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Winter City Showdown


December 15-16, 2018

Duluth East High School

4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Tournament

A and B Level Teams (No All-Star Teams)

Individual Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place

$150 Team Fee



1 Day Format (Grades 4-6 on Saturday, Grades 7-8 on Sunday)
Three game guarantee

All game workers provided
Officials provided by Lake Superior Basketball Association
Medical personnel provided


With questions, please contact Tournament Director, Chad Clore. 


Tournament Schedules

Code of Conduct and Tournament Rules

Thanks to our Sponsors!

St. Lukes Orthopedic/Sports Medicine

Please visit the St. Luke's Orthopedic/Sports Medicine online!

Sponsored by Anderson & Hammack

Anderson & Hammack

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Sponsored by J3 Insurance

J3 Insurance

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Previously known as Twin Ports Insurance. 

Sponsored by Republic Bank

Republic Bank

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Sponsored by Superior Shores

Superior Shores

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Sponsored by Kamloops Restaurant

Kamloops Restaurant

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Sponsored by Duluth Lawn and Sport

Duluth Lawn and Sport

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Sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors, Tim Kush

Wells Fargo Advisors, Tim Kush

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Sponsored by Gitch Gear

Gitch Gear

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Sponsored by Farmer's Insurance, Joel Brekken Agency

Farmer's Insurance, Joel Brekken Agency

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Sponsored by Miller Creek Lawn and Landscape, Garden Center

Miller Creek Lawn and Landscape, Garden Center

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Sponsored by North Shore Veterinary Hospital

North Shore Veterinary Hospital

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Tournament Information


Days Inn Lakewalk (Duluth)

Set off Interstate 35, this simple 3-story hotel is a 4-minute walk from the Lakewalk, 1.8 miles from Duluth East High School.

All rooms include en suite bathrooms with showers and tubs, and have free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, minifridges and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms feature pull-out sofas. Kids 17 and under stay free with a paying adult.

Complimentary amenities include a continental breakfast buffet, a shuttle to the airport and local attractions, and large-vehicle parking. There's also a fitness room, a sauna and a business center.

Superior Shores (Two Harbors)

Superior Shores Resort is located on Lake Superior in Two Harbors, Minnesota, twenty miles north of Duluth. The resort offers a variety of accommodations at three unique properties that include the Main Lodge, Burlington Bay, and the Lakehomes. Situated on sixty acres of north woods forest, the resort features over a mile of Lake Superior coastline. Conveniently located at the center of many North Shore attractions, including Gooseberry Falls, Split Rock Lighthouse, Canal Park, and the Superior Hiking Trail, the resort is the perfect base camp location for your day tripping activities. With something for everyone, visit Superior Shores Resort and experience the North Shore at its best!

East Parents: Please Volunteer! 

The Winter City Showdown is right around the corner! This is the first youth tournament hosted by the EBA and we want to make it a great one. Your help and support is needed!  Please use the link below to view and sign up for volunteer opportunities.  Volunteer sessions are scheduled in two hour time slots. Grab your spots now!!