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How to qualify your team for the Championship

Teams may qualify for the State Basketball Championship through their success on the hardwood during the 2019-20 season. Those qualifying opportunities are listed below and consist of a team's standing in their middle school league or place of finish in a qualifying tournament.

State Basketball Champions will be crowned in each of the two separate divisions: a Club Division and a School Division.  See Eligibility for more details.  Divisions with a sufficient number of teams will divided into Gold and Silver brackets.

At Large Berths to State  Did your team perform well in a local or rural tournament or league not listed below?  Click here to see if your team may still qualify.

*School Division teams - Level Assignment at State* 
If you represent a 4A School, please review the State Tournament's Division Assignment Rules   
The State Committee reserves the right to move previous season champions up a division for competitive balance reasons.

Important Note:  State registration after the President's Day Weekend in February is typically on a  space available basis. 

Questions about Qualifying?  Please email Tournament Director, Andy Siverly, at andy@statebasketballchampionship.com 

2019-20 STATE QUALIFIER TOURNAMENTS

Dates Qualifier Tournament links Forms division qualification
at State
all tourneys are for boys & girls unless denoted 1st & 2nd place finishers per grade
3rd place game winner (12+ teams in division)
10/11-13 509 Hardwood Classic
Basketball Tournament

Sunnyside
2019 Flyer
10/19-20 Winter Warm Up
Seattle
presented by WA Youth Sports
State office determines proper
division placement at State tourney
(Gold vs. Silver)
10/25-27 Halloween Hoopla (girls)
presented by Redmond Select Girls
2019 Flyer State office determines proper
division placement at State tourney
(Gold vs. Silver)
11/1-3 Skyline Tip-Off Tournament (girls)
Sammamish
presented by Skyline Girls Select
2019 Tourney Flyer
2019 Registration Form
11/2-3 Boo Ball Fall Classic
Spokane
11/8-10 Woodinville Falcon Classic (boys) 2019 Flyer and
Mail in entry form
State office determines proper
division placement at State tourney
(Gold vs. Silver)
11/9-10 Lynden Fall Tip Off (Girls) Tournament Flyer
11/9-10 Veterans Day Tourney
Seattle
presented by WA Youth Sports
11/9-10 Tipoff Tourney
Port Angeles
Mail in
Entry form
11/9-10 Mt Si Hardwood Jam (girls)
Snoqualmie
presented by Mt Si Girls Basketball
11/9-11 CPC Fall Classic (boys)
Bothell
hosted by Cedar Park Christian
11/16-17 Lynden Fall Tip Off (Boys) Tournament Flyer
11/22-24 Eastlake Hoopfest (Girls) Tournament Flyer
11/22-24 Mt Si Wildcat Shootout
Sno Valley & Eastside area
presented by Mt Si Basketball
Tournament Flyer
11/23-24 Autumn Kickoff Classic
Hermiston
11/29-12/1 Stanwood Turkey Shoot (boys)
presented by Stanwood Boys program
Entry form
11/29-12/1 Cold Turkey Tournament
Bellevue
hosted by Newport Girls Select
2019 Flyer State office determines proper
division placement at State tourney
(Gold vs. Silver)
11/29-12/1 JBA Thanksgiving Classic
Juanita/Kirkland
hosted by Juanita Basketball Association
Tourney flyer State office determines proper
division placement at State tourney
(Gold vs. Silver)
11/29-12/1 Thanksgiving Tournament
Seattle
presented by WA Youth Sports
State office determines proper
division placement at State tourney
(Gold vs. Silver)
11/30-12/1 Kelso's Turkey Shootout
presented by Hilander Hoop Club
11/30-12/1 Central Oregon
Thanksgiving Championships
Redmond, OR
presented by HoopSource Basketball
12/6-8 Ellensburg Santa Hoop Classic
Central Washington University
More info and Registration
12/7-8 90TEN Tournament
Tumwater
12/7-8 Holiday Hoops Classic
Hermiston
12/7-8 Tip Off Classic
Beaverton, Oregon
presented by HoopSource Basketball
Tourney Series Flyer
2018-19
State office determines proper
division placement at State tourney
(Gold vs. Silver)
12/7-8 The Warehouse Holiday Hoops
Port Angeles
Mail in
Entry form
12/14-15 Santa Slammer Winter Classic
Spokane
12/14-15 Holiday Challenge
Portland, Oregon
presented by HoopSource Basketball
Tourney Series Flyer
2018-19
12/14-15 White River Sting Winter Classic (boys)
Buckley
12/20-22 3 Cities Hoops Winter Slam
Tri-Cities
Tourney info
12/21-22 NW Sports Hub Regional
Centralia
presented by HoopSource Basketball
Tourney Series Flyer
2018-19
TBA Redmond Holiday Invitational
presented by Redmond Boys Select Basketball
12/27-29 Mount Vernon Basketball Classic (boys)
Mount Vernon
Flyer and Entry form
12/28-29 Christmas Classic
Seattle
presented by WA Youth Sports
State office determines proper
division placement at State tourney
(Gold vs. Silver)
1/3-5 Bomber Bash
Richland
Registration Link
1/3-5 Battle Basketball Tournament
Clarkston and Lewiston, ID
Entry Form
1/4-5 Kings/Queens of the Court (boys & girls)
Clackamas, Oregon
presented by HoopSource Basketball
Tourney Series Flyer
2018-19
State office determines proper
division placement at State tourney
(Gold vs. Silver)
1/4-5 Wilsonville Winter Classic
(boys)

