls. Registration Fee: $140. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: February 26, 2023. Register Online: https://forms.gle/YfnaB9mR5gYGz2wj7. Tournament Contact: Brett Omdahl at 701-331-0569 or brett.omdahl@parkriverk12.com. Additional Details: Games played at Park River Area School. This event features a tournament bracket format for the 6-8 team divisions or pool-play format if less than 6 teams. All games played on wood courts that have three point lines marked. Certified/experienced officials for all games. A wide-variety food concession stand will be available.
  • MARCH 11:  NORTHWOOD PARK DISTRICT [3-on-3]- Northwood, ND. Grades 3-8 Boys and Grades 3-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $100. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Tournament Contact: Diane Twete at 701-430-9895 or dianetwete@gmail.com. Additional Information: Please email or text for the registration form.
  • MARCH 12: LAKOTA SPORTS BOOSTERS YOUTH TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Lakota, ND. Grades 4-6 Boys and Grades 4-6 Girls. Registration Fee: $275. Registration Deadline: Monday, February 27, 2023. Tournament Contact: Ashley Rainsberry at 701-351-5161 or ashleyrainsberry@gmail.com. Additional Information: Entry fee includes gate fee. Concessions provided. Adult referees. Medals provided for 2 win teams.
  • MARCH 12: MARCH MAYHEM 3V3 TOURNAMENT [3-on-3]- Hawley, MN. Grades 3-9 Boys and Grades 3-9 Girls. Registration Fee: $80. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 5, 2023. Online Registration: https://forms.gle/NSgRxxefwc5yLzHt8. Tournament Contact: Andy Cox at 701-261-9604 or backyardballacademy@gmail.com . Additional Information: Games held at Hawley Elementary School in Hawley, MN. A and B divisions if possible. Entry fee is $80/team and an invoice will be sent out closer to the event. 5 players max allowed per team.
  • MARCH 18: WAHPETON ALL-SPORTS BOOSTER CLUB HOOP IT UP [5-on-5]- Wahpeton, ND. Grades 3-8 Boys. Registration Fee: $175. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Saturday, March 4, 2023. Tournament Contact: Mike McCall at 701-642-2604 or Wahpetonboosterclub@gmail.com.
  • MARCH 18: GRAND FORKS YMCA YOUTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Grand Forks, ND. Grades 3-8 Boys and Grades 3-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $180. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Friday, March 10, 2023. Online Registration: http://www.gfymca.org/register-now/. Tournament Contact: Cailtin Volkmann at 701-755-2586 or cvolkmann@gfymca.org. Additional Information: Games held at Red River High School and Central High School.
  • MARCH 18-19: MINNESOTA TOURNAMENTS [5-on-5]- Ada, MN. Grades 3-8 Boys and Grades 3-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $175. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Friday, March 10, 2023. Register Online: https://acrobat.adobe.com/id/urn:aaid:sc:VA6C2:375203c8-3d9f-41e3-9c6c-c591fc2c60e4. Tournament Contact: Paul Tinjum at 763-226-4329 or MinnesotaTournament@gmail.com. Additional Information: Games held at Ada-Borup-West Schools. Boys games on Saturday, March 18 and Girls games on Sunday, March 19. Concessions available. Multiple divisions when appropriate. Experienced adult referees.
  • MARCH 19: JAMESTOWN SPRING SHOOT OUT [5-on-5]- Jamestown, ND. Grades 3-8 Boys and Grades 3-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $200. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 12, 2023. Online Registration: https://jamestownbasketballreg.sportngin.com/register/form/000264597. Tournament Contact: Jeremy Rham at 701-205-8636 or jrrham@gmail.com. Additional Information: Games held at University of Jamestown Newman Arena, Jamestown High School and Two Rivers Activity Center. 40th annual Spring Shootout. Concessions will be offered. Strive to have all games played on wood floors - dependent on number of teams registered.
  • MARCH 24-26: 30TH ANNUAL CYBA TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Crookston, MN. Grades 3-8 Boys and Grades 3-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $200. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Monday, March 13, 2023. Register Online: https://tourneymachine.com/E117056. Tournament Contact: James Matthews at 218-280-2268 or tourney@crookstonbasketball.com. Additional Information: Games held at Crookston High School and Univeristy of Minnesota Crookston. Grade 3 boys and girls play Friday only. Grades 4-8 boys play Friday and Saturday. Grades 4-8 girls play Saturday and Sunday. Awards for 1st-3rd place. Concessions available. $5 Admissions.
  • MARCH 25: 35th ANNUAL VCPR SPRING SHOOTOUT SPONSORED BY PIZZA CORNER [5-on-5]- Valley City, ND. Grades 4-8 Boys and Grades 4-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $185. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Registration Information: https://www.vcparks.com/activities/events-tournaments/. Tournament Contact: Amy Pederson at 701-845-3294 or amyp@vcparks.com. Additional Information: Games held at Gaukler Family Wellness Center, Rec Center and Valley City High School. A and B divisions offered. VCPR reserves the right to combine divisions.
  • MARCH 25: CAC 3-ON-3 TOURNAMENT [3-on-3]- Mayville, ND. Grades 3-12 Boys and Grades 3-12 Girls. Registration Fee: $100. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Registration Information: www.mayvillestate.edu/3on3. Tournament Contact: Rhonda Nelson at 701-261-3695 or cac3on3@mayvillestate.edu. Additional Information: Games held at Mayville State University. 5 players per team. Concessions offered. T-shirts for all players. Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each bracket.
  • MARCH 25: MANDAN SPRING SPECTACULAR YOUTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Mandan, ND. Grades 2-8 Boys and Grades 2-8 Girls. Registration Fee: $200. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Friday, March 17, 2023. Registration Information: https://tourneymachine.com/Public/Results/Tournament.aspx?IDTournament=h2022121323100027373e904e5ec8040. Tournament Contact: John Sayler at 701-202-8358 or mandanbbc@gmail.com. Additional Information: Games held at All Seasons Arena, Mandan Middle School, Ft. Lincon Elementary and Red Trail Elementary. Upper and lower divisions. Concessions at all locations. Awards for 1st/2nd/3rd/Consolation. We have our own people to run the clock and book so you can enjoy the game!
  • MARCH 31-APRIL 1: YMCA BoYS AND GIRLS INTERSTATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Aberdeen, SD. Grades 3-9 Boys and Grades 6-9 Girls. Registration Fee: $140. 3 game guarantee. Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 19, 2023. Register Online: www.aberdeenymca.org. Tournament Contact: Erin Mullen at 605-225-4910 or emullen@aberdeenymca.org. Additional Information: All games will be played in Aberdeen, SD. Entry fee is $100 if your team plays in Y League. Regular registration is $140 per team for up to 10 players per team with $5 for each additional player. Entry fee is $160 if received after the deadline and subject to tournament availability. Competitive and recreational divisions. Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.
  • MARCH 31-APRIL 2: 2023 Scheels/Grand forks fast break club junior grand am BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT [5-on-5]- Grand Forks, ND. Grades 3-12 Boys and Grades 3-12 Girls. Registration Fee: $200.  Registration Deadline: Friday, March 17, 2023. Register Online: http://www.gffastbreak.com/jrgrandam.htm. Tournament Contact: Evan Pederson at 701-641-8521 or epederson120@mygfschools.org. Additional Information: Games will be played at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, Alerus Center, Choice Health & Fitness, UND Wellness and local schools. Teams are considered 'entered' once you have received two confirmation emails following your online registration and payment. (Please check your spam folders.)