City of Champions Holiday Classic, LLC.
The inaugural City of Champions Holiday Classic national men’s high school and post graduate basketball tournament will be played at the Colorado Springs U.S. Olympic Training Center Thurs., Dec. 17 – Sat. Dec. 19. This exciting showcase of elite level basketball talent is open to the public.
What: The tournament schedule will feature 12 total games, with participating teams battling for the championship during the Saturday evening session. Game times for each day will be 3pm, 5pm, 7pm and 9pm. High school games will be played at 3pm and 7pm, with post graduate games taking place at 5pm and 9pm.
Who: The three-day national event will include 135 participants, highlighted by more than 40 players being recruited by NCAA Division I schools. See defending 3A CHSAA State Champions Colorado Springs Christian High School and the Air Force Prep Academy battle the best high school/post graduate basketball teams from across the country.
National team rankings – #4 South Kent Prep (Conn.), #8 IMG Post Graduate (Fla.)
State team rankings – #1 Colorado Springs Christian High School (Colo.), #1 Sunrise Christian High School (Kan.), #2 Gilbert Christian High School (Ariz.), #33 IMG High School (Fla.)
• Arizona: Gilbert Christian High School
• Colorado: Colorado Springs Christian High School, Air Force Prep Academy
• Connecticut: South Kent Prep
• Florida: IMG Academy High School, IMG Academy Post Graduate
• Kansas: Sunrise Christian Academy High School, Sunrise Christian Academy Post Graduate.
Where: Colorado Springs U.S. Olympic Training Center, 1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, Colo. 80909
Ticket prices start at $5 and can be purchased online here or at the Visitor’s Center of the Colorado Springs U.S. Olympic Training Center.
Visit www.cityofchampionshc.com for detailed game schedules, player rankings and commitments, tournament brackets, additional ticket information and a live stream of all 12 tournament games.