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Paul Bunyan Classic Tournament

2023 - 26th Annual Paul Bunyan 

Classic 

 

2023 marks the 26th year for the Brainerd Paul Bunyan Classic youth basketball tournament, which remains one of the premier weekends of basketball in the State of Minnesota, both for the competition and the winter weekend destination location! 

We offer two tournament weekends for players in 3rd - 8th grade.  One weekend for boys and one for girls. 

Boys 3-8 Tournament Weekend: February 11-12, 2023

Girls 3-8 Tournament Weekend: February 18-19, 2023

$475 per team - Free Spectator Admission

3 Game Guarantee

5-8 will play BOTH Sat and Sun

3&4 will play ONE day only. Day TBD

Cancellation Policy

Boys Tournament:

Cancellations need to be received by January 12, 2023 to receive a full refund.  Any cancellations after that date you forfeit your registration fee.***

If we cancel due to COVID full refunds will be given to all teams

Girls Tournament:

Cancellations need to be received by January 19, 2023 to receive a full refund.  Any cancellations after that date you forfeit your registration fee.***

If we cancel due to COVID full refunds will be given to all teams.


Jim Kalthoff

Tournament Director

Phone: 218-839-3192


Lodging Information



Boys' Brackets

3rd                                      

 4A                                  4B 

5A                                    7A

5B-                                   7B

5C                                    7C 

6A                                     8A 

6B                                     8B 

6C                                      8C


Girls' Brackets

3rd - Open                                     

 4A - Open                                       4B - Open

5A - Open                                        7A Open

5B - Open                                        7B Open

5C - Open                                        7C Open

6A - Open                                        8A Open

6B - Open                                        8B Open

6C - Open                                        8C Open



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