The Bannon Park Classic is a 5 on 5 full court double elimination outdoors basketball tournament held in Bannon Park, 14th street & Robinson Ave. in Portsmouth, Ohio.
The Classic started in 1979 and historically was one of the top summer basketball tournaments in the Tri-State of Ohio, Kentucky, And West Virginia. The Classic has featured hundreds of high school and college standouts over the years with at least six Professional Basketball Players participating in this three day event. Games are played all day and through the night, with a theme for each day. The Classic kicks off on Friday July 6th with Opening Ceremonies and the theme “Under Friday Night Lights” featuring local high school teams battling for the top spot in the upper brackets. The Portsmouth Trojans and Piketon Redstreaks both appeared in the Classic and the following season went to the Final Four with Portsmouth doing it two years in a row after being the Bannon Park Classic Runners-up in 2010. (We hope to see Ironton this year) The event includes music, food, and plenty of “street basketball” excitement. For more information or applications email me at email@example.com