The Pacesetter Great Five-State Championships will be held at the newly renovated Target Center in Minneapolis, MN. It will be featuring the top teams from Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Iowa in an 8-team format.
This exciting five-state playoff system is sponsored by the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx and the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Great State tournaments will be held in conjunction with Minnesota Lynx games, and all players will also be emailed a discounted ticket offer to a Minnesota Timberwolves game.
The dates for the “Great State” tournaments will be listed below once the WBNA Lynx schedule is finalized in the spring. In the past, tournaments have been scheduled middle to late June and in July.
All Great Five-State general information, guidelines, rules, etc. will be provided directly to qualifying teams at the state tournaments.
4th grade girls - Friday, June 29th - Saturday, June 30th
4th grade boys - Saturday, July 14th - Sunday, July 15th
5th grade girls -Friday, July 13th - Saturday, July 14th
5th grade boys - Friday, June 29th - Saturday, June 30th
6th grade girls - Friday, June 29th
6th grade boys - Saturday, July 14th - Sunday, July 15th
7th grade girls - Friday, July 13th - Saturday, July 14th
7th grade boys - Sunday, July 15th
8th grade girls - Saturday, June 30th
8th grade boys - Saturday, August 4th - Sunday, August 5th
9th grade girls - Friday, July 13th
9th grade boys - Saturday, August 4th - Sunday, August 5th
Great Five-State Champions
4th Grade Girls - Minot Sparks (ND)
5th Grade Girls - Bismarck Energy (ND)
6th Grade Girls - Bismarck Showtime (ND)
7th Grade Girls - Bismarck Intensity (ND)
8th Grade Girls - Leech Lake (MN)
9th Grade Girls - New London-Spicer (MN)
4th Grade Boys - Jackson County Central (MN)
5th Grade Boys - Thompson (ND)
6th Grade Boys - Lake City (MN)
7th Grade Boys - Sioux Falls Hurricanes (SD)
8th Grade Boys - New Berlin West (WI)
9th Grade Boys - Martensdale-St. Mary's (IA)