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Boys Basketball Tournament

November 25-26, December 18-23, December 27-30

Kezar Pavillion Gym

The San Francisco FLAME program is pleased to invite you to our 2022 boys' basketball tournament.  This year's tournament will again be free to enter.  FLAME will cover all entry fees.

This year we will host tournaments for the 6th through 8th grades in both upper and lower divisions.  Upper division teams should be comprised of teams in the 1st and 2nd division of their CYO league.  Lower division teams should be comprised of teams in the 3rd division and lower of their CYO league.  Any exceptions must be approved by FLAME.  Schedule and format are subject to change depending on number of teams entered.

Tournament Format


Each grade division will be comprised of 16 teams.

Two game guarantee.

Modified CYO rules will apply.  Please see tournament revisions provided on the FLAME tournament rules revisions page.



SF Flame T-Shirts will be provided for all participants.

Tournament trophies will be awarded to top 2 teams in championship bracket and consolation winners.

Championship shirts will be awarded to 1st place championship bracket teams.


Participation Rules

All teams entered in the FLAME tournament should be comprised of only players of regular season teams that participate in scheduled leagues established and governed by school, parish, or geographical boundaries.  Teams that participate in programs such as AAU, NOR-CAL, traveling, club, or other all-star teams are not eligible to participate in the tournament unless cleared by FLAME.


Lower Division teams must be composed of players from the lower division only.  You may not add upper division players to lower division teams unless approved by Flame.


No player can play for more than one team per grade in the FLAME tournament.

Each team must submit a completed Waiver of Liability and Release form signed by a parent or Guardian of each participant prior to tournament play in order to compete.



Each team roster can be composed of up to 10 players.

All players must attend school in the grade in which they participate or in the grade immediately below.

Any exceptions must be cleared by FLAME prior to tournament play.

Any team in violation of these rules will be disqualified.



Any team that does not appear for a scheduled tournament game will be disqualified from any further tournament competition.

Any team that has forfeited will not be accepted for the following years tournament.




Coaches and their assistants will be held responsible for the actions of their players on and                              off the court, and their supporters in attendance.

Game officials after one warning, or at their discretion, may declare a match forfeited due to unsportsmanlike behavior.

No more than 2 coaches are to be in the bench area during the course of any match

Entry Fee

Tournament is FREE to enter.

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