General Information

The Best of the Best is one of the most competitive Junior events on the east coast and has exploded into an event that consistently draws 250+ teams. The Best of the Best is truly a event for teams of all levels with an elite division and open division. The last 10 years have seen many of the best programs in the Northeast accept the invite.


Tournament schedule will be posted by May 31st, late evening.

This year games will be played in the Springfield, Massachusetts area with sites to be announced in the coming weeks.  

In following the Massachusetts Covid19 guidelines, all teams will be guaranteed 3 games in either a 2 Saturday and 1 Sunday format or 1 Saturday and 2 Sunday, depending on scheduling requests.  

Teams of A, B, C levels can register in the following divisions:

Boys and Girls: 4th - 12th grade.

HOTELS - by sites

South End Community Center
Springfield College
Westfield State University

Any schedule requests should be made in writing and sent to


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.

Entry Fee - All Divisions


Divisions/Age Groups

11th/Open Boys Hall of Fame

11th Grade Boys Naismith

10th Grade Boys Hall of Fame

10th Grade Boys Naismith

9th Grade Boys Hall of Fame

9th Grade Boys Naismith

8th Grade Boys Hall of Fame

8th Grade Boys Naismith

7th Grade Boys Hall of Fame

7th Grade Boys Naismith

6th Grade Boys Hall of Fame

6th Grade Boys Naismith

5th Grade Boys

4th Grade Boys

11th Grade Girls

10th Grade Girls

9th Grade Girls

8th Grade Girls

7th Grade Girls

6th Grade Girls

5th Grade Girls


Springfield College

263 Alden Street
Springfield, MA 01109

Western New England University

1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01119

Westfield State University - Woodward Athletic Center

377 Western Ave.
Westfield, MA 01085

South End Comm. Center

99 Marble Street
Springfield, MA 01103

The Court

1 Peerless Way
Enfield, CT 06082

Basketball Hall of Fame

1000 West Columbus Ave
Springfield, MA 01105

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