Mar 20

Men’s Basketball State Tournament

2016 MSF Men’s Basketball State Tournament

Tournament Date Site Tournament Packet Schedule/
Class B/C Men’s State March 19-20 Monticello High School Tournament Packet Class B/C
Class D Men’s State March 19-20 Monticello High School Tournament Packet Class D

Tournament Entries

The number of state tournament entries a sports community receives in each class of play is determined by the number of teams that are registered by that sports community in each specific class. A minimum of four teams must be registered in order to receive a state tournament berth.

Entry Deadlines
Deadline for submitting state tournament entry forms and fees is noted on postseason tournament entry form.

Tournament entries postmarked after this date (if accepted) include a $10.00 per tournament entry late penalty.

Sports community directors will receive written notice no later than January 25 regarding the number of tournament entries their sports community has been awarded. A tournament entry form will accompany this written notice.

To reserve positions in state tournaments, the sports community director must complete and return the tournament entry form along with payment or purchase order number prior to entry deadline. Once a tournament entry fee has been submitted and a tournament position reserved, there is no refund.

Entry Fees
$190.00 per team

Tournament Structure
Pool play with a single elimination championship series. Two games guaranteed.

Team trophies to the first, second and third place finishers and individual awards to first and second place. Banner to championship team. NOTE: In tournaments of seven teams or less, a third place trophy will not be awarded.

Game Officials
All officials who officiate MSF basketball state tournaments must be Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) registered and attend the pre-tournament clinic for state tournament officials. To be eligible to officiate MSF state tournaments please contact Sports Federation offices. It is highly recommended that all member leagues utilize MSHSL registered officials.

It is highly recommended that all member leagues conduct a local clinic for their game officials and participants. The MSF State Rules Interpreter is available to provide this service. The clinician fee is $35.00 plus mileage at the rate of $.35. Please contact Federation offices if you desire this beneficial service.