Helena Area Chamber of Commerce presents

Helena SWISH Tournament 2024

March 2-3, 2024
Helena, Montana


Hello Coaches,

The schedule is up for the tournament! Please let me know if you see any major conflicts. We look forward to seeing you this weekend!

2/27/2024 10:33 AM

Hello Coaches and Parents,

Due to some technical difficulties, we will not be able to get the schedule out until tomorrow morning (February 27th).

Thank you for your understanding and we will try to get that out as soon as possible!

2/26/2024 4:19 PM

Hello all SWISH Coaches and Parents!

We are looking forward to next week's tournament and getting everything prepared. Bracketing for the tournament is set for Monday, February 26th so the absolute last day to drop from the tournament is this Friday, February 23rd. We do have quite an extensive waiting list so please let me know as soon as possible if you do need to drop out.

In addition, we are changing up ticketing this year and offering tickets in advance! Tickets will be available through this link: Tickets. On the payments tab, select Gate Fee under type and there will be an assortment of ticket options for you. Please make sure to save your emails, as they will have the QR code(s) for your tickets.

Last, we will be offering gear this year which can be purchased in advance through this link: SWISH Gear. The gear will also be available to purchase or pick up at the East Helena High gym during the tournament.

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns and we look forward to a great tournament next week!

2/21/2024 2:00 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 2nd & Sunday March 3rd, 2024 in Helena and East Helena, Montana.

  • Tournament
  • All teams
  • Boys & Girls: 8th-3rd
  • Ability: Competitive/Developmental
  • $300.00 entry fee
  • 4 game guarantee


Helena, MT


Katie Nichols


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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.   
-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.
-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.


To register for this event visit the official website.

All event related questions should be directed to Katie Nichols at knichols@helenachamber.com or call 406-558-3384.