Sponsored By:   Portland West Golf Course
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Portland Travel Basketball participates in a number of pre-season, mid-season and post-season tournaments in our region.  (The Shoreline Conference Youth Basketball Conference Tournament is the only tournament hosted by our League.)

Winter 2014-2015

Central & Eastern Connecticut

Neil Hoelck Tournament (Waterford) Tony Spera Two weekends/games are Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday ($160)

Connecticut Hoopfest (Milford) Mike Alessie Feb 27 – March 22  in Milford, CT. $220 (less if multiple team)

Kinney/Bradley Hoop Tournament (Branford) Andrea Kinney Feb. 11th –March 22 / double elimination tournament $200 (or less

Mashantucket March Madness (Mashantucket) Wayne Reels One weekend. $120 (three games guaranteed)

The 25th Annual Charlie Rome Basketball Tournament (East Haven) Multiple days $225.00.

Marlborough March Madness (Marlborough) One weekend/Approx $200

Hamden Fathers Basketball Association (Hamden) February & March/$175

Professor Gallito (Middletown Tournament) One weekend/single elimination $100.00.

South County Hoopfest (Narrangansett) One weekend/double elimination/$160 

Fairfield County & New York

Fairfield County Basketball League Championships -- More than 36 Gyms in Fairfield County

Prelim Rounds dates: February 26th - 28th

Semi Finals: March 1

Finals (and Skill Competitions): March 7th or 8th (depending on gender and grade)

Divisions: 5th - 8th grade Boys & Girls Divisions

         • AA through C team levels, as determined by FCBL regular season play

         • Primarily "March Madness style"  single elimination format

 Costs: Included in the FCBL team entry fee

 Info: contact Doug Scott at dscott@optonline.net


2015 President's Day Elite Invitational -  Fairfield County
Event Sponsor: Under Armour

Dates: February 14-15, 2015

Location: Insports Center in Trumbull, CT

Tournament Type: AAU and town travel teams

Divisions: Boys and Girls Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Team Levels: A, B, C (Separate Divisions)

Choose: 1 day with 2 games or 2 days with 3+ games

Please contact Joann at the Elite Sports office with questions about registration and the tournament.   or visit website www.EliteSportsEvents.com

Prior Events  

Spring 2014

3on3 Basketball Corporate Challenge                               New Haven

Date: Saturday March 29, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Boys & Girls Club of New Haven, 253 Columbus Avenue
Additional Info: This is an important event for the club as it raises funds to provide quality, life-changing programs for our members.  Please contact Tharon Mayes at   or Carlos Collazo at  . They can also be reached in the office by dialing 1 (203) 787-01871 (203) 787-0187. Registration available at: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?llr=97jn4vdab&oeidk=a07e8wpp5or39fff1a0&oseq=



February/Winter 2014

UNDER ARMOUR PRESIDENTS DAY ELITE TOURNAMENT     Trumbull                                                      
Dates:  February 15-16, 2014
Location: InSports Centers in Trumbull (29 Trefoil Drive, Trumbull 06611)
Grades: 3-8 (boys & girls divisions) - Town Travel team or AAU travel team  
Levels: A, B, C
Games: 3
Fee: $375, registration deadline Feb 1st
Contact:  Jay Riccitelli at   or 203-213-3226203-213-3226 or visit website: www.EliteSportsEvents.com for more information. 


5th Annual Connecticut Hoopfest                                                           Milford
Dates: Feb 28 - March 23rd
Boys & Girls Divisions offered in;
· 4th grade (3rd graders are welcome)
· 5th grade
· 6th grade (& combined 5th/6th grade teams)
· 7th grade
· 8th grade (& combined 7th/8th grade teams)
Double Elimination
Attn: Town Travel / Parochial Teams - Spread the Word and SAVE!!!
No AAU teams please!!
$185 per team if entering 1 team
$175 per team if entering 4 teams or more
$160 per team if entering 6 teams or more

REGISTRATION DEADLINE is Monday, February 17th. Payment must be received prior to the deadline. NO EXCEPTIONS!!
For more info -Contact Mike Alessie at     or 
www.drkb.org or 866 777 9433866 777 9433


HAMDEN FATHERS’ BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION                             Hamden 


WHERE: Hamden Middle School...Hamden High School
WHEN: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays beginning Feb 14, 2014.  Finals Saturday March 22, 2014. 
DIVISIONS: BOYS 5th, 6th 7th and 8th Grade. AAU teams are not permitted. Players should be age appropriate to their grade. PLEASE PROVIDE BIRTH CERTIFICATES OR PROOF OF AGE WITH ROSTER. 
FEE:  $200. Make checks payable to : HFBA 
Payment, Rosters and Birth Certificates must be sent in by February 5, 2014. 
MAIL TO:        John Leonardo
                        C/O HFBA
                        326 West Woods Road
                        Hamden, CT 06518
Contact:  John Leonardo  203-407-0771203-407-0771   email -  
                  Rich Leonardo     03-230-0252

The Hoop Crew invites you to join us on President’s Day for our 1st Annual Youth Jamboree!
Date: Monday February 17th
Location: Connecticut Sports Arena in New Milford, CT
Divisions: Boys (Grades 5 -8) and Girls (Grades 6 - 8) ​

Format: 3 Games guaranteed 

Fee: $225 ($200 if teams sign up before December 27th)
Contact: Greg Lewis at       508-294-8355508-294-8355       or
                  Paul Seaver at       508-498-9864508-498-9864

Info: Please visit  website www.hoopcrew.net or follow us on twitter @HoopCrewLLC!


