Pacesetter will again provide the Pacesetter Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, MN in 2019 on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3.

Registration fee: $160/team before Jan. 31 - $170/team after Jan. 31

Registration Deadline: February 22

If the deadline has passed, please call our office to check for openings 320-243-7460.

Tournament Details

All boys and girls teams in Minnesota, all US states and Canada in grades 4-8 are invited to play in 2019.

All players must either be enrolled in the same school school system or live or attend school in the same city, the same school district or tribal community. NO ALL-STAR TEAMS!

All teams guaranteed 3-4 games.

Championship teams will receive a team plaque and top finishers will receive individual medal with neck ribbons.

In 2018, eighty-two youth basketball teams in grades 4-8 played Saturday and Sunday in the Pacesetter Winter Classic at St. Ben’s and Sunday at the Whitney Rec Center.

Teams that played were from Albany, Mankato, Alexandria, Osceola (WI), ROCORI, Thompson (ND), Monticello, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial, Sartell, Hutchinson, New Ulm Cathedral, Moose Lake-Willow River, Bagley, Little Falls, Eden Valley-Watkins, Minneapolis, Foley, Hibbing, Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity, Hutchinson, Redwood Falls, Superior (WI), Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton, Brooklyn Center, Pierz, Waterville-Elysian-Morristown, Dassel-Cokato, West Central Area, Blue Earth, Maple River, Perham, New London-Spicer, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, Kimball, Hastings, Perham, West Fargo (ND), Park Rapids, Annandale, Barnesville, Byron, Benson, Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, Canby, Pillager, and Jackson Co. Central.

Winter Classic Updates

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