Event Calendar & Sponsorship Information
ENSHRINEMENT AND 60 DAYS OF SUMMER
Enshrinement class of 2020
The Basketball Hall of Fame is host to many special events. Our premiere event is each years Enshrinement Weekend, where the new class to the Hall of Fame is honored and joins the ranks of Basketball's Finest. You can be part of the many special events that take place during Enshrinement Weekend!
60 Days of summer
The 60 Days of Summer program offers 60 consecutive days of family oriented interactive museum programming. All July and August, the Hall of Fame will host various appearances, autograph signings, magician's, trick dribblers and jugglers, mascot days, giveaway days, and much more!
The Jerry Colangelo Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Classic
The Jerry Colangelo Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Classic Presented by NIKE at the Wigwam Arizona delivers the premium branding, hospitality and experiences for sponsors and participants that the Hall of Fame is renown for.
The Wigwam Arizona is a historic landmark in Glendale’s Litchfield Park that exemplifies resort life. With luxurious accommodations, exceptional cuisine, extensive spa and recreational facilities, plus three 18-hole championship golf courses, the Wigwam Arizona plays host for this unmatched experience of a lifetime.
Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Classic at Monarch Beach Golf Links
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's 2nd Annual Golf Classic at Monarch Beach Golf Links delivers the premium branding, hospitality and experiences for sponsors and participants that the Hall of Fame is renown for.
Each participant in the Golf Classic will be paired with, and spend the entire day, with a Basketball Hall of Famer or sports legend! Enjoy a day with a legend, all while supporting a 501c3 not-for-profit organization!
MGM Springfield Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Classic
Welcome to the 1st Annual MGM Springfield Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Classic Hosted by Ray Allen! We are pleased to bring to you the regions premier celebrity golf classic. This two day event begins at the luxurious MGM Springfield Casino where they will play host to the Golf Classic Pairings Party. With exquisite food stations, endless beverages and over 25 Hall of Famers, the Pairings Party will be a night to remember! The second day is all golf! Each foursome will paired with a Hall of Famer or basketball legend as your fifth golfer. You will be treated to breakfast, beverages on the golf course, a gift package provided by Nike, on course contesting, the awards luncheon and a lifetime of stories from our legends! Spend two days in the company of greatest to ever play the game!
Basketball Hall of Fame Shootout – November 13, 2020
The Basketball Hall of Fame Shootout is the newest installment in the Hall of Fames series of collegiate events. This first-time event will feature local favorite Davidson College, plus Virginia, Virginia Tech, Temple, East Carolina, and Liberty.
Tip-Off Tournament – November 21–23, 2020
The Basketball Hall of Fame hosts the annual Tip-Off Tournament each November. The Tip-Off Tournament is an NCAA exempt men's basketball tournament sponsored by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). Each year, top teams and conferences will compete in the Basketball Hall of Fame's event showcasing its talents in New England's only exempt Division I college basketball tournament.
Women's Challenge – November 28–29, 2020
The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Women's Challenge is turning the Hall of Fame's annual women's college basketball game at Mohegan Sun into a two day, four-team tournament! This event, which always features the perennial powerhouse University of Connecticut, will also have Mississippi St. University, Quinnipiac University, and the University of Maine. Previous participants in this event have included Florida St., Michigan, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Jerry Colangelo Classic – December 19, 2020
The Jerry Colangelo Classic is a college basketball event hosted by the Basketball Hall of Fame at the newly renovated Talking Stick Resort Arena - home of the NBA's Phoenix Suns and WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. Named after one of sports most influential people, this event has hosted teams like Tennessee, Gonzaga, Dayton, Arizona St. and St. Mary's. This year's field will include powerhouses Gonzaga, Texas Tech, Arizona St., and BYU.
Spalding Hoophall Classic presented by Eastbay 2021
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Hoophall Classic annually features the top high school players and teams from around the country. The event is held over the Martin Luther King Day Weekend at Springfield College’s Blake Arena and has hosted many NBA First Round Draft Picks, College All-Americans and McDonald’s All-Americans.
BASKETBULL YOUTH EVENTS
BasketBull is an official licensee of the Basketball Hall of Fame approved to run amateur/grassroot basketball tournaments in the spring, summer and fall. The tournaments continue to expand as teams from across the country visit Springfield and the Hall of Fame.
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The Basketball Hall of Fame is proud to host The Elks Hoop Shoot, a local weekly shooting contest every Sunday at 2pm. Contestants compete to win an Elks Basketball and become that week’s champ. The event is part of a national weekly program created by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. The weekly shootout takes place on Center court inside The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with participation for Hall of Fame visitors.