For some of Florida’s high school basketball most elite players, All-Star Games are where aspirations are born, dreams are realized and hype becomes legacy. Continuing a decades-long tradition of hoops excellence, Tournament of Champions, INC announced the new names, sites, and rosters for the 2022 Florida All-Star Basketball Classic.
For 27 years, the Games continue to be the premier showcase for Florida’s best high school hoopers, where they can show off their skills on the statewide stage and in front of college recruiters. The 2022 class is set to make their mark on one of Florida basketball’s oldest and most historic events as they hit the hardwood in Delray Beach, Florida March 26th and Bishop Verot Arena in Fort Myers, Florida March 27, 2022. Forty-eight competitively ranked high school seniors–comprising of 24 girls and 24 boys from South Florida and Southwest Florida–have been selected from more than 1000 seniors who were nominated by a committee of basketball experts, prep scouts, media, coaches and confirmed by RMF Magazine.
“The tradition and prestige of the Florida All-Star Basketball Classic are unrivaled – it’s truly in a league of its own atop high school athletic events that, for almost three decades, has recognized and created an opportunity for some of Florida’s best high school athletes,” said Wesley Frater, Tournament of Champions, INC.
As this year’s Games celebrate 27 years It is truly a magical moment to Welcome our Title Sponsor Warren Henry Automotive Group, Publix Supermarket and Presenting Sponsor Joe DiMaggio Children Hospital. The Warren Henry Automotive Group High School Men and Women Player of Year will be held Friday, March 25th, 4:00 PM at Hilton Aventura Resort
Leaving A Lasting Legacy
This year, the Games will celebrate the 27 years of elevating the best high school basketball players into the next generation of greats. A total of 700 girls and boys have competed since its inception in 1995 – a list that consists of 97% of all NBA Players born and grew up in South Florida. Tim James, Udonis Haslem, Keyon Dooling, Raja Bell, John Collins, Tim Hardaway, and many more household names that starred in The NCAA.
The Florida All-Star Basketball Classic play host to not only elite players, but also legendary coaches who exemplify leadership and mentorship for the Games’ future stars. High school coaches from different regions of the State will lead the Girls and Boys teams during this year’s Games: Girls Team Coach, Humberto Jempierre, Evergaldes High-Miramar, Fla; Girls Team Coach, Richard Walker(South Broward), Kevin Gordon (Cardinal Gibbons); Boys Team Coach, Warren Gale, McArthur High-Hollywood, Fla; Boys Team Coach, Jean Dubuisson, Monsignor Pace-Miami Gardens; SW Florida Private School Boys Matt Hetig-Bishop Verot; SW Florida Girls Dwayne Donnell-Evangelical Christian
Watching the Games
Tickets for the 2022 Florida All-Star Basketball Classic is available now at www.gofan.com (South Fla Tournament of Champions, INC
March 26: Pompey Park Delray Beach, Fla Girls 5:00 PM, Boys 7:00 PM
March 27: Bishop Verot Ft. Myers’ Girls 3:00 PM’ Boys 5:00 PM
Supporting the Local Community
Tournament of Champions, INC will host a FREE Basketballology Camp for 100 Palm Beach youths at Pompey Park 10:0 AM March 26. Camp and symposium will feature NBA Great Wali Jones of the Philadelphia 76ERS and Bobby Hunter of the famed Harlem Globetrotters.
Contact Wesley Frater 305-281-9461