Middle School Basketball Tournament

April 7, 2018

This tournament has been cancelled.

A fun 5-on-5 tournament for boys and girls currently in grades 5-8 hosted by Michigan Tech Men's Basketball.


SDC Multi Purpose Gym

Tournament Format

There will be four (4) divisions: 5/6 grade girls, 5/6 grade boys, 7/8 grade girls and 7/8 grade boys. A minimum of 4 teams are required to run a division.

  • 3 game guarantee
  • 5v5, full court
  • Max of 12 participants per team
  • Awards will be presented to the members of the teams that finish 1st and 2nd place in each division.
  • For additional rules, see Tournament Rules.


$150 entry fee per team

Submit completed registration form along with full payment to the address below or bring to the SDC Manager's Office (next to the SDC Ticket Office) Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. After 5pm and on weekends, registration and payment may be turned in at the Ticket Office.

Michigan Tech Recreation
Attn: Paula Lahikainen
1400 Townsend Drive
SDC Room 142
Houghton MI 49931

Deadline to register: Monday, March 19, 2018

Late entries are at the discretion of the tournament coordinator. Cancellation prior to March 19 will be charged $25 per team. Refunds after March 19 will be issued for medical reasons only (a doctor’s note is required).

Tournament Coordinator

Josh Buettner

Josh Buettner begins his 10th season as assistant men’s basketball coach at Michigan Tech in 2017-18. The Shawano, Wis., native starred for the Huskies from 2001-05. He was a two-time All-American and earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year honors as both a junior and senior. Buettner played professionally in Europe for three years. He played in leagues in Denmark, Switzerland and Iceland, and was named the Danish Elite League Player of the Year in his second pro campaign.

For more information about the tournament, contact Coach Buettner at 906-487-2594 or email jjbuettn@mtu.edu.