Helena Area Chamber of Commerce presents

Helena SWISH Tournament

March 4-5, 2023
Helena, Montana


Hello coaches,

Just a reminder that due to volunteer shortages, you may be asked to have someone keep time and score during some of the games.

Thank you for your help!

3/4/2023 2:13 PM


The Helena Area Chamber of Commerce Sports and Tournament Committee wishes to extend an invitation to your youth basketball team(s) to participate in the Helena Area Chamber of Commerce Youth Basketball Tournament to be held Saturday March 4th & Sunday March 5th, 2023 in Helena.

  • Tournament
  • All teams
  • Boys & Girls: 8th-3rd
  • Ability: Competitive/Developmental
  • $275.00 entry fee
  • 4 game guarantee


Helena, MT, 59601



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General Information

-Entries will be accepted for boys and girls in Grades 3/4 and 5 through 8. There will be a Boys Division and a Girls Division at each grade level with 3rd and 4th Graders being combined. Any Co-ed teams will be bracketed & compete in the Boys Division.
-Teams are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Once we reach our maximum capacity, all brackets will be closed.  If a particular grade does not fill, it will be combined with the next grade. (i.e. 5th & 6th).
-Each team is guaranteed four games. In most cases, there will be three games of pool play to determine the seeding of the 4th game to be played. Teams will be seeded in the following manner: 1) Win – Loss Record 2) Head to Head Play 3) Point Differential (15 points max) & if there is still a tie 4) A Coin Toss.   
Scorers and Timers will be provided.
-Divisions are limited; therefore, we encourage you to register as soon as possible.
-Individual medals will be awarded to first and second place teams in each pool.
-All standard applicable basketball rules as found in the NFHS Basketball Rules Book will be used with the exceptions outlined on the rules sheet. Teams are encouraged to have uniform shirts with visible numbers on the back. Numbers on the front are recommended.
-Games will be played at local Helena, East Helena and Montana City school gymnasiums.
-Hotel information can be retrieved from our web site at www.helenamt.com or by calling 1-800-743-5362 or (406) 447-1941.
-We must have a cell phone number sent in with the team registration form so that we can contact the coach if there are any schedule changes during the tournament.

All event related questions should be directed to Katie Nichols at knichols@helenachamber.com.