Registration deadline for HI-PAL Winter Basketball Classic is Friday (Nov 25)


The Hawaiʻi Police Department is reminding the public that November 25 is the deadline to register for the 36th annual “Winter Basketball Classic” tournament.

The Hawaiʻi Isle Police Activities League (HI-PAL) will hold the tournament, in collaboration with the Department of Parks & Recreation, from Monday, December 26, to Thursday, December 29, in Hilo.

Entries are being accepted for the following age groups to be played at the locations indicated:

The age cutoff date is December 31, 2016.

All championship games will be played at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium on Thursday, December 29.

There will be no entry fee for this year’s tournament.

Before the November 25 deadline, each team is required to complete and submit a registration packet, which shall include the eligibility affidavit (roster) and waiver form for each participant. Registration forms are available at all police stations. Completed registration packets can be dropped off at the South Hilo police station or mailed to:

Hawaiʻi Police Department

349 Kapiolani Street

Hilo, Hawaii 96720

ATTN: Winter Basketball Classic

Additional information, as it becomes available, will be provided upon request.

Teams interested in participating or persons requesting further information may contact the HI-PAL office in Hilo at 961-8121 or Parks & Recreation Specialist Darrell Yamamoto at 938-2012 or 961-8740.