First Charter Bank is pleased to announce the 2005 Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament will be played December 28, 29, and 30, 2005 at East Lincoln High School, Denver, NC. This will be the 16th year of the Holiday Classic, and will feature sixteen area boys and girls high school basketball teams. First Charter is proud to continue the sponsorship of this annual event.
Eight teams will play for the girlâ€™s championship, including 2004 defending champion Hopewell. Other girls teams include East Lincoln, Forestview, Bandys, Mooresville, South Caldwell, Burns and East Gaston.
Eight teams will play for the boyâ€™s championship, including 2004 defending champion Forestview. Other boys teams include East Lincoln, Bandys, Mooresville, South Caldwell, East Gaston, Vance and Hopewell.
Eight games will be played each day beginning at 10 a.m. The girlâ€™s championship will be played at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 30, with the boyâ€™s championship to follow at 8:30 p.m.
Admission will be $7 per day. Tournament passes good for all games including the championship games are available for $18 (tournament passes allow unrestricted leave and return), and will be available at East Lincoln High School the first day of the tournament.