Dodge City, Kan. (Dodge City High School)–Dodge City High School will host the 70th Annual Tournament of Champions sponsored by Western Plains Medical Complex on January 17, 18 & 19. The tournament will be hosted at the United Wireless Arena. The participating teams are Dodge City (6A), Wichita North (6A), Wichita South (6A), Newton (5A), Buhler (4A), Shawnee Mission South (5A), Derby (6A) & Scott City (3A).
Along with a competitive field of basketball teams, numerous groups will perform between games and at the half times. Those participating in this years T.O.C. are: Dodge City High School Drill Team, Dodge City Middle School Drill Team, Comanche Middle School Drill Team, Dodge City High School Cheerleaders, Scott City Cheerleaders, Dodge City High School Pep Band and The Pride of Southwest Kansas. All the cheerleaders participating in the tournament will perform a combined routine between games on Friday night. Reserved seat tickets for the tournament are now on sale at the United Wireless Arena box office.
Reserved seat prices are $12 per day or $36/$30 for all three days. The general admission prices are $8/day. Tickets are also available online at ticketmaster.com – search “United Wireless Arena”.
The TOC Breakfast, sponsored by the Dodge City Chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, will be held at 9:00 AM on Saturday morning at Dodge City High School. An awards ceremony will follow the championship game on Saturday evening. The awards will include; Most Inspirational Player, Team Sportsmanship, Individual Sportsmanship, Coaches Sportsmanship, All-Academic Team for basketball players & cheerleaders, Individual All Tournament Basketball team and Cheerleaders, and the Tournament Trophy presentations.
The game times for the tournament are as follows:
Thursday 2:00, 3:30, 7:00, 8:30
Friday 2:00, 3:30, 7:00, 8:30
Saturday 1:00, 2:30, 4:00, 6:00