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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.)

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

All 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 Tournament Director Kaimen Slay to submit your event for consideration.

Can't make it to a Qualifier Tournament?
Click here to fill out an At-Large application. 

2022-23 STATE QUALIFIER TOURNAMENTS

Dates Qualifier Tournament Forms Notes
10/15-16 FAAST Slam Jam
Whitmore Lake Middle School
10/22-23 FAAST Winterfest
Whitmore Lake Middle School
10/29-30 FAAST Spooktacular
Whitmore Lake Middle School
10/30 Legacy Center: Breast Cancer Awareness Shootout
Brighton, MI
**One Day Tourney**
11/5-6 FAAST Autumn Bash
Swish Zone
11/12-13 FAAST Slam Jam
Whitmore Lake, MI
11/12-13 November Tune Up
Detroit/Madison Heights
11/19 FAAST Turkey Shootout at MSF
Jackson, MI
1 day or 2 day options
11/19 Certified Basketball: Thanksgiving Showcase
Waterford, MI
11/19-20 FAAST Turkey Shootout at Swish Zone
Whitmore Lake, MI
1 day or 2 day options
11/26 Thanksgiving Hoop Fest
presented by Oakland Fieldhouse

Rochester Hills, MI
11/26-27 Turkey Classic @ Northwood University
Saginaw area

Midland, MI
*School based teams only*
11/27 FAAST Thanksgiving Classic at Swish Zone
Whitmore Lake, MI
1 day or 2 day options
12/3 Michigan Playmakers: Holiday Hoops Fest
Pontiac, MI
Tourney Flyer
12/3 Mid Michigan Sting:
Pre Season Winter Sizzler Tournament

Bay City, MI
*13u/7th grade boys only*
12/3 FAAST Winter Thriller
Battle Creek, MI
12/3-4 Gladstone Brawl for the Ball
Gladstone, MI
Tourney Flyer/Registration Form Upper Peninsula
12/3-4 FAAST Winter Thriller at Grand Traverse Resort
Acme, MI
Tourney Flyer 1 day or 2 day options
12/3-4 FAAST Winter Thriller
Whitmore Lake, MI
1 day or 2 day options
12/4 Legacy Center: Showtime Classic
Brighton, MI
**One Day Tourney**
12/10 Motor City Grizzlies: Elite 8 Winter Tip Off
Southfield, MI
Tourney Flyer
12/10 FAAST Winter Classic at MSF
Jackson, MI
12/10-11 FAAST Winter Classic
Ann Arbor, MI
12/17 FAAST Holiday Classic at Bedford HS
Temperance, MI
12/17 FAAST Holiday Classic at Full Blast
Battle Creek, MI
12/17 FAAST Holiday Classic at MSF
Jackson, MI
12/17-18 Michigan Basketball Academy Mayhem In The Mitten
Grand Rapids
12/17-18 FAAST Holiday Classic at Swish Zone
Whitmore Lake, MI
December Fall Classic
Jackson
Tourney Flyer
12/17-18 Legacy Center: Holiday Hoopfest Shootout
Brighton, MI
December Winter Blast
Dearborn Heights
Email Doc to Register! boys & girls 4th-8th
1/7 FAAST New Year's Kickoff Classic at MSF
Jackson, MI
1/7 Legacy Center: Saturday Shootout
Brighton, MI
**Saturday Only**
1/7-8 FAAST New Year's Kickoff Classic at Swish Zone
Whitmore Lake, MI
1/7-8 Doghouse Winter Classic
Detroit Pistons - Little Caesars Arena
Register Here!
1/7-8 Rize Youth Sports New Years Klassic
Detroit
Tourney Flyer boys 3rd-8th
1/7-8 Team Focus: New Year's Tournament
Coldwater, MI
Team Focus Basketball Website
1/14 FAAST January Challenge at Bedford HS
Temperance, MI
**Saturday Only**
1/14 FAAST January Challenge at Full Blast
Battle Creek, MI
1/14 FAAST Winter Challenge at Tecumseh
Tecumseh, MI
1/14-15 FAAST Winter Challenge at Swish Zone
Whitmore Lake, MI
1/14-15 FAAST Northern Blast at Grand Traverse Resort
Acme, MI
1/21 FAAST Winter Thriller at Coldwater
Coldwater, MI
1/21 FAAST Winter Thriller at Lapeer CFI & Davidson
Lapeer
1/21-22 FAAST Winter Thriller at Swish Zone
Whitmore Lake, MI
1/28 FAAST Winter Madness at MSF
Jackson, MI
January The Courthouse Athletic Centers, Grand Rapids
1/28 FAAST Winter Madness at Tecumseh HS
Tecumseh, MI
January MSF Snowball Tourney
Jackson
Tourney Info
1/28-29 FAAST Winter Madness at Swish Zone
Whitmore Lake, MI
January Saginaw Bay Shootout
Bay City, MI
Tourney Info & Website
January New Year Sunday Hoop Fest
Detroit
Boys only, One Day Tourney!
1/28-1/29 Gladstone Tournament of Champions
Gladstone, MI
Tourney Flyer/Registration Form Upper Peninsula
1/28 Legacy Center: Saturday Shootout
Brighton, MI
**Saturday Only**
1/28-29 Jackson College Boys Basketball Tournament
Jackson, MI
Email Rick to Register! *School based teams only*
January Petoskey Boys We The North Tourney
Petoskey
Registration boys 4th-8th
2/3-4 Michigan Basketball Academy Basketball Tournament
Grand Rapids
2/4 FAAST February Bash at Morey Courts
Mt. Pleasant, MI
2/4 FAAST February Bash at Tecumseh HS
Tecumseh, MI
**Saturday Only**
2/4 FAAST February Bash at Coldwater
Coldwater, MI
**Saturday Only**
2/4-5 FAAST February Bash at Swish Zone
Whitmore Lake, MI
February Michigan Warriors Winter Showdown Series
Livonia
2/11 FAAST February Challenge at MSF
Jackson, MI
**Saturday Only**
2/11 Shoreline Shootout: School teams
Stevensville, MI
Tournament Flyer/Registration info *School Based teams only*
2/11 FAAST February Challenge at Full Blast
Battle Creek, MI
2/11 Rocket Round Ball Classic
Reese
Flyer
2/11 Legacy Center: Saturday Shootout
Brighton, MI
2/11-12 FAAST February Challenge at Swish Zone
Whitmore Lake, MI
Register Here!
2/11-12 Rize Youth Sports February Hoopfest
Detroit
Registration boys & girls 3rd-8th
2/18 FAAST FAAST-Break Challenge
Coldwater, MI
Register Here! **Saturday Only**
2/18 Shoreline Shootout: Club teams
Stevensville, MI
Tournament Flyer/Registration info Club teams only
2/18 FAAST FAAST-Break Challenge
Tecumseh, MI
**Saturday Only**
2/18 FAAST FAAST-Break Challenge at Lapeer
Lapeer, MI
2/18 Legacy Center: Saturday Shootout
Brighton, MI
2/18-19 FAAST FAAST-Break Challenge at Swish Zone
Whitmore Lake, MI
2/18-19 Michigan Basketball Academy President's Day Tournament
Grand Rapids
2/18-19 FAAST FAAST-Break Challenge at Grand Traverse Resort
Acme, MI
February Battle at the Dome Basketball Tournament
February Kingsford Flivver Youth Basketball Tournament
Kingsford
2/25 FAAST Winter Thriller at Full Blast
Battle Creek, MI
2/25 FAAST Winter Thriller at MSF
Jackson, MI
2/25 Legacy Center: The League of Champions - Playoffs
Brighton, MI
2/25 FAAST Winter Thriller at Tecumseh HS
Tecumseh, MI
2/25 FAAST Winter Jam in Lapeer
Lapeer, MI
2/25-26 FAAST Winter Thriller at Swish Zone
Whitmore Lake, MI
2/25-26 North Oakland Wolfpack Ball with the Best
Clarkston
February MSF Winter Classic
Jackson
Tourney Info
February Bill Richmond Jr. Memorial Tournament
Jackson
February Newberry Youth Basketball Tournament
Newberry, MI
boys & girls 3rd-6th
February North Central Youth 5 on 5 Tournament
Menominee County
2019-20 Flyer boys & girls 4th-8th
February Pennfield Hoopfest
Battle Creek
Registration boys 4th-8th

2022-23 STATE QUALIFIER LEAGUES

Dates Qualifier League Forms division qualification at State
October 2022 thru March 2023
Sep. 18-Oct. 23 Legacy Center: The League of Champions Fall 2022
Brighton, MI
boys 3rd-8th girls 4th-8th
Oct. 29-Nov.19 Capital City Fall League
East Lansing, MI
boys & girls 6th-8th
Oct-Dec. 3 Red Cedar Basketball League: Girls League
Central Michigan
girls 7th-8th - Gold & Silver divisions
Nov-Dec. 3 Michigan Basketball Academy Fall League
Grand Rapids, MI
boys 3rd-6th, girls 4th-8th
Oct. 22-Dec.17 West Michigan Adrenaline Basketball League: Fall Session
Grand Rapids, MI
Registration boys & girls 4th-8th
Dec. 2-Feb. 17 Red Cedar Basketball League
Central Michigan
boys & girls 3rd-8th - Gold & Silver Divisions
Jan. 7-Feb.11 West Michigan Basketball League
Grand Rapids/Wyoming, MI
boys 3rd-6th
Jan. 8-Feb. 25 Legacy Center: The League of Champions Winter 2023
Brighton, MI
boys 3rd-8th girls 4th-8th
Jan. 15-Feb.26 Michigan Playmakers Winter Basketball League
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Flyer and Registration boys 3rd-8th
Jan-Mar West Michigan Adrenaline Basketball League: Winter Session
Grand Rapids, MI
Registration boys & girls 4th-8th

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