Arvest's annual Hoopfest basketball tournament draws teams from three states and will be held in Rogers, Ark., Dec. 12-14, 2013.
ROGERS, Ark. — The Arvest Hoopfest basketball tournament has officially released the brackets for this year’s tournament. The annual Arvest Hoopfest basketball tournament will be held in Rogers, Ark., Dec. 12-14, 2013.
As in past years Hight-Jackson Associates PA will continue to be the presenting sponsor for the tournament.
Teams participating are Rogers High School, Rogers Heritage High School, Pea Ridge High School, Fort Smith Southside High School, Mt. Vernon High School, Webb City High School, Waynesville High School and Tulsa Edison High School. This is the sixth consecutive year teams from outside of Arkansas have participated.
The tournament will be held at Rogers Heritage High School beginning at 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. Trophies are presented to the top three teams, as well as individual medals.
“The Arvest Hoopfest is a wonderful tradition for our players and the participating teams. The student-athletes look forward to the challenge of an early season tournament each year,” said Mark Holderbaum, athletic director, Rogers Public School System.
Webb City won the tournament last year, ending a four-year winning streak by the defending champion Rogers High School. Little Rock Hall won in 2007, the event was snowed out in 2006 and Rogers High School won the tournament’s inaugural year in 2005.