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State Champs Highlight 36th Annual Field

As the madness of March in Illinois dies down, the December outlook for Bloomington-Normal is heating up. The 36th annual State Farm Holiday Classic boasts three state champions and nine Elite Eight qualifiers, while 26 of the 64 teams won at least a Regional championship this past season. Seven new teams bolster one of the largest, coed high school holiday tournaments in the nation. The 2014 event tips off Dec. 26, 27, 29 & 30, and marks the 16th year with State Farm Insurance® as title … Continue Reading ...

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State Farm Holiday Classic announces 2014 scholarship winners

The Classic Tournament, Inc., which organizes one of the largest, coed high school holiday basketball tournaments in the nation called the State Farm Holiday Classic, has selected four winners as recipients of the 2014 Holiday Classic Scholarship award.  Each of the winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship to go directly to their college of choice for tuition costs. Established to recognize and award scholarships to eligible high school seniors who participated in this past year’s … Continue Reading ...

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Welcome to Championship Day: December 30, 2013

Championship Day of the 2013 State Farm Holiday Classic is about to tip-off. Be sure to come out and watch The Best Basketball This Side of March! More than 12,000 visitors viewed about 95,000 pages on theclassic.org during Day 3. As Championship Day gets started: Check out the brackets and choose the games you want to see. Check out the scores from Day 3. Check out the scores from Day 2. Check out the scores from Day 1. Like The State Farm Holiday Classic on Facebook. Follow … Continue Reading ...

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Welcome to Day 3: December 28, 2013

Day 3 of the 2013 State Farm Holiday Classic is about to tip-off. Be sure to come out and watch The Best Basketball This Side of March! More than 10,000 visitors viewed about 85,000 pages on theclassic.org during Day 2. As Day 3 gets started: Check out the brackets and choose the games you want to see. Check out the scores from Day 1. Like The State Farm Holiday Classic on Facebook. Follow @sflcassic on Twitter. … Continue Reading ...

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Welcome to Day 2: December 27, 2013

Day 2 of the 2013 State Farm Holiday Classic is about to tip-off. Be sure to come out and watch The Best Basketball This Side of March! More than 7,000 visitors viewed about 70,000 pages on theclassic.org during Day 1. As Day 2 gets started: Check out the brackets and choose the games you want to see. Check out the scores from Day 1. Like The State Farm Holiday Classic on Facebook. Follow @sflcassic on Twitter. … Continue Reading ...

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Volunteers needed for the 2014 SFHC

If interested in volunteering, click on the link below and check the available spots to volunteer. We are in need of experienced volunteers to announce, keep the scorebook, and work the scoreboard and clock at each game. No pre-tournament training will be given, so previous experience and familiarity with these duties is preferred. If you work a minimum of four games (one session), you will receive VIP access to the entire tournament. If interested, please contact Dave Oloffson at … Continue Reading ...