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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Parking at U.S. Cellular Coliseum


U.S. Cellular Coliseum 101 S. Madison Street, Bloomington | DIRECTIONS Due to the temporary closure of the Pepsi Ice Center/Coliseum parking garage, patrons attending the State Farm Holiday Classic at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum have several additional options for parking. Team buses should still plan to drop off in the circle drive at the south doors of the Coliseum and then … [Read more...]

Ron Knisley Memorial Shootout


Presented by the State Farm Holiday Classic and S.O.A.R. On October 13, 2005, the Classic Tournament, Inc. lost a very special and vital part of our event.  Ron Knisley, Director of Sports and Competition for Special Olympics Illinois (SOI), lost his battle to cancer. Named the Ron Knisley Memorial Shootout in memory of our dear friend, Ron volunteered his time as a Holiday … [Read more...]

2013 Pairings Announced: See the Brackets


The pairings and game times for the 2013 State Farm Holiday Classic have been announced. You can get all the brackets here: Small School Boys | Printable Bracket  Large School Boys | Printable Bracket  Small School Girls | Printable Bracket  Large School Girls | Printable Bracket  … [Read more...]