Great Four-State Championships

Target Center • Minneapolis

The Pacesetter Great Four-State Championships will be held at the Target Center in Minneapolis, featuring the top two teams from Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Iowa in an 8-team format.

This exciting four-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 free ticket offer to a Minnesota Timberwolves game (through a Buy one-Get one program).

The dates for the “Great State” tournaments will be listed below.

All Great Four-State general information, guidelines, rules, etc. will be provided directly to qualifying teams at the state tournaments and will be posted on this website soon after April 17.

2016 Tournament Dates

4th grade girls - Saturday, July 9th
4th grade boys - Saturday, July 9th
5th grade boys & girls - Saturday, July 16th & Sunday, July 17th
6th grade girls - Friday, June 24th
6th grade boys - Friday, June 24 & Saturday, July 25
7th grade boys & girls - Saturday, June 25th
8th grade girls - Friday, July 15th
8th grade boys - Friday, July 15th & Saturday, July 16
9th grade boys & girls - Saturday, July 16

2016 Champions

Great Four-State Champions
4th Grade Girls - Bismarck Showtime (ND)
5th Grade Girls - Xavier Catholic (IA)
6th Grade Girls - Central Cass (ND)
7th Grade Girls - Dakota Thunder, Bismarck (ND)
8th Grade Girls - Eden Valley-Watkins (IA)
9th Grade Girls - Mtn. Iron - Buhl (MN)
4th Grade Boys - Pella (IA)
5th Grade Boys - Sioux Falls Hurricanes (SD)
6th Grade Boys - Mason City (IA)
7th Grade Boys - Stewartville (MN)
8th Grade Boys - St. Johns/Four Winds (ND)
9th Grade Boys - Perham (MN)

2016 TEAMS

4th Grade Boys Teams
ND - Thompson ,Central Cass & North Star-L-H-M
IA - Pella Christian & Solon
MN - Annandale, Moose Lake-Willow River & Brainerd

5th Grade Boys Teams
SD - Sioux Falls Hurricanes
IA - Mason City
MN - Baxter, Plainview-Elgin-Millville & Mt. Iron-Buhl

6th Grade Boys Teams
ND - Four Winds-Dunseith & Jamestown
SD - Vermillion & Sioux Falls Celtics
IA - Mason City & Okoboji
MN - Hutchinson & St. Clair

7th Grade Boys Teams
ND - Simle Bismarck Bombers & Fargo Lightning
SD - Sioux Falls CYAL & Langford-Britton-Webster
IA - Albia & Mount Vernon
MN - Stewartville & HIbbing

8th Grade Boys Teams
ND - St. John-Four Wind & Kindred-Richland
SD - Huron & Lyman-Crow Creek
IA - Norwalk
MN - Lake City ,Hastings & Detroit Lakes

9th Grade Boys Teams
ND - Turtle Mtn & New Town-Mandree
SD - Madison
IA - Algona
MN - Perham, Austin, Minneota & St. Charles

4th Grade Girls Teams
ND - Fargo Davies & Bismarck Showtime
SD - Vermillion & Harrisburg
IA - Newell-Fonda
MN - Detroit Lakes, Mt. Iron-Buhl & Esko

5th Grade Girls Teams
ND - Central Cass & Oakes
SD - Hamlin
IA - Xavier Catholic & Esterville Lincoln Central
MN - Eden Valley-Watkins, Grand Rapids & Lac Qui Parle Valley

6th Grade Girls Teams
ND - Central Cass & Fargo Discovery
SD - Rapid City & Webster
IA - Estherville Lincoln Central & Marion
MN - Mankato & Austin

7th Grade Girls Teams
ND - Bismarck Dakota Thunder & Grafton & Fargo
IA - Iowa Falls-Alden & Central Lee
MN - Roseau & Stewartville & Brainerd-Baxter

8th Grade Girls Teams
ND - Minot & Spirit Lake Nation/Four Winds
SD - Crow Creek/Lower Brule & Dupree
IA - Okoboji & West Hancock
MN - Eden Valley-Watkins & Triton

9th Grade Girls Teams
SD - Roncalli & Crow Creek/Lower Brule
MN - Mtn Iron-Buhl, Detroit Lakes, New Ulm & Esko