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Basketball Tournaments

All Sanford Pentagon Club Tournaments (April - July):

  • All games played at the Sanford Pentagon
  • Full Sized quality wood floors
  • Certified or registered officials on all courts
  • Stopped time games (until mercy rule is in effect) No running clock.
  • Full sized basketball used for all boys divisions.
  • $25.00 per team discount for programs registering 3 or more teams.

 


Spring Classic 12U-14U Divisions

Spring Jam

Dates: May 26-27, 2018
Gender: Boys
Age Bracket: 12U-14U
Cost: 12U - 14U:  $218.00 per team (tax included)

$25.00 multi-team discount available for all programs that register three teams at registration.

This event has been approved to serve as an Official Qualifier to the 2018 U.S. Open Basketball Championships.

All coaches must be USA Basketball Gold Certified and complete all the USA Basketball requirements for Gold Certification.

Age and Grade Groupings

• 8th Grade: Enrolled in 8th grade or lower as of October 1, 2017 and cannot turn 16 prior to September 1, 2018.

• 13U: Cannot turn 14 prior to September 1, 2018 (This is an age division, grade exceptions are not permitted.)

• 12U: Cannot turn 13 prior to September 1, 2018 (This is an age division, grade exceptions are not permitted.)

Divisions of Competition

• Stars: Established and competitive club travel teams

• Stripes: Locally-based, or newly formed, club and recreational teams

Eligibility Verification
It is the responsibility of the head coach to provide age and grade (if applicable) verification for players at any time throughout the event. Permitted forms of player age verification include birth certificates, passports and government-issued IDs (originals, hard copies or digital copies).

Permitted forms of player grade verification include school-issued report cards or school administrator confirmation of grade issued on school letterhead (originals, hard copies or digital copies).

Coach License Requirement
All coaches and bench personnel participating in the 8th grade, 13U or 12U divisions must have a valid USA Basketball Coach License on file with USA Basketball prior to the start of the event.

The coach license process requires successfully passing a background check which generally takes 7-10 business days to process. To obtain a coach license, click here.

It is the responsibility of the head coach to provide verification of coach license at any time throughout the event. Once licensed, set your online coach account profile to “public” view for real-time verification of license onsite. Only actively licensed coaches are permitted on the bench to coach.

USA Basketball Gold Certification
Coaches obtain USA Basketball Gold Licenses: All coaches must obtain a USA Basketball Gold Coach License with NCAA Status. This requirement applies to coaches, assistant coaches, and any bench personnel (non-players). Allow three weeks for processing. You will not be able to enter your rosters on the new BBCS website (step 2) until you complete this process. Click here for detailed application instructions from USA Basketball (Use the link at the bottom of the USA Basketball instruction page to start your application.)

Rules
This tournament will be played by USA Basketball/National Federation of State High School Associations rules.


South Heat Hardwood Classic

Dates: June 2-3, 2018
Gender: Boys/Girls
Cost:  11u-14u $300.00 per team
15u-17u $350.00 per team

 

Register your team in the Age/Grade Division they just completed in 2017-18 School year:

5th Grade - 11u Division
6th Grade - 12u Division
7th Grade - 13u Division
8th Grade - 14u Division
9th Grade - 15u Division
10th Grade - 16u Division
11th Grade - 17u Division


Dakota Challenge

Dates: July 7-8, 2018
Gender: Boys/Girls
Cost:  12u-14u $327.00 per team
15u-17u $436.00 per team

 

Register your team in the Age/Grade Division they just completed in 2017-18 School year:

6th Grade - 12u Division
7th Grade - 13u Division
8th Grade - 14u Division
9th Grade - 15u Division
10th Grade - 16u Division
11th Grade - 17u Division


Summer Slam

Dates: July 12-13, 2018
Gender: Boys
Age Bracket: 12u-14u
Cost: $327.00 per team (includes tax)

$25.00 multi team discount available for all programs that register three teams at registration.


Summer Slam

Dates: July 13-15, 2018
Gender: Boys
Age Bracket: 15u-17u
Cost: $436.00 per team (includes tax)

$25.00 multi team discount available for all programs that register three teams at registration.

NCAA Certification Pending

Step 1 – Coaches obtain USA Basketball Gold Licenses: All Coaches must obtain a USA Basketball Gold Coach License with NCAA Status.This requirement applies to coaches, assistant coaches, and any bench personnel (non-players). Allow 3 weeks for processing. You will not be able to enter your rosters on the new BBCS website (step 2) until you complete this process. Click here for detailed application instructions from USA Basketball(use the link at the bottom of the USA Basketball instruction page to start your application). START EARLY!

Step 2 – Register on the new BBCS: ALL COACHES AND ATHLETES must create individual accounts on the all-new NCAA BBCS website https://BBCS.ncaa.org. Only coaches who have completed the above Step 1 will be allowed to create accounts on the BBCS. Click here for guidelines, legislation, and step by steps on how to use the new BBCS.

