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EARN YOUR SPOT AT THE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

March 8, 9, 10 | 2024
Sioux City, IA
Boys & Girls | Grades 3-8

The 4th Annual Heartland States Basketball Championship is a qualifier-based tournament with two divisions (Club and School) and features top competition from North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Iowa.

WIDE GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY

The 2024 Championship featured teams from throughout the region offering fresh competition for all squads.   Players hailed from 192 zip codes 161 different towns across five states. Check out the map above with all of the hometowns represented at States 2024! #SeeYouAtStatesHL 


Eligibility

All team rosters are verified by the State Eligibility Committee prior to tournament play. (Last season, we reviewed 15,730 Proof of Eligibility documents!)


TUNE IN



Upcoming Qualifiers

Teams earn their spot at State by placing 1st or 2nd in an official Qualifier Tournament or League.

Next Up (Dates) Tournament Name Flyer
2/23-25 South Sioux City Booster Club Basketball Tournament
South Sioux City, NE
Registration Form
2/24 VCPR Winter Shootout
Valley City, ND
Tourney Flyer & Registration
2/24 Sheldon Kiwanis Boys Tournament
Sheldon, IA
Tourney Flyer
2/24-25 Prairie Trail Sports Complex Winter Tournament (Boys 5-8)
Ankeny, IA
2/24-25 GRBA/515 Hoops 2024 Division II State Championship
Des Moines, IA

State Tournament Info

High Quality Venues

Qualified Teams

Hotels


MEET YOUR STATE REPS

Regional Reps serve as local connections between Qualifier Tournaments and States. You'll spot our orange-clad Reps at Qualifier Events throughout the season, awarding top teams with their Gold Ticket invitation to States and answering questions from parents and coaches. 




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