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Congratulations to all teams on a great season and thank you for ending it with us in State College. 

We can't wait to see you at STATE next season. #SeeYouAtStatePA


March 15-17, 2024 Girls 
March 22-24, 2024 Boys
State College-Centre County
Boys & Girls | Grades 4-8

The 6th Annual State Championship is a school/township-only tournament featuring qualified teams from all corners of Pennsylvania.

Wide Geographic Diversity

The 2022 State tournament featured teams from throughout Pennsylvania offering fresh competition for all squads.  Players hailed from 298 zip codes and 234 different towns across the state. Check out the map above with all of the hometowns represented at State!


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

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UPCOMING QUALIFIERS **Updated Fall of 2023**

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

Dates Qualifier Tournament Forms Notes
1/21-3/5 Armstrong Drugs Kill Dreams Tournament 2023 Flyer
Roster Form
boys 3rd-8th
2/15-19 SAEBA Winter Jam
2023 Flyer girls 3rd-6th
2/17-19 Presidents Day Basketball Tournament
Hosted by Spring-Ford Youth Basketball
2023 Flyer boys 3rd-8th and girls 4th-8th
2/17-19 February Frenzy
Hosted by South Fayette Girls Basketball Association
2023 Flyer girls 3rd-8th
2/17-19 Franklin Regional Panther Hoops Classic (boys)
2023 Flyer boys 3rd-7th
2/18-19 Chocolatetown USA Boys Basketball Tournament 2023
2023 Flyer and Registration boys 4th-9th
2/20 Presidents Weekend Shootout
New Castle and Youngstown
2023 Flyer boys & girls 3rd-8th
2/20 Competitive Edge Sports President's Day Shootout
King of Prussia
PA school/township teams will be invited to the PA State Tournament and all NJ teams and PA Club teams will be invited to the NJ State Tournament boys and girls 3rd-8th

State Tournament Info

Qualified Teams




State Reps attend many of our Qualifier Tournaments to award top teams with their Gold Ticket invitation to State.

2019 State Championship Recap

The 2019 State Championship was a record-smashing inaugural event featuring 123 school/township teams from all corners of the State. Teams made the trip to State College to face fresh competition and create lifelong memories with their teammates and families. Last year’s tourney crowned State Champs from Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and many townships in between!

State tournament generously supported by