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The following are open dates for games, tournaments, or summer shootouts. If you would like to post an open date, please e-mail Matt Monroe at

Salem High School (Girls)
There is a tournament opening beginning in 2019-20 season at the Salem Thanksgiving Tournament in Salem, Illinois. It is a 5 game guaranteed round robin format. Next years dates will be November 21st thru 23rd, and the 30th. The tourney currently features Teutopolis, Highland, Carterville, Centralia, and Salem. Please contact Megan Kessler at for more information. 

Dekalb High School (Boys)
DeKalb High School is looking for one team to complete their 16-team Holiday Tournament.

The 91st Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Classic will take place on December 26-29.  Each team is guaranteed four games (one each day).  Special rates for area hotels.  If interested, please contact or call at 630-388-9380.

Oswego High School (Boys)
Oswego Panther Basketball is seeking 1 varsity team to compete in our Annual MLK Day of Hoops.  Monday January 21st, 2018. Current teams include Oswego, Lincoln-Way East, Plainfield North, Lemont, and Crete. If interested please contact

Rock Island High School (Girls)
Rock Island Girls Basketball is seeking to start a Thanksgiving tournament. The first round would be played on Nov. 15th and the concluding rounds on Nov. 23rd and 24th of 2018. We are looking for four teams to fill the tournament this first year. Each team would be guaranteed 4 games. If interested please contact Athletic Director Michelle Lillis,

Mundelein High School (Girls)
Our Mundelein Girls Basketball Program is looking for an away non-conference matchup on either Friday 1/11/19 or Saturday 1/12/19. We are willing to travel and make a weekend trip out of it if necessary.

New Trier High School (Boys)
New Trier High School is looking to enter a Frosh A boys' basketball tournament in December.

Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School (Boys)
47th Annual GCMS Boys Basketball Thanksgiving Tourney
4 guaranteed games
8 Teams - Pool Play Dates: Nov. 19, 20, 21, 23, 25 (play 4 dates with 1 day off)
No fee

One Day Shootout at Wabash College or Mt. Carmel (IL) High School (Boys)

Date: 12/15/18

This is a 1 Day shootout held at either Wabash Valley College (JUCO) or Mt. Carmel High School in Mt. Carmel, IL. We are looking for 2 more teams to fill out our schedule. There is a good mix of 1A/2A/3A and we will keep match ups competitive. Please contact Tyler Buss at if interested!

Riverside-Brookfield High School (Boys)
Riverside Brookfield Boy's Basketball is looking for 1 new varsity team for the 2018 Bill VandeMerkt Thanksgiving Classic.

We would like to expand our 5 team, 4 game guarantee tournament, to an 8 team, 4 game guarantee tournament. Dates will be November 19, 20, 21, 23, 24 of 2018.

Format will be:
2 Pools A and B
Pool A plays on Monday
Pool B plays on Tuesday
All Pools play on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Teams Include:
Oak Park - River Forest
Rich East
St. Rita
Urban Prep Englewood
Wheaton North

Please contact Coach Mike Reingruber at or 708-442-8506 if interested.

Rockford Boylan High School (Girls)
Riverside Brookfield Boy's Basketball is looking for 3 new varsity teams for the 2018 Bill VandeMerkt Thanksgiving Classic.

Rockford Boylan Girl's Basketball is staring a varsity Christmas Classic. We would like to begin our tournament will a blend of all classes. Dates will be either December 26-28 or December 27-28 depending on the number of teams.

Proposed Format:
Pool Play Paring of teams after first round
Many extras for coaches and player's to ensure a successful experience

Please contact Coach Paul Perrone at or 815-222-4349 if interested OR Paul Heitkamp, AD at Boylan High School