Adult 5-on-5 Basketball

National Sports Center
Blaine, Minnesota • June 22-24, 2018

Basketball registration is closed.

Star of The North Basketball is Minnesota’s own Olympic-style amateur basketball event.  This year it will take place on the campus of the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minnesota at the new state-of-the-art basketball facility in the Sport Expo Center.  The event will feature an adult division 5-on-5 tournament.  Last year teams from all across the state participated; many of which had college and professional experience.  Players of NCAA member colleges and universities are eligible to participate in the adult tournament, as well as current overseas professional players too.


  • Format: Tournament follows traditional 5-on-5 format that has been used by the Star of the North for years.
  • Games: 3-game guarantee. All teams should be prepared to play a game after 5 p.m. on Friday June 22, 2018.
  • Cost: $300 per team
  • Details: Players must supply their own numbered jersey or t-shirt.
  • Awards: Tournament Champions and Tournament MVP will be crowned.

Adult tournament details:

Must be 18+ to participate.
Men’s and women’s divisions. Recreational, Competitive/Pro.

Sport Commissioner
George Ellis, 763.785.5615 office, 612.239.1435 cell,