IMPORTANT: This is event is canceled due to inclement weather and will not be rescheduled. We look forward to resuming this event next year. 

Ottawa Hills High School will host the Annual MLK Day Hoops Classic on Saturday, January 13, 2024. This prestigious event stands as a testament to the commitment of the Grand Rapids community to celebrate excellence, unity, and the spirit of friendly competition.

The MLK Day Hoops Classic serves as an exciting platform for showcasing the top-ranked high school basketball teams in the area. Set against the backdrop of highly competitive basketball, the tournament brings together athletes, coaches, and fans for a day of thrilling match-ups and shared camaraderie.

Event Details:
Saturday, January 13, 2024
Ottawa Hills High School
2055 Rosewood Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

$10.00 for five games
Tickets are available at the door – no re-entry.
A valid photo ID or current student ID is required.
All GRPS Security event expectations will be enforced.

Game Schedule:
12:00 pm: Detroit Henry Ford vs. Pontiac High
1:45 pm: Detroit Central vs. Hamtramck
3:30 pm: Chicago Hyde Park vs. University Pre Art & Design
5:15 pm: Northview vs. Roseville
7:00 pm: Ottawa Hills vs. Chandler Park

“We are thrilled to once again host the Annual MLK Day Hoops Classic, a tradition that not only showcases the athletic ability of our players but also embodies the principles of unity and camaraderie,” said Kurt Johnson, Executive Director of Athletics at Grand Rapids Public Schools.

The tournament aligns with the vision of Grand Rapids Public Schools Athletics to promote sportsmanship, inclusivity, and community engagement. Fans can expect a day filled with exciting basketball where teams will not only compete for wins but also uphold the values of fair play and respect.

Join us at Ottawa Hills High School on Saturday, January 13, 2024, to be a part of the MLK Day Hoops Classic – a celebration of talent, unity, and the enduring spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr.