Cattle Classic Tournament

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2021 Cattle Classic Basketball Tournament

The 22nd annual Cattle Classic, held Nov. 5-6, 2021, features four men's games and four women's games.

The event, co-sponsored by Concordia and Cattle Bank & Trust, 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. 31

Basketball Clinic for girls grades 3-5 will be held from noon - 2 p.m. inside Friedrich Arena on the Concordia University campus. The boys camp for grades 3-5 will run from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. The deadline for registration is Friday, Oct 29.

Friday, Nov. 5

  • Women: Taylor University (Ind.) vs. Dakota State University (S.D.), 1 p.m.
  • Men: Hastings College vs. Benedictine College (Kan.), 3 p.m.
  • Women: Concordia vs. Sterling College (Kan.), 6 p.m.
  • Men: Concordia vs. Waldorf University (Iowa), 8 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 6

  • Women: Taylor University (Ind.) vs. Sterling College (Kan.), 10 a.m.
  • Men: Hastings College vs. Waldorf University (Iowa), 12 p.m.
  • Women: Concordia vs. Dakota State University (S.D.), 2 p.m.
  • Men: Concordia vs. Benedictine College (Kan.), 4 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 girls 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 (Friedrich Arena) on the campus of Concordia University. The clinic will be hosted by Concordia coaches and players.

  • Girls - Sunday, Oct. 31 from noon - 2 p.m.
  • Boys - Sunday, Oct. 31 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A free clinic T-shirt and poster will be provided. Participants are also admitted free to Cattle Classic Tournament games, Nov. 5-6.

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

Registration: Register at Cattle Bank & Trust or call 402-643-3636. The registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 29.

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