Big Sky Ballin’ is proud to announce the SIXTH annual Above The Rim 3-on-3 basketball tournament! Last year we crowned 16 division winners from ages 6 to older than dirt! Teams competed last year over two days of intense competition, and this year’s event is set to be bigger than ever. The 2018 tournament will be held in the Shrine Auditorium parking lot and the cost is $149 per team. Register by July 25, 2018.

Above The Rim is a two-day 3-on-3 basketball tournament, with teams of up to 5 people. Saturday, August 11, 2018 consists of round robin play to seed divisions. Each team is guaranteed two games on Saturday. During the lunch break, players and fans have the opportunity to compete in our three point and slam dunk contests!

On Championship Sunday, the single elimination knock out stages begin. Winners stay and continue to play, losers pack it out. The competition is fierce and teams from all over the region will be competing for their division title!

Teams may register in the following divisions:

  • 1st & 2nd Grade Girls
  • 1st & 2nd Grade Boys
  • 3rd & 4th Grade Girls
  • 3rd & 4th Grade Boys
  • 5th & 6th Grade Girls
  • 5th & 6th Grade Boys
  • 7th & 8th Grade Girls
  • 7th & 8th Grade Boys
  • 9th & 10th Grade Girls
  • 9th & 10th Grade Boys
  • 11th & 12th Grade Girls
  • 11th & 12th Grade Boys
  • Adult Coed (2 men/2 women required)
  • Adult Women
  • Adult Men
  • Elite Men

Grade levels should correspond to the oldest member of the team’s grade for Fall 2018. Please note that any division is subject to being cancelled or combined with another division, based on the discretion of the tournament organizers. We cannot control how many teams in each division sign up but will do our best to accommodate as many as possible.

The cost to participate is $149 per team. All registrations must be received by July 25, 2018.

In the event of adverse weather, Big Sky Ballin’ has established a backup plan. All games will be played inside the Shrine Auditorium as necessary. There may be slight time delays associated with moving equipment inside the building, but all scheduled games will be completed. Please remember that the safety of all participants and fans is of the utmost importance.

REFEREES! We are in need of referees for our tournament. If you are willing and able to help, please contact us at and indicate your availability on August 11th & 12th. Please also indicate your experience and ages division(s) you would be willing to work with. Referees will be paid on a per game basis, and additionally provided refreshments and concessions that commensurate your time commitment.

SPONSORS! Above The Rim is not possible without the help of our sponsors. If you are interested in having your business’ logo on the backboard of one of our hoops, please contact Your logo will also appear on this page and on

There is a link at to the complete rules and regulations of the tournament. The organizers reserve the right change and amend these rules at any time, and their interpretation as at their sole discretion.

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s Above The Rim!

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