Fall/Winter 2014-2015


2014 Fall Hoop Dreams Invitational                                     Trumbull, CT

Event Sponsor: Under Armour

Dates: November 1-2, 2014

Location: Insports Center in Trumbull, CT

Tournament Type: AAU and town travel teams

Divisions: Boys Grades 3/4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11/12

Team Levels: A, B, C (Separate Divisions)

Choose: 1 day with 2 games or 2 days with 3+ games

Please contact Joann at the Elite Sports office with questions about registration and the tournament.

 visit website www.EliteSportsEvents.com


5th Annual DRKB Pre Season Basketball Tourney            Milford

Location: Various Gyms in Milford

Dated: November 14th -23rd

Division: Boys & Girls 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8thGrade (Town Travel, Parochial Teams) NO AAU Teams

Format: 3 Games Guaranteed (2-1 record or better advances to elimination round)

Costs: $220 per team / $185 per team if entering 3 or more teams)

Info:  contact  Mike Alessie      www.drkb.org or 866-777-9433866-777-9433  Deadline for entry is Friday, November 7th ..100 teams entered in 2013


7th Annual Harvest Tournament                                    Brookfield, CT

(OVER 60 teams in 2013)

Locations: Christian Life Academy and St. Joseph School

Dates: November 7th - November 22nd, 2014
    Boys & Girls Varsity (7th/8th) $185 per team
    Boys & Girls JV JJV (4th,5th,6th) $160 per team
    * Multiple team discount and early bird discount if signed by Oct 20th
Info: Register on line at: http://www.sjsbrookfield.org/harvesttournament.html  or by mail by October 31st, 2014.  If registering by mail, please send all checks (payable to St. Joseph School) , applications and rosters to:
                  St. Joseph School
                  5 Obtuse Hill Road
                  Brookfield, CT 06804
                  Attn: Jeff Ross
Questions: Contact Jeff Ross –    or 860-671-1104860-671-1104

 CT Sports Arena Basketball Tournaments                                      New Milford

Location: CT Sports Arena, 32 Still River Dr., New Milford


Dates: Oct 18th and 19th-- Girls

             Oct 25th and 26th--  Boys

Grades:  4th through 12th

 "Turkey Shoot"

Date: Nov 29th and 30th -- Girls and Boys

Grades: 4th through 8th

" New Year Bash"

Dates: Dec 27th and 28th -- Girls and Boys

Grades:  4th through 8th

"MLK Weekend "

Date: January 17th and 18th –- Girls and Boys

Grades:  4th through 8th

" Valentines Day "

Dates: February 14th and 15th -- Girls and Boys

Grades: 4th through 8th

Travel Level Format: 2 games Saturday and 1+ Sunday

Costs:Each Tournament $250/team..3 Tournaments (any three) $700/team or

All Tournaments $1200/team

Info: call  860-799-6000860-799-6000 or visit website for more details  www.ctsportsarena.com

West Haven Girls Basketball League’s 2014 Turkey Tournament

Location: Mackrille Elementary School and Pagels Elementary School

Date: Friday November 28*, Saturday November 29 and Sunday November 30

Divisions: 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Girls (Age or Grade Eligible) – no AAU Teams

Cost: $225.00… Every team is guaranteed 3 games

Contact: Bill Finnegan 203-809-2882203-809-2882 wfinn59@comcast.net   OR   Ed Finnegan 203-710-6949203-710-6949  ed.finnegan3@yahoo.com

Info: Please make checks payable to the West Haven Girls Basketball League and mail to: West Haven Girls Basketball C/O Bill Finnegan 50 George St. West Haven, Ct. 06516…Entries due no later than November 15

Future Stars Basketball Academy THANKSGIVING CLINIC


Date: Friday Nov. 28th 9AM TO 12PM

Ages: BOYS & GIRLS 9-15

Cost: $50

Info: call Hoopline:  203-367-167373 or visit wearefuturestars.com


1st Annual 3 on 3 Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament       Danbury, CT

Location:: St Paul's Lutheran Church, Danbury CT

Dates: November 29 & 30th

Co-Ed Divisions: 5/6, 6/7, 7/8th grades

Cost: $75 per team

Registration Deadline November 10, Limit of 12 teams per division.

