YMCA Youth Sports
Boys Tri-State Tournament
Join us in celebrating the 88th anniversary of our Boys Tri-State Basketball Tournament in 2017! Each year, hundreds of boys, grades 4-8, come together for an amazing twenty-four hour mega-tournament. Players come from all over the tri-state area and locations beyond.
In 1930, A.S. Andy Anderson started the first tri-state tournament with 16 teams from Des Moines, Aberdeen, Plankinton and Sioux Falls playing in the Friendly Indian, Pioneer and Comrades divisions. There were 112 boys and young men playing in the 1-day tournament in one gym.
Today, the tournament has teams playing in gyms throughout Sioux Falls and the surrounding area. The games are played in less than 24 hours with the boys participating in a tradition that has grown to the biggest and best basketball tournament in the world based upon Athletic Sportsmanship and Christian Fellowship.
Three Game Guarantee
Each team this year is guaranteed to play three games (forfeits or byes are considered a game). Brackets can be broken into several different formations to fit the number of teams registered and competition level.
Tournament Dates: March 24-25, 2017
Registration opens in December and closes March 3, 2017.
If you have any questions about the tournament, please contact Sarah Wittrock at email@example.com or call (605) 336-3190 x25.
Enjoy Sioux Falls!
Sioux Falls is a fantastic destination! While you are in town for the tournament weekend, be sure to check out all that we have to offer, including award-winning dining downtown, Falls Park and a wide variety of shopping destinations. For more information on Sioux Falls, please visit the following websites:
Exclusive offer! For those families that wish to stay in the downtown area, we have a special rate at the Holiday Inn City Centre located just blocks from the YMCA!
To take advantage of this offer, please visit the Holiday Inn website by clicking here. When making the reservation, please request the "Sioux Falls YMCA" rate.