Step 3 – Build Your Team Roster: The head coach must then invite their assistant coaches and players to be on their roster through the BBCS website. Click here for detailed instructions on how to build your roster.

 


All Sanford Pentagon Youth Tournaments (Nov-March) Feature:

  • No Friday night games.  Teams will play games on Saturday and Sunday at each tournament.
  • All games played at the Sanford Pentagon
  • Full Sized quality wood floors
  • Certified or registered officials on all courts
  • Stopped time games (until mercy rule is in effect) No running clock.

Loyalty Program
Teams who register for 3 or more Youth Tournaments (November - March) will receive a $25.00 reduction in team entry fee per event.  To take advantage of this offer, teams must register for all three events at the same time and enter the discount code of during the checkout process.  The discount code is:  pentagon17

Total for 3 Tournaments is:  $408.75 (tax included)

If choosing to pay offline teams must mail a check payable to the Sanford Pentagon prior to the entry deadline.

Check payments can be mailed to:

Sanford Pentagon
Attn:  Paul Seville
2210 W Pentagon Place
Sioux Falls, SD  57107

Tip-Off Tournament

Dates: November 4th-5th, 2017
Gender: Boys and Girls
Age Bracket:  Boys 4th-8th Grade
Girls 5th - 8th Grade
Cost: $163.50 per team (tax included)

Backboard Bash

Dates: December 9th - 10th, 2017
Gender: Boys and Girls
Age Bracket:  Boys 4th-8th Grade
Girls 5th - 8th Grade
Cost: $163.50 per team (tax included)

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING TEAM REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS EVENT.

Holiday Hoops

Dates: December 16th-17th, 2017
Gender: Boys and Girls
Age Bracket:  Boys 4th-8th Grade
Girls 5th - 8th Grade
Cost: $163.50 per team (tax included)

 

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING TEAM REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS TOURNAMENT

Mike Miller Classic Youth Tournament

Dates: December 29th-30th, 2017
Gender: Boys and Girls
Age Bracket:   3rd - 8th Grade
Cost: $150.00

THE SANFORD PENTAGON DISCOUNT DOES NOT APPLY TO THIS TOURNAMENT

Winter Slam

Dates: January 6th - 7th, 2018
Gender: Boys and Girls
Age Bracket:  Boys 4th-8th Grade
Girls 5th-8th Grade
Cost: $163.50 per team (tax included)

 

Blizzard Blowout

Dates: January 13th - 14th, 2018
Gender: Boys and Girls
Age Bracket:  Boys 4th-8th Grade
Girls 5th-8th Grade
Cost: $163.50 per team (tax included)

Rim Rocker Tournament

Dates: February 3rd - 4th, 2018
Gender: Boys and Girls
Age Bracket:  Boys 4th-8th Grade
Girls 5th-8th Grade
Cost: $163.50 per team (tax included)

We are no longer accepting team registrations for this tournament.

 

Heat Up the Hardwood

Dates: February 10th - 11th, 2018
Gender: Boys and Girls
Age Bracket:  Boys 4th - 8th Grade
Girls 5th-8th Grade
Cost: $163.50 per team (tax included)

March Mayhem

Dates: 
Gender: Boys and Girls
Age Bracket:  Boys 4th-8th Grade
Girls 5th-8th Grade
Cost: $163.50 per team (tax included)

 

 

Spring Jam - 12u-14u Divisions

Spring Jam

Dates: April 21 - 22, 2018
Gender: Boys
Age Bracket: 12u-14u
Cost:
12u - 14u:  $327.00 per team (tax included)

$25.00 multi team discount available for all programs that register three teams at registration.

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING TEAM REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS TOURNAMENT

SPRING JAM

Spring Jam

Dates: April 21 - 22, 2018
Gender: Boys
Age Bracket: 15u-17u
Cost:  $436.00 per team (includes tax)

$25.00 multi team discount available for all programs that register three teams at registration.

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING TEAM REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS TOURNAMENT

 

NCAA Certified Event

Step 1 – Coaches obtain USA Basketball Gold Licenses: All Coaches must obtain a USA Basketball Gold Coach License with NCAA Status.This requirement applies to coaches, assistant coaches, and any bench personnel (non-players). Allow 3 weeks for processing. You will not be able to enter your rosters on the new BBCS website (step 2) until you complete this process:  https://www.usab.com/youth/development/coach/process-for-becoming-a-licensed-coach.aspx

(use the link at the bottom of the USA Basketball instruction page to start your application). START EARLY!

Step 2 – Register on the new BBCS: ALL COACHES AND ATHLETES must create individual accounts on the all-new NCAA BBCS website https://BBCS.ncaa.org. Only coaches who have completed the above Step 1 will be allowed to create accounts on the BBCS. Click here for guidelines, legislation, and step by steps on how to use the new BBCS.

Step 3 – Build Your Team Roster: The head coach must then invite their assistant coaches and players to be on their roster through the BBCS website. Click here for detailed instructions on how to build your roster.