Each team will be provided a Tournament T-Shirt with Awards to Top Teams

Contact: visit  www.triplethreatct.com or email us at triplethreat_ct@yahoo.com 

2014 Tip-Off Invitational                                     Stamford, CT

Dates: November 22-23, 2014

Location: Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Tournament Type: town travel teams

Divisions: Boys Grades 5, 6, 7, 8

Cost: $350 per team

Contact: Brian Bertucci at 203-989-1706203-989-1706 or 

Website: http://www.chelseapiersct.com/basketball/tournaments/


Turkey Classic at InSports                     Trumbull

Location: Insports 29 Trefoil Drive, Trumbull

Dates: Saturday, Nov 29th and Sunday, Nov 30th

Grades: 5th -8th Grades B and C Division teams only

Costs: $400/team –Limited to first 8 teams

Format: 2 pool play games on Saturday. Single elimination and championship game on Sunday.

Info: call InSports at 203-268-1214203-268-1214 or visit website for more details www.insportscenters.com

Joe Coppo Memorial Tip Off Tournament                                New Canaan

Location: New Canaan (High School, St. Luke’s & Saxe)

Dates: Friday, December 5th – Sunday, December 7th

Grades: 6th, 7th, and 8th – “A” division teams

Cost: $550 

Format: Guaranteed 4 games per team.  Trophies awarded for first and second place in each division.  Winners in each division also receive a champion’s t-shirt

Contact: Chris Ellis, 

Danbury PAL Christmas Hoop Classic                         Danbury

Location:Danbury PAL Gym, 35 Hayestown Road, Danbury
Dates: December 20th -31rd, Selected evenings and weekends 8:30am -- 6:00pm
Ages: Boys & Girls 4th - 8th grades
Cost: $350, multi team discount available
Contact: Dan DiBuono (203)775-5000(203)775-5000 x11,  or  
First 50 teams!!!! Every team is guaranteed 3 games


Southern Connecticut Holiday 2014 Tournament            Ansonia

Location: Ansonia Boys & Girls Club, 28 Howard Avenue – Ansonia, CT

            (conveniently located 15 minutes from Bridgeport, New Haven, Waterbury)

Dates: December 20th, 2014 – December 30th, 2014

For:  Boys – 4th thru 8th grade

        Girls – 4th thru 8th grade

Cost: $275.00

            Multi-Team Discounts:           2 Teams ($250 each)

                                                            3 Teams ($225 each)

                                                            4 Teams ($200 each)

Contact:  Rick Vieira or Ron Sells – Tournament Directors             

            Rick Vieira                              Ron Sells

            203-343-8454203-343-8454 (cell)                 203-650-6311203-650-6311 (cell)


 Comment: Each team will play a minimum of 3 games at the new Ansonia Boys & Girls Club gym.  

                     Registration deadline is Monday, December 1st

2014 Holiday Invitational                                                              Stamford, CT

Dates: December 20-21, 2014

Location: Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Tournament Type: town travel teams

Divisions: Boys Grades 5, 6, 7, 8

Cost: $350 per team

Contact: Brian Bertucci at 203-989-1706203-989-1706 or 

Website: http://www.chelseapiersct.com/basketball/tournaments/



3rd Annual Holiday Hoopfest                                  Bridgeport

Location: Bridgeport, CT (St. Anns Parish & Wakeman Boys & Girls Club Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse)

Dates: December 26th- 28th

Grades: Boys 4th thru 8th

Cost: $375 (Multi-team Discount Available)

Format: 3 Game guarantee. Playoffs included with trophies. IAABO Certified Officials.

Contact: Drew Carothers,   or 203-383-9292203-383-9292


Locations: Wesleyan University - Freeman Athletic Center and Middletown Public Schools
Dates:  Friday, December 26th - 9:00 - 9:00
             Saturday, December 27th - 9:00 - 9:00
             Sunday, December 28th - 10:00 – 5:00
Cost: $350.00 per Team with multi-team discounts available
Age Divisions:
                           Boys: 6th Grade, 7th Grade & 8th Grade
                           Girls: 6th Grade, 7th Grade & 8th Grade
Format: Round robin format with a minimum of three (3) games per team
Contact: any questions or to register call (860) 788-7041(860) 788-7041 or email:    or visit website:  www.nutmegstategames.org       
Registration Deadline – MondayDec 8th


McGivney Winter Classic Basketball Tournament           Bridgeport

Locations:  McGivney Community Center, Bridgeport and Hall Neighborhood House, Bridgeport

Dates: Games on Saturday, December 20, 2014 with Championship games on Saturday, January 17, 2015

Divisions: Boys 6th, 7th, 8th

                  Girls 6th and 8th

Cost: $175. Per team

Contact: Al Paolozzi – Tournament Director, 203-260-8993203-260-8993     or  Joe DeSabella – Program Director, 203-333-2789203-333-2789