Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball Tournament Registration Information

Team Registration Fee

Prior to May 31, 2015: $550 per team
June 1 - June 16, 2015: $595 per team

All registrations include opening ceremony, athletes, and discounts to area attractions.

Qualifying Tournaments

All US-based teams must qualify for the 2015 Continental Cup through a Continental Cup sanctioned tournament.

International basketball teams and teams in states with no qualifying tournaments should contact Brian Horsburgh (, 216-363-1117).

State/Region Tournament Dates Organizer's Website
New York/Canada April 24-26
Ohio Numerous
New England/Connecticut TBA TBA

Highlights for 2014

  • Select championship games played at Quicken Loans Arena, home of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. (Subject to availability. Confirmation in early 2015.)
  • Grade 4 - 9 teams were able to participate in the Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball Overnight Camp that ran for three days directly after the conclusion of the Continental Cup. 

Tournament Format

Each team entered into the tournament will play a minimum of five (5) games. Registered teams will be randomly assigned into pools, with the top teams from pool play advancing to a single-elimination tournament.
All games will consist of two (2), 15-minute halves with a stopping clock.

Boy's Age Groups Girl's Age Groups
Grade 4 Grade 5
Grade 5 Grade 6
Grade 6 Grade 7
Grade 7 Grade 8
Grade 8 Grade 9
Grade 9 Grade 10
Grade 10 High School Open
High School Open

Roster Size

Players must be on the official team roster that will be submitted to the Continental Cup prior to the tournament.  Teams must have at least six (6) players to register, however, there is no maximum roster size.