General Information

The Columbus Day Challenge enters it's 13th straight year, providing teams with the opportunity to play in one of the east coast's most competitive fall events. This tournament typically has the most college coaches of any fall tournament in New England. The event will be open to Division II and III college coaches.


Colin Tabb


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If choosing a division option within in age group, please know that the Naismith Division is for B/C level teams and the Hall of Fame Division is for A/Elite level teams. If no division option exists within a grade/age group for registration, we will make sure to create separate divisions upon creating the schedule, as long as there are enough teams to satisfy separate Naismith and Hall of Fame divisions.

  •     Tournament cost is $375 for High School teams and $325 for Middle School teams with multi-team discounts available.
  •     ALL teams must submit roster via the tournament roster upload feature
  •     Teams are encouraged to pay online via "REGISTRATION" button in upper-right corner
  •     Teams can send registration with enclosed registration form to:

BasketBull LLC
PO Box 714
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

Multiple team discounts are available with 3+ teams

Upon registering and committing team to the tournament, please see tournament policies, regarding cancellation and refund policy.  If you are on the schedule, you are considered COMMITTED to the tournament and will be responsible for payment, if it hasn't already been made.

Divisions/Age Groups

Boys Open/12th

Boys 11th Grade

Boys 10th Grade Hall of Fame

Boys 10th Grade Naismith

Boys 9th Grade Hall of Fame

Boys 9th Grade Naismith

Boys 14u Hall of Fame

Boys 14u Naismith

Boys 12u Hall of Fame

Boys 12u Naismith

Boys 11u Division

Girls Varsity

Girls 9th

Girls 8th

Girls 7th

  • Roger Williams University, 5 courts
  • Rhode Island College - 5 courts
  • St. Andrew's School - 2 courts

Roger Williams University

1 Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809

RIC - Rec Center

600 Mt. Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908

St. Andrew's School

63 Federal Rd
Barrington, RI 02806

RIC - Murray Center

600 Mt. Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908

Teams are encouraged to stay at our partner hotel properties for the Columbus Day Challenge:

Clarion Inn Providence/Seekonk - Mention 'Basketbull' when making reservation to receive special room rate of $159 for two Queen Beds (complimentary breakfast included) Phone: (508) 336-7300

Hampton Inn Seekonk - Mention 'Basketbull' when making reservation to receive special room rate of $189 for two Queen Beds (complimentary breakfast included) Phone: (508) 336-9000



Please contact Joseph Carty for specfic questions regarding hotel blocks.

Teams will compete and either 3 or 4 team pools and get a minimum of 2 pool play games and 1 game in single-elimination brackets, based on how they finish within their pool.  Exact tournament format will be decided when registration is completed.

All BasketBull tournaments use only IABBO Certified Officials.

College Coaches, Scouting and Media

The tournament will be open to Division II and III college coaches as well as scouting and video services.

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