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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 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 Websites/Notes/Flyer
10/1-2 Agape Hoops: Hoop It Up
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
10/8 Tri Lakes Shootout: Battle at the Heckart
Sedalia, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
10/8-9 Agape Hoops: Pink Out
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
10/15-16 Fall Hoopfest
St. Louis
Premier Hoops Website
10/15-16 Agape Hoops: Crossover Classic
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
10/22 Tri Lakes Shootout: Hoop Spooktacular
Sedalia, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
10/22-23 CNR October Tournament
St. Louis
Register on CNR's Website
10/22-23 Agape Hoops: Triple Threat Throwdown
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
10/29 Boo Bash Basketball Tournament
Strafford
10/29-30 Halloween Haunt
St. Louis
Premier Hoops Website
10/29-30 Agape Hoops: Halloweek Hoopest
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
November Dragon Classic
Faucett, MO
Dates and Registration info coming soon!
11/5-6 Agape Hoops: Fall Shoot-Out
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
11/5-6 Love Strong Shootout
Mascoutah
Tournament Flyer
11/12 Tri Lakes Shootout: Thanksgiving Jam
Sedalia, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
11/12-13 Agape Hoops: Vikings Invitational Fundraiser
Shawnee Mission
Agape Hoops Website
11/12-13 417 Athletics: Veterans Day Tournament
Mt. Vernon
417 Athletics Website
11/18-20 13th Annual Hoopstock
St Joseph & Savannah
11/19 Midwest Battle of the Rims presents
Thanksgiving Throwdown

Springfield, Mo
Tournament Flyer
Midwest Battle of the Rims Website
11/19-20 CNR November Tournament
St. Louis
Register on CNR's Website
11/19-20 Agape Hoops: CBE Youth Hall of Fame Classic
Kansas City Metro Area
Agape Hoops Website
11/26-27 Thanksgiving Throwdown
St. Louis
Premier Hoops Website
11/26 Agape Hoops: Thanksgiving Jamboree
Kansas City Metro Area
Agape Hoops Website
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12/3 Tri Lakes Shootout: Sedalia Winter Fest
Sedalia, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
12/3 Midwest Battle of the Rims presents
Winter Rumble

Springfield, MO
Tournament Flyer
Midwest Battle of the Rims Website
12/3-4 Nevada Tiger Hoops Classic
Nevada, MO
Flyer and Registration info
12/3-4 Cape Winter Throwdown
Cape Giradeau
Premier Hoops Website
12/3-4 Agape: Winter Kickoff
Lee's Summit
Agape Hoops Website
12/2-4 Agape Hoops: Cardinal Clasic
Jewell
Agape Hoops Website
12/9-11 Cardinal Classic
hosted by Dominators Basketball Club

St. Joseph, MO
Tournament Flyer
12/9-11 Winter Classic (girls)
hosted by Kansas City Youth Basketball
Girls only! Will sell out!
12/10 Tri Lakes Shootout: Santa Slam
Sedalia, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
12/10 Midwest Battle of the Rims presents
Holidays on the Hardwood

Springfield, MO
Tournament Flyer
Midwest Battle of the Rims Website
12/10-11 Santa Slam
hosted by MO Family Sports
St. Joseph
MO Family Sports Website
12/10-11 Belleville Shootout
Belleville
Premier Hoops Website
12/10-11 Agape Hoops: Snowflake Challenge
Hyvee Arena - Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
December EYSC Youth Basketball Tourney
Eldon
12/10-11 Farmington Fall Classic
hosted by Mineral Area Sports Club
Farmington, MO
Tourney Registration
12/17 417 Athletics: Winter Classic
Mt. Vernon
417 Athletics Website
12/17-18 Take Me 2 The Ball Basketball Tournament
Rich Hill, MO
Local team discounts available
12/17-18 Agape Hoops: Liberty Jays Boys Fundraiser Tourney
Liberty
Agape Hoops Website
12/14-18 Mathews-Dickey Jingle Bell Jam
St. Louis
Tourney Flyer
December 18th Annual Paris Junior High Tourney
Boys and Girls 7-8
Flyer and Registration
12/17 Tri Lakes Shootout: Nixa Winter Jam
Nixa, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
12/19-22 CNR Jingle Jam
St. Louis
1st and 2nd place finishing team in all
"A" and "B" brackets will qualify
12/27-29 CNR Daytime Tournament
St. Louis
Register Here
1/3-8 Harrisburg Youth Basketball Tournament
Harrisburg, MO
1/7 Tri Lakes Shootout: Nixa Winterfest
Nixa, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
1/7 Tri Lakes Shootout: Winter Classic
Sedalia, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
1/7-8 Agape Hoops: Jewell Jam
Jewell
Agape Hoops Website
1/7-8 CNR January Bash
St. Louis
Register on CNR's Website
1/13-15 Agape Hoops: Midwest Championship
Hyvee Arena - Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
1/14 Midwest Battle of the Rims presents
Ballin in the New Year

