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How to Qualify

Teams earn their spot at State by placing 1st or 2nd in an Official Qualifier Tournament or League (listed below).

Is your team interested in earning an At Large Bid to State?  Click here to learn more and fill out an At-Large application. 

2024-25 STATE QUALIFER TOURNAMENTS – ANNOUNCED FALL 2024

Qualifier Events are run by independent, community-based youth sports organizations. Register to support a local Qualifier near you!

Interested in becoming a State Qualifier Tournament or League? Email 

State Reps will attend many of our Qualifier Tournaments to award qualifying coaches with a golden ticket invitation to State.

Dates *Mobile Users swipe left* Qualifier Tournament Forms/Notes
October 7th, 2023 Agape Hoops: Triple Threat Showdown
Kansas City, MO
Agape Hoops Website
October 14th &15th, 2023 DSG Tournament
Shawnee Mission
Hosted by the Great American Basketball League
Tournament Details
October 14th, 2023 Agape Hoops: Crossover Classic
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
October 21st, 2023 Agape Hoops: Pink Out
New Century Fieldhouse
Agape Hoops Website
October 28th, 2023 Agape Hoops: Halloween Hoopfest
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
November 3rd, 4th, & 5th, 2023 MAYB Shawnee Mission MAYB Winter Schedule
November 4th & 5th, 2023 DSG Tournament
Olathe
Hosted by the Great American Basketball League
Tournament Details
November 4th, 2023 MAYB Topeka MAYB Winter Schedule
November 4th, 2023 MAYB Hillsboro MAYB Winter Schedule
November 4th-5th, 2023 Agape Hoops: Fall Fest Fundraiser
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
November 4th, 2023 MAYB Wichita MAYB Winter Schedule
November 11th, 2023 MAYB Wichita MAYB Winter Schedule
November 11th, 2023 MAYB Nickerson MAYB Winter Schedule
November 11th, 2023 MAYB Salina MAYB Winter Schedule
November 11th-12th, 2023 Agape Hoops: Fall Hoop It Up
Shawnee Mission
Agape Hoops Website
November 17th - 19th, 2023 Turkey Shootout
City of Olathe
November 18th, 2023 MAYB Wichita MAYB Winter Schedule
November 18th-19th, 2023 Agape Hoops: CBE Youth Hall of Fame Classic
Kansas City Metro Area
Agape Hoops Website
November 18th, 2023 MAYB Lawrence MAYB Winter Schedule
November 18th & 19th, 2023 GABL : Heartland Hoopfest
Shawnee Mission Schools
Registration & Tournament Details
November 25th, 2023 MAYB Wichita MAYB Winter Schedule
November 25th, 2023 Agape Hoops: Thanksgiving Jamboree
Kansas City Metro Area
Agape Hoops Website
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December 1st, 2023 MAYB Shawnee Mission MAYB Winter Schedule
December 2nd, 2023 MAYB Wichita
2023 Winter Kickoff
MAYB Winter Schedule
December 2nd, 2023 Agape Hoops: Viking Invitational
Shawnee Mission West HS
Agape Hoops Website
December 2nd & 3rd, 2023 Agape Hoops: Snowflake Challnege
Kansas City Metro Area
Agape Hoops Website
December 2nd & 3rd, 2023 KYBT St. John
Hosted by Kansas Basketball Academy Foundation
KBAF Website
December 2nd & 3rd, 2023
Abilene Basketball Association Tournament
Tournament Details
December 2nd & 3rd, 2023 Basehor-Linwood Bobcat Tournament
12th Annual Basehor Youth Boys Basketball Tournament
Tournament Details
December 9th & 10th, 2023 Frontenac Fast Break Tournament
Hosted by Frontenac Youth League
2024 Details TBD
December 9th & 10th, 2023 Agape Hoops: Winter Kick Off
Hyvee Arena - Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
December 8th - 10th, 2023 Santa Shootout
City of Olathe
December 9th & 10th, 2023 KYBT El Dorado
Hosted by Kansas Basketball Academy Foundation
KBAF Website
December 15th - 17th, 2023 GABL: New Year's Tip-Off Registration & Tournament Details
December 16th & 17th, 2023 KYBT Wichita
Hosted by Kansas Basketball Academy Foundation
KBAF Website
