All youth basketball teams in Iowa in grades 4-9 are invited to play in the 2019 Pacesetter Iowa Youth Basketball State Championship playoff system.

Iowa will have two region playoff sites:
NORTH REGION - TBA
SOUTH REGION - TBA
Teams must be from the same school or community and may enter one or both regional playoffs.NO ALL STAR TEAMS.

The Iowa State Championships for grades 4-9 will be held in a Final Four-style format at Kingdom Hoops Complex in Des Moines. Date: TBA

“POST-SEASON” INVITATIONS

Iowa region champions and runners-up are invited to play in the over-all Iowa Youth Basketball State Championship. The top two teams from the state tournament advance to the newly renovated Target Center in Minneapolis, where they play in the Great Five-State Championships against the top teams from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Pacesetter Great Five-State Championships
Target Center • Minneapolis, MN
All teams will play three games in one/two days in an eight-team bracket.
Dates will be announced when the MN Lynx 2019 schedule is set.

2018 Dates are listed below.
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

The Target Center was used as the Great State site from 2010-2016. In 2017, the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul hosted the Great Four-State Championships due to construction on the Target Center.