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State Basketball Tournament

The State Basketball Tournament takes place annually the first Saturday in March.  There are three separate divisions and tournaments.  The Challengers I tournament is for young men in grades 6-9.  The Challengers II tournament is for young men in grades 9-12.  The Young Adult Men's Ministry (YAMMs) tournament is open to young men, age 18 to 35 years, who are not in high school. The young men must be members of/or associated with a local church. 

Sport programs have the strong ability to attract a young man’s attention and excite his interest. The basketball program is not only a tool that involves young Christian men in the mission activity of their local church, but it also can be a tool for enlisting those who are outside the influence of the church as well. 

For more information, contact:

Elgin Taylor
State Basketball Tournament Director 
(713) 408-4906
trophy@swbell.net

Teams may be composed as follows:

  • Single Church Team – all members or associates of a single church
  • Multiple Church Team – members or associates of churches combine to form one team (one church needs to be designated the lead contact church, the team name should possibly represent the combination of the churches involved, i.e. Southside Churches of XYZ Texas)
  • Association Team – members or associates of churches from a local association
  • Regional Team – members or associates of churches from a region

Teams interested in participating in the State Basketball Tournament need to download all of the following information and send in their completed team roster and check to the state office before February 1st or you can register your team On-Line prior to February 1st.  Contact Keith Mack at keith.mack@texasbaptistmen.org or call (214) 275-1123 if you are having trouble downloading the following information related to the State Basketball Tournament.

Basketball Coaches Packet Download:  To download information - Right Click on the Files below and Select "Save Files As."

     Basketball Tournament Information

     Basketball Roster

     Medical Release Form

     Belton Area Map

     Belton Area Information

     Basketball Flyer

On-Line Registration Information

Click here to Register On-Line.