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!
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.
Basketball Hall of Fame Shootout
The Queen City plays host to elite college basketball as the Basketball Hall of Fame brings the first ever Hall of Fame Shootout at the Spectrum Center. This premier quadruple header features preseason top 25 teams in Virginia Tech and St. Bonaventure as well as elite level programs in NC State, Richmond, Charlotte, Wake Forest, East Carolina and Liberty.
Air Force Reserve Women's Challenge
The 2020 Air Force Reserve 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.
Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational
The Basketball Hall of Fame is making its way over the Brooklyn Bridge to the Barclays Center for the 2021 Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational. After last year's event was cancelled due to the pandemic, this year's event returns on Sunday, December 12 with a quadruple header featuring Top 25 teams Prudue and Maryland, Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino and his Iona Gaels, and quality programs in Florida, NC State, Yale, Fordham, and Miami.
Jerry Colangelo Classic
The Basketball Hall of Fame is returning to the Valley of the Sun to host the 3rd annual Jerry Colangelo Classic at Phoenix Suns Arena! This year's field features 2021 national title runner-up Gonzaga as they take on Texas Tech and local favorite GCU plays San Francisco. Other match-ups include Georgia Tech vs USC and San Diego vs Northern Arizona.
Hoophall Central - December 17-19, 2021 - Sioux Falls, SD
Hoophall Central at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, will operate an elite level high school event in a community with a rich appreciation for high school hoops.
Hoophall East - December 27-29, 2021 - Lewes, DE
Hoophall East will partner with longtime east coast tournament Slam Dunk to the Beach. By merging the history and success of the event with the Hoophall brand, Lewes will see an elevated event!
Hoophall South - January 6-8, 2022 - Bentonville, AR
Hoophall South will expand on this area’s tremendous high school basketball infrastructure of talented players and passionate fans. This new showcase will take local Bentonville basketball to new heights!
Spalding Hoophall Classic presented by Eastbay - January 13-17, 2022 - Springfield, MA
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.