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TIP OFF DOUBLEHEADER!   Monday, December 26th 

6:00 PM  Torrey Pines High School -vs- La Jolla Country Day

7:30 PM  St. Augustine High School -vs- Foothills Christian High School

Come out to witness greatness in the making as these talented teams face off in a match that is certain to be a preview of the CIF Open Division finalists! Join us at Torrey Pines High School the evening before the tournament starts to watch 4 of the top 5 San Diego teams showcase their skills!

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Posted December 8th, 11:50 am

The Holiday Classic updated their cover photo.

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Posted December 7th, 7:07 pm

FORMER PLAYERS! What are your favorite Holiday Classic memories? Sean Milmoe, '10 and '11 alumnus of The Holiday Classic

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Posted December 6th, 3:19 pm

Win VIP Passes!!! Post a photo to this page of a favorite San Diego location and let us know why it's your fav! Prize package includes an all-tournament pass for you and 3 friends, PLUS food and drinks! ...

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Posted December 4th, 6:01 pm

The Holiday Classic Highlights, from 2015. Mark Vital of API threw down the tip back.

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Posted December 3rd, 5:34 pm

Congrats to Holiday Classic alums TJ Leaf, Lonzo Ball, Thomas Welsh and Ike Anigbogu on UCLA’s 2nd consecutive win over #1 Kentucky!

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Posted December 2nd, 4:18 pm

Nothing but net off the championship banner! Finn Sullivan, TPHS Guard, one upping his coach in the Olive Garden!

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Posted December 1st, 7:12 pm

#TBT, get out the way! Troy Baxter of Oldsmar Christian going baseline.

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  • Mark Vital ‘16, Advanced Prep Int. Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Trevon Duval ‘17, Advanced Prep Int. Junior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Billy Preston ‘17, Advanced Prep Int. Junior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Dontay Bassett ‘16, Oldsmar Christian Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • L.J. Figueroa ‘17, Oldsmar Christian Junior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Eric Hester ‘16, Oldsmar Christian Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Troy Baxter ‘16, Oldsmar Christian Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Jaylen Hands ‘17, Balboa City Junior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Taurean Thompson ‘16, Brewster Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Shamorie Ponds ‘16, Jefferson Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Donald Gipson ‘16, Fairfax Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Luis Salgado '16, Foothills Christian Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • T.J. Leaf ‘16, Foothills Christian Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Eric Monroe ‘16, St. Augustine Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Taeshon Cherry ’18, St. Augustine Sophomore at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Kyrie Irving '10, Taeshon Cherry '18, Eric Monroe '16 Have Something in Common
  • Jackson Strong ‘16, Torrey Pines Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Aaron Banks ‘17, El Cerrito Junior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Sayeed Pridgett ‘16, El Cerrito Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Mikey Henn ‘16, Bellevue Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Ed Fenzi ‘17, Army-Navy Junior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Richard Polanco ‘17, Army-Navy Junior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Aziz Seck ’16, Army-Navy Senior at the UA Holiday Classic.
  • Jalen Hill ‘17, Centennial Junior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Jordan Griffin ‘16, Centennial Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Raymond Hawkins ’19, Bishop O’Dowd Freshman at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Ben Kone ‘16, Archbishop Mitty Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Roman Silva ‘16, Diamond Ranch Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • J.J. Smith ‘17, Pebblebrook Junior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Jared Harper ’16, Pebblebrook Senior at 2015 UA Holiday Classic
  • Best of the 2015 Under Armour Holiday Classic at Torrey Pines
  • Best of Day Four at Torrey Pines, Under Armour Holiday Classic, 12/30/15
  • Fairfax vs. Centennial (Corona, CA), UA Holiday Classic Final, 12/30/15
  • Trevon Duval '17, Two Dunks vs. Jefferson, UA Holiday Classic, 12/30/15
  • Shamorie Ponds '16, Dribble Drives vs. API, UA Holiday Classic, 12/30/15
  • Best Best of Day Three at Torrey Pines, Under Armour Holiday Classic, 12/29/15
  • Jordan Griffin ’16 Scores 24p vs. Foothills, UA Holiday Classic, 12/29/15
  • Nysier Brooks '16 Near Block vs. NMH, UA Holiday Classic, 12/29/15
  • Troy Baxter ‘16 Dunk vs. Jefferson, UA Holiday Classic Showcase, 12/29/15
  • Best of Day Two at Torrey Pines, Under Armour Holiday Classic, 12/28/15

Welcome to the Under Armour Holiday Classic presented by Torrey Pines High School Boys Basketball.

The Under Armour Holiday Classic is a nationally sanctioned high school basketball tournament played annually in San Diego, California. This year’s tournament runs from December 27th-30th. The 2016 event will bring together top tier high school basketball programs from Arizona, California, Georgia, Ohio, Nevada, Maryland, Texas, Washington, New York, Massachusetts, Hawaii, and Canada. 

In its 27th year, The Under Armour Holiday Classic has become "the tournament of choice" for scouts, college coaches and top tier basketball programs from around the country. The tournament games are played at 5 different high school gyms in North County San Diego and each team is guaranteed a minimum of 4 games with a total of approximately 140 games played over the 4 day event.

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Sponsor Torrey Pines Bank
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Tournament Info

Year: 26th (Started 1990)
Number of Teams: 70
Number of Venues: 5 (Torrey Pines, Cathedral Catholic, Santa Fe Christian, La Jolla Country Day and El Camino)
Type of Event: High School Boys Basketball Invitational
When: December 27-30, 2016 
Who Can Attend: Invitation only; Invitations are extended in advance to highly-regarded teams
Average Attendance: 20,000
Tournament Directors: John Olive and Charlie Pope
Owner/Operator: Torrey Pines High School Foundation

The Holiday Classic Invitational

TheHolidayClassic.org is the official site of the original Holiday Classic High School Basketball Tournament in San Diego, California sponsored by Torrey Pines High School Foundation.

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