Established in 1997, the Nike Tournament of Champions is universally considered the greatest high school basketball event – for boys or girls - in the world. Since its inception it has hosted more than 20,000 athletes from 44 States and every Canadian province; it has produced 168 State Champions and 16 of the past 18 consensus National Champions. Throughout its history, the event has showcased literally hundreds of high school All-Americans and future collegiate and professional stars; its alumni include 8 Olympians and more than two dozen WNBA athletes, including five #1 draft picks.
The 21st Annual Tournament of Champions will be held December 19-22, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ. The event is sanctioned by the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) and the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS).