The Chick-fil-A Classic Holiday Basketball Tournament is excited to announce the teams for the 2021 Tournament. The tournament features 16 teams divided into two (2) eight team bracket formats. The tournament field consists of teams representing the states of South Carolina, North Carolina, California, Arizona, Colorado, West Virginia, Georgia, New York, Virginia and Maryland. Over 30 nationally ranked players are scheduled to participate in this year’s tournament/showcase.

The dates for this year’s tournament are December 27, 28, 29, & 30. All Chick-fil-A Classic games will be played at River Bluff High School (NEW Location). Brackets, game times and ticket information will be announced in November.  This year’s teams are as follows:

*Hillcrest Prep (Phoenix, Arizona)

*Archbishop Stepinac (White Plains, New York)

*Prolific Prep of Napa Christian (Napa, California)

*St. Frances Academy (Baltimore, Maryland)

*Denver Prep (Denver, Colorado)

*Huntington Prep (Huntington, West Virginia)

*Dream City Christian (Glendale, Arizona)

*Grayson (Loganville, Georgia)

*Carmel Christian (Matthews, North Carolina)

*John Marshall (Richmond, Virginia)

*Legacy Early College (Greenville, South Carolina)

*Lexington (Lexington, South Carolina)

*Irmo (Columbia, South Carolina)

*Ridge View (Columbia, South Carolina)

*W.J. Keenan (Columbia, South Carolina)

*River Bluff (Lexington, South Carolina)

The Carolina’s Challenge Showcase (presented by Body Armor)

This year’s Carolina’s Challenge will take on a new format. It will be modeled after the Big 12 versus SEC Challenge matchups in basketball. Four teams from South Carolina will play against four teams from North Carolina. Each team will play 2 games against teams from the other state.

The dates for this year’s Carolina’s Challenge Showcase is Dec. 27 and Dec. 28. All games on the 27th will be played at River Bluff High School. All games on the 28th will be played at Lexington High School. Below are this year’s participants:

*Dutch Fork (Irmo, South Carolina)

*AC Flora (Columbia, South Carolina)

*Blythewood (Blythewood, South Carolina)

*Richland Northeast (Columbia, South Carolina)

*Christ School (Arden, North Carolina)

*Ardrey Kell (Charlotte, North Carolina)

*Cape Fear Academy (Wilmington, North Carolina)

*Charlotte Christian (Charlotte, North Carolina)