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Native American Basketball Games

October 19-22, 2017

Fall event that will bring together Native American Tribes together to play

Tournament Contacts

George Ellis


Phone: 763.785.5615

Gabby Lister


Phone: 763.717.3231 Fx: 763.785.3660

Native American Basketball Games

We are excited to create an event to bring together Native American Tribes to play the game they love. The Native American Basketball Games is a fall event which will take place at Cass-Lake Bena High School in the fall of 2017. Open to both boy’s and girl’s divisions; players and teams must be members of a reservation to be eligible to participate. Event will feature an opening ceremonies highlighted by a traditional Native American Pow Wow.

Tournament Details

October 19th - 22nd, 2017

  • National Tournament: Open to teams in all states.
  • Features Boy's and Girl's : 12U, 14U & 18U.
  • Guarantee: 3-Game Guarantee.
  • Location: Cass-Lake Bena High School.
  • Cost: $150 per team.
    • Refund Policy: Teams dropping from the tournament prior to September 28 will receive a voucher in the amount of the team fee. The voucher may be used for the Minnesota Native American Basketball Games tournament in 2018.
    • Teams dropping from the tournament on or after September 28 will not receive a voucher.
  • Eligibility: All players must be Native American with proof of Tribal Membership. Players must have proof of age present at all times. A copy of Birth Certificate or copy of Drive License, State ID, Student ID, CIB with photo and birthdate is sufficient. Players must be currently enrolled in school, no collegiate players or adults over 18 will be eligible.

Rules and Regulations

Registration Information

Online registration is now live!  Contact George Ellis below with any questions about the event and we look forward to seeing you there.