Mr. Basketball Dakota Showcase
We invite your teams to compete in the 21st Annual Dakota Showcase college exposure tournament on Thursday-Saturday, June 24-26, 2021, at Augustana University in Sioux Falls.
The event is open to 5th thru 11th grade boys and girls teams. All teams will play 4-6 games at Augustana University’s Elmen Center. All five courts are air conditioned and at one site.
Each year NCAA, NAIA and junior college programs scout the talented Dakota Showcase field. Colleges from as far as New Hampshire, Alabama & Alaska have visited the Dakota Showcase.
Here’s an impressive list of past participants and colleges that have been at the Dakota Showcase is available here.
Our events provide outstanding competition, college exposure, facilities and officials, and are the best organized events of the summer. Register your teams today and take advantage of great multi-team discounts!
The 2021 Dakota Showcase entry form with all of the following information is also available as an Adobe PDF file.
AGES: Divisions for 5th thru 11th grade boys & girls. Teams must register for the grade level of their oldest player. Players may play on two teams only if they are in two different age groups. Teams may request to play up (please note this on registration).
EVENT FORMAT: All teams are guaranteed four or more games. Teams will compete in pool play on Thursday-Friday. Bracket play will be single elimination, with teams playing 1-3 games on Saturday. Games consist of two-16 minute halves with the clock stopping on all whistles.
ENTRY FEE: The nonrefundable entry fee is $395 per team, with great multi-team discounts for programs with 2-4 teams ($375 per team) and 5+ teams ($350 per team) while spots remain available. After May 25, the entry fee is $450 per team.
SCOREKEEPERS & ATHLETIC TRAINERS: We provide scorekeepers for the book & clock for all games and have an athletic trainer on staff during our events.
GAME RULES: Games will consist of two-16 minute halves (stop-clock). No bonus free throws will be shot during the first half, shooting fouls will be, though. Teams will enter the bonus on the 7th team foul of the second half, no two shot bonus on the 10th foul. Each team receives 3 timeouts per game. 7th grade and older boys will use the men’s size ball.
MOTELS: We have a handful of lodging partners with room blocks for teams competing in the Dakota Showcase that are near the Augie campus. We do not have a “stay to play” requirement.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZING STAFF: Doug Koster founded Mr. Basketball, Inc., in 1991. His full-time dedication to each tournament has developed into a reputation for hosting the best organized events. Teams from 37 states & Canada have competed in the tournaments. If you have any questions, you can reach Doug at (308) 440-7267, or email email@example.com.
SCHEDULES & RESULTS: The Dakota Showcase Game Day Info listed below has info for the participating teams & parents, including the schedule packet, roster & player profile sheets, forms to add a player to your roster, motel info and more. During the tournament, box scores and updated brackets will be published immediately after each game.