Mr. Basketball Slamfest

Your team can expect the best competition, facilities, game format, organization and officials when it enters the Mr. Basketball Slamfest tournament. Nearly 100 high school programs include the Slamfest in their summer plans each year.

The 2019 Slamfest entry form is available as a PDF file, open & print! You can also register online with a credit card. The Slamfest is slated for June 1-2, 2019.

The Slamfest is a two-day event that offers coaches and players a unique opportunity to play 5 regulation games against teams from all parts of Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Kansas, Colorado and Wyoming.

DIVISIONS FOR BIG & SMALL SCHOOLS…we offer separate divisions for big & small schools.

ALL TEAMS PLAY 5 GAMES…each team will play 3 pool play games on the first day and 2 tournament games on the second day.

REAL GAME SITUATIONS…games consist of four-8 minute quarters, with the clock stopping on all whistles. Teams receive two time-outs per game and can play man or zone defense.

EXPERIENCED OFFICIALS…we hire certified officials to work all games!

AIR CONDITIONED FACILITIES…we use air conditioned facilities at the UNK Health & Sports Center, the new Kearney High, Kearney Catholic and Sunrise Middle School.

NEW COMPETITION…with teams from across the state & neighboring states, it’s a great opportunity to play teams that are not on your regular season schedule!

Entry fee is only $48 per player, with a minimum of 8 players strongly recommended.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 1-2

  • Divisions for:
    Varsity teams from Class A, B, C, D schools (separate divisions for large/small schools)
    JV teams from all size of schools
    9th grade teams
    AAU 15, 16 or 17 & Under Teams

We take great pride in the fact that a very high percentage of teams return from year-to-year for this event, and recommend it to their coaching friends. We have no doubt that if you enter the Slamfest for the first time, you will be back many times.

To enter your team, please click 2019 Slamfest entry form for a printable entry form. Be sure to submit the entry form and a $48 deposit to hold your team’s spot. The balance will be due May 1. Teams are accepted on a first-come, first served basis until we reach our limit. Don’t hesitate to email or call about an opening for your team.