December 16th & 17th, 2023 Agape Hoops: Liberty Jays Boys Fundraiser Tourney
Liberty
Agape Hoops Website
December 30th, 2023 Agape Hoops: New Year's One Day Shootout
Shawnee Mission
Agape Hoops Website
January 6th, 2024 Brawl in the Burg
Hosted by Pittsburg High School Basketball Booster Club
Registration Link
January 6th, 2024 LTD Tournament Series Register Here!
LTD Tournament Series
January 6th, 2024 Agape Hoops: Winter Jam
Shawnee Mission West HS
Agape Hoops Website
January 6th, 2024 WCS Winter Bash
Hosted by World Class Sports
Registration Link
January 6th, 2024 MAYB Wichita MAYB Winter Schedule
January 6th, 2024 MAYB Topeka MAYB Winter Schedule
January 6th & 7th, 2024 KYBT Pratt
Hosted by Kansas Basketball Academy Foundation
KBAF Website
January 6th & 7th, 2024 Bob Hensley Memorial Tournament
Council Grove
January 13th & 14th, 2024 Agape Hoops: LSHS Tiger Fundraiser
Lee's Summit
Agape Hoops Website
January 13th & 14th, 2024 Wamego Basketball Association WBA Tournament
January 13th & 14th, 2024 Clay Center Youth Basketball Association
Clay Center
Tournament Details
Register on Tourney Machine
January 13th & 14th, 2024 KYBT Dodge City
Hosted by Kansas Basketball Academy Foundation
KBAF Website
January 20th, 2024 Little Apple Classic
Hosted by Manhattan Basketball Association
Manhattan, KS
Register Here!
January 20th, 2024 Agape Hoops: Cougar Classic Fundraiser
Shawnee Mission NW HS
Agape Hoops Website
January 20th, 2024 LTD Tournament Series Register Here!
LTD Tournament Series
January 20th & 21st, 2024 KYBT Ness City
Hosted by Kansas Basketball Academy Foundation
KBAF Website
January 27th & 28th, 2024 Saline Youth Basketball Tournament
Hosted by Southeast of Saline
2024 Flyer and Registration
January 27th & 28th, 2024 KYBT Great Bend
Hosted by Kansas Basketball Academy Foundation
Panther Athletic Center
KBAF Website
January 27th, 2024 Agape Hoops: KC Metro Classic
MoKan Training Facility
Agape Hoops Website
January 27th, 2024 Girard Youth Shootout
Girard, KS
Register Here!
January 27th, 2024 LTD Tournament Series Register Here!
LTD Tournament Series
February 3rd, 2024 Bank of Beaver City
Hosted by Liberal Recreation Department
Tournament Flyer
February 3rd, 2024 Coach Nate Classic
Hosted by World Class Sports
Registration Link
February 3rd, 2024 Agape Hoops: February Freeze
Shawnee Mission Schools
Agape Hoops Website
February 3rd & 4th, 2024 KYBT El Dorado
Hosted by Kansas Basketball Academy Foundation
KBAF Website
February 10th & 11th, 2024 KYBT Salina
Hosted by Kansas Basketball Academy Foundation
Salina Fieldhouse
KBAF Website
February 10th, 2024 Jr. Blue and Red Classic
Hugoton
Flyer and Registration
February 10th & 11th, 2024 Agape Hoops: Winter Gold Ring Championship
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
February 17& 18th, 2024 KYBT Hoisington
Hosted by Kansas Basketball Academy Foundation
Hoisington Activity Center
KBAF Website

2024-25 STATE QUALIFER LEAGUES - ANNOUNCED FALL OF 2024

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Oct-Dec JCPRD League Session 1
presented by Johnson County Park & Recreation District
October 27 through December 19, 2023
Dec-Feb Olathe Parks and Rec Basketball League
presented by Olathe Parks and Rec
Deadline to Register is November 4th
Dec-Jan Central Kansas Basketball League
presented by Hutchinson Rec
Eight-Game Season: Dec. 9 - Jan. 20
Jan-Feb GABL Winter League
presented by the Great American Basketball League
Qualifiers based on division size
Boys & Girls 4th-7th Grade
Jan. 5th - Feb. 11th
Jan-Mar JCPRD League Session 2
presented by Johnson County Park & Recreation District
Qualifiers based on standings as of February 13th
Jan-Feb
Salina Parks and Rec Winter Competitive League
Jan. 9 - Feb. 6
Information and Registration

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