Wilsonville, OR
Tourney Flyer 2019
1/11-12 St Helens Volcano Classic
1/11-12 Clatskanie Tiger Tournament
Clatskanie, OR
Registration form
1/11-12 I-5 Shootout!
Vancouver
presented by HoopSource Basketball
Tourney Series Flyer
2018-19
1/17-19 Chelsey Ebert Ferndale JAM (girls)
Ferndale
Tourney Flyer
1/18-19 Captain T's Custom Stuff
Martin Luther King Invite

Port Angeles
Mail in
Entry form
1/18-19 BBA MLK Tournament (boys only)
Bellingham
Presented by BBA Basketball
Tourney Flyer
1/18-19 MLK Dream Classic
Portland
presented by HoopSource Basketball
Tourney Series Flyer
2018-19
1/18-20 MLK Wildcat Classic (boys & girls)
Snoqualmie
presented by Mt Si Girls Basketball
1/18-20 Seattle Martin Luther King
presented by WA Youth Sports
1/24-26 Steve Talbot Memorial Tournament
Wenatchee
1/25-26 Kelso's Jan Slam
presented by Hilander Hoop Club
1/25-26 River City Showdown
Portland, Oregon
presented by HoopSource Basketball
1/25-26 Best of the West Tournament
Hermiston
1/25-26 White River Sting Girls Tournament
Buckley
Tourney Flyer
1/31-2/1 Battle Basketball Tournament
Clarkston and Lewiston, ID
Entry Form
2/1-2 Battle in Seattle (GIRLS)
presented by WA Youth Sports
2/8-9 For the Love of the Game Tournament
Hermiston
2/14-16 Eagle Eye Presidents Day Tournament (girls)
Issaquah/Bellevue
hosted by Issaquah Girls Select
*State registration on space available basis*
2/15-16 Kelso's For the Love of the Game
presented by Hilander Hoop Club
*State registration on space available basis*
2/15-16 Red Lion Hotel's
President's Day Classic

Port Angeles
*State registration on space available basis*
Mail in
Entry form
2/15-17 CPC Prez Weekend Classic (boys)
Bothell
hosted by Cedar Park Christian
*State registration on space available basis*
2/15-17 Presidents Day Tournament
Seattle
presented by WA Youth Sports
*State registration on space available basis*
Mail in
Entry form
2/15-17 Adidas Presidents Day Tournament of Champions
Portland, Oregon
presented by HoopSource Basketball
*State registration on space available basis*
Tourney Series Flyer
2018-19
State office determines proper
division placement at State tourney
(Gold vs. Silver)
2/15-17 Synergy Shootout
Kittitas
presented by Kittitas Basketball
*State registration on space available basis*
Entry form
2/15-17 Stanwood Presidents Day Tournament
presented by SGSBA
*State registration on space available basis*
2020 Flyer
State office determines proper
division placement at State tourney
(Gold vs. Silver)
2/22-23 Hooperstown Classic
Hillsboro, Oregon
presented by HoopSource Basketball
*State registration on space available basis*
Tourney Series Flyer
2018-19
State office determines proper
division placement at State tourney
(Gold vs. Silver)
2/22-23 Shootout Spring Classic
Spokane
*State registration on a space available basis*
2/29-3/1 Final Run
Portland Metro
presented by HoopSource Basketball
*State registration on a space available basis*

STATE QUALIFIER LEAGUES 2019-20

Dates Qualifier League* qualification at State
Oct-Dec Skagit County S.W.I.S.H. League (girls)
North Puget Sound region
top 4 finishing teams
Nov-Feb Auburn Select Youth Basketball (boys)
South King County
top teams in reg season on 2/2/2020
Nov-Feb Spokane League
Spokane Valley
top teams per division, ie. Pacific
based on standings after 2/2/20 games
Dec-Mar Eastside Travel League (Boys and Girls)
Seattle's Eastside
top 4 teams in regular season standings (Win %) as of 2/5/20
(after standings update from most recent weekend games)
qualify for School Gold division at State
Dec-Mar WESCO (boys)
North Puget Sound region
top 3 teams from North
top 3 teams from South
regular season standings (Win %) as of 2/2/20
qualify for School Gold division at State
Dec-Mar Puget Sound Cascade Travel League (girls)
Seattle's Eastside and Northend
top PSCTL teams (Win %) thru games played on 2/2/20
top Cascade teams (Win %) thru games played on 2/2/20
# of Qualifiers per grade depends on # of teams
Jan-Mar Skagit County S.W.I.S.H. League (boys)
North Puget Sound region
top 4 teams in regular season standings as of 2/15/20

* The State Committee will not be contacting all qualifying teams from Leagues.   Qualifying coaches must notify the State office of intent to compete at State ASAP.   If your team will finish in a top spot before the cutoff date, please reach out the State office directly.  

*You will then be sent a qualification email with instructions on registration.  Please note that registration for league qualifiers will be done on a space available basis.


State Tournament - Team Registration Deadlines

State Championship Weekend - Deadline is Friday, February 28th, 2020

* Note these dates are in place to allow time for the State Eligibility Committee to complete its satisfactory review of all players' Proof of Eligibility Documents.  Space limited to available team spots.