Cattle Classic Tournament

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2019 Cattle Classic Basketball Tournament

The 20th annual Cattle Classic, held Nov. 1-2, 2019, 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. 27

Basketball Clinic for girls grades 3-5 will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. inside Walz Arena on the Concordia University campus. The boys camp for grades 3-5 will run from 4 - 6 p.m. The deadline for registration is Friday, Oct 25.

Friday, Nov. 1

  • Women: Doane University vs. University of St. Francis (Ill.), 1 p.m.
  • Men: Benedictine College (Kan.) vs. Hastings College, 3 p.m.
  • Women: Concordia vs. Simpson University (Calif.), 6 p.m.
  • Men: Concordia vs. Dickinson State University (N.D.), 8 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 2

  • Women: Doane University vs. Simpson University (Calif.), 10 a.m.
  • Men: Dickinson State University (N.D.) vs. Hastings College, 12 p.m.
  • Women: Concordia vs. University of St. Francis (Ill.), 3 p.m.
  • Men: Concordia vs. Benedictine College (Kan.), 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 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 Arena on the campus of Concordia University. The clinic will be hosted by Concordia coaches and players.

  • Girls - Sunday, Oct. 27 from 2 - 4 p.m.
  • Boys - Sunday, Oct. 27 from 4 - 6 p.m.

A free clinic T-shirt and poster will be provided. Participants are also admitted free to Cattle Classic Tournament games, Nov. 1-2.

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. 25.

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