HI-PAL Winter Classic Returns December 26
The Hawai’i Isle Police Activities League (HI-PAL) will once again hold its annual Winter Basketball Classic, scheduled for Dec. 26-29 at various East Hawai’i sites.
The age-group basketball tournament, held in conjunction with the County of Hawai’i’s Department of Parks and Recreation, is in its 34th edition.
The Edith Kanaka’ole Multi-Purpose Stadium will host the 5-6, 7-8, Boys 9-10, and Girls 10 and under age groups. Hilo Armory will play host to the Boys 11-12 and Girls 12 and under age groups. Boys 13-14 year olds and Girls 14 and under will play at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.
All championship games will be held on Dec. 29 at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.
The deadline for teams to register is Nov. 28. Cost for teams registering in 8 and under divisions is $60. Older age groups are $80, Outer-island teams wishing to compete in the tournament will receive a $25 discount.
Registration forms can be picked up at any police station or by visiting the P&R website.
Registration packets can be dropped off or mailed to the following address:
County of Hawai’i Department of Parks and Recreation Recreation Office ATTN: Winter Basketball Classic 799 Pi’ilani St. Hilo, HI 96720