Springfield, MO
Tournament Flyer
Midwest Battle of the Rims Website
1/13-15 Space Slam
hosted by MO Family Sports
St. Joseph
MO Family Sports Website
January Tiger Hoops Classic
Lee's Summit
1/21 Tri Lakes Shootout: Frozen Fest
Sedalia, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
1/21-22 Agape Hoops: Cougar Classic
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
1/21-22 Midwest Youth Sports
Cold Ring Championship 1

Kansas City

Flyer and Registration info
January 12th Annual Paris Basketball Tournament
Boys and Girls 5-6
Flyer and Registration
1/28 Nevada Tigers Winter Hoops Classic
Nevada, MO
1/28-29 Agape Hoops: Liberty Jays Boys Fundraiser Tourney 2
Liberty
Agape Hoops Website
2/3-5 Agape Hoops: February Freeze
Jewell
Agape Hoops Website
2/3-5 HSE Super Showcase
St Joseph & Savannah
2/4-5 Agape Hoops: Winter Wonderland
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
2/3-5 Champions for a Cause
hosted by MO Family Sports
St. Joseph
MO Family Sports Website
2/4 Tri Lakes Shootout: Nixa Classic
Nixa, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
February Hallsville Optimist Basketball Tournament
Hallsville
Flyer and Registration
2/11 Tri Lakes Shootout: Hoops & Hearts Classic
Sedalia, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
2/11 Midwest Battle of the Rims presents
Hearts and Hoops

Springfield, MO
Tournament Flyer
Midwest Battle of the Rims Website
2/11 Tri Lakes Shootout: Nixa Showcase
Nixa, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
2/11-12 Agape Hoops: Cupid Classic
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
2/11-12 Lafayette Feeder Basketball Tournament
Wildwood, MO
2022 Flyer - Register Here!
2/11-12 Superbowl Smash
St. Louis
Premier Hoops Website
2/11-12 Super Ball
hosted by MO Family Sports
St. Joseph
MO Family Sports Website
February Shelter Insurance
Holiday Hoops Classic

Columbia, MO
Registration info coming soon!
2/17-19 Sweetheart Shootout
hosted by Dominators Basketball Club
St. Joseph
Tournament Flyer
2/17-19 10th Annual Show-Me Showdown
Springfield, MO
Tourney Facebook Page
2/18 Harrisonville Basketball Tournament
Harrisonville
Official dates and registration info coming soon!
2/18-19 Agape Hoops: Smithville Shootout
Smithville
Agape Hoops Website
2/18-19 Farmington Winter Classic
hosted by Mineral Area Sports Club
Farmington, MO
Mineral Area Sports Club Website
2/18-19 Midwest Youth Sports
Cold Ring Championship 2

Kansas City

Flyer and Registration info
2/19 CNR Jan-Mar League Qualification Cutoff
St. Louis
Register on CNR's Website
2/25-26 Agape Hoops: Winter Finale
Kansas City
Agape Hoops Website
2/25 Tri Lakes Shootout: Sedalia Showcase
Sedalia, MO
Tri Lakes Shootout Website
2/25-26 Belleville Bash
Belleville
Premier Hoops Website
2/25-26 CNR February Tournament
St. Louis
Register on CNR's Website
February Centralia Panther Pride Tournament
Grades 7-8
Centralia
2019-20 Flyer
February 18th Annual Paris Basketball Tournament
Boys and Girls 3-4
Flyer and Registration
February Centralia Panther Pride Tournament
Grades 5-6
Centralia
2019-20 Flyer
February Buffalo Basketball Tournament
Buffalo, MO
Registration info coming soon!
3/4-5 Cardinal Shootout
NW Missouri
**Last chance to Qualify**

2022-23 STATE QUALIFIER LEAGUES (UPDATED LIST REALEASED IN FALL 2022)

Dates Qualifier League Forms division qualification at State
Nov. 4 - Dec. 18 CNR
November/December Basketball League

St. Louis, MO
Register on CNR's Website boys and girls 3rd-8th grade
Jan. 21 - Feb. 19 Midwest Youth Sports
MYS Fundamental Development League

Kansas City, MO
Registration link coming soon! boys and girls 3rd-8th grade
Jan - Mar West Plains Youth
Basketball League

West Plains, MO
Register on West Plains Website boys and girls 3rd-8th grade
Jan. 13 - Mar. 12 CNR
January thru March Basketball League

St. Louis, MO
Register on CNR's Website boys and girls 3rd-8th grade
Qualification Cutoff Date - Feb. 19th

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