Basketball at the Beach!
The 2019 Beach Ball Classic Basketball Tournament
Founded in 1981 in Myrtle Beach, the Beach Ball Classic is a high school basketball tournament. The best high school teams travel from all over the United States to participate.
Bringing elite high school basketball teams from across the country, The Beach Ball Classic started in 1981 with Christ The King High School in New York taking the very first Championship Trophy. Since then, numerous high school basketball powerhouses such as Archbishop Molloy, Dematha Catholic, Bishop Gorman, and Montverde Academy have taken home the coveted Championship Trophy.
Future NBA stars Kobe Bryant, Raymond Felton, Rasheed Wallace, and Vince Carter have played in previous Beach Ball Classic tournaments. Come see the basketball stars of the future!
In 1998, organizers decided to add a ladies tournament. Called The CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational, the ladies games start the week before the boys tournament.
The 39th annual Beach Ball Classic basketball tournament begins December 26 and runs through December 31, 2019, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Reserved ticket are $15 per day, call 843-231-7913, $75 for the whole week click here.
The boys championship game will be played at 7:30 p.m. December 31.
The Myrtle Beach Convention Center is located at 2101 Oak Street.
Need a hotel room for the week? Rooms are still available at the Sheraton Convention Center