Cattle Classic Tournament


2017 Cattle Classic Basketball Tournament

The 18th annual Cattle Classic, held Nov. 3-4, 2017, features four men's games and four women's games.

The event, co-sponsored by Concordia and The Cattle National Bank & Trust Co., raises money and food for the Blue Valley Community Action's Food Pantry. Pac N Save of Seward will match all canned food donations.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Basketball Clinic for girls grades 3-5 will be held from 5 - 6:30 p.m. inside Walz Arena on the Concordia University campus. The boys camp for grades 3-5 will run from 6:30 - 8 p.m. The deadline for registration is Friday, Oct 27.

Friday, Nov. 3

  • Women: Doane University vs. University of St. Francis (Ill.), 1 p.m.
  • Men: Midland University vs. Evangel University (Mo.), 3 p.m.
  • Women: Concordia vs. Viterbo University (Wis.), 6 p.m.
  • Men: Concordia vs. Mount Mercy University (Iowa), 8 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 4

  • Women: Doane University vs. Viterbo University (Wis.), 10 a.m.
  • Men: Midland University vs. Mount Mercy University (Iowa), 12 p.m.
  • Women: Concordia vs. University of St. Francis (Ill.), 3 p.m.
  • Men: Concordia vs. Evangel University (Mo.), 5 p.m.

Admission information

The price of admission to the games is as follows:

  • For adults
    • 10 cans or $10 for weekend pass
    • 6 cans or $6 per game
  • Concordia students
    • 6 cans or $6 for weekend pass
    • 3 cans or $2 per game
  • Children
    • 6 cans or $6 for weekend pass
    • 3 cans or $2 per game
    • (youth who participate in the basketball clinic are admitted free; also, children five and under are admitted free)

No passes.

Basketball clinic for grades 3-5

Boys and girlsĀ in grades 3, 4 and 5 are invited to join us prior to the tournament for a basketball clinic in the Walz Human Performance Complex Arena on the campus of Concordia University. The clinic will be hosted by Concordia coaches and players.

  • Girls - Sunday, Oct. 29 from 5 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Boys - Sunday, Oct. 29 from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

A free clinic T-shirt and poster will be provided. Participants are also admitted free to Cattle Classic Tournament games, Nov. 4-5.

Cost: The requested donation for each participant is six cans of food.

Registration: Register at The Cattle National Bank & Trust Co. or call 402-643-3636. The registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 27.

Cattle National BankSpecial thanks to Cattle National Bank for their support of the tournament and their efforts to reduce hunger in Nebraska.