South Dakota Youth Basketball State Championships

All youth basketball teams in South Dakota in grades 4-9 are invited to play in the Pacesetter South Dakota Youth Basketball State Championships in Yankton, April TBA.

There will be no North and South Regional playoffs.
All South Dakota teams can register for the State Championships in Yankton. Teams must be from the same school, school district or tribal community.

State Championships: YANKTON

Registration deadline: Still openings for all age groups.

TBA: Boys Grades 4, 6 & 8, Girls Grades 5, 7 & 9
TBA: Boys Grades 5, 7 & 9, Girls Grades 4, 6 & 8

What teams are registered so far...
Top 2 teams advance to the Great Four-State Championships in the Twin Cities!!
Modified playoff held for 2-3 teams & full tournament held for 4-16 teams.

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The top two teams from the state tournament advance to the Target Center in Minneapolis, MN, where they play in the Great Four-State Championships against the top two teams from Minnesota, Iowa, and North Dakota..

All post-season tournaments are listed below with basic information. Further information, guidelines, etc. for each tournament will be provided in the invitation packets and posted later on this website after all state qualifying has been completed.

Pacesetter Great Four-State Championships
Target Center • Minneapolis, MN
All teams will play three games in two days in an eight-team bracket.
Dates will be updated as soon as they are finalized.
Individual tournament dates will be posted soon.

The Target Center will again host the Great State Championships as it has 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.