Great Four-State Championships

Xcel Energy Center •St. Paul

The Pacesetter Great Four-State Championships will be held at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul this year due to construction on the Target Center. It will be 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 are listed below.

All Great Four-State general information, guidelines, rules, etc. will be provided directly to qualifying teams at the state tournaments.

2017 Tournament Dates

4th grade girls - Friday, June 23rd - Saturday, June 24th
4th grade boys - Saturday, July 15th - Sunday, July 16th
5th grade girls -Saturday, July 15th - Sunday, July 16th
5th grade boys - Saturday, June 24th - Sunday, June 25th
6th grade girls - Friday, June 23rd - Saturday, June 24th
6th grade boys - Saturday, July 15th - Sunday, July 16th
7th grade girls - Saturday, July 29th - Sunday, July 30th
7th grade boys - Saturday, July 29th - Sunday, July 30th
8th grade girls - Saturday, July 15th - Sunday, July 16th
8th grade boys - Saturday, June 24th - Sunday, June 25th
9th grade girls - Saturday, July 29th - Sunday, July 30th
9th grade boys - Saturday, July 29th - Sunday, July 30th

Games will be played at both the Xcel Energy Center and at Gangelhoff Center Field House on the campus of Concordia University June23-25 & July 15-16.

Games will be played at both the Xcel Energy Center and at Maple Grove Middle School Community Gyms July 29